3rd Oregon News Minute from the AP

Date: 08/08/2012 10:27 AM

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Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press


SALEM, Ore. (AP) – The Salem-Keizer School District says it will stick with its teen pregnancy prevention class, despite a parent’s objection to the involvement of Planned Parenthood. Superintendent Sandy Husk says a suggestion that teachers teach the program instead of Planned Parenthood is unworkable because of the time demands.

HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) – Hillsboro is another step closer to bringing the Yakima Bears Northwest League team to the city next summer. The city council approved a naming rights agreement last night for the proposed 4,500-seat stadium. The move from Yakima still requires the approval of Major and Minor League Baseball and a concessions agreement.

MILWAUKIE, Ore. (AP) – Milwaukie lost a bid for a Northwest League team that’s going to Hillsboro, but Milwaukie isn’t giving up on baseball. The city council voted last night to scale back stadium plans to accommodate a West Coast League team. The Oregonian reports plans for a $25 million, 4,000-seat stadium are being downsized to a $12 million, 2,000-seat stadium.

TROUTDALE, Ore. (AP) – Troutdale Mayor Jim Kight refused to resign last night after council members urged him to step down for building a structure on his property that shouldn’t have been allowed. Council members say Kight manipulated the city’s building code and permitting process to build a second house with a basement, which is not permitted in a flood plain. KATU reports Kight says the structure is not a home; it’s an office with a crawl space.


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