Oregon governor announces resignation amid ethics scandal: statement

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Posted: Feb 13, 2015 3:09 PM

PORTLAND, Ore. (Reuters) - Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber on Friday announced his resignation following an ethics scandal involving his fiancée that has triggered a criminal corruption probe, the embattled Democrat said in a statement.

(Reporting by Shelby Sebens in Portland, Ore.; Writing by Eric M. Johnson; Editing by Cynthia Johnston)