1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

Date: 11/14/2013 04:00 AM

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Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press


SALEM, Ore. (AP) – A worker has been found dead at a Salem frozen foods plant, and police are conducting a homicide investigation. Lt. Dave Okada tells the Salem Statesman Journal that workers at the Norpac Foods plant found Eric P. Davis about 5:40 a.m. yesterday. Officers responded to a report of a gunshot wound, but police are waiting for an autopsy to determine the cause of death.

MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) – Teachers and the school board in Medford have declared an impasse in contract negotiations, a step toward a strike. The Medford Mail Tribune reports the two sides now have seven days to present their final proposals, followed by a 30-day cooling-off period. After that teachers could strike if no agreement is reached.

HONOLULU (AP) – A military judge has set a March trial date for a Marine accused of killing a prostitute visiting Hawaii. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports Master Sgt. Nathaniel Cosby was arraigned at a hearing yesterday at Marine Corps Base Hawaii and trial was set for March 17. Ivanice Harris was originally from Oregon and was visiting Hawaii from Las Vegas to celebrate her 29th birthday.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A convicted bank robber who escaped from a southern Oregon jail last year is back in police custody. U.S. Marshals arrested 43-year-old Bradley Monical at an Oregon City home Tuesday. He was awaiting trial last November when investigators say he escaped from the recreation yard by standing on the shoulders of another inmate and jumping into a tree.


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