2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

Date: 07/02/2012 09:29 AM

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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 gasoline in Oregon is $3.62, down 15 cents in a week and 64 cents in a month. Some metro prices in today’s survey — Portland $3.61, Salem $3.52, Eugene-Springfield $3.52, Medford-Ashland $3.59.

WARRENTON, Ore. (AP) – An Oregon National Guard unit has been honored for its service in Iraq from July 2007 to April 2008. The 234 Engineer Company was awarded the Meritorious Unit Commendation in a ceremony at Camp Rilea in Warrenton over the weekend. The unit was honored in part for taking initiative and improving all area of its operations while providing logistical support to combat forces.

EUGENE, ORE. (AP) – Call them California Ducks. More than 4,500 Californians have enrolled at the University of Oregon in fall 2010, breaking a record. California is the largest and fastest-growing producer of Duck recruits outside of Oregon. Californians now account for nearly one out of every five UO students.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Portland has just finished its second wettest June on record. KGW-TV reports that just over 4 inches of rain was recorded at Portland International Airport last month. The wettest June on record at the airport was in 2010, when the total for the month was 4.27 inches.


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