August 17 – Morning Headlines
- Details of man’s slaying emerge
Three people — one who spent 27 years in prison for murder — could face the death penalty in a case that accuses them of slaying a 22-year-old Eugene man on Aug. 3, the same day they allegedly used the victim’s car to flee the scene of an armed b…
- Fire flares east of Waldo Lake
A new forest fire has broken out about eight miles north of Highway 58 in the Willamette Pass area, U.S. Forest Service officials said Thursday. The blaze, dubbed the Bobby Fire, was spotted by a fire-detection flight Wednesday afterno…
- Springfield man freed from Sudan detention
Sudanese officials have freed a Springfield man who was recently rearrested there despite being acquitted of terrorism in connection with a July 3 pro-democracy demonstration. Rudwan Dawod was with relatives in Sudan’s capital city of Khartoum by 2…
- EWEB water main breaks leaves dozens without water
Nearly 60 residents were without water Thursday after a major water main break flooded streets near 18th and Pearl.
- Oregon overpaid $41M in 2011 jobless benefits
An audit found the state of Oregon overpaid the unemployed $41 million in 2011 in jobless benefits
- Rain washes away Ripken semifinals
The Cal Ripken 10U World Series semifinal game between the Willamette Valley All-Stars vs. Bentonville, Ark., was rained out on Thursday and will be played at 10 a.m. today. Willamette Valley already has a 14-4 victory over Benton…
- Mistakes blow up on Emeralds in loss
Even after a win on Wednesday, Eugene manager Pat Murphy talked mostly about his team’s missed opportunities. Those were even more glaring in defeat. The Ems went 1-for-9 with runners in scoring position to leave eight runners on base and had two oth…
- Buy in or it’s bye-bye Oregon football sellouts at Autzen Stadium
Oregon’s streak of 82 straight sellouts in Autzen Stadium for home football games, fourth-longest in the nation, is in peril. With two weeks left before the Ducks open the season, the UO athletic department has about 5,000 tickets available for fifth… - maybe stop raising ticket prices? –ed.
- Riley in no rush to name OSU’s No. 1 running back
Malcolm Agnew had a 20-yard touchdown reception, most of the work done by him after the catch. He also finished Oregon State’s scrimmage on Thursday as the leading rusher. “I think I did pretty well,” Agnew said. “I felt like I di..
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Advisories: AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING AND A RED FLAG WARNING ARE IN EFFECT THROUGH 9 PM TODAY FOR MOST OF WESTERN OREGON FROM JUST INLAND OF THE NORTH COAST (NOT INCLUDING THE NORTH, CENTRAL OR SOUTH COAST) TO THE CASCADE FOOTHILLS AND SOUTH TO EAST OF FLORENCE THROUGH COTTAGE GROVE. A FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING AND DRY FUELS FROM THIS AFTERNOON UNTIL SATURDAY EVENING FOR THE ENTIRE COAST OF OREGON EAST OF THE BEACHES UP TO THE FOOTHILLS OF THE OREGON COAST RANGE.
A high pressure ridge (“Arch” shape on brown line) has been building over us and has allowed for hot weather. The high pressure ridge has strengthened to keep us hot through today, then cooling, but more humid for the weekend as the ridge weakens. Thunderstorms are possible for Friday night and Saturday due to cooler air moving down from aloft.
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