2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

Date: 12/04/2015 09:25 AM

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Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – A new VA clinic in Eugene is set to open its doors early next year. The Register-Guard reports that the new clinic opening on Jan. replaces the VA outpatient clinic in the western part of the city. The center will provide primary care, mental health, women’s health and other services. A pharmacy will also be available on site.

BEND, Ore. (AP) – Bend officials have approved new regulations governing the sale of recreational marijuana in city limits. The Bend Bulletin reports that the City Council approved the regulations yesterday requiring recreational marijuana businesses to be at least 1,000 feet from each other. The businesses are also barred from being within 150 feet from day care centers and parks.

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – The operator of a closed Lane County mental health foster home has been ordered to pay more than $20,000 to a former employee who reported that the home had an inadequate food supply for its residents. The Register-Guard reports the state Bureau of Labor and Industries found that Blue Gryphon violated Lewis Garchow’s civil rights as a whistle blower and unlawfully retaliated against him.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Damian Lillard had 26 points and backcourt partner CJ McCollum added 21, and the Portland Trail Blazers snapped Indiana’s six-game winning streak with a 123-111 victory last night. The Blazers had a season-high 18 three-pointers in their seventh-straight victory at home against the Pacers.


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