OPB Headlines for Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013

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Washington Correctional Officers To Protest Following Assaults

N3 | Jan. 08, 2013 5:24 p.m.

OLYMPIA, Wash. – It’s been nearly two years since Washington corrections officer Jayme Biendl was murdered on the job. ...

Idaho Governor Supports Creation of New Volunteer Fire Districts

Boise State Public Radio/Idaho Public Television | Jan. 08, 2013 4:23 p.m.

Idaho Gov. C.L. Butch Otter pledged to make wildfires on public land a priority in 2013. He’s asking lawmakers to help put more volunteers to work with professional firefighters.

Pac-12 Review Clears WSU Football Program Of Abuse Allegations

N3 | Jan. 08, 2013 3:38 p.m.

An investigation by the Pac-12 athletic conference released Tuesday finds no evidence that Washington State University ...

'Substantial Evidence' Supports Claims Of Discrimination Against Deschutes DA

OPB | Jan. 08, 2013 3:08 p.m.

The Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries has found "substantial evidence" supporting two workplace discrimination claims filed against the District Attorney in Deschutes County.

7 Employees Of Portland-Based Company Dead After Peru Helicopter Crash

OPB | Jan. 08, 2013 1:42 p.m.

Seven employees of a Portland-based helicopter company are dead after a crash in Peru Monday.

Timbers Welcome New Coach

OPB | Jan. 08, 2013 12:32 p.m.

The Portland Timbers introduced Caleb Porter Tuesday as the team’s new coach.

Two Korean Victims File Suit In Deadly Oregon Bus Crash

N3 | Jan. 08, 2013 7:55 a.m.

Two young victims of a deadly bus crash in northeast Oregon that happened just before New Year’s Eve have filed a new ...

Northwest Korean Community Trying To Heal After Oregon Bus Crash

N3 | Jan. 08, 2013 7:54 a.m.

The Northwest’s tight-knit Korean community continues to grieve the nine people who died in that bus crash just before ...

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