May 11 – Evening Update

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Local headlines from a rainy Wednesday:

Tim Chuey: Evening rain likely (60%), showers late tonight (0.10 in. of rain possible), partly cloudy with a slight (20%) chance of showers Thursday, partly cloudy Thursday night.

Police investigate campus sexual assaults
Investigators are looking into a couple of incidents after women came forward saying they were sexually assaulted.

Oregon House to vote on imported firewood ban
The Oregon Legislature is looking at a ban on importing some types of firewood to Oregon.

Employees Take Part in Global Volunteer Day
More than 4000 people took time out of their day to volunteer as part of Life Technologies’ 8th annual Global Volunteer Day.

State Police continue investigation of overturned semi-truck on Highway 58 …
Oregon Highway 58 (Willamette Hwy) remains restricted to a single lane of travel at milepost 21.5, approximately 13 miles west of Oakridge, where a semi truck overturned earlier this morning (updates).

Eugene Street Repair Project Under Budget, Adds Roads
It’s no secret – some roads in Eugene are not in the best shape. And while a massive project is under way to improve them, it seems the city might actually be in a financial position to fix more than expected.

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