Bob Schaper

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Name: Bob Schaper
Date registered: June 25, 2013

Latest posts

  1. Allard Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison — December 18, 2014
  2. Eugene Police Prepares for Protests — November 21, 2014
  3. Profits of Panhandling: Part 2 — November 20, 2014
  4. Panhandler’s Paradise: Part 1 — November 18, 2014
  5. Sports Agent David Meltzer Visits UO — October 23, 2014

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  1. Panhandler’s Paradise: Part 1 — 38 comments
  2. Profits of Panhandling: Part 2 — 14 comments
  3. Eugene Police Prepares for Protests — 4 comments
  4. Sen. Prozanski Drafts Marijuana Measure — 3 comments
  5. Interview: Hispanic Heritage Celebration — 2 comments

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Allard Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison

EUGENE, Ore. — One of two well known brothers facing several sex crime charges was sentenced to five years in prison Thursday. Jody and Jacky Allard are each facing 20 counts of encouraging child sex abuse, after investigators say they found pornographic images on their computers in March. They fled the state and were arrested … Continue reading »

Eugene Police Prepares for Protests

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene Police Chief Pete Kerns says his department is making preparations for possible protests after the Michael Brown decision. The department has requested that groups give advance notice of possible demonstrations, though they are not required to do so. Kerns says EPD is very good at supporting protesters who want to express … Continue reading »

Profits of Panhandling: Part 2

On Tuesday we showed you the first half of our special two-part report on panhandling in Eugene. In our conclusion, we look at how much panhandling pays and who’s actually doing it. KEZI 9 News morning anchor Bob Schaper got a firsthand look at the profits of panhandling. EUGENE, Ore. — If you ever try … Continue reading »

Panhandler’s Paradise: Part 1

EUGENE, Ore. — You see them at every major intersection in Eugene–men and women holding cardboard signs asking for money, food, work. Some are friendly, some less so, but most of them are no stranger to the lifestyle. “I’ve been doing this for a couple of years, but I’ve been spare changing people for a … Continue reading »

Sports Agent David Meltzer Visits UO

EUGENE, Ore. — His name is not Jerry Maguire, but parts of the Hollywood blockbuster were based on his experiences. On Thursday, super sports agent and author David Meltzer will speak at the University of Oregon Lundquist College of Business. It’s part of a two-day seminar sponsored by the Warsaw Sports Marketing Center. The former … Continue reading »

Serenity Lane to Honor Community Members

EUGENE, Ore. — Wednesday is Serenity Lane’s Community Awards Breakfast, where a long list of deserving individuals will receive recognition for their fight against alcohol and drug abuse. This is the third year for the breakfast, and more than a dozen people will be spotlighted. The winner of the Mayor’s Award is Michael Wright, Program … Continue reading »

A Day in the Life of a Short-Order Cook

EUGENE, Ore. — Frankie Gibson is general manager and chief cook at Brails Restaurant. “I started when I was like 17 at IHOP, and I worked there for 17 years. That’s where I learned how to cook,” Gibson said. He knows his way around a kitchen, especially a tight one like Brails in Eugene where … Continue reading »

Interviews: Monica Wehby; Jeff Merkley

EUGENE, Ore. — The upcoming mid-term election in Oregon happens Nov. 4. As part of our Your Voice, Your Vote special coverage, we have exclusive interviews with U.S. Senate candidates Dr. Monica Wehby (R) and incumbent Sen. Jeff Merkley (D). KEZI 9 News Anchor Bob Schaper spoke with them. Wehby’s interview was recorded Oct. 3. Merkley’s … Continue reading »

World Record Holder Carves Pumpkin

EUGENE, Ore. – Scott Cully continues to make amazing creations, all by carving pumpkins. Cully holds the world record for largest carved jack o’lantern. The pumpkin weighed 1,810 pounds. He will be at the Eugene Home Show this weekend carving a 900 pound pumpkin grown in Albany.

UO Hosts Hispanic Heritage Month Event

EUGENE, Ore. — Hispanic Heritage Month comes to a close on Oct. 15, but the University of Oregon is sending it off with a bang. Antonio Huerta, outreach manager for the university, dropped by the KEZI 9 News studio Wednesday morning to perform some rope tricks and preview this weekend’s events. The fiesta starts with … Continue reading »

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