2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

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Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – The AAA auto club reports the average
price of a gallon of gas in Oregon is $3.73, down 4 cents in a week
but 76 cents higher than the price a year ago. It’s 32 cents higher
than the national average Some metro prices from today’s survey —
Portland $3.70, Salem $3.67, Eugene-Springfield $3.77,
Medford-Ashland $3.82.

MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) – Under a new change in city code, people who
break the law in Medford parks or on other city property can be
excluded from the property for up to 180 days. The Mail Tribune
reports exclusions apply only to property where the law was broken.
First-time offenders could be excluded for 30 days, and violators
who return can be fined or jailed if cited for trespassing under
the law.

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – Oregon farmers say a mild autumn has
partially made up for Oregon’s rainy spring, with late season
sunshine bringing a happy ending to the 2011 growing season for
most food crop farmers in the Willamette Valley. Geoff Horning,
executive director of the Agri-business Council of Oregon, said
farmers were nervous but things turned out OK.

SALEM, Ore. (AP) – A decommissioned B-1 bomber is passing
through Oregon this week on its way for testing at a Washington
Boeing plant. The Statesman Journal reports a convoy is scheduled
to haul the bomber through Salem on Interstate 5 tomorrow night.
The partially-dismantled plane is 135 feet long, 29 feet wide and
15 feet high. Its wings have been removed. The jet is being moved
from Arizona to Renton, Wash.

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