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BC-Oregon News Coverage Advisory

Our news coverage plans for Oregon. If you have questions or suggestions about the report, please call the Portland bureau at 503-228-2169. The West Regional Desk can be reached at (602) 417-2400.

A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories, digests and digest advisories will keep you up to date.

Oregon at 1:25 p.m.

OREGON GUATEMALANS KILLED

SALEM, Oregon — The men and youths from Guatemala had worked all week on one of the largest Christmas tree farms in the world, loading the fir trees onto trucks for shipment around the United States. The 13 workers were headed home Friday night when their van collided with a pickup truck at an intersection in Salem, killing three of the workers and sending three others to the hospital. By Andrew Selsky. SENT: 390 words.

FIREFIGHTING FUND

SPOKANE, Wash. — The state’s commissioner of Public Lands released a proposal Monday to raise some $63 million each year to fight wildfires and take steps to prevent them in the first place. By Nicholas K. Geranios. SENT: 580 words. With AP photos.

SPORTS

BKW–T25 WHO’s No 1

NEW YORK — After a historic weekend that saw top-ranked Oregon and No. 2 Baylor lose on the same day, there are a few teams contending for No. 1 in The Associated Press women’s basketball poll. By Doug Feinberg. SENT: 940 words. With AP photos.

BKW–T25 WOMEN’s BKB POLL

NEW YORK — Tara VanDerveer and Stanford are No. 1 for the first time in seven years. By Doug Feinberg. SENT: 560 words. With AP photos.

ALSO:

—CYBERSTALKER SENTENCED: Man who made thousands of vulgar calls to women gets prison.

—CONVICTION OVERTURNED-DNA: Judge overturns manslaughter conviction, faults state police.

—FORKS SHOOTING: Boy arrested after fatal shooting of man in Forks.

—HEMP FACILITY: Marion County rejects hemp drying facility application.

The AP-Portland, Ore.

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