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February 2013

Oregon basketball beats Oregon State 85-75 in Civil War

Carlos Emory scored a career high 21 points off the bench as Oregon took down Oregon State 85-75 on senior night at Matthew Knight Arena.  The Ducks came back from a halftime deficit for the sixth time this season to earn their 23rd victory of the year. “That’s not what we want to do,” Singler said. “We […]

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Ann Curry shares insights into journalism during Ruhl Lecture

“It’s so good to be home,” Ann Curry said, standing in front of a room packed with journalism students and community members alike. The NBC foreign correspondent returned to her alma mater the University of Oregon on Thursday to deliver a speech on ethics and journalism as part of the University’s Ruhl Lecture series. Curry, […]

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After rain being likely tonight, get ready for a dry and warm day for your Friday.

_______________   Here is my new weekly weather quiz question. What is an “Omega High?” 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 correct answer will […]

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Bills would help timber counties that go broke

The Legislature is working on bills designed to help rural timber counties that go broke if taxpayers refuse to fill the gap left by declining federal logging revenues.

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OHSU freezes hiring, blames automatic federal cuts

PORTLAND — Oregon Health & Science University says it will freeze hiring because of federal budget cuts, higher pension costs and lower payments expected from state and federal health care reforms. OHSU announced the hiring freeze on Thursday and said exceptions will be made for essential health care providers and …

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Oregon House votes to extend photo radar in work zones

SALEM — The Oregon House has voted to allow police to use photo radar in highway work zones — even when there are no workers on site. State lawmakers voted in 2007 to allow photo radar in work zones but only when construction crews are present. It expires next year. …

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Charges reduced for Eugene woman

A woman arrested in connection with a shooting in Eugene has been released from jail after a grand jury declined to indict her on assault or attempted murder charges. Kelly Gresham, 26, still faces charges of being a felon in possession of a firearm and possession of methamphetamine. She pleaded …

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VA selects Chad Drive site for clinic

The Veterans Administration has chosen a site at the northwest Corner of Chad Drive and Old Coburg Road in Eugene as the site for a 99,896 square foot medical clinic to serve veterans. The clinic is scheduled to open in February 2015, according to the award notice. The clinic “will …

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North Eugene High School dropping Gates Foundation experiment

North Eugene High School hosts a meeting tonight parents to explain why the school is abandoning its “three schools within a school” project, an experiment paid for by a Gates Foundation grant. North is one of many schools across the country schools that have abandoned the innovation. The Gates Foundation …

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