3rd Oregon News Minute from the AP

Date: 11/29/2012 10:44 AM

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Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press


SALEM, Ore. (AP) – Oregon’s terrorism information center in Salem may be drastically cut back or closed by funding cuts. The state Department of Justice says an expected $391,000 federal grant has not been awarded. Without it the center can maintain its current level of operation only until March.

OAKLAND, Ore. (AP) – The three public schools in Oakland – elementary, middle and high school – are closed today and tomorrow because of an outbreak of a stomach virus. A virus commonly called stomach flu or stomach bug causes diarrhea and vomiting.

COOS BAY, Ore. (AP) – The Coast Guard reports it has recovered a man’s body near the Coos Bay jetty. The World newspaper says the Coast Guard retrieved the body yesterday afternoon at the request of the Coos County sheriff’s office. Petty Officer Shawn Eggert says the man was in his mid-60s and was not wearing a life vest. No debris or overturned boat was found to indicate that the man had been involved in a boating accident.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Any day now. The Oregon Zoo’s pregnant elephant Rose-Tu is showing some signs her labor is nearing. The zoo’s Mike Keele told The Oregonian that Rose seems to know what’s happening. Rose was in labor more than 30 hours before she gave birth in 2008 to her first calf.


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