April 26 – Evening Update


Tuesday night local headlines:
Tim Chuey: a slight (20%) chance of showers tonight, a good (50%) chance of rain Wednesday.

Mark Callahan responds to Secure Schools lawsuit
Callahan believes the lawsuit was directed at him because he is a candidate for the 4J School Board, Position 4. The lawsuit in question was brought by Secure Schools Eugene, a pro-city tax group closely linked to the City council, alleging a quote Callahan used in a rebuttal opinion in the special election voters pamphlet was misleading.

Oregon fails to graduate 1 in 3 on time
Oregon high schools posted an on-time graduation rate of just 66 percent for the class of 2010 — just two-tenths of 1 percent better than the previous year.

‘The average student graduates with $24,000 of debt’
Oregon lawmakers got an earful from college students Monday who say they are paying more and getting less for their education.

Blue ribbons support officer’s family, colleagues
Dandelions will give free blue ribbons to anyone who stops in the store at 1710 Chambers Street in south Eugene.

Sightline Speaking in Eugene
Next Monday, Sightline’s executive director Alan Durning will be speaking at the University of Oregon. Presented by the Sustainable Cities Initiative, he’ll be speaking on how to use information to change the world.

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