Star Trek’s Leonard Nimoy Dies at 83


(CNN) — Leonard Nimoy, who played Mr. Spock on Star Trek, died at his Los Angeles home Friday. That’s according to his son Adam Nimoy. The 83-year-old was suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease he attributed to his years of smoking. Nimoy was hospitalized earlier this week. Nimoy’s career in show business spanned more than … Continue reading »

Bed bugs found at Eugene Library


Eugene, Ore. (KEZI) – The downtown Eugene Library is dealing with unwanted guests –bed bugs. The tiny insects were discovered earlier this month by a library patron, who found them in a chair on the third floor. More bugs were discovered in chairs on the second floor, too. Staff quickly took action – removing the … Continue reading »

Boy, 10, walking from Whoville to Oregon Capitol


Keegan suffers from a cancerous tumor that affects his brain and spine. He also suffers from a condition in which cerebrospinal fluid fills the brain. But he said that has nothing to do with his support of the homeless.

Seasonal Affective Disorder in Eugene


Seasonal Affective Disorder is a psychological condition that can mimic depression. As Eugene moves into fall and eventually into winter, cases of SAD are sure to rise as the days grow shorter and darker. While medication can be prescribed to treat the disorder, University of Oregon Psychology Professor Don Tucker suggests a few alternatives to medicine.

Twenty-eight percent of state’s voters have turned in ballots


As of 11 a.m., 31 percent of the 830,416 eligible Democratic voters in Oregon and 34 percent of the 671,262 eligible Republican voters had returned their ballots, according to the secretary of state’s office. Fourteen percent of the 424,219 non-affil...

UO football pot culture detailed in ESPN story


The Oregon football team is featured prominently in an ESPN expose published online Wednesday that reports of the rising use of marijuana among college football players during the past several years. In NCAA data from 2009 published by ESPN, 22.6 perce...

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