2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

Date: 04/18/2013 09:29 AM

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Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press


PITTSBURGH (AP) – A 64-year-old Gold Beach, Ore., man is one of 22 people honored with Carnegie medals for heroism. William O’Connor helped to rescue 74-year-old Leslie Hislop from a burning pickup truck in September 2011. Carnegie medalists or their heirs receive financial grants approved by the commission.

SALEM, Ore. (AP) – Police arrested five people who were protesting the slated closure of Salem’s mail-sorting facility. The Statesman Journal reports that yesterday’s protest drew a crowd of about 35 people who carried signs that read “Protect Mail Service” and “No They Can’t Close the Plant.”

CANNON BEACH, Ore. (AP) – School officials in Clatsop County propose closing the elementary school in Cannon Beach as part of a round of budget cuts. Seaside School Superintendent Doug Dougherty said most of the cuts are a result of the steep rise expected in contributions for public employee pensions.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Stephen Curry set a NBA single-season record for 3-pointers with 272 and the Golden State Warriors defeated the Portland Trail Blazers 99-88 yesterday in the season finale for both teams. It was the 13th straight loss for the Blazers, equaling the franchise record set in the 1971-72 season.


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