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4 hrs ago | The News-Review

Hayden, Williams vie for Oregon House District 2 race

Cedric Hayden Jr. of Fall Creek, a Republican candidate for the Oregon House District 7 seat being vacated by Bruse Hanna, talks about his candidacy in a meeting Tuesday with The News-Review's editorial board.

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Related Topix: Fall Creek, OR, Cottage Grove, OR, Gordon Smith, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Oregon

16 hrs ago | Eugene Weekly

Constitutional Rights Cases Come To The Fore

Two law briefs that attorney Lauren Regan of the Civil Liberties Defense Center says could affect whether constitutional rights in Eugene and across the U.S. are "silently but significantly" being eroded and "swept under the radar screen" were filed in courts this past week.

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Related Topix: Prison, Eugene, OR

20 hrs ago | Eugene Weekly

Slant 4-24-2014

Big development plans are brewing for Glenwood and huge tax breaks and concessions have been demanded by developers.

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Related Topix: Eugene, OR

Yesterday | Eugene Weekly

Ruling on Immigration Holds Affects Lane County Jail

The Lane County Jail announced on April 21 that it will no longer hold inmates on Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainers without a warrant or a court order.

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Related Topix: Clackamas County, OR, Clackamas, OR

Yesterday | Eugene Weekly

Lane County Area Spray Schedule 4-24-14

Pete Kingzett, 686-4917, plans to spray 15 acres near Coyote Creek tributaries with Transline and/or SFM Extra, containing glyphosate, imazapyr and triclopyr and MSO.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

KVAL-TV Eugene

'Lives out there can be saved by not texting while driving'

A New York Medical Center study found that texting while driving has now surpassed drinking and driving as the leading cause of death for teen drivers, killing over 3,000 teens a year.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics, Eugene, OR

Mon Apr 21, 2014

KVAL-TV Eugene

Federal ruling changes Lane Co. Jail immigration detainer policy

Lane County Jail officials said they are no longer holding inmates booked on Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainers, unless they have a court order or warrant.

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Eugene Weekly

Spying on Close Friends

We were talking several times over the past few months about the U.S. government's spying on the German leaders and on how most Americans associate their country with freedom.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, US Politics, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders

KVAL-TV Eugene

Eugene man dies after accident on Florence beach

State police say a Eugene man is dead, after being crushed by a log on a Lane County beach.

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Related Topix: Eugene, OR, Florence, OR, Fire

Fri Apr 18, 2014

KVAL-TV Eugene

Court hears opening statements in Taylor murder trial

David Ray Taylor stands accused of murdering a Eugene man and then taking the man's car to rob a bank in Mapleton.

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Related Topix: Eugene, OR, Mapleton, OR

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Eugene Weekly

Activist Alert 4-17-2014

Florence police chief candidates will be available for an informal public "meet and greet" from 5:30 to 7:30 pm Thursday, April 17, at the Florence Events Center on Quince Street.

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Related Topix: Florence, OR, Eugene, OR

OregonLive.com

Euegene, Cascades, Coast features 7 wonderful waterfalls in Lane County

Salt Creek Falls in a frosty moment this winter, just off Oregon 58 west of Willamette Pass in Lane County.

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Related Topix: Travel

Eugene Weekly

Eugene Donor Commits $400,000 For New Shelter Site

As Eugene city leaders floundered last week in relocating the former residents of the Whoville homeless camp, an anonymous benefactor took up the issue, offering a $400,000 donation to establish a sanctuary on private property.

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Related Topix: Eugene, OR, Life, Charity

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Eugene Weekly

Lane County Area Spray Schedule 4-17-14

See ODF notice 2014-781-00342, call Stewardship Forester Brian Peterson at 935-2283 with questions.

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OregonLive.com

Eugene man whose car was towed after traffic stop wins federal case

The jury in Eugene last week ordered Lane County to pay Donald Long more than $25,000 for violating his constitutional rights.

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Related Topix: Eugene, OR

Tue Apr 15, 2014

KVAL-TV Eugene

Deputies searching for wanted man in N. Douglas County

A man wanted for burglaries and vehicle thefts out of Lane County fled from deputies this morning on Sand Creek Road in North Douglas County.

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Related Topix: Douglas County, OR, Drain, OR

KBND-AM Bend

Two suspects in Rock Throw Overpass case

Update: On April 14, 2014, Oregon State Police received phone calls that led to identifying two juvenile males, ages 16 and 17, as suspects in the April 13, 2014, throwing of a cinder block off an Interstate 5 / Creswell-area overpass that struck a vehicle's windshield and injured a woman inside the car.

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Related Topix: Creswell, OR

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Mass Transit

OR: Eugene Station Has Bus Connections Around Town, Not Far From Amtrak Cascades Depot

The depot is where Amtrak Cascades service picks up and delivers, while the station is the downtown bus mall, from where Lane County Transit sends buses all over the county.

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Related Topix: Eugene, OR, University of Oregon

Local TV Station KTVZ

Woman dies in Springfield motel fire

Springfield fire and police investigators and the Lane County medical examiner's office are looking into the cause of a fire that killed a woman at a Springfield motel.

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Related Topix: Springfield, OR

Sun Apr 13, 2014

KVAL-TV Eugene

36th Friends of Eugene Public Library sale spreads love of reading

The Friends of the Eugene Public Library had their 36th annual book sale this weekend, spreading the joy of reading while also raising money for local library projects.

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Related Topix: Eugene, OR

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