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February 2016

Simulator Shows Dangers of Distracted Driving

EUGENE, Ore. — A simulator was set up on the University of Oregon campus to illustrate the dangers of distracted driving.AT&T set up the virtual reality simulater outside the EMU on the U of O campus as part of their It Can Wait campain, to catch …

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Highway 101 Near Florence Reopens After Landslide

UPDATE Monday 7:15 p.m. Highway 101 reopened at milepost 178 north of the Sea Lion Caves after a landslide closed the roadway on Sunday afternoon.FLORENCE, Ore. — The Oregon Department of Transportation said U.S. 101 is closed until further notice nea…

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UO Police Dept. Names New Interim Chief

EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon Police Department is under new leadership.
Chief Carolyn McDermed announced her retirement on Friday, after serving for nearly eight years.
UO officials say Pete Deshpande will serve as Interim Chief of Police u…

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Man Dies from Gunshot Wounds to Head

Coos County, Ore. — An autopsy is complete on a man found dead in his van this weekend in Coos County and the district attorney says he died of gunshot wounds to the head and it’s clear he died at the hands of another person.
District Attorney Paul Fr…

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Overturned Truck Blocks I-105 Eastbound in Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. – An overturned semi-truck brought traffic to a standstill on Monday on a busy Eugene highway.
The truck was carrying a flatbed trailer loaded with cement barriers when it crashed just east of Coburg Road.
The wreck happened just aft…

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Help us get ready for a new playground at Amazon Park

Event date: March 5, 2016 Event Time: 09:00 AM – 02:00 PMLocation: 2600 Hilyard St.Eugene, OR 97405Description:We have a new playground going in this summer in Amazon Park and need to get the site ready for all the fun. Help us spruce up landscape beds…

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