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Downtown Eugene bank robbed

Police searched today for a man who reportedly robbed a Bank of America branch in downtown Eugene. The robber left the bank after approaching a teller with a note and demanding money, a police spokeswoman said. The robbery was reported at 1:25 p.m. at …

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Prison for man who stole UO lab glassware

A man who said he stole glassware from a University of Oregon chemistry laboratory with plans to use it to manufacture methamphetamine was sentenced this week to more than four years in prison for the crime, UO officials said. Jason Dwain Davies, 34, w…

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Green bikeways brighten Springfield intersection

Drivers at the Gateway-Beltline intersection are reminded by ‘bike boxes’ to give the right of way to cyclists.

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Liquidation of Borders Begins

By Stacia Kalinoski
 
EUGENE, Ore. — The nation’s second-largest bookstore began its massive liquidation sale Friday.
 
With Borders closing, we’ve heard the word “liquidation” over and over this week.
 
And when you hear liquidation, you probably …

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Oregon football: AD Rob Mullens says Oregon takes Will Lyles matter “very seriously” and is in the midst of an “extensive review” with Pac-12 and NCAA

With Oregon football coach Chip Kelly scheduled to meet with reporters at Pac-12 media day in Los Angeles on Tuesday — and certain to be questioned about the status of ongoing NCAA investigation into the Will Lyles case — director of athletics Rob …

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It looks like we’re really going to get our sunny and warmer weekend after all. Next week the clouds try to return with a chance of showers next week mainly in the Cascades.

______________ This is your last day chance to answer my weekly weather quiz question for this week. Who worked on mathematical models for weather prediction providing the basis for the first successful numerical (computer) forecasting models? He is also credited with predicting the existence of jet streams and developing the main theories describing their behavior. […]

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Jury Finds Shane Mast Not Guilty of Sex Abuse

ROSEBURG, Ore. — Shane Mast, the former teacher and coach accused of sexually abusing one of his students, has been found not guilty.
 
Mast testified in court Thursday that he never had any inappropriate or sexual contact with the alleged victim.

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UO grad in Norway: ‘Hospitals are asking for people to donate more blood’

University of Oregon graduate and former KVAL News producer Annie Maridal lives in Bergen, Norway. That’s 300 miles from Oslo, roughly the distance from Eugene to Seattle.

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Energy-use scores featured on Tour homes

Perhaps in the future, checking the energy efficiency of a new home will be as easy as reading the gas mileage sticker for a new car. For people on the Lane County Home Builders Association 2011 Tour of Homes, the future is now. Nine of the 16 homes on…

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Movie Night to Benefit Kilcullen Memorial Garden

EUGENE, Ore. — Willamette High School students will hold a fundraiser to benefit the construction of a garden in memory of a slain Eugene officer.
 
They will show the movie Despicable Me at Willamette High School’s Wolverine Stadium on Friday, July …

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Lane County’s "Fiesta Latina" Begins Friday

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Lane County will celebrate its Latin American culture at the 20th Annual Fiesta Latina.
 
The festival will include ethnic food, music, dancing, a car show and fireworks.
 
It happens at Island Park in Springfield on Friday nig…

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