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Eugene festival cancelled after racist Facebook post

The Festival of Eugene has been cancelled, according to a press release sent out by Krysta Albert, the event’s coordinator. The event’s cancellation comes after allegations of a racist post on Albert’s Facebook page. The post, which has since been deleted along with Albert’s profile and the event page for …

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Spectators take photos of the 5,000 meters. The Track and Field Olympic Trials are held at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. on July 9, 2016. (Kaylee Domzalski/Emerald)
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Tracktown Summer Series could help revitalize professional track and field in U.S.

For many years, while the American track and field circuit snoozed during the summer months, athletes would migrate to Europe to compete on the international level during Europe’s thriving summer season. This meant that during the summer, professional track and field in America is basically non-existent, but that is all about …

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