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Inanimate Objects Comics #68

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The Oregon Bach Festival opened Thursday night with a celebrity-fueled sellout crowd as nearly 2,500 music lovers packed the Hult Center’s Silva Hall to hear cellist Yo-Yo Ma, who was making his second concert appearance in Eugene in less than three ...

EWEB keeps ban on fireworks at reservoir site


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Higher education budget shrinks


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Bill on winery rules at hand


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Ems improve to 5-2 with 5-2 win over Volcanoes


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Industrial Fire in West Eugene


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USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships brings thousands back to Eugene


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Eugene Pro Rodeo visits Sacred Heart Hospital patients


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Businesses Rent Space to Food Cart Vendors


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Art reception to help boy battling illness


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Fire pits: Summer fun against Eugene city code


They may be a summertime staple, but in Eugene, firing up the fire pit is almost always against city code, thanks to a little-known ordinance that goes back at least 25 years.

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