2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

Date: 08/08/2012 09:29 AM

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Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press


MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) – A Grants Pass man who authorities feared might have been plotting a sniper attack at a high school football game is scheduled to be back in court to change his pleas to guilty. Raphael Amoroso is slated to appear today in federal court in Medford to plead guilty to charges of being a marijuana user in possession of a gun and having a gun on school grounds.

COLTON, Ore. (AP) – Clackamas County deputies say an experienced Oregon horseback rider has been rescued and taken to a Portland hospital after her horse was stung by hornets. Sheriff’s Sgt. Adam Phillips said Gemma Abraham’s horse threw her to the ground, then rolled over her after riding into the hornets’ nest yesterday. The spokesman says the Colton woman suffered significant injuries. Except for the stings, the horse was unhurt.

MILWAUKIE, Ore. (AP) – One man has been treated for smoke inhalation and 15 residents are displaced after an apartment building fire in Milwaukie. Clackamas Fire District 1 says smoke alarms worked when the fire broke out about 1 this morning and everyone evacuated. It took firefighters about an hour to control the fire.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Oregon State University President Ed Ray says he hopes a newly approved satellite campus in Bend will have as many as 5,000 students by 2025. Ray says Central Oregon needs a four-year university to diversify its economy, and Oregon needs another campus to absorb an influx of college students that state officials are hoping for.


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