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Springfield, Oregon is located in Lane County. Zip codes in Springfield, OR include 97477, and 97478. The median home price in Springfield is $195,000 which is roughly $135/per square foot. More Springfield information.

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6 hrs ago | KVAL-TV Eugene

Backpacks for Back To School: 'It really gets them set for learning'

Hundreds of Eugene and Springfield students will start the new school year with less of a financial burden thanks to a program called Backpacks for Back To School.

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10 hrs ago | KVAL-TV Eugene

Cool weekend slows Deception Complex, hot weather on the horizon

The cooler weather and light rain that moved through the valley this weekend allowed fire crews to hold the growth of the Deception Creek Complex to nearly 2,200 acres.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

KVAL-TV Eugene

Junction City caramel corn maker gets $85K grant

A Junction City caramel corn maker just got a sweet deal to expand operations in the form of a Lane County economic grant.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Oregonian

Oregon school shooting: For former Springfield principal, Reynolds tragedy felt very personal

Larry Bentz was the principal at on May 21, 1998, when Kip Kinkel killed two students and wounded 24 others.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

KVAL-TV Eugene

Eugene-Springfield Fire gets rescue air masks for pets

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. The Eugene-Springfield Fire Department received 35 pet oxygen masks at Fire Station No.

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OregonLive.com

OSP says Westfir man was in truck was hit by train

Oregon State Police have identified the man whose pickup truck was struck by a train Wednesday morning as Roland Marty of Westfir .

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KVAL-TV Eugene

Police shoot 44-year-old woman at gas station off I-5 near Albany

An Oregon woman was shot by police Thursday after pointing a replica handgun at them following a car chase, authorities said.

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Eugene Weekly

Biz Beat 8-28-2014

Medical marijuana dispensaries in Oregon are rallying to support the measure on the November ballot that would legalize, regulate and tax marijuana use by adults in the state.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

KATU-TV Portland

Trailer towing 70 ton turbine rolls, blocking Hwy 126 exit in Springfield

A semi-trailer loaded with a nearly 70 ton turbine rolled while taking the Highway 126 exit to 42nd Street in Springfield on Wednesday morning, blocking the exit to westbound drivers for most of the day.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Examiner.com

Complaint filed against police officer who shot dog

Police shot a pit bull in Springfield, Oregon on Aug. 12 - and as the investigation continues, disturbing discrepancies continue to arise.

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The Oregonian

'The Simpsons' mural will be dedicated Monday in Springfield

As "The Simpsons" marathon continues through Labor Day on FXX, the "Simpsons" celebration continues today with the dedication of " The Simpsons" mural in Springfield.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

AccuWeather.com

Hurricanes, Tornadoes, Snow: The Simpsons Marathon

I love The Simpsons . Two years ago, I wrote a blog about the meteorological accuracy of "The Simpsons" home town , based on Matt Groening finally admitting the long-running television show was based on the town of Springfield, Oregon.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

OregonLive.com

Protesters picket appearance of Deputy Postmaster General in Vancouver

A group of postal workers and supporters set up a picket line Thursday outside the Vancouver Hilton, where Deputy Postmaster General Ronald Stroman was attending a mailer's expo.

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WATE-TV Knoxville

Lady Vols' Russell expected to sit out this season

Tennessee center Mercedes Russell is expected to miss the entire 2014-15 season to give her time to recover from a history of foot problems.

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Construction Equipment Guide

Newberg-Dundee Bypass Phase One Under Way

Work is underway on phase one of a major bypass project aimed at alleviating traffic on Highway 99W so visitors can enjoy the scenery without the traffic stress.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Salt Lake City Weekly

Geeks + Tattoos = Epic Ink

It's as if a TV executive thought, "How can we cash in on this nerd-culture thing while re-cashing in on those tattoo shows we ran into the ground years ago?" and came up with Epic Ink , premiering tonight on A&E.

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Examiner.com

Community traumatized by police shooting of dog

Police shot a pit bull in Springfield, Oregon last week - and as the investigation continues, disturbing discrepancies are arising.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Springfield, Oregon to Celebrate the Simpsons' 25th Anniversary with Mural, 8/25

The City of Springfield, OR, is partnering with The Simpsons to bring The First Family of television to its downtown walk of murals.

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OregonLive.com

Springfield mill fire spreads asbestos-laden debris to nearby properties

A fire at a Springfield plywood mill last month spread debris and ash to a few dozen residential properties, including two at which asbestos has been confirmed.

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The Orlando Sentinel

'Epic Ink' gives tattoo TV a new look, Melbourne stars say

A&E 's "Epic Ink" focuses on the zany Area 51 Tattoo shop in Springfield, Ore. But major contributions come from two Melbourne transplants who are an engaged couple: "space wizard" artist Jeff Wortham and receptionist Caroline Russell.

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