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Name: Laura Campbell
Date registered: April 16, 2012

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Articles written by the KEZI staff are a product of our producers and web team.

Latest posts

  1. Oregon Voters To Decide Pot Legality — July 22, 2014
  2. Two Bodies Found in Burned Home — July 22, 2014
  3. Obama Signs LGBT Executive Order — July 21, 2014
  4. Former Oregon Governor Vic Atiyeh Dies — July 21, 2014
  5. Widow Gets $23.6 B in Smoking Lawsuit — July 20, 2014

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  1. School Closures and Delays (Dec. 18) — 51 comments
  2. Cottage Grove Speedway Shut Down — 30 comments
  3. Eugene Man Found in Columbia River — 16 comments
  4. Other School Closures and Delays: Dec. 6 — 14 comments
  5. Cemetery Proposal Causes Concern — 10 comments

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Oregon Voters To Decide Pot Legality

EUGENE, Ore. — This November, Oregon voters will once again get to decide whether to legalize marijuana for recreational use. State elections officials Tuesday, certified that petitioners submitted enough valid signatures to qualify the Control, Regulation, and Taxation of Marijuana and Industrial Hemp Act, to appear on the upcoming election ballot. According to the group, New … Continue reading »

Two Bodies Found in Burned Home

  UPDATE — The Lane County Sheriff’s Office says two bodies were found in the home. They have not been identified. We will have more on this story as it develops. Police had previously been unable to locate the two men who lived in the house. Police said 65-year-old Dennis Kelley and 69-year-old Carl McFarland were considered … Continue reading »

Obama Signs LGBT Executive Order

Washington, D.C. (CNN) –  President Obama signed an executive order Monday, prohibiting federal contractors from discriminating on the basis of gender and sexual orientation. The President said the action means LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) federal employees will now be protected from discrimination. “Thanks to your passionate advocacy and irrefutable rightness of your cause, … Continue reading »

Former Oregon Governor Vic Atiyeh Dies

PORTLAND, Ore. — Governor Kitzhaber ordered flags at public institutions to be lowered to half staff Monday following the death of a former Oregon governor. Vic Atiyeh, Oregon’s Republican governor from 1979 to 1987, died at Portland’s Providence St. Vincent Medical Center just after 8 p.m. Sunday. Atiyeh was surrounded by friends and family. A … Continue reading »

Widow Gets $23.6 B in Smoking Lawsuit

(CNN) — The widow of a man who died of lung cancer won a major lawsuit against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company. A Florida jury awarded Cynthia Robinson $23.6 billion in damages. She sued the company, claiming it didn’t warn people about the dangers of smoking. Her husband started smoking when he was 13 years old … Continue reading »

Parents Arrested for Leaving Kids in Car

EUGENE, Ore. — Police say two parents were arrested for leaving their two children in a hot car. The Eugene Police Department says it got multiple calls around 6:30 p.m. Saturday, saying someone had left two kids in a car near the Washington-Jefferson Skate Park. Police say the car was parked in direct sunlight for … Continue reading »

People to Spend More on Back-to-School

(CNN) — Summer vacation is winding down and that means students are getting ready to head back to class. This year it looks like they’ll be dropping some serious cash to prepare for school. The National Retail Federation says a recent survey found people will spend about $26.5 billion on back-to-school items. It says the … Continue reading »

Heat Impacts Fruits and Vegetables

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — The hot weather mixed with severe drought conditions is impacting fruits and vegetables in the Rogue Valley. With the hot sun beating down on crops across southern Oregon, one might think the crops would be dried up, but farmers said with the proper irrigation, some of their crops are even being … Continue reading »

Dead Fish Found on Willamette River

EUGENE, Ore. — An abnormal amount of dead fish have been found on the Willamette River. Authorities say the fish have been found at the confluence of the mill race and the Willamette River at Alton Baker Park. They’re advising people to stay out of the water from Island Park, down to Alton Baker until … Continue reading »

Spot Fires South of Springfield Mill

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Fire crews have been putting out small spot fires overnight and into Friday, likely sparked by debris that drifted from the mill fire. Fire crews have responded to fires in a sixty acre radius. One homeowner, several miles south in Creswell, says debris fell into her yard. The Springfield mill fire will … Continue reading »

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