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Outback Steakhouse Embarrassed by Australia Day Promotion.

Restaurant chain Outback Steakhouses embarrasses itself on an Australia Day promotion featuring the flag of another nation. The chain, shunned by Australians as not representative of the nation’s food, blocks users on Twitter outraged at the company.

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Community Helps Family in Drain Fire

DRAIN, Ore. — A fire destroyed a business and attached housing area in Drain this weekend. Now the small town is working to help the family that lost their home and business. Fire investigators worked to figure out what caused a three story building to burn down this weekend. A two-alarm fire destroyed the building … Continue reading »

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Business Incubator Opens in Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — The largest business incubator in Oregon opened its doors Tuesday morning in downtown Eugene. On Monday workers put the finishing touches on Eugene Mindworks, a 9,200-square-foot space at Fifth Avenue and Pearl Street that has room for about 45 businesses. By purchasing a membership, fledgling business owners have access to private offices, … Continue reading »

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Oregon Department of Transportation considers constructing a high-speed railway from Eugene to Portland

The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) is in the process of planning and evaluating the construction of a high-speed railway from the Eugene-Springfield area to Portland. Last night, ODOT held an open house at the Eugene Public Library. Members of the public attended to gain more knowledge and state their input on the project. According […]

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UO Outdoor Program revamps Agate Playground

The University of Oregon’s Outdoor Program (OP) garnered much needed attention to the Agate Playground yesterday by hosting a cleaning project — one they hope will kick-start a larger future renovation for the playground. “Ultimately my hope is that this project will be only the beginning of the transition of Agate Playground into the park […]

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Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art opens summer exhibition ‘Living Legacies’

“Living Legacies” is the title of the 2013 Summer Exhibition currently at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art. Five years ago, the museum hosted an exhibit with a similar name: “Lasting Legacies.” While Lasting Legacies served to showcase some of the finest pieces from the museum’s own collection, Living Legacies brings in the added element of community, […]

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David Joyce

David Joyce Gallery

September of 2005 in honor of Joyce, LCC dedicated and named the new art gallery the “David Joyce Art Gallery”. The first exhibit held at the gallery, located in the Center for Meeting and Learning at LCC was in the fall of the same year. This annual exhibit has continued since and has grown by leaps and bounds.

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Kids Helping Kids: Pageants Started with Mr. Irish

High school seniors throughout western Oregon are helping the Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) through the Kids Helping Kids program.
The program began at Sheldon High School.
“They really created this legacy for this c…

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Christmas Treasures is located at 52959 Hwy 126 Blue River, Oregon. It's 45 miles east of Eugene.

Christmas Treasures: Ma & Pa Christmas Shop in Blue River Delivers Holiday Cheer all Year

If you are anything like me, you have driven by Christmas Treasures, in Highway 126, dozens of times and never stopped in. Every I drive past it, I tell myself that I will and check the store out, next time…

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