2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

Date: 10/20/2015 09:29 AM

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Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – The family of a 4-year-old girl who died when a homebuilt airplane crashed is suing the plane’s manufacturer. The Oregonian reports the suit against Van’s Aircraft of Aurora seeks $35 million in damages in Zoey Wahl’s 2014 death and for injuries to the girl’s mother, April Gleason. Van’s Aircraft declined comment, citing the pending litigation.

BOARDMAN, Ore. (AP) – A Boardman high school football coach is on leave after a fight with a student athlete prompted a police investigation. The East Oregonian reports that Riverside High School assistant Coach Neil Livingston didn’t respond to the newspaper’s calls for comment. The school district superintendent called it a personnel issue and declined to give further details. The student wasn’t injured.

ASTORIA, Ore. (AP) – An Astoria-based seafood company is recalling some of its canned products because they may pose a risk of botulism. The Daily Astorian reports that Bornstein Seafoods has voluntarily recalled its canned salmon, sardines, sturgeon and tuna. The products were made by Skipanon Brand Seafoods, of Warrenton. No illnesses have been reported.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Police arrested a 70-year-old woman accused of fatally stabbing her husband at a veterans’ home in The Dalles, Oregon. Court records show Esther Wilkerson of Happy Valley is charged in Sunday’s killing of 67-year-old James Wilkerson. The Vietnam veteran lived at the home for about two years. The Dalles Police Chief Jay Waterbury says the couple had been married for 40 years.


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