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Four Oregonians arrested following undercover drug investigation in three counties

Four Oregonians arrested following undercover drug investigation in three countiesOregonLive.comBy Tom Hallman Jr., The Oregonian A multi-agency undercover drug investigation that began two months ago ended earlier this week the arrest of four people i…

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Akins continues Thurston tradition

Former Thurston offensive and defensive lineman Kraig Akins has spent the week in Hills­boro preparing for the Les Schwab Bowl, which matches the top graduated seniors from the OSAA Class 6A and 5A football programs. The game will kick off at 6 p.m. S…

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Adult Activity Center will be closed for maintenance

The installation of a new heating, ventilation and air conditioning system at Willamalane Adult Activity Center will require the closure of the building on West C Street — and a temporary relocation of programs to the Willamalane Center for Sports an…

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A crowd of 1,500 spectators had a chance Saturday to meet the top dogs on the Springfield police force at Springfield High’s Silke Field: Bronko and Cyril. Their top-dog status was determined by the 16th annual K-9 competition sponsored by the Spring…

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Coos Bay family denies it defrauded military

COOS BAY — Six members of a Coos County family are challenging September government seizures of their property based on allegations that their company, Kustom Products Inc., filled U.S. military defense contracts with defective knockoffs rather than …

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Illegal dumping of paint will cost BLM thousands

Hundreds of gallons of industrial paint illegally dumped along a back road near Marcola will cost the U.S. Bureau of Land Management as much as $10,000 to clean up. The BLM, which manages 288,000 acres in Lane County, learned late last week about the p…

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Investing in the future of Kidsports

The kid was remorseful. Please, coach, he pleaded to the man who’d suspended him from that Eugene youth baseball team back in the 1960s, can I play again? He hadn’t caught a ball all year. And his misdeed — urinating in the outfield — was serio…

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New county budget means loss of 57 jobs

Faced with rising costs and falling revenue, the Lane County Board of Commissioners voted narrowly Wednesday to trim the work force in the coming year by almost 4 percent, or 57 positions. But the budget approved for 2011-12 also assumes millions of do…

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Without debate, school board approves $309 million budget

After perhaps the most tumultuous and painful year in school district history — one that saw the closure of four elementary schools and tentative pink slips to more than 100 teachers to address a record $21.7 million shortfall — the Eugene School B…

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