3rd Oregon News Minute from the AP

Date: 09/20/2012 10:29 AM

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Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press


ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) – Douglas County sheriff’s deputies say they know the identity of a woman found injured and unconscious on a county road. A spokesman said last evening that the woman is a 53-year-old Roseburg-area resident but did not release her name or other details. She was taken to a Roseburg hospital with serious injuries and then transferred to Sacred Heart Medical Center in Springfield.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A Rogue River man has been named a Carnegie hero for saving a neighbor from drowning. John Haight is one of 19 recipients named today by the Carnegie Hero Fund and the only one from Oregon. The Oregonian reports Haight plans to use his $5,000 hero award to help fund swim lessons for children.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A new public housing complex in Portland has a “bedbug sauna” to prevent infestations of the pest. It’s a room the size of a closet that heats the possessions of all new residents to about 130 degrees for several hours to kill bedbugs. The bedbug sauna is reducing outbreaks at Bud Clark Commons, a 130-unit complex operated by Home Forward, formerly the Housing Authority of Portland.

SALEM, Ore. (AP) – A new Oregon state website offers help and advice to homeowners facing foreclosure. It offers information about the process, links to foreclosure prevention programs, and it includes a search too for users to enter their ZIP code to locate a counselor.

(http://www.oregonhomeownersupport.gov )


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