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Inanimate Objects Comics #68

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News Roundup

LCAS funding cut?


There's an email making the rounds about a possible cut to Lane County Animal Services. If you haven't seen it, here it is:

Commissioner Bozievich To Try and Close LCAS
A public hearing will be held prior to the adoption of the FY 201...

2 shot in Father’s Day gun swap accident


A man swapping pistols with his dad during a Father's Day visit accidentally shot himself in the hand and his girlfriend in the thigh with a .44 caliber revolver.

Former Duck works 50 jobs in 50 states


Down on his luck and out of a job, former University of Oregon cross country runner Daniel Seddiqui needed a change. Little did he know that change would set him on course for the race of his life. 

NFL linebacker, Eugene native David Vobora wins $5.4 million suit


OregonLive.comNFL linebacker, Eugene native David Vobora wins $5.4 million suit against ...OregonLive.comBy Oregonian Sports ST. LOUIS -- A federal judge ordered a Florida nutritional supplement company to pay more than $5.4 million to St. Louis Rams l...

DOE science funding at risk


ScientistDOE science funding at riskScientistWith the US Congress in a budget cutting mood, robust funding for scientific research—and especially basic research—is not a foregone conclusion. So it was something of a bright spot when last week the H...

Boaters urge caution on the water after jet ski crash kills Springfield man


Boaters urge caution on the water after jet ski crash kills Springfield manKMTR NewsSource 16BLUE RIVER, Ore. (KMTR) – Reaction, warning and a call for safety is coming from boaters at the Blue River Reservoir, after a 20 year-old Springfield man'...

Oil Can Henry’s awards scholarships


Oil Can Henry's awards scholarshipsThe Register-GuardThey are Alexander Raabe of Sheldon High School and Sara Beers and Anthony Castro, both of Springfield High School. The Comcast Foundation recently announced the 65 Oregon and Southwest Washingto...

Eugene Emeralds: Juan Herrera’s no-hitter goes away, but win doesn’t


Eugene Emeralds: Juan Herrera's no-hitter goes away, but win doesn'tThe Register-GuardIt was a scenario that Pat Murphy rarely faced as a college coach but will have to deal with occasionally now that he is in the lower minor leagues. Eugene st...

Deer poacher gets prison term


Deer poacher gets prison termThe Register-GuardA 26-year-old Springfield man has been sentenced to eight months in prison and three years of probation for his role in what Oregon State Police have called the largest deer poaching case in state history....

Fun With the New Eugene Census

2010 U.S. Census Data Population Growth

Today the U.S. Census Bureau delivered the 2010 census to the governor of Oregon. Taken every ten years, the census is used for many things, but the initial data is used by state officials to realign congressional and state legislative districts. While this is an important function for democracy in our country, it is way

Evening Update – FEB 21


Here are the newest headlines from around our community as of this evening: Average Price of Gas Up 10.5 Cents in Eugene The average price of a gallon gas in Eugene is up 10.5 cents to $3.39 per gallon. Spraying Begins Along Eugene Railroad Tracks Union Pacific Railroad will begin spraying herbicides between Feb. 21

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