Tim Benson

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Name: Tim Benson
Date registered: January 7, 2013
URL: http://kezi.com

Latest posts

  1. Dry Spring Could Mean More Allergies — May 1, 2013
  2. Food for Lane County Reuses Egg Cartons — May 1, 2013
  3. Springfield PD Host K9 Training — April 30, 2013
  4. Plastic Bag Ban Begins Wednesday — April 30, 2013
  5. Spring Game Collects Food Donations — April 29, 2013

Most commented posts

  1. House Party Results in 23 Arrests — 9 comments
  2. Protesters Rally Against Fossil Fuels — 9 comments
  3. UO Students Petition to Postpone Finals — 5 comments
  4. Police Crack Down on Texting & Driving — 4 comments
  5. Locals React to Marijuana Bill — 4 comments

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Dry Spring Could Mean More Allergies

EUGENE, Ore. — Spring is back in the Willamette Valley and so is allergy season. Health experts told KEZI 9 News some ways that residents can stay healthy this spring. The springtime foliage may be easy on the eyes but not so easy on the nose and the lungs. Grass pollen season is here, and … Continue reading »

Food for Lane County Reuses Egg Cartons

EUGENE, Ore. — Food for Lane County is offering you a way to help food banks across Oregon and recycle at the same time. It’s asking for people to donate clean egg cartons so it can help distribute eggs at Oregon food banks. Food for Lane County says it’s an easy way to give back … Continue reading »

Springfield PD Host K9 Training

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. – The Springfield Police Department spent Monday and Tuesday hosting K9s from all over Oregon; it was all part of the state’s annual training exercises. Police departments brought their canine units to Springfield for training exercises. It may have looked like fun and games for the dogs, but police say it’s serious business. … Continue reading »

Plastic Bag Ban Begins Wednesday

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s been talked about for years. Now, Eugene’s plastic bag ban goes into effect Wednesday, May 1. The city council approved the ban in October, keeping plastic bags out of stores. Retailers can still offer paper bags to shoppers but for a five-cents per bag fee. Some store mangers are excited about … Continue reading »

Spring Game Collects Food Donations

EUGENE, Ore. — The Ducks’ Spring Game this weekend did more than just crank up school spirit, it also raised thousands of pounds of food for Food for Lane County. The price of admission into Autzen Saturday was a few cans of food. This year, Duck fans donated more than 66,000 pounds of canned food … Continue reading »

Officer Honored for DUII Prevention

EUGENE, Ore. — In 2011, nearly 100 people died in drunk-driving crashes in Oregon, but a local police officer is being credited for his efforts cutting down those numbers. Several police officers in the Willamette Valley were recently honored for their work enforcing DUII. One officers say there are still things that to be done … Continue reading »

Runners Get a Boost from Cheering Crowds

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene Marathon runners got an extra boost of energy from Sunday’s crowds. They say that of all the things they did to give to prepare, it was the energy and support of all the fans lining the street that gave them a second wind. The Eugene Marathon drew thousands of supporters, who … Continue reading »

Spring Game Benefits FFLC

EUGENE, Ore. — The Ducks’ Spring Game got everyone excited for football Saturday, while helping Food For Lane County collect thousands of pounds of food. The price of admission for the Ducks’ return to the field was canned food. FFLC collected non-perishable food items as fans made their way into Autzen Stadium for the first … Continue reading »

Busy Weekend Brings Big Business

EUGENE, Ore. — The city of Eugene is gearing up for one of its busiest weekends of the year. Businesses in the area are getting ready for what will be a weekend packed full of visitors. “It’s going to be great, obviously. Sports are a huge thing in this community,” said Ben Sappington, Eugene Area … Continue reading »

UO Administrator Steps Down

EUGENE, Ore. — The university is looking to replace a key administrator who’s stepping down. Jim Bean, the university’s provost, will leave the position at the end of June. The professor in charge of finding his replacement says the position is crucial to the university, so the search for a new provost could be lengthy. … Continue reading »

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