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MOBILE, Ala. (AP) – The Coast Guard says they’ve recovered the
bodies of two crewmen who had been missing since a helicopter
crashed in Mobile Bay in Alabama. One of the dead is Lt. j.g.
Thomas Cameron of Portland. A third crewmember was also killed
Tuesday night when the MH-65C helicopter crashed in the bay’s
shallow waters during a training mission.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – A 59-year-old University of Oregon custodian
says he’s the lone juror who refused to vote for conviction in the
murder trial of a 24-year-old hotel clerk accused of killing her
newborn son. George Bruce tells The Register-Guard that he
disagreed with the jury’s other 11 members, who believed that
Angelica Swartout fatally smothered a baby shortly after giving
SALEM, Ore. (AP) – One of Salem’s most successful homegrown
businesses is moving its headquarters to the Portland suburb Lake
Oswego, taking along 180 good-paying jobs. The company is Holiday
Retirement, founded in 1971 by a Salem businessman and one of the
nation’s most successful retirement center companies. Salem leaders
tell the Statesman Journal they’re used to the attraction the
Portland area has for executives who like the cultural amenities
and business advantages.
UNDATED (AP) — Elections officials in several states are
concerned that the closing of mail-processing centers and post
offices could disrupt vote-by-mail balloting this year. And that
potential problem has led some members of Congress to call for a
delay until after the November elections. In Oregon, the first
state to require vote-by-mail, the state registrar says voters in
rural areas where post offices are scheduled to be closed may have
nowhere nearby to drop off their ballots.
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