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Fatal bus crash near Pendleton. ODOT to blame? image - Oregon Live.

December 31 – Morning Headlines

Tim Chuey: Cold!, bus crash fatalities, gunfire in Spfd, Valley West lawsuit, missing Spfd couple, County eyes city center site, LCOG update, Thurston charity outreach, UO lands $111 Mil, Millers beat Southridge, Lane beats Chemeketa, N Eugene loses to Marshfield

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Guardian for victim files lawsuit in abuse case

Two years after a former employee tried to sexually abuse a female patient, a Eugene nursing home has been hit with a $1.5 million lawsuit filed by the victim’s court-appointed guardian. Valley West Health Care Center and its now-incarcerated former worker — Robert Eugene Price — are named as defendants …

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County revisits city center site

Lane County has received three redevelopment proposals for the largely open, two-acre property it owns in downtown Eugene, potentially paving the way for another addition to the flow of recent construction projects in the city center. The county has not yet made public the responses to a request for proposals …

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A new leader is shaking up LCOG, an intergovernmental agency that had been in the red

Five months ago, change slapped Bob Swank, the longtime associate director of the Lane Council of Governments. Swank said LCOG’s new executive director, Brenda Wilson, handed him a letter with a severance agreement. She told him either to accept it or be fired, he recalled. “I was shocked by the …

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Millers beat Southridge in finale

LAKE OSWEGO — Two-time Class 5A state champion Springfield finished the Lake Oswego Interstate Shootout 2-2 after beating Southridge on Sunday afternoon, 53-38. Mercedes Russell scored 31 points and had 13 rebounds in the win. After losing three straight, Springfield (7-3) has now won two in a row. Danea Swartout …

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Lane storms to title at Chemeketa

SALEM — Kersey Wilcox led six Lane Community College scorers in double figures with 18 points and was named most valuable player of the Chemeketa Holiday Tournament after leading the unbeaten Titans to a 92-68 women’s basketball victory over the host Storm for the championship on Sunday. Joining Wilcox, who …

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The celebrating will be on tonight, sooner for some. Please don’t drink and drive. Have a designated driver or take a cab home.

________________   It’s Monday and that means it’s time for a new weekly weather quiz question. Here it is. What is ANOMALOUS PROPAGATION  or (AP) for short? (And no, it’s not a rare disease) Please remember to post your answer as a comment by clicking on “no comments /comments” in the upper right hand portion of […]

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Nine die in tour bus crash on I-84 east of Pendleton

PENDLETON — A tour bus headed for Canada careened through a guardrail along an icy Oregon highway and about 100 feet down a steep embankment Sunday, killing nine people and injuring more than 20 others, authorities said. The charter bus carrying about 40 people lost control around 10:30 a.m. on …

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