1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

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Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Portland police say a man was shot in the
abdomen at a party attended by gang members and their associates.
Police say the man was standing on the porch of a house when he was
shot in the abdomen in the early morning hours of yesterday. The
main remains in critical condition. There are no suspects and
police continue their investigation.

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) – A professor of special education at
Western Oregon University has died of injuries suffered when he was
struck by a pickup truck while riding his bike. The Corvallis
Gazette-Times reports 61-year-old Hank Alexander Bersani Jr. of
Monmouth died Saturday. Bersani was riding at about 11:20 a.m. near
Highway 99W north of Monmouth. Oregon State Police Lt. Greg
Hastings says Bersani was struck as he crossed the highway.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Portland police say a woman was struck and
killed in an apparent hit and run. The Oregon state medical
examiner is performing an autopsy and attempting to determine the
woman’s identity. Police say officers assigned to Central Precinct
took a report at 11:20 p.m. Saturday that someone was lying on West
Burnside Street near Southwest Tichner Drive. Officers found the
dead woman in the street.

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – Lane County officials say they would be
grateful for an extension of federal timber payments but the amount
under consideration will not cover the projected budget gap.
Legislation in Washington, D.C, would give the county just less
than $17 million next year but much of it would be dedicated to
work in forests. Other pieces would go to the county school fund
for education and roads. The Register-Guard says the county will
face a gap of $11 million if the extension passes Congress.

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