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June 2012

From Wildfires to Fired Hires: The News Week in Review

Did you know that the first day of summer is April 18? Not in the United States, though. In ancient Iceland, the calendar year was divided into only two seasons—winter and summer. The “First Day of Summer” was an annual public holiday held on April 18.

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Roseburg woman pleads not guilty in domestic shooting

A Roseburg woman accused of a shooting her partner in the chest during a domestic dispute has pleaded not guilty to charges attempted murder, assault and unlawful use of a…

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Allyson Felix wins women’s 200 at U.S. Olympic Trials, sets meet record

Allyson Felix capped day nine of the Olympic Trials on Saturday night with a win in the women’s 200 meters. She crossed the line in 21.69 seconds, setting a personal best and meet record. The effort was the third-fastest 200 […]

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The showers will be tapering off and ending by early Sunday, so the last day of the Olympic Track and Field Trials should be nice and dry.

________________ No winner this week. Here is my weekly weather quiz question for the last time. What is an “occluded front?” here is the answer. An occluded front is produced when a cold front catches up to and overtakes a warm front. For more details click here. I’ll have another weekly weather quiz question for you […]

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June 30 – Morning Headlines

Tim Chuey: Rain, Amazon shootings, student loan reprieve, drunken Limo, murder suspects released, OSP shooting ruling, Juvenile center cuts, timber money, Fireworks Restrictions, Bachelor open for skiing, Olympic ‘A’ List, Dix doesn’t run

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The Book Monster Vol. 3

There are a lot of great books out there that will get the spirit of America running through your veins. In this installment of The Book Monster I’ve got a few books for you that are American as apple pie.

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You’ll need rain gear if you are going to the Olympic Track and Field Trials today. It will dry out after some Sunday morning showers. Next week and the 4th of July look good with just about normal temperatures and no rain.

________________ No winner this week. Here is my weekly weather quiz question for the last time. What is an “occluded front?” here is the answer. An occluded front is produced when a cold front catches up to and overtakes a warm front. For more details click here. I’ll have another weekly weather quiz question for you […]

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College Hill reservoir firework restrictions set

With the Fourth of July holiday fast approaching, the Eugene Water & Electric Board has announced that it will continue its ban on all fireworks at the College Hill reservoir in the interest of protecting it from any damage. However, legal fireworks st…

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