Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press
MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) – The half-brother of Jacqueline Kennedy
Onassis, James Auchincloss, is back in jail in Oregon, accused of
violating terms of his probation in a child pornography case. A
Jackson County sex offender program manager told the Mail Tribune
the 64-year-old Ashland man was arrested yesterday in Medford and
is being held without bail but did not say how Auchincloss violated
probation. He pleaded guilty in August 2010 to encouraging child
sexual abuse for having computer images of naked boys.
CORNELIUS, Ore. (AP) – The mayor of Cornelius and two city
council members who aligned with him have been recalled. The
Oregonian reports voters on Tuesday turned out Mayor Neal Knight
and councilors Jamie Minshal and Mari Gottwald. They had been
elected in November, promising to downsize local government.
JUNCTION CITY, Ore. (AP) – Gov. John Kitzhaber says he’s
committed to building a psychiatric care facility in Junction City
as part of a plan for community-based mental health care in Oregon.
He told a town hall meeting in the city yesterday the facility is
needed to replace aging psychiatric hospitals that will close in
Portland and Pendleton.
SPRINGFIELD, Ore. (AP) – As Sen. Ron Wyden, Congressman Peter
Defazio and other officials attended the groundbreaking yesterday
for a new Planned Parenthood clinic at Springfield, dozens of
anti-abortion protesters waved signs nearby. KVAL reports the new
center in the Glenwood area eventually will replace centers in
Springfield and Eugene.
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