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EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – A University of Oregon faculty member is recovering from arm burns and some cuts suffered in a chemical explosion in a lab at a campus science building. The man was treated at Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend in Springfield. The university says the explosion was […]

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Local News – Retiring Oregon Public Employees – Whale Watch Spoken Here & Monday Morning Holiday Office Closures

Oregon public workers are turning in their retirement paperwork at increasing rates. The Public Employees Retirement System says more than 8,000 have filed in 2011, and that’s up 44 percent from the average of recent years.  The Salem Statesman Journal reports that officials are offering two explanations. One is that […]

Local Sports

Siuslaw girls fell last night in non league basketball to the Douglas Trojans in Winston  54 – 50… The Viking boys fell 77 – 61 to the South Umpqua Lancers in consolation play at the Bandon Dunes holiday Basketball Invitational  Garrett Sim and E.J. Singler scored 13 points each and […]

AP Regional News

     CHICAGO (AP) – Another man whose family feared had become a victim of serial killer John Wayne Gacy has been found alive, this one in Oregon. Cook County deputies say Theodore Szal (ZAWL) went missing from the Chicago area in 1977 at age 24. His case bore enough similarities […]

AP Regional News

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) – Oregon State Police say a California man and an injured pedestrian he stopped to help along an Oregon highway have suffered serious injuries after they were struck by a drunk driver. Police have arrested 20-year-old Chet Newell, of Klamath Falls, on  investigation of assault, drunk […]