Connor Giampietri

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Name: Connor Giampietri
Date registered: November 6, 2013

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  1. UO Wraps Up Vaccination Clinic — March 6, 2015
  2. Driver in Deadly Crash Speaks — March 6, 2015
  3. HealthWatch: Who’s More Narcissistic? — March 6, 2015
  4. Man Accused of Assaulting Stranger — March 5, 2015
  5. Procedure Can Turn Brown Eyes Blue — March 5, 2015

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UO Wraps Up Vaccination Clinic

EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon finished its mass vaccination clinic on campus Thursday. As of Thursday afternoon, the university says more than 6,000 students have been vaccinated with the first dose of the meningitis vaccine. The CDC recommended the vaccine at the university after one student died and four others were sickened with … Continue reading »

Driver in Deadly Crash Speaks

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. – The driver involved in a crash that killed three children at 54th and Main in Springfield says he hasn’t wanted to drive since that day and has been relying on his son to get him around. Larry La Thorpe was visibly upset when he talked to Newswatch 12 outside of his Thurston … Continue reading »

HealthWatch: Who’s More Narcissistic?

HealthWatch — Decades of data show that men tend to be more narcissistic than women. That’s according to researchers at the University of Buffalo School of Management. Researchers analyzed three decades worth of studies, articles, dissertations and technical manuals involving more than 475,000 individuals. They were looking for gender differences in narcissistic behavior, typically defined … Continue reading »

Man Accused of Assaulting Stranger

ROSEBURG, Ore. — A man is in jail accused of sexually assaulting a stranger. Justin McCall, 26, is facing sex abuse charges. Police say they were called to the 1800 block of Diamond Lake Boulevard just after midnight. A 33-year-old woman said she’d been sexually assaulted, and the man drove off. A Roseburg Police Department … Continue reading »

Procedure Can Turn Brown Eyes Blue

(CNN) — Apparently there’s a medical procedure that can permanently turn your brown eyes blue. Pioneered by Stroma Medical, the laser procedure works by eliminating the brown melanin that’s present in the anterior layers of the iris. Dr. Gregg Homer told CNN that the fundamental principle is that under every brown eye is a blue … Continue reading »

HealthWatch: Adults and the Flu

HealthWatch — New research shows adults may not get the flu as often as children. Researcher analyzed the blood of from volunteers, looking at antibody levels against nine different influenza strains that circulated from 1968 to 2009. They found children on average get the flu every other year, but adults over the age of 30 … Continue reading »

The Magic of Love

MEDFORD, Ore. — Magician Tiger Singleton stops by the Newswatch 12 studio to talk about his new outreach program, aimed at helping people look inside to find the true meaning of happiness. He also shows off some exciting tricks.

Boy Donates Hair to Cancer Patients

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene boy is proving you’re never too young to make a difference. Eight-year-old Brogan Leppo just donated his hair to Pantene’s Beautiful Lengths program. He started growing it out 18 months ago after watching videos of cancer survivors who had been helped by the hair donation program. So on Monday, after … Continue reading »

CDC Researching at UO Vaccine Clinic

EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon says it’s working to spread the word about this week’s mass immunization clinics through social media and word of mouth with students. UO officials say they’re working to make sure cost isn’t deterring anyone from getting immunized. Last week, the CDC recommended this vaccine be used in outbreak … Continue reading »

American held in East Timor Headed Home

(CNN) — An American woman, jailed for months in a small southeast Asian nation, is finally heading home. According to Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley, Stacey Addison left east Timor Monday. The Portland veterinarian was on a solo two-year trip around the world when she was arrested there in September. Her mother says Addison was detained … Continue reading »

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