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. Locals React to Marijuana Bill — 4 comments
  5. State Workers Picket for Benefits — 4 comments

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Protesters Push for Spending Changes

EUGENE, Ore. — Protesters used tax day to draw attention toward how Congress plans to spend all of those tax dollars. The Community Alliance of Lane County says Congress needs a better idea of how tax dollars should be spent. Americans across the country filed their tax returns Monday and demonstrators wanted everyone to know … Continue reading »

SPS Hosts Superintendent Candidate

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The Springfield School District is getting closer to finding a new superintendent. The district’s board spent the day meeting with Dr. Hertica Martin, one of the top candidates to fill the position. Administrators say they’re anxious to find out who the new superintendent will be, but it could take some time to … Continue reading »

Book Sale Features 80,000 Titles

EUGENE, Ore. — Book lovers flocked to the Lane Events Center over the weekend to get their hands on thousands of affordable used books. Friends of the Library, an organization devoted to supporting literacy programs, held its 35th annual book sale to benefit the Eugene Public Library. The Lane Events Center Performance Hall was filled … Continue reading »

Kids Play At Matt Knight Arena

EUGENE, Ore. — Over 200 young athletes got the chance to play basketball alongside some of their idols at Matthew Knight Arena Sunday. Ducks basketball is on hiatus until November, but hundreds of young fans got the chance to meet some of their favorite players from the team and even play some one-on-one with Jonathan … Continue reading »

Postal Workers Rally Against Cuts

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Postal workers in Lane County are trying to save the Gateway Post Office Processing Plant and held a rally Saturday. Postal workers and politicians fear for what might happen to the local economy if the Gateway processing center is shut down. Dozens of people spoke out Saturday in support of preserving post … Continue reading »

Non-Profit Holds Spring Plant Sale

EUGENE, Ore. — Spring time is a signal for people to get back into their gardens, so Food For Lane County held its Spring Plant Sale to raise money for its gardens program. The sale included hundreds of organically grown vegetables, flowers, and herbs. All the proceeds of the sale go to the organization’s garden … Continue reading »

Secretary Audits University System

EUGENE, Ore. — An audit of the Oregon University System has the secretary of state calling for change. Secretary Kate Brown wants to see more affordable options in the state’s public universities and debt reduction for college students in Oregon. Students KEZI 9 News spoke with say the cost of going after a degree these … Continue reading »

Demonstrators Urge Immigration Reform

EUGENE, Ore. — Advocates for immigration reform demonstrated outside of Congressman Peter DeFazio’s office Wednesday. It was a way for them to thank DeFazio for his previous commitment to immigration reform and to ask for continued support of undocumented workers. Demonstrators told their personal stories of coming to the United States. Organizers say the goal … Continue reading »

Police Audit Reports Missing Evidence

EUGENE, Ore. — An external audit of the Eugene Police Department revealed that thousands of pieces of evidence are missing or unaccounted for. The Eugene Police Department says it’s trying to figure out how to improve its unit that handles evidence. According to an external audit, the department needs some major tuning up. “Our goal … Continue reading »

Stray Dog Has Japanese Microchip

EUGENE, Ore. — Local animal shelter workers are trying to figure out how a dog from Japan ended up in Eugene. Greenhill Humane Society’s First Avenue Animal Shelter relies on microchips to figure out where lost dogs come from. This week it came across a Korean Jindo dog that was brought in as a stray. … Continue reading »

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