2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

Date: 03/13/2015 09:18 AM

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Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – The University of Oregon says a fifth student has been diagnosed with the same contagious bacterial infection that killed one student and sickened three others this year. The Register-Guard reports that university said last night the latest case involves a male sophomore who is hospitalized and “doing very well.”

PRINEVILLE, Ore. (AP) – Central Oregon authorities have been called to investigate the violent deaths of two horses – one tied to a tree and shot east of Prineville and the other attacked by two escaped pit bulls in La Pine. Deschutes County sheriff’s officers say a La Pine resident has been cited for injuring livestock and having an animal nuisance.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – U.S. Attorney Amanda Marshall has stepped away from her job as Oregon’s top federal prosecutor, citing health issues. The Oregonian reports that the 45-year-old Marshall has left her duties for an indefinite period. Marshall told the paper yesterday that she’s been having health issues for months, adding, “I can’t serve right now.” She declined to discuss the health problems.

LAS VEGAS (AP) – Joseph Young scored 30 points and Oregon held on to beat Colorado 93-85 in the Pac-12 tournament quarterfinals last night. No. 10 seed Colorado made a late charge, but the Ducks held on to earn a spot in today’s semifinals against Utah. Young, the Pac-12 player of the year, also had seven rebounds and four assists.


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