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Archive for: April, 2013

Popular “Dishcrawl” Launches in Eugene

If you’ve never heard of Dishcrawl, you’re in for the newest addition to culinary social networking, emphasis on the social. The concept is simple: it’s an eat and meet event. Four restaurants in one night with a small group of your yet-to-be-discovered closest foodie friends.

Oregon House passes immigrant driver’s card bill, Gov. to sign Wednesday

The Oregon House has given final approval to a bill that would grant driver’s licenses to immigrants living in the country illegally.

DeFazio pushing bill on Postal Service

U.S. Congressman Peter DeFazio, D-Springfield, and several state lawmakers will appear at a rally today at the Oregon State Capitol in support of newly-introduced federal legislation that attempts to tackle the recent financial struggles of the U.S. Postal Service. DeFazio’s bill seeks to prevent more closures of mail processing centers …

Spilled logs block Highway 126

One lane is now open after log truck jackknifed and crashed at Cedar Flat Road.

EWEB: 540 customers lose power in West Eugene

About 540 customers lost power at 10:05 a.m. between W. 8th Avenue and W 18th Avenue near Oak Patch, Acorn Park McKinley and Conger, the Eugene Water and Electric Board said.

April 30 – Morning Headlines

Tim Chuey: Sunshine and warmer temps!, logging protest bill, arson suspect released, bag ban tomorrow, DUII enforcement award, Hertica Martin hired in Spfd, Geocache box closes freeway rest area, crowdfunded bike racks, Pre Classic upgrades, Ryon Healy player of the week, Hasay sets record.

Prefontaine Classic Keeps Getting Better

Maria Savinova, the top-ranked women’s runner in the 800 meters for three straight seasons, will headline a class of runners in the women’s 800 mteres that includes two gold medalists and one bronze medalist at the 2013 Pre Classic.

Today is the beginning of a string of days loaded with sunshine and warmer than normal temperatures.

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Oregon’s Leading Hitter Ryon Healy Named Pac-12 Player of the Week

Oregon first basemen Ryon Healy was honored for his strong weekend against Stanford by earning Pac-12 Player of the Week honors.

Body found south of Reedsport

State police are investigating a case about an unidentified female body that was found right off of Highway 101 by the Umpqua Lighthouse viewpoint.

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