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Name: Sarah Armento
Date registered: May 23, 2012

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  1. Junction City DMV to Close for Repairs — September 29, 2014
  2. OSU Study Finds Link to Childhood Asthma — September 29, 2014
  3. Burn to Cause Smoky Conditions — September 29, 2014
  4. OSP Seeks Help, Fatal Hit & Run — September 28, 2014
  5. Glacier Breaks Off Mt. Shasta — September 21, 2014

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  1. Fatal Semi Crash Closes I-5 Ramp — 12 comments
  2. Panera Bans Guns in its Restaurants — 6 comments
  3. Judge Strikes Down Same-Sex Marriage Ban — 6 comments
  4. Body Pulled From McKenzie River — 5 comments
  5. Police Prep for Marijuana Laws — 4 comments

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Officer Involved Shooting Near I-5

UPDATE (11:55 A.M.): Springfield Police say they pursued a stolen 2000 Suzuki Vitara northbound on I-5 from Springfield. The Oregon State Police and Linn County Sheriff’s Office assisted in the pursuit during which spike strips were used. Police say the vehicle exited I-5 and headed west on Highway 34 before it stopped at the entrance … Continue reading »

DFPA Moves Fire Danger Level to Extreme

ROSEBURG, Ore. — The Douglas Forest Protective Association has increased the fire danger to extreme on its protected lands. The increase in the fire danger level is due to the hot and dry weather conditions, along with the severity of the drought stricken vegetation throughout the county. “With the current conditions, wildfires can easily start … Continue reading »

Industrial Equipment Blocks 126 Off-Ramp

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Early Wednesday morning a 70-ton industrial charcoal dryer fell off a semi-truck blocking the westbound 126 off-ramp to 42nd Street. The dryer is still secured to its trailer, no one was injured in the crash. It is roughly 50 feet long, 19 feet high and weighs nearly 69 tons. The turbine was in … Continue reading »

Earthquake Hits Northern California

(CNN) — Authorities are assessing the damage after a strong earthquake shook Northern California on Sunday. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the 6.0 magnitude struck six miles southwest of Napa. It damaged several buildings, sparked fires and cut off power to thousands of people. A Napa hospital reports treating nearly 90 patients for injuries. … Continue reading »

Shelters React to Animal Abuse Law

MEDFORD, Ore. – Local animal shelters are praising a decision from the state to give animals the same basic protections as humans. Many of the dogs and cats at places like SoHumane are bruised or emaciated from abuse or neglect. Their Executive Director says the decision, which allows police the authority to enter a person’s … Continue reading »

Shooting Investigation Details Released

COOS BAY, Ore. — A detailed account of the shooting on the Oregon coast this week was released Friday morning, including why the suspect says he did it. The 35-page document outlines how Zachary Brimhall killed his father and another man before killing himself at Bastendorff Beach. These documents detail the suspect’s background, a timeline … Continue reading »

Heat Lamp Leads to Structure Fire

ASHLAND, Ore. — Ashland Fire Department says their new engines responded to their first call on Sunday morning at a fire on Idaho Street. At around 7:39 a.m., firefighters responded to a home full of smoke on Idaho Street . Ashland Fire reports a heat lamp apparently fell from a pet lizard’s cage and lit the … Continue reading »

Drought Hurts Beach Businesses

GRANITE BAY, Ca. — A drought isn’t just drying up California’s Folsom Lake. Some area business owners say it’s also drying up their profits. From boat and equipment rentals to food and drink sales, many businesses are taking a hit. Shop owners say usually business is booming in the summer, but fewer people are stopping … Continue reading »

Boy Scout Makes Archery Range Targets

WHITE CITY, Ore. — Ten new targets now line the Jackson County Sports Park’s archery range. A local boy scout is behind the project range officials said was much needed. Collin Neilson said he’s lost count on the number of hours he’s spent during the last two summers planning, fund raising, and building the targets. … Continue reading »

Springfield Church Helping Mill Workers

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Members of a local church are stepping up to help the more than 100 people still out of work after the fire at the Swanson Group’s Springfield Plywood & Veneer Mill last month. Two hundred and fifty people worked at the mill before the fire, and last week the chief operating officer … Continue reading »

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