Oregon News From the AP

Date: 12/24/2012 10:29 AM

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Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press


PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – The Oregon Legislature and Supreme Court will be working on ways to unstick the state’s standstill on home foreclosures. The Oregonian reports that lenders have stopped filing new foreclosures, faced with new requirements and costs. The logjam was compounded a week later by an appellate court ruling that lenders’ recording practices didn’t meet state law.

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – The city of Eugene has stopped destroying possessions of homeless people living in camps in response to an appeals court ruling The 9th U.S. Court of Appeals ruled in September that seizing and destroying possessions left in public places violates the U.S. Constitution. The Register-Guard says Eugene is temporarily taking a hands-off approach to homeless encampments.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A teen who survived the Dec. 11 shooting at an Oregon shopping mall says she didn’t realize the gun that shot her was real until bullets started whizzing past. Fifteen-year-old Kristina Shevchenko told KPTV that she was walking home from school and took a shortcut through the mall when the shooting began. She says she initially thought Jacob Roberts, who was dressed in black and wearing a mask, was pulling a prank.

LAS VEGAS (AP) – Ryan Nicholas and Derrick Rodgers scored 12 points apiece to lead Portland to a 57-55 win over Bradley in the consolation game of the Las Vegas Classic last night. Nicholas also grabbed 12 rebounds for a double-double. Rodgers was 4 of 5 from the field. Oskars Reinfelds added 10 points. Riley Barker had 10 rebounds.


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