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February 2016 - page 2

Local Police Warn about Online Dog Scams

On Friday, Eugene police received information about a scam involving the online sale of a dog.
The person selling the dog claimed to live in Salt Lake City, Utah. The victim contacted the seller, and was told to send a Moneygram to a representative wit…

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Lane County budget document awarded top honor for 11th time

The 2015–2016 Lane County budget document has been awarded the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada.

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Scam involving online sale and delivery of dogs

This is the second time within a week that police have received information of an online scam regarding the sale of a dog, and in both cases, the victims lost several hundreds of dollars.

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Tough-Guy Actor George Kennedy Dies at 91

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Tough-guy actor George Kennedy, who won an Oscar for his portrayal of a savage chain-gang convict in the 1960s classic “Cool Hand Luke,” has died. His grandson Cory Schenkel says Kennedy died on Sunday morning of old age in Boise, Idaho where he moved with his late wife in 2002. He was 91. He won the best supporting actor Oscar for the 1967 film “Cool Hand Luke.” He played a convict who is boss of a Southern chain gang, pitted against Paul Newman as the rebel prisoner who is bent on bucking the system. After the critical and commercial success of “Cool Hand Luke,” Kennedy carved out a niche as one of Hollywood’s most recognizable supporting actors. Among other memorable films were the “Naked Gun” spoofs and “Airport.”

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TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Eastbound I-105 at Coburg

Travelers are asked to avoid eastbound I-105, which is shutdown at Coburg Rd. due to an overturned semi, blocking all lanes near the EB I-105 exit. Please avoid the area while emergency personnel respond.

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