1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

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Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Hours after the Port of Portland shut down
two of its four terminals when police arrested two people and
seized weapons, about 400 anti-Wall Street protesters briefly
disrupted a third terminal. Protesters blocked movement last night
into an area where workers were trying to unload a ship. The
Oregonian says the terminal tenant responded by sending 25 workers
home. Protesters started leaving around 5:30 p.m.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A man presumed drowned in the Columbia
River at St. Helens fell off a Christmas ship because it was icy.
Christmas Ships president Jess Heitman told KVAL that 43-year-old
John Sullivan of St. Helens slipped Saturday night on the top deck
of a vessel called the “Trilogy,” fell over the rail onto the
swimboard and into the water. He was last seen about 100 feet
downstream, struggling in the cold water. He had no life jacket.

COOS BAY, Ore. (AP) – The Coast Guard is looking for a man
missing off Coos Bay, Ore., after a fishing vessel overturned,
dumping him and two other men into the water. The agency says a
Good Samaritan rescued two men from the water Monday but the third
man did not surface after the vessel Randi overturned. One of the
rescued men was flown by Coast Guard helicopter to a Coos Bay
hospital. The other man was unhurt.

LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) – Police in Longview say a shoplifter with
a hatchet sliced off most of a store security guard’s ear. Sgt.
Doug Kazensky tells The Daily News that the shoplifter pulled a
small hatchet out of his waistband Monday afternoon and swung,
chopping off nearly the entire ear. The guard was taken to a
Portland hospital for emergency plastic surgery in an attempt to
reattach the ear. The attacker remained at large last night.

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