Group Proposes Changes to UO ID Cards

EUGENE, Ore. — Student organizations at the University of Oregon are proposing a small change that they think can make a big difference. Right now, student ID cards are plain on the back. A group called UO Active Minds is asking the Student Affairs Office to use the empty space to print important information, like … Continue reading »

New Homeless Rest Stop near Amphitheater

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene City Council approved a new rest stop location near the Cuthbert Amphitheater, and it’s not sitting well with homeless advocates or surrounding businesses. The city-owned property would house 15 people. It’s next to an existing car-camping area near the amphitheater bridge and the Science Factory parking lot. Homeless advocates say … Continue reading »

‘Oregon Promise’ Signed into Law

PORTLAND, Ore. — Oregon high school students are one step closer to getting free community college. The bill known as the ‘Oregon Promise’ was signed into law by Governor Kitzhaber, Tuesday.  A study will now take place to examine the criteria needed to make it possible. If approved, High School students could get to go to … Continue reading »

Councilors Approve Rest Stop Site

EUGENE, Ore. — With the clock ticking on the illegal campsite known as Whoville at Broadway and Hilyard, those living there may have another option when the city closes the campsite. The Eugene City Council approved a new rest-stop site near the Cuthbert Amphitheater and Science Factory. Those with disabilities would have priority to stay … Continue reading »

Mass Transit Ridership Up in US

EUGENE, Ore. — Mass transit was more popular in 2013 than is has been in 57 years, according to the American Public Transportation Association. In a report released Monday, APTA said 10.7 billion trips were taken using mass transportation last year. Locally, LTD says its overall ridership numbers have stayed pretty flat the last few … Continue reading »

Oregon Musician Invents Music Technology

EUGENE, Ore. — A local music teacher is bringing new technology and possibilities to the way people make music. With an instrument and computer the new technology called Emotion is expanding the sound and visuals of music performance. It allows musicians to expand their skill set just by using small wireless transmitters. By day Chet … Continue reading »

Oregon vs. OSU in PAC-12 Tournament

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s the oldest rivalry in college basketball and these two teams are doing something that’s never been done before. Oregon and Oregon State will meet post season on Wednesday. The Ducks and Beavers men’s basketball teams have played each other 341 times but they’ve never met in the post-season until Wednesday, when … Continue reading »

Fire Department Walkout Fallout

HORNBROOK, Calif. — An investigation is underway at a small volunteer fire department in Northern California. Hornbrook firefighters were ordered to return to their fire house Thursday after walking out earlier this week. A special all-staff meeting Thursday morning included an equipment inventory and safety check. The fire district’s board president says taking the inventory … Continue reading »

Moneywatch: Spring Travel

Eugene, Ore.- An airline trade organization predicts travel this spring will be the highest it has been in six years. More than 129 million people are expected to board a plane over the next two months. Passengers at the Eugene Airport say it is already starting to look like it did last year during spring … Continue reading »

ATM’s Could Become Hacker Target

NEW YORK, N.Y.- In a few weeks, ATM’s across the country could be an easy target for hackers. Nearly 95 percent of bank ATM’s still use Windows XP as their operating system, but officials say it is more than a decade old. On Apr. 8th, Microsoft will stop issuing security updates for the software. They … Continue reading »

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