March 23 – Evening Update

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The EDN Evening Headline wrapup:

Tim Chuey Weather
A slight (20%) chance of thunderstorms this afternoon and evening (0.10 in. of rain possible, more in thunderstorms with small hail possible), a good (50%) chance of showers tonight (0.10 in. of rain possible), a good (50%) chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms Thursday.
Congressman DeFazio demands Obama seek authorization for war in Libya
U.S. Congressman Peter DeFazio demanded President Obama seek Congressional authorization under the War Powers Act before engaging any U.S. military forces in the Libyan conflict
Need a lift? Bill OKs peer-to-peer car sharing
Car owners could loan or rent their cars to someone else for a fee under a proposal in the Oregon Legislature. The new law would allow what’s called peer-to-peer car sharing. – not that you couldn’t do it already, think taxes. –ed.
Strangulation: ‘In a matter of minutes that victim could die’
Domestic violence experts and Oregon State Attorney General John Kroger want to make strangulation a felony crime in Oregon. -isn’t it already a crime?. –ed.
Man arrested after break-in, fire at Springfield School
Seth Richie, 20, was arrested after police say he admitted to breaking in to Douglas Gardens Elementary School in Springfield and setting a fire. – wonder if he plans on hitting his middle school next. –ed.

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