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Inanimate Objects Comics #68

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News Roundup

Cottage Grove woman pleads guilty to $850K benefit fraud


Prosecutors say an Oregon woman has pleaded guilty in federal court to stealing more than $850,000 in government money during a 26-year theft of her missing father's retirement benefits.

Wind pushes lightening sparked wildfire east of Hwy. 97


A central Oregon wildfire sparked by lightning has expanded quickly in windy conditions, sweeping across nearly 5 1/2 square miles — or 3,500 acres — of juniper, sagebrush and grass...

EPUD report warns that general manager could have grounds for lawsuit


A report used by the Emerald People’s Utility District Board to justify sanctioning one of its own members reveals that the person most likely to sue the board could be the general manager who ordered the inquiry. The report, prepared in May by Portl...

Repair work begins on Ruth Bascom South Bank Path


Work has begun on a project to repair sections of the Ruth Bascom South Bank Path. Delta Construction, working under contract to the city of Eugene, is reconstructing about 4,000 feet of path between the west end of Maurie Jacobs Park near North Polk S...

Fire rips through downtown Roseburg home


Roseburg Fire Department officials say a home was severely damaged by fire Tuesday evening in south Roseburg.

Possible heirs to Trent School property come out of the woodwork


PLEASANT HILL — Seven weeks ago, the Pleasant Hill School District was having trouble finding any heirs of a 19th-century couple who sold a part of their Dexter land claim to serve as a site for now-historic Trent School. That’s no longer a problem...

Eugene Police Looking for Bank Robbery Suspect


EUGENE, Ore. -- The Eugene Police Department (EPD) is searching for a woman who allegedly robbed a bank Monday afternoon.
The robbery happened at Pacific Continental Bank on River Road at about 4:50 p.m.
EPD says the woman demanded cash and showe...

Princeton Review Says UO Instructors are No Good


EUGENE, Ore. -- Nearly 24,000 students attend the University of Oregon, and according to The Princeton Review, a lot of them don't think their instructors are any good.
But many students KEZI talked to Tuesday said they disagree with ...

The week progresses on to sunshine and warmer to more clouds and maybe a thunderstorm or two.


_______________ It’s time for my weekly weather quiz question. Here goes. We all know that polluted air is not good for you. What event occurred in October of 1948 that proved that idea? Please remember to post your answer as a comment by clicking on “no comments /comments” in the upper right hand portion of this [...]

Navistar cuts 3 out of 4 jobs at Monaco Coach in Coburg


COBURG, Ore. - Navistar, the company that bought Monaco Coach out of bankruptcy and brought 600 jobs back to Coburg, will eliminate 450 of those jobs, KVAL News learned Tuesday.

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