March 17 – Morning Headlines

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Here are the morning headlines from our local area:

Tim Chuey Weather
Clouds and more rain for the next 7 days, but some days will not be as wet…again.
$70 million bond measure heads for ballot
The Eugene School Board has voted to place a $70 million facilities bond measure on the May 17 election ballot.
School board names new superintendent
The board selected Sheldon Berman as the next Eugene Schools superintendent.
Lawmakers target child sex trafficking
The Legislature is looking at ways to crack down further on child sex trafficking, such as imposing big fines for people who pay for sex with minors and publicly shaming them if they don’t pay the fine.
Citizens for Jobs and Schools
The newly minted Citizens for Jobs and Schools PAC yesterday kicked off its campaign against the newly proposed Eugene City tax, which is headed for a vote in the May 17 election.
UO holds vigil in honor of Japan
School bus driver files lawsuit over Redneck flag
An Oregon school bus driver fired after he refused to remove a Confederate battle flag from his pickup truck has filed a federal lawsuit to get his job back.
LTD sides with city on EmX
It was a bitter pill for some of them to swallow, but Lane Transit District Board members ultimately voted 6-1 Wednesday to select a controversial rapid-bus route proposed for west Eugene
Civic Stadium decision delayed
The Eugene School Board on Wednesday night agreed to slow its review of three proposals to acquire or lease historic Civic Stadium. The board decided to delay temporarily its deliberations regarding the future of the property, in response to a request from the City Council.

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