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Name: Laura Campbell
Date registered: April 16, 2012

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Latest posts

  1. Pipe Bomb Found in Florence — September 17, 2014
  2. Library to Host Make-and-Take Event — September 17, 2014
  3. Minimum Wage Goes Up Again — September 17, 2014
  4. Eugene Symphony Season Premiere — September 17, 2014
  5. New Ordinance Bans Smelly People — September 17, 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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Suspect Was on Outing with Juvenile Dept

EUGENE, Ore. — We’re learning more about the teenager who was arrested for allegedly beating and raping a woman near Autzen Stadium over the weekend. Investigators say a 39-year-old woman was walking down the sidewalk, near MLK Jr. Boulevard and Scout Access Way when 17-year-old, Jaime Tinoco, allegedly dragged her into the bushes and raped … Continue reading »

Best Places to Live: Eugene #20

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene is getting national attention for its access to outdoor recreation and its health conscious attitude. The city ranks number 20 in the top 100 places to live according to Livability.com. Eugene’s walking and biking paths plus its closeness to the McKenzie River were highlighted. As good as it sounds, the city’s … Continue reading »

Missing Woman Found near Blue River

BLUE RIVER, Ore. — Police say a missing woman who was last seen near Cougar Dam has been found. Lane County sheriff’s deputies say 28-year-old Megan Elizabeth Ryan was reported missing near Road 19 Saturday night around 9 p.m. She was with friends when she went missing. Private contractors found Ryan Tuesday morning off Road 19 near … Continue reading »

UPS to Hire Up to 95K Seasonal Workers

(CNN) — UPS is going to make it a happy holiday for lots of people looking for work. This holiday season, the parcel delivery service plans to hire up to 95,000 seasonal employees–that’s nearly double last year’s total of 55,000. UPS hires thousands of temporary workers each year to help deal with the annual surge … Continue reading »

NASA to Award Spacecraft Contract

(CNN) — No more hitch-hiking for American astronauts. They’ll soon have their own ride. NASA is expected to award a contract to both Boeing and SpaceX to take astronauts to the International Space Station. The U.S. has been relying on Russia to transport astronauts since the last space shuttle launch in July 2011. The private … Continue reading »

3 Injuries Reported in Boles Fire

WEED, Ca. — CAL Fire is reporting Tuesday morning that the Boles Fire is 375 acres and 20 percent contained. Over 100 structures have been damaged or destroyed. The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office said that as of Tuesday morning 95 people were utilizing the Red Cross shelters at the local high schools. CAL Fire reported three … Continue reading »

Oregon Adds Jobs, But Unemployment Rises

EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon’s unemployment rate moved up from 6.9 percent in July to 7.2 percent in August. This was the highest unemployment rate since November 2013. The primary measure of employment in Oregon, seasonally adjusted non-farm payroll employment, increased by 2,900 jobs in August. Professional and business services added 900 jobs while manufacturing added … Continue reading »

Police Look for Attackers in Knife Fight

GLENWOOD, Ore. — Springfield Police are looking for four men accused of attacking another man. Police say the victim told them four white bald men approached him under the Springfield Bridge and asked for money Monday afternoon. When he said no, they attacked him with a knife. The victim was taken to the hospital with … Continue reading »

Wildlife Safari Welcomes Two Marmosets

WINSTON, Ore. — Wildlife Safari welcomed two new animals to the safari village. It says two Geoffroy’s Marmosets have joined the family. Ganda, a 2-year-old female, and Hercules, a 3-year-old male, came from two different zoos, but now call Winston home. Geoffroy’s Marmoset are originally from southeast Brazil. They normally live in lowland forests eating … Continue reading »

100 Homes Damaged or Destoyed in Weed

WEED, Calif. – At least 100 homes have been damaged or completely destroyed so far because of the fire burning in Weed on Monday.  Several other structures are also destroyed. This includes at least one church and other large buildings. The fire began around 2:15 p.m. as a vegetation fire in the Boles Creek area … Continue reading »

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