2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

Date: 05/12/2014 09:26 AM

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Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Police believe a shooting in north Portland last night was gang-related. Officers responded to a report of gunfire about 9 p.m. and found a man with multiple gunshot wounds. He was taken to a hospital in critical condition. The Gang Enforcement Team is investigating.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Neighbors discovered a man apparently shot to death about 3:00 this morning in a parked vehicle in northeast Portland’s Cully neighborhood. Police say they are investigating how he was shot.

COOS BAY, Ore. (AP) – The company behind a proposed liquefied natural gas export terminal in Coos Bay is telling residents to prepare for a potential influx of hundreds of construction workers and their paychecks. The Coos Bay World reports that at the peak of construction, about 2,100 people will be working on the LNG facility and another 1,400 on a related pipeline.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Trains moved almost 500 million gallons of crude oil alongside Oregon waterways last year, but no state law requires railroad companies to plan for oil spills. The Oregonian reports that the state is not well prepared to respond to spills like one last month in Virginia, where a train derailed, caught fire and dumped 20,000 gallons of crude into a river. Trains carry crude along the Columbia, Deschutes and Willamette rivers, as well as Upper Klamath Lake.


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