2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

Date: 10/02/2014 09:06 AM

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Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – How to handle a passenger with symptoms of Ebola is part of the training for Portland International Airport Fire and Rescue crews. Although the chance of a passenger arriving in Portland is low, fire crews would use an isolation bag to prevent exposing others.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – An Oregon man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for plotting to bomb a crowded holiday event in Portland’s town square in 2010. Mohamed Mohamud was sentenced yesterday in U.S. District Court in Portland in the plot that actually was an FBI sting. Agents targeted Mohamud after the then-teenager wrote for an online jihadi magazine.

PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) – A 52-year-old man has been convicted of murder in a fatal 2011 shooting at a plumbing shop near Milton-Freewater. The East Oregonian reports that Umatilla County jurors in Pendleton last night found George Craigen guilty of murder and related charges in the death of Cecil Carter. Sentencing is Monday.

GRESHAM, Ore. (AP) – Arizona Sen. John McCain will be in Oregon to try to help rescue Monica Wehby’s U.S. Senate bid. McCain is set to rally supporters in Gresham and Salem today. He’ll also raise money for Wehby’s campaign against first-term Democrat Jeff Merkley. Her campaign has been hobbled by a series of stories from her campaign and personal life.


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