2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

Date: 08/27/2013 09:32 AM

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Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press


AURORA, Ore. (AP) – The mayor of an Oregon town is resigning following his third intoxicated driving arrest in nine years. The Oregonian reports that 57-year-old Gregory Max Taylor has stepped down from the mayor’s chair in Aurora, a town of about 1,000 people south of Portland.

OREGON CITY, Ore. (AP) – Police say they’ve made an arrest in the stabbing death of a man at his home in Oregon City. Sgt. Patrick Lynch said Tony Lopez Lozano was arrested last night for investigation of murder in the death of Brian Romo. Lynch described Lozano as the victim’s domestic partner. He was expected to make a court appearance today.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – The father of an Arizona teenager found dead near his abandoned SUV in southern Oregon says his son had “a broken heart.” David Croom said last night his 18-year-old son Johnathan was grieving the end of a recent relationship. Douglas County sheriff’s deputies say the teen’s body was found late yesterday about 1,000 feet from where his vehicle was located last week in a wooded area. A sheriff’s statement said the death is being investigated as a suicide.

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) – Oregon State coach Mike Riley has named Sean Mannion the starting quarterback for the No. 25 Beavers ahead of their season opener on Saturday against Eastern Washington. The announcement yesterday is the culmination of the competition between Mannion and Cody Vaz, who both played at quarterback last season. Both players shared first-team reps for the past several weeks.


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