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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.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
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.
'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.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
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.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
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.
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.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Family speaks out about dog shot in the head by Springfield, Oregon police
A Springfield, Oregon dog shot by Springfield Police August 12 is still clinging to life, KVAL News reported August 13. Witnesses are disputing the police version of what took place Tuesday evening near the intersection of South 41st and Camellia Street when Springfield police responded to an aggressive dog call.
Police chief: 'I've had a dog shot and killed by someone'
SPRINGFIELD, Ore. - Some people gathered outside the Springfield Police Department on Thursday to protest the shooting of a dog by an officer on Tuesday.
Activist Alert 8-14-2014
The ACLU of Lane County's "Civil Conversation" series is holding a public discussion on the " Eugene Police Department's Policy on Biased Conduct " from 5:30 to 6:45 pm Thursday, Aug. 14, at the Eugene Public Library downtown.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Pit bull shot in head by police clinging to life, protest planned
Police shot a pit bull in Springfield, Oregon yesterday - and the injured dog desperately needs surgery to remove the bullet that is still lodged in her head.
Fire marshal: Mill destroyed by flames had repaired past violations
The fire that destroyed a plywood mill July 17 started in one of the dryers used to remove moisture from the wood.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
'Simpsons' mural to be unveiled Aug. 25 in Springfield
The city of Springfield, Oregon, will unveil its mural honoring "The Simpsons" on Aug. 25. The Register-Guard reports that city officials and Yeardley Smith - the voice of Lisa Simpson - will dedicate the mural at noon.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Oregon woman dies in crash in NE Montana
An Oregon woman was killed and an Ohio man was injured in a one-vehicle crash in extreme northeastern Montana.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
American Shared Hospital enters supply contract for Gamma Knife Perfexion
American Shared Hospital enters supply contract for Gamma Knife Perfexion American Shared Hospital announced that it has entered into a contract to supply a Gamma Knife Perfexion system to PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend, Springfield, Oregon.