3rd Oregon News Minute from the AP

Date: 07/02/2012 10:26 AM

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Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press


PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Police say the man accused of stabbing a 10-year-old boy in the restroom of a Portland fast-food restaurant is a registered sex offender. Police arrested 49-year-old Adam Lee Brown of Portland yesterday after a standoff. His claim that he had a gun wasn’t true, but police recovered a knife they believe was used to wound the boy, who’s recovering after surgery.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Oregon State Hospital officials say they have changed some procedures to try to prevent future deaths like the 23-year-old woman who died in April after choking on a small medication bottle. Procedural changes now mean staff members will include a patient’s risk factors on daily sheets that typically record a patient’s mood and other noteworthy items.

SEASIDE, Ore. (AP) – A Willamette Valley woman has won the Miss Oregon pageant. The Oregonian reports 24-year-old Rachel Berry is an aspiring TV news correspondent who is currently writing a book about holding onto big dreams after graduating college. Berry competed against 23 other women at the 67th Miss Oregon pageant.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Portland has experienced its second wettest June on record. KGW-TV says, including Saturday’s rain, a total of 4.08 inches of rain was recorded at Portland International Airport in June. The wettest June on record at the airport was in 2010, when the total for the month was 4.27 inches. Forecasters are predicting the rain is going to stop by July 4th.


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