Date: 10/03/2012 09:29 AM
Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press
SALEM, Ore. (AP) – Supporters of a measure to legalize marijuana in Oregon have raised almost no money for their effort and have less than $2,000 in the bank. That’s according to campaign finance reports submitted yesterday. Records show that contributors to other campaigns have been more active — state and national realty groups have chipped in $2.7 million to a campaign asking voters to ban real-estate transfer taxes. And the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde have contributed $1 million to oppose a privately owned casino near Portland.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A former executive of the Oregon-based Typhoon restaurant chain has pleaded not guilty to charges accusing him of stealing $1 million from the company. The Oregonian reports that Richard Lee Anderson was arraigned yesterday on 22 counts of theft. Prosecutors allege that he embezzled thousands almost every month between February 2009 and January 2011.
ALOHA, Ore. (AP) – A Washington County sheriff’s officer says a man has been fatally shot in Aloha, west of Portland. Sgt. Bob Ray said the shooting last evening shooting came during an argument between two men. The unidentified victim died at the scene. Ray says a man has been detained for questioning.
PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) – The Pendleton police chief says a 64-year-old Portland minister has died of injuries suffered when she was hit by a pickup truck while attending a conference. Chief Stuart Roberts says the Rev. Trudy Bradley was struck as she walked toward Pendleton’s convention center on Friday. Bradley was a children’s education minister at First Congregational United Church of Christ in Portland.
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