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MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — Contract negotiations between the Medford School District and the teachers’ union have stalled. The Mail-Tribune reports both sides have reached an official impasse, which starts the clock toward a possible strike next month. The two sides are divided over pay, retirement funding and the number of work days.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A man on foot was struck and killed in the southbound lanes of Interstate 5 just before midnight at the Rose Quarter in Portland. Police say the driver remained at the scene and cooperated with investigators.
WASHINGTON (AP) — American Indian leaders are gathered in Washington, D.C. today to talk with White house officials about their needs. Obama is set to deliver remarks to representatives invited from 566 tribes across the country. Obama vowed during his election campaign to regularly meet with tribal leaders.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Jillian Alleyne had 25 points and 13 rebounds and the Oregon Ducks defeated Portland 113-86 last night. Katelyn Roper added 23 points and freshman Chrishae Rowe scored 22 for the Ducks, who improved to 2-0. Alexis Byrd had 23 points to lead the Pilots. Oregon was coming off a 131-91 victory over Cal State Bakersfield in the season opener. The Ducks’ point total set a new Pac-12 record.
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