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September 2011

Demand for Emergency Food Boxes Exceeds 1,000,000

Local food banks are seeing a record need for emergency food boxes this year.
Food box distribution for the state exceeded one million for the first time ever.
Cans of tuna and chili are the hot items flying …

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Willamette Valley Nominated for Wine Region of Year

Wine Enthusiast Magazine has nominated the Willamette Valley for best wine region of the year in the world.
It’s up against some tough competition from Prosecco, Italy to Provence, France.
But the area considered…

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City Approved Alton Baker Disc Golf Course

EUGENE, Ore. — The city of Eugene approved a disc golf course in Alton Baker Park.
The course designer says it will open around the first of the year and will be a pay-to-play venue.
The city’s parks department is working to find a vendor who wi…

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Free health clinic in Eugene on Saturday, Sunday

Lane County residents who lack health insurance and need free medical care can head for a volunteer-staffed clinic being run Saturday and Sunday in downtown Eugene. Health experts will offer everything from blood tests and pelvic exams to tooth extract…

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Now it’s going to really feel like Autumn. We’ll see clouds and showers.

________________ This is your last chance to answer my weekly weather quiz question. On August 25, 1814 our nation’s capital was in the possession of the British Army. Many public buildings were in flames by the hands of the invading army, but something else caused major structural damage to the residential section of the city. […]

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ODOT: EmX is OK on Sixth and Seventh avenues

After a review of traffic impacts, the Oregon Department of Transportation said Friday that it still supports Lane Transit District’s proposal to run a rapid-bus line to west Eugene along Sixth and Seventh avenues. The department found no substantial…

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Live Out Loud

The not so private life of Rick Dancer. What had looked like a perfect life has become a perfect nightmare. Dancer has cancer and he is dealing with it in the only way that he knows: with the cameras rolling.

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Oregon Nine Taking Shape

Roster turnover is a given in collegiate athletics and particularly so in baseball where players are eligible to be drafted by a major league team after they have completed three years of school or have reached the age of 21.

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stephanie schneiderman photo courtsey of Stephanie Schneiderman FB page

Friday Night on the Town

Since it’s the last Friday of September, what better way to start tonight off than at the Wandering Goat for the Last Friday Art Walk.  The art of Jeff Mason goes on display tonight as he’s the new house artist for October. The evening kicks off around 6pm.

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