May 10 – Evening Update

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A mercifully sunny day. Here are the headlines:

Tim Chuey: A mixture of sun, clouds, and rain for the rest of the week. That combination is bound to produce some striking rainbows.

DA Backs Anonymity of EmX Sign Complainer
The controversy surrounding the banned anti-EmX signs continues. Now the Lane County District Attorney’s office is getting involved. District Attorney Alex Gardner released a statement, backing the city’s decision to keep the identity of the person who complained about four EmX signs under wraps. The city says the person who reported the signs is exempt from being revealed under the state’s Confidential Submissions Exemption.

Bus collides with car on I-5
A Lane Transit District bus collided with a Honda Civic on Interstate 5 on Tuesday morning, sending the car’s driver to the hospital. – glad Joe drove today. –ed.

Springfield School Staff Make Compensation Concessions
Springfield School staff took $3.1 million in concessions to help the district meet its budget goals. As part of the agreement, the district will add back two instructional school days to the 2011-2012 school year.

Five Guys Opened in Springfield
Its opening has been anticipated by burger lovers for months, and Tuesday those fast-food fanatics got their first taste of the beef they’ve been waiting for. — and it was good. –ed.

Canada Geese on Eugene Roads
It’s that time of year again when experts say hundreds of goslings are hatching in one of Eugene’s urban wetlands.

Eugene Man Sentenced for Abuse, Medicaid Fraud
Michael Mornhinweg, 51, was sentenced to prison for abusing two disabled women and stealing from the state Medicaid program.

...and it was good...

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