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  • Breaks of the game bite Eagles

    In order to make a deep run in the state football playoffs, even the best teams need to catch a few breaks. On Saturday afternoon, the breaks most certainly did not go Harrisburg’s way, and the second-ranked Eagles lost a 27-25 he
  • Men’s tennis starts off fast in Nordstrom Open
    The Oregon men’s tennis team is flying high so far in the first two days of tournament play in the Nordstrom Open. The team is 9-for-10 so far in matches at the Seattle, Wash., tournament. The Ducks are represented by three singles players in the
  • Crash closes intersection of 7th and Garfield in Eugene
    Officers closed the intersection of 7th Ave. at Garfield in downtown Eugene Saturday night for a crash investigation.Police officials reported the closure at around 10:25 p.m. Saturday. The intersection, near where Highway 99 southbound turns into the …
  • Panhandler steals car at knife-point when driver offers change
    A man was carjacked at knife-point Saturday evening when he offered change to a panhandler near 13th and High St., police officials said.
  • Portland wins bid for world track meet
    The World Indoor Track & Field Championships are coming to Portland. After a unanimous vote by the IAAF Council on Friday, the Rose City was awarded the March 2016 meet, bringing the World Indoor Championships back to the United States for the firs
  • Truckers honor teen’s cancer struggle: ‘We came together for her’
    A convoy of trucks hit I-5 Saturday for a memorial trip dedicated to 15-year-old Hannah Williams, who passed away late last month from neuro pino blastoma, a rare form of cancer that affects mostly children.
  • Police identify skateboarder seriously injured in crash with car
    A skateboarder, identified as Scott Michael Frank Svetal, was crossing Harris St. at 20th Ave. when he was hit by a southbound VW Beetle driven by Nishan Van Atta, a Eugene woman in her 60’s.
  • Model Springfield/McKenzie Arch ready for public viewing

    People interested in the progress of the Springfield/McKenzie Arch project will have a chance to take a closer look on Sunday, December 1st. On that day, a scale model of what the full size structure could look like will be on display from 9

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