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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. Eugene Police Seek Stolen Items — October 30, 2014
  2. Giants Return Home After World Series — October 30, 2014
  3. Plane Crash Kills 4 in Kansas — October 30, 2014
  4. Lava Moving Closer to Road, Homes — October 30, 2014
  5. In the Garden: Winter Plants — October 30, 2014

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  1. School Closures and Delays (Dec. 18) — 51 comments
  2. Cottage Grove Speedway Shut Down — 30 comments
  3. Crews Clear Eugene Homeless Camp — 21 comments
  4. Eugene Man Found in Columbia River — 16 comments
  5. Other School Closures and Delays: Dec. 6 — 14 comments

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OHSU Study Identifies Autism Risk Factor

PORTLAND, Ore. — Researchers at OHSU say they’re making huge progress, in identifying genetic risk factors for autism. Scientists say there are about 400 genes associated with autism. A study published Wednesday identified 27 of those genes. Researchers say if they’re mutated, they will either cause autism or contribute to its risk. Scientists say this … Continue reading »

Elephant at Wildlife Safari Passes Away

WINSTON, Ore. — Staff members at Wildlife Safari in Winston are celebrating the life of the park’s oldest elephant. They say Alice passed away Tuesday at age 44. Elephants typically live to be just 37. Staff members say she was a joy to spend time with and loved eating onions. Photo courtesy of Wildlife Safari.

Harry & David to Hold Job Fair in Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — If you’re looking to fill one of the hundreds of Harry & David positions opening up in Eugene, you can attend their job fair this week. The Medford-based company is hiring 430 seasonal employees. Many of the positions will start right away. If you’re interested, the job fair runs from noon until … Continue reading »

Crash Injures 2 in Monroe

MONROE, Ore. — A Coos Bay woman is facing DUII charges after a crash left two drivers with serious injuries. The Benton County Sheriff’s Office says it happened around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday about three miles north of Monroe. Deputies say 21-year-old Sierra Campbell was driving south on Highway 99 when she crossed the centerline and … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Billy Jean

EUGENE, Ore. — Billy Jean, our KEZI 9 News Pet of the Week, is a 3-year-old Chihuahua, Short Coat/Mix. She came from an overcrowded shelter in California, so her history is unknown. She is a very loving dog and would live well with calm children. If you’re interested in adopting Billy Jean, or any other pet … Continue reading »

Florence Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested

FLORENCE, Ore. — Florence police arrested the woman suspected of robbing the Oregon Pacific Bank, Safeway branch in Florence last Friday. On Monday, police say a Florence city employee saw a vehicle parked in a driveway that matched the vehicle associated with Michelle Fisher, 59. There, officers arrested Fisher for second-degree robbery and took her … Continue reading »

Truck Overturns on Albany Off-Ramp

ALBANY, Ore. — An overturned log truck closed an exit ramp off of Interstate 5 early Tuesday afternoon. Oregon State Police says the crash happened around noon, when the driver of a TTT Timber truck went around the ramp curve too fast. Troopers say the logs shifted in the trailer, causing it to tip over. … Continue reading »

Board Seeks Input on Willamalane Future

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Residents have a chance to give input to shape the future of Willamalane Park and Recreation. The group is hosting a public input session so it can figure out how to shape its strategic plan. The original plan was adopted in January 2014 and will be updated and presented to the Willamalane … Continue reading »

Brownsville Man Hit and Killed by Train

ALBANY, Ore. — A 19-year-old died when he was hit by a train moments after he was warned to get off the tracks, according to the Linn County Sheriff’s Office. It all happened around 11 p.m. Monday near the 2100 block of Old Salem Road. Luke Warner and Bailey Anne Weinberg, 18, of Canby, had … Continue reading »

Rip City Visits McCornack Elementary

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene usually goes green and yellow for game day, but Monday it was all about the red and black. Portland Trail Blazers representatives, along with Blaze the Trail Cat and members of the Blazer Dancers were at McCornack Elementary. It’s all part of the statewide Rip City Relay, ahead of the team’s season … Continue reading »

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