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ALBANY, Ore. (AP) — An Albany man has pleaded guilty to sexually abusing an adolescent girl and was sentenced to 2 ½ years in prison. The Albany Democrat-Herald reports 43-year-old Rogelio Torres-Nunez accepted a plea agreement yesterday in which four of seven counts were dismissed.
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Police say a man stabbed in a weekend bar fight in Grants Pass has died, and a murder charge is pending against the man who was arrested in the case. The Grants Pass Daily Courier reports Michael McCoy died yesterday at a hospital in Portland. He had been stabbed in the head late Saturday during a fight at the Red Rock Lounge, after which his attacker fled.
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — A Corvallis nursing home wants to limit visits by relatives while the staff contends with an outbreak of colds that has left nearly a third of its 69 residents sick. The Gazette-Times reports the Corvallis Manor has contacted family members and asked them to postpone visits. People who still feel the need to visit a potentially infected resident are asked to wear a hospital gown, gloves and a mask.
MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — The number of licensed pets has increased in Jackson County because of an ordinance that makes it mandatory for veterinarians to report dog rabies shots. Animal Control sold 14,718 dog licenses in 2013, up 16 percent from the year before. Similar laws exist in Klamath, Lane and Multnomah counties. Oregon law requires all dogs older than 6 months to be licensed and vaccinated against rabies.
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