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August 2011

Eugene man sentenced to federal prison for corporate fraud

A Eugene man was sentenced Thursday to more than four years in federal prison for wrongfully obtaining nearly $750,000 in payouts from 70 different corporate fraud class-action lawsuit settlement funds. U.S. District Court Judge Michael Hogan also orde…

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Eugene School Board OKs new contract with teachers

The Eugene School Board on Wednesday unanimously approved a revised contract for the 2011-12 school year with Eugene Education Association-represented teachers. Union members unanimously approved the contract on Tuesday, said Christine Nesbitt, the dis…

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Legendary runner will share his tale in Eugene

In Track Town U.S.A., where some runners wouldn’t dream of venturing outside without their state-of-the-art clothing and $100-plus shoes, Micah True is about to give joggers and sprinters alike a run for their money. True — better known by his moni…

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Eugene Workers Earn 8% Below National Average

EUGENE, Ore. — The latest Bureau of Labor Statistics say Eugene workers earn 8 percent below the national average.
 
In May 2010, the average worker in the Eugene area earned $19.66 per hour compared to the national average of $21.35 per hour.
 
The…

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A Starry Night Worth 5 Stars

Freshly-cut colorful bouquets of flowers, outdoor dining tables dressed in black linens, empty wine glasses waiting to be filled with hand-crafted, award-winning wine, delectable freshly prepared local foods, brilliant blue skies perched above rows and rows of grape leaved vines, and the smell of fresh, pine-scented country air…sound too good to be true?

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The warming trend begins, then continues through the 3-day Labor Day Holiday weekend.

_______________ Here is my weekly weather quiz question. In meteorology what is meant by the term “La Nada?” Please remember to post your answer as a comment by clicking on “no comments /comments” in the upper right hand portion of this page under the caption, then add your comment. The first person to post the […]

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