3rd Oregon News Minute from the AP

Date: 06/14/2013 10:39 AM

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Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press


EAGLE POINT, Ore. (AP) – A school district in southern Oregon is considering arming some of its staff members to protect students from school violence. The Mail Tribune reports the motion to train and arm teachers came up at Wednesday’s school board meeting in the town of Eagle Point, just north of Medford. The motion was brought up by board president Scott Grissom, who says the first minutes of an armed attack require an armed response.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A fire that tore through a truck repair facility in Portland early today caused $1 million in damages. The Oregonian reports firefighters traced the fire to a pair of burning tractor trailers, but that the cause has not been determined. Portland fire officials say investigators determined that water and fire caused an estimated $1 million in damages to the building and trucks.

GOVERNMENT CAMP, Ore. (AP) – Searchers have located an Oregon hiker who informed his wife by phone that he had twisted his knee and become disoriented in foggy weather near Mount Hood. Clackamas County sheriff’s deputies say rescuers used cellphone coordinates to find 53-year-old David Anderson of Corvallis yesterday evening on a trail.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Dallas real estate firm says it has acquired the Lloyd Center shopping mall in Portland. The Oregonian reports the buyer is Cypress Equities Real Estate Investment Management, which owns retail, residential and mixed-use properties in 20 states. No purchase price was disclosed.


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