Be Inspired

  Once upon a time, there were children who didn’t know the magic of books. They hadn’t discovered stories that could take them to amazing places and grow their imaginations. Books can teach kids incredible things, and prepare them for bright futures.   Do you remember the magic of your first book? Now you can help give stories that … Continue reading »

Interview: Free Tax Prep Help

EUGENE, Ore. — Last year, AARP Foundation and 36,000 volunteers at more than 5,000 sites provided free tax help to 2.6 million people. This year, they are doing again–provide free tax assistance and preparation for taxpayers with low to moderate income. So how do you know if you qualify? Find out by clicking on the … Continue reading »

Making a Difference: Feeding the Hungry

EUGENE, Ore. — There are a number of people who go hungry every day in our community, but it would seem some people are trying to stop that problem. A local restaurant owner is doing her part to help those down on their luck. She caught our eye and is this week’s difference maker. Don … Continue reading »

Interview: Joe Krathwohl the Birdman

Are you ready to get wild? Then you need to head to the KEZI Eugene Boat and Sportsmen’s Show at the Lane Events Center. On KEZI 9 News Midday, the Birdman, who’s appearing with his amazing birds at the show, gave us a preview of what you can see there. Click here for a list … Continue reading »

MECCA to Host Repair to Reuse Cafe

EUGENE, Ore. — Does your favorite sweater have a big hole in it? Or do you have an old sewing machine laying around that’s broken? Then we have the event for you. Materials Exchange Center for Community Arts (MECCA) is holding a Repair to Reuse Cafe event on Friday, Jan. 30. The nonprofit prides itself … Continue reading »

Consumer Reports: Overuse of CT Scans

(CONSUMER REPORTS) — CT scans give medical professionals detailed pictures of the inner workings of your body but can also expose you to high doses of radiation. More than 80 million CT scans are performed in the U.S. every year. But about a third of those scans serve no medical purpose, according to research published … Continue reading »

Local Choir to Perform at Carnegie Hall

EUGENE, Ore. — Many musicians call it an opportunity of lifetime, performing at Carnegie Hall. That opportunity is here now for the South Eugene High School Choir. Fundraising efforts are underway to make sure every student who wants to go to New York, can go. The 100-member choir received the invitation last year to Carnegie … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Nala

EUGENE, Ore. — Our KEZI 9 News Pet of the Week, Nala, is a 3-year-old Pug/Beagle mix. If you’re interested in adopting Nala, or any other pet at Greenhill Humane Society, call 541-689-1503 or click here. You can also find more information about all the events Greenhill Humane Society is hosting here. Click on the video above to … Continue reading »

What You Need to Know About Measles

EUGENE, Ore. — The measles are now in 11 states, and many people fear it will spread. The CDC is warning even those who have been vaccinated may not be safe. We had the chance to talk with ABC News Chief Medical Correspondent, Dr. Richard Besser, about measles and what you need to know. Click … Continue reading »

Consumer Reports: Best TVs for Sports

(Consumer Reports) —   A sports bar is a great place to watch the big game. But if you’re buying a TV for your Super Bowl party at  home, Consumer Reports has complete buying advice. Its testers say a screen that’s at least 50 inches or larger is a good size for a crowd. Testers in … Continue reading »

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