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Name: KEZI
Date registered: February 8, 2012
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  1. Man Arrested in Online Sexual Crime Case — October 29, 2014
  2. Cashews Recalled for Salmonella — October 29, 2014
  3. SOU Students Push for Voter Turnout — October 18, 2014
  4. Texas Nurse Tests Positive for Ebola — October 12, 2014
  5. Alleged Child Abuser Appears in Court — October 11, 2014

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Man Arrested in Online Sexual Crime Case

LEBANON, Ore. — A Wisconsin man is facing rape charges after flying to Oregon to meet a 13-year-old girl. Lebanon Police say Jonathon Mickelson, 27, first met the girl 2 years ago on an online gaming chatroom. He has kept in touch with her since. Investigators say Mickelson flew from Wisconsin to Eugene on October … Continue reading »

Cashews Recalled for Salmonella

Edison, NJ. — A New Jersey company is recalling cashews sold across the country, over salmonella contamination. Chetak New York pulled more than 11,000 packages of their Deep Raw Cashew Pieces sold March through October. It includes sizes 7oz, 14oz, and 28oz bags. The company says they haven’t received any reports of illness. The FDA … Continue reading »

SOU Students Push for Voter Turnout

ASHLAND, Ore. — With the election just weeks away, SOU students are rushing to get as many ballots as they can from classmates. Southern Oregon University has suffered a poor reputation for voter turnout. In the last election, the precinct in which the school is located had roughly 25% of registered voters submit ballots. But … Continue reading »

Texas Nurse Tests Positive for Ebola

DALLAS, Tex. (CNN) — A female nurse at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas has tested positive for Ebola after a preliminary test, officials said. Confirmatory testing will be conducted Sunday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. Test results are expected to be announced later in the day. The patient is … Continue reading »

Alleged Child Abuser Appears in Court

MEDFORD, Ore. – A man accused of abusing a foster child under his care is appearing in court for the first time. Samuel Hicks was arraigned Friday following a four month investigation. Hicks pleaded not guilty to charges of sexual abuse, rape, sodomy, and unlawful sexual penetration. Those acts are suspected to have been committed … Continue reading »

Squash Sets New Record

EUGENE, Ore. — A squash not only tipped the scales, but created a new benchmark. It’s the new record holder for world’s largest squash, at 1,578 pounds. A Eugene man grew the squash, and says he just missed out on the U.S. record for squash last summer. “I was kind of motivated to try something … Continue reading »

Water Released to Protect Salmon

KLAMATH BASIN, Ore. — The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation is increasing water flows in the Klamath River to fight a parasite attacking salmon. Officials say the increases from Iron Gate Dam near Hornbrook, California started Saturday and will run 10 days. They say this will prevent water from being released from Upper Klamath Lake, which … Continue reading »

Potatoes Spill in Truck Crash

ARLINGTON, Ore. — Oregon State Police is continuing its investigation into the cause of a rollover commercial truck crash along Interstate 84 Tuesday. OSP says around 5:10 a.m., a 1997 Peterbilt truck pulling a semi-trailer loaded with potatoes was traveling eastbound on Interstate 84. The driver says he swerved to miss several deer that were … Continue reading »

Lane Co. Bat Tests Positive for Rabies

NOTI, Ore. — Lane County Public Health says laboratory results confirmed a bat found in Noti, tested positive for rabies. Officials say on October 3, a family in Noti found their cats playing with a dead bat in their barn. The bat was sent to the state lab and a preliminary positive test for rabies … Continue reading »

Pedestrian Red Light Installed in Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — A new traffic signal on 30th Avenue near University Street was turned on Wednesday. The signal is designed to increase safety for the hundreds of school children, transit users and others who cross the street every day. The pedestrian-activated signal is the first of its kind in Eugene. Here’s how the crossing … Continue reading »

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