April 12 – Evening Update

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Here come the headlines, and the clouds:

Oregon Senate approves $5.7B for education
Oregon senators gritted their teeth Tuesday and unanimously passed two education spending bills that none of them said they liked.
Judge OKs school ‘boobies’ bracelets
A federal judge in Pennsylvania says the popular “I (heart) boobies!” bracelets are neither lewd nor vulgar and can therefore be worn by public school students.
Missing inmate back in custody
A state trooper took an escaped inmate into custody Tuesday morning, a day after the man walked away from a work crew from a minimum security prison. – Looney catches Baker…just sayin.. –ed.
Man charged in rash of armed robberies
A 47-year-old man faces 22 counts of robbery with a firearm in connection with a rash of armed robberies in Eugene, Springfield and Cottage Grove in 2008 and 2009.
Road Closure – Prairie Road at Crossing
Prairie Road will be closed south of Junction City at the Union Pacific Railroad Crossing for track work.
Tax Mix-Up Leads to Big Headache
A Eugene man may be the victim of identity theft after trying to file his taxes online. Jeremie Moffett says he tried e-filing only to find out someone already filed using his social security number.