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Name: Sarah Armento
Date registered: May 23, 2012

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  1. Long-Term Insurance Premiums — April 22, 2014
  2. Pet of the Week: Dawn — April 22, 2014
  3. OSU Named a Green University — April 22, 2014
  4. Program Helps Homeless with Health Needs — April 22, 2014
  5. EPD Searching for Bank Robbery Suspect — April 21, 2014

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  1. Fatal Semi Crash Closes I-5 Ramp — 12 comments
  2. Traffic Alert: EPD Vacates Whoville Camp — 3 comments
  3. Interview: Sen. Ron Wyden — 3 comments
  4. Man Accused of Selling Drugs Near School — 2 comments
  5. UPDATE: Eugene Assault Suspect Arrested — 2 comments

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Long-Term Insurance Premiums

EUGENE, Ore. — Premiums are going up for long-term care insurance, by about 26 percent. About 30,000 Oregonians currently have policies to pay for care at home or in assisted-living facilities or nursing homes. The Oregon Insurance Division has received nearly 40 rate increase requests. The reason: policy holders have been living longer, so they’re … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Dawn

EUGENE, Ore. — Dawn, our KEZI 9 News Pet of the Week, is at Greenhill Humane Society waiting for a forever home. Dawn is a 2-year-old, Terrier, American Pit Bull mix. She is looking for a home with kids 16 years and older because of her size and high energy level. If you’re interested in … Continue reading »

OSU Named a Green University

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University was named a green university for the fourth year in a row, Tuesday. OSU received 95 points out of a possible 99 as a Green School in the latest edition of The Princeton Review’s Guide to 332 Green Colleges: 2014 Edition. The Princeton Review tallies its Green Rating scores … Continue reading »

Program Helps Homeless with Health Needs

EUGENE, Ore. – ShelterCare and PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center are introducing a pilot program designed to meet the health needs of homeless individuals. The program focuses on homeless individuals who are ready to be released from acute treatment at the hospital, but require additional assistance to fully recover and stabilize in more permanent housing. … Continue reading »

EPD Searching for Bank Robbery Suspect

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene Police are searching for a suspect involved in a robbery at the Columbia State Bank on Seneca Road at 12:18 p.m. Monday. The suspect is described as a male, in his 30s, 5’7″ and of average build. He was last seen wearing a black sweatshirt with a neon green back, and … Continue reading »

Interview: Sen. Ron Wyden

EUGENE, Ore. – Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden (D) stopped by KEZI 9 News Midday to share his thoughts on the groundbreaking of the new VA Clinic in Eugene. He also touched on some important issues facing the state such as Cover Oregon, gay marriage and timber harvest.

Dead Bees Found

SHERWOOD, Ore. — A creepy sight in Sherwood this weekend, thousands of dead honey bees were found on a busy street. The bees were found along Highway 99 West Sunday afternoon. Many people driving through the area saw the dying insects and wondered if it’s another insecticide problem. Last year, thousands of dead bumblebees were … Continue reading »

VA Clinic Groundbreaking

EUGENE, Ore. — Crews will break ground for a new clinic that will serve local veterans, Monday. Congressman Peter Defazio, Sen. Ron Wyden, Sen. Jeff Merkley, and Mayor Kitty Piercy will speak at Monday’s ceremony. The center will help serve the many patients that currently get treatment at the VA clinic in Roseburg. It will … Continue reading »

UO’s Green Garter Opening for Brass Band

EUGENE, Ore. – It’s the performance of a lifetime for the University of Oregon’s Green Garter band. They’re opening for Youngblood Brass band, a jazz ensemble group from Wisconsin. The 12 person band usually plays during UO football and basketball games, but on Monday night they will take the stage as the opening act. “They pull … Continue reading »

Shooting on Buff Way

UPDATE: Two people have been taken into custody, but were not in handcuffs. EUGENE, Ore. — A body was found in the backyard of a home on Buff Way, near Cal Young Road. Calls came in around 7 a.m. reporting shots fired. Eugene and Springfield police say the scene is not secured and the suspect(s) … Continue reading »

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