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Oregon at 1:40 p.m.
SALEM SIDEWALK ORDINANCE
SALEM, Ore. — The City Council in Salem, Oregon, is debating an ordinance that would bar people from sitting and sleeping on city sidewalks. SENT: 280 words.
SALEM, Ore. — Officials at the Oregon Department of Forestry say just seven months into the state’s two-year budget cycle they’ve spent most of the money lawmakers approved for the entire biennium and now need an emergency cash infusion. SENT: 400 words.
SEATTLE — The chance to bet on sporting events is a step closer to reality in Washington state after a House appropriations committee approved a bill allowing tribal casinos to offer such bets. SENT: 350 words.
—REVENUE FORECAST: Forecast shows increased revenue for Oregon
—WASHINGTON SHOOTING-VANCOUVER: Man accused in triple shooting at Vancouver apartments for seniors has died.
—ECOLA STATE PARK CLOSED: Ecola State Park in Oregon closed because of slide damage.
—FATAL SHOOTING SENTENCE: Vancouver man sentenced to 10 years for fatal shooting.
The AP-Portland, Ore.