2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

Date: 11/12/2012 09:24 AM

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Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press


PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – An Oregonian analysis finds that the Josephine County is home to the highest concentration of medical marijuana patients in the state. The newspaper says the effect of the Oregon Medical Marijuana Act on southern Oregon has been profound, legitimizing clandestine growers and bringing their industry into the mainstream. Statewide, 15 out of 1,000 Oregonians are medical marijuana patients.

SEATTLE (AP) – Regulators reviewing a coal-export marine terminal near Bellingham, Wash., have rescheduled a hearing originally set tomorrow in Seattle because of large turnouts at previous meetings. The new meeting will be at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle on Dec. 13. Meetings are also set for Ferndale on Nov. 29, Spokane on Dec. 4, and Vancouver on Dec. 12.

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) – Ahmad Starks scored a career-high 33 points and Oregon State defeated New Mexico State 71-62 in a regional game of the 2K Sports Classic last night. Joe Burton added 13 points for the Beavers, who improved to 2-0. It was the opener for the Aggies, who won the WAC tournament for a trip to the NCAA tourney.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Portland police say they’ve arrested two teens for throwing rocks at cars on I-205 yesterday afternoon. The 17-year-olds were charged with reckless endangerment and criminal mischief and released to their parents. No one was hurt.


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