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3 hrs ago | 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

OregonLive.com

Eugene Station has bus connections around town, not far from Amtrak Cascades depot

Eugene Station covers most of a central downtown block. It's a convenient transfer site for buses bound all over Eugene-Springfield.

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Related Topix: Eugene, OR, Springfield, OR, University of Oregon, Travel

Eugene Weekly

Activist Alert 4-10-2014

" Building Equity and Inclusion at the UO and Beyond" is the topic at City Club of Eugene at noon Friday, April 11, at the Downtown Athletic Club, 999 Willamette.

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Related Topix: Eugene, OR, Apiculture, Science, Life, Food, Honey

Fri Apr 11, 2014

KVAL-TV Eugene

Possible job change for Lane County Sheriff Tom Turner

Lane County Sheriff Tom Turner is in the running for a possible job change as a police chief on the Oregon coast.

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Related Topix: Florence, OR, Eugene, OR

KVAL-TV Eugene

39th Bee Weekend: 'You'll see and learn a lot of new things'

The 39th annual Bee Weekend started Friday, bringing local beekeepers together with community members to celebrate all things about the black and yellow.

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Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, Life, Food, Honey

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Statesman Journal

Inmate dies unexpectedly at Two Rivers Correctional Institution

An inmate at the Two Rivers Correctional Institution died unexpectedly Thursday morning, said the Oregon Department of Corrections.

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Related Topix: State Prisons, Two Rivers Correctional Institution, Prison

The Oregonian

Convicted kidnapper from Siletz found dead in Umatilla prison

Oregon State Police criminal investigators launched an investigation of the unattended death, which is standard policy, according to Department of Corrections officials.

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Related Topix: Marcola, OR, Eugene, OR

Eugene Weekly

Biz Beat 4-10-2014

What's happening with the LUCiA development on Friendly Street? Construction on the second row of townhouses is expected to wrap up by June 1 and one of the units has already been sold, says Mel Bankoff, who is in partnership with architect Jan Fillinger of studio-e architecture and project manager Teri Reifer .

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Related Topix: Eugene, OR

Eugene Weekly

Activist Alert 4-10-2014

" Building Equity and Inclusion at the UO and Beyond" is the topic at City Club of Eugene at noon Friday, April 11, at the Downtown Athletic Club, 999 Willamette.

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Related Topix: Eugene, OR, Apiculture, Science, Life, Food, Honey

Wed Apr 09, 2014

KVAL-TV Eugene

Homeless rest stop expansion halts

A homeless rest stop camp doesn't belong in the parking lot next door to the Eugene Science Factory, the Eugene City Council decided Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Eugene, OR

OregonLive.com

Springfield man charged with attemped murder of police officer

An Oregon man shot by police during a confrontation last month has been charged with attempting to kill the officer who wounded him.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Springfield, OR

Tue Apr 08, 2014

OregonLive.com

Oakridge man survives a night in crashed car on remote forest road

This is the scene of the Sunday afternoon crash on U.S. Forest Service Road 23 near milepost 11 south of Oregon 58. An Oakridge man spent the night in his wrecked car off a U.S. Forest Service road near the Hills Creek Reservoir in Lane County before a passing driver spotted him and reported the accident, Oregon State Police said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Oakridge, OR

National Public Radio

Wave Of Newly Insured Patients Strains Oregon Health Plan

She finally has health insurance to take care of her family's medical needs. Cheryl Stumph goes over paperwork with a medical worker.

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Veneta, OR, Genetics, Medicine

Sun Apr 06, 2014

OregonLive.com

Deschutes County has summer vacation covered, plan away on a rainy day

One of the photo editors at the office says he's heading that way to kick some rear on the Three Sisters backpack loop this summer.

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Related Topix: Deschutes County, OR, Sisters, OR, Travel

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Daily Kos

Oregon Political Geography: The Coast

Oregon's Coastal communities share a lot in common. Seven counties are on the coast, but Douglas and Lane counties are mostly in the interior of the state, with only small parts on the coast, while Clatsop, Tillamook, Lincoln, Coos, and Curry counties are more confined to the coast and coastal mountain range areas.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Douglas County, OR, Tillamook, OR, Florence, OR, Reedsport, OR

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