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September 2014 - page 2

ShelterCare Announces New Campaign

EUGENE, Ore. — ShelterCare is announcing a new campaign to help fight homelessness. During the month of October, it hopes to raise $62,000. Some corporate sponsors will match all donations raised this month. This money will be used to help keep people in housing, get back into housing if they’ve recently become homeless, or become financially … Continue reading »

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Lane Transit District Shifting Park-and-Ride Schedule for Thursday Night

Park-and-ride locations for the Thursday night kickoff will be at Symantec, Valley River Center, the Eugene Fairgrounds, and Willamette Street(between 10th and 11th). The South Eugene and Thurston High School locations will not offer service to the game, as well as the locations at the Springfield Station and River Road. Riders who use these locations should make alternate arrangements.

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Ducks to Sport Pink at Arizona Game

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s confirmed–the Oregon Ducks are sporting pink to support Breast Cancer Awareness month this week. The uniform for is for Thursday’s game against the Arizona Wildcats. The Duck Store’s website is encouraging fans to wear black and pink on game day.

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Measure 88 Forum in Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — Anyone who is looking to find out more information about Measure 88 on the upcoming ballot can attend a forum Tuesday night. Measure 88 would allow the DMV to issue “driver cards,” an alternative driver license to Oregon residents without having to prove legal presence in the United States. Sen. Lee Beyer … Continue reading »

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Fire Causes $155k in Damages

ALBANY, Ore. — An Albany family is safe Tuesday morning after their home was likely destroyed. Firefighters responded to the home on 3100 block of Southeast 26th Avenue Monday. Two girls first reported smelling smoke, and then smoke alarms went off. They got out, along with their three pets. The loss is estimated at about … Continue reading »

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Coos Bay Man Missing

ROSEBURG, Ore. — The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office needs help looking for a Coos Bay man who was reported missing on Sunday. Investigators say 59-year-old John Ambrosini, Sr., left his home in Coos Bay on Friday, Sept. 26 to go for a motorcycle ride to the Roseburg area and was to return home later that … Continue reading »

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Homeless teen with cerebral palsy now safe in new home

Jake is homeless and 19 years old, living with cerebral palsy. After being treated by a local hospital, police tell us he was released and put on a bus. He was found wandering the streets, but now has a good home.

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