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Branch Library Safe From Budget Cuts

EUGENE, Ore. — The give and take of budget cuts will no longer include the closure of the Sheldon Branch Library. The Eugene Budget Committee voted Wednesday night to have City Manager John Ruiz  keep the branch library open. This was all a part of the Ruiz’s strategy to cut $2.5 million from next year’s … Continue reading »

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Food: Budget cuts force Lane County Jail to change tactics with its food service

Loss of federal funding and money in the county’s general fund has forced the Lane County Correctional Facility to reduce spending in a number of ways — laying off employees, releasing inmates and removing bunks from the establishment among them. In an additional measure to cope with financial difficulties, Lane County completely overhauled its jail’s […]

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From Wildfires to Fired Hires: The News Week in Review

Did you know that the first day of summer is April 18? Not in the United States, though. In ancient Iceland, the calendar year was divided into only two seasons—winter and summer. The “First Day of Summer” was an annual public holiday held on April 18.

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May 25 – Evening Update

Tim Chuey: Rain, bottle deposit bill, kicker check now a credit, Cougar hunting bill dies, Bethel school cuts, bag ban alternatives, Horse euthanized over virus, stolen vehicles found, Creswell fundraiser, essay contest winners…

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