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Name: Laura Campbell
Date registered: October 11, 2012

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  1. Study Looks at Formula, Arsenic Levels — February 23, 2015
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  3. Drivers Needed to Test Mileage Tax — February 19, 2015
  4. Fatal SingleVehicle Crash in Grants Pass — February 19, 2015
  5. OSU to Hold Sexual Assault Symposium — February 19, 2015

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Governor John Kitzhaber Resigns

SALEM, Ore. — John Kitzhaber has officially declared his resignation from the office of Governor. This comes after the controversy surrounding his fiancee Cylvia Hayes. Several  Democratic leaders in the State Capital have called for Governor John Kitzhaber to resign. They announced that the investigation into allegations of ethics and criminal violations have become too … Continue reading »

Oregon Man Connected to Pakistan Bombing

PORTLAND, Ore. – A man residing in Portland has pleaded guilty to providing assistance  to individuals connected to the May 27, 2009 suicide bomb attack at the headquarters of Pakistan’s intelligence service in Lahore, Pakistan. Reaz Qadir Khan, 51, entered his plea before U. S. District Court Judge Michael Mosman. Khan admitted arranging for suicide bomber Ali … Continue reading »

Salem Installs “Owl Warning” Signs

SALEM, Ore. — Joggers in Salem should be aware. The city of Salem is installing “owl warning” signs after several runners were attacked in a local park. Officials have gotten four reports of owls swooping down on people in parks around the city. Last week, one of the birds reportedly swiped a man’s hat. The … Continue reading »

Protests Against “Fifty Shades” Release

ASHLAND, Ore. — A group is protesting the screening of the film “Fifty Shades of Grey” in Ashland tonight, saying that the film promotes the normalization of violence towards women. The movie will hit theaters this weekend, just in time for Valentine’s Day. Some people think the film is anything but romantic. They say they want to … Continue reading »

EMT Caught Stealing Patients Meds

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A Colorado woman says she caught an EMT stealing her medication. Surveillance cameras caught the ambulance worker walking into the victim’s bedroom and right over to her collection of pills. Seconds later, he takes a bottle off the headboard and puts it into his pocket. The woman says she can’t believe … Continue reading »

Expedia Acquires Orbitz

Bellevue, Wash. – Expedia.com plans to buy rival online travel booking company Orbitz for just over 1.3 billion dollars. Expedia will pay $12 per share for Orbitz. The boards of both companies have approved the transaction. It’s now up to shareholders and regulators to “ok” the deal.

Eugene Designer Makes Dress Out of Cards

EUGENE, Ore. — At one Eugene boutique it’s all about a dress of cards. Ahead of Valentine’s Day Marjorie Taylor says she wanted to make a themed dress to display in her store “Velvet Edge.” The University of Oregon psychology professor ended up with a creation made of 1,500 hearts cards. Taylor says she loves … Continue reading »

Trees Planted by Ruch Elem. Students

MEDFORD, Ore. — Eighth graders in Ruch are taking learning outside the classroom. The students from Ruch Elementary planted trees near Lone Pine Creek in Medford. The group partnered with the Lomakatsi Restoration Project to learn about the area. Organizers say the nearly 80 trees planted will help shade the fish bearing stream. The project … Continue reading »

Girl Gives Life Savings to Fight Cancer

PORTLAND, Ore. — A young Portland girl was a planner, and when she died she left half of her life savings to help other kids fighting cancer. Ella Westervelt wrote in her will before she died, giving half of her life’s savings to the Children’s Cancer Association. Ella’s parents say the association helped her for … Continue reading »

Colleges Rally Against Budget Cuts

SALEM, Ore. — Oregon’s 17 community colleges and seven public universities will stand together today at the state capital to rally for more funding. Students, faculty, and legislative leaders from Oregon’s university systems will gather in Salem. They are hoping to restore higher education funding. Students and other leaders will speak about the impacts of … Continue reading »

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