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Possible advisory vote considered by Lane County Commissioners

After the 7-1 vote approving EmX expansion in the Eugene City Council work session on Wednesday, Lane County Commissioners are looking at putting a public advisory vote on the ballot, according to KMTR. The staff of the Lane County Board of Commissioners are currently looking into the legality and feasibility …

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Top 5: News from around Eugene on Sept. 27

Top 5: Local news from around Eugene on Sept. 27

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How to shop for food like your mom

Learn how to grocery shop like your mom. Tips to preparing meals, grocery shopping, and using coupons.

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Law SchoolNews

Student loan debt remain biggest challenge for post-school law career

Law School becomes more expensive and creates larger student debt than in past. How is law employment in the current economy?

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Q&A with Max Forer, a former Duck football player in law school this fall

, will be entering into his first year of law school this year, hoping to become a double Duck. Below, Forer talks about the problems that current law students face, his football career and his motivation to become a lawyer. What made you want to go into law school? Both …

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UO scientists find genetic link between mutant zebrafish and Fraser syndrome

With a breakthrough discovery, researchers from the University of Oregon and Ohio State University have found a link between mutant zebrafish and Fraser syndrome.

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UO President Michael Gottfredson speaks about his first week in office

New University of Oregon President Michael Gottfredson met with the public to talk about his first full week on the job. “One thing I have to say is it is a great day to be a Duck with the success of all the Olympics,” Gottfredson said. He took office Aug. …

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University of Oregon making progress on decreasing greenhouse gases

Several structural changes around campus will help realize that goal.

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Eugene gas prices highest in state

Gas prices have been the talk among many Americans for the past year. People from all over the country have watched as the prices rise and fall — and Eugene is no exception.

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Oregon Bach Festival reaches record heights

Despite economic concerns over the past few years, the Oregon Bach Festival has seen three-straight record years.

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Musician duo helps Alzheimer’s patients through music

Ron Lodge and Jean Palmer have made older songs a key part of their group.

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School district seeks to bring students back from charter schools

For many students — both in college and high school — online classes have become very popular. With the increased popularity, Springfield Public Schools decided to offer online classes for elementary students.

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OlympicsSportsTrack & Field

Ashton Eaton, Elijah Greer among current and former Ducks to shine at Trials

From across the United States, track and field athletes have come to Eugene to compete in the Olympic Trials, including athletes right here in Oregon. Current and former students from the University of Oregon have and continue to compete in the Trials, securing spots in the semi-finals, finals and, ultimately, …

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Olympic Trial Volunteers: Joseph and Catherine Calbreath

Among the 1,800 volunteers at the Olympic Trials, Joseph Calbreath and his wife Catherine are a couple of veterans.

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Hookah smoke more deadly than cigarette smoke, study shows

Another study found the communal smoking experience to be strongly associated with fraternities and sororities.

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PeaceHealth cuts its $70 million project

The hospital’s emergency room will remain fully operational and will not be effected by these changes. PeaceHealth official said the cuts may be a benefit to students.

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Gluten-free chocolates featured at new old-fashioned candy store in Eugene

University students and faculty can receive a 15 percent discount from Goody’s by showing their University ID starting now and ending at the end of September. Instead of using oat flour or flour in the caramels and truffles, the company uses cocoa powder, which contains no gluten.

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About 37 percent of college students could now be considered alcoholics

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders will broaden the definition of alcoholism next year to include symptoms such as drinking more than intended and craving alcohol.

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Coffee consumption linked with living longer

Dr. Neal Freedman has found that drinking two to three cups of coffee a day increased a man’s life by 10 percent and 13 percent for women.

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Bringing the chemistry laboratory to the winery

Tom Stevens and Micah Bodner have each applied their knowledge to making wine better.

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Obesity related to lack of sleep, study says

Drop in metabolism rate is one part contributing to the weight gain.

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