Category Archives: Aggregations

News aggregations from the students of #J508.

Eugene Police Focus for Week of July 10, 2011

Yesterday, the Eugene Police Department’s Twitter feed read that its crime focus and hot spot map for the week of July 10, 2011 was online. The crime focus can be downloaded from the city’s website at http://www.eugene-or.gov/portal/server.pt?space=CommunityPage&control=SetCommunity&CommunityID=219&PageID=0. The document said … Continue reading

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Eugene Weekly Science Update

In science and environment-related news around Eugene this week, there is the The Register Guard article on how the Bureau of Land Management is making the proposal to reintroduce herbicides to Eugene to help combat. The BLM stopped using herbicides … Continue reading

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Eugene’s BLM Wants To Use Herbicides

Glyphosate, Imazapyr, Triclopyr and Clopyralid are four herbicides the Eugene district of the U.S. Bureau of Land Management would like to start using again. The agency wants to tackle invasive weeds in the area, according to the Register-Guard, which they feel cannot … Continue reading

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84 Jail Beds Lost At County Jail

Lane County Sheriff Tom Turner held a press conference late this week, telling reporters and the public that he will be eliminating 84 jail beds. His reason, 3.2 million in budget cuts by the county, according to the Register-Guard. The … Continue reading

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A WOPR of A Problem

Western Oregon Plan Revision (WOPR) in the news this week: The Oregonian published an article this week, written by Eric Mortenson, regarding the abandonment of the BLM’s plan for logging forests it manages in Western Oregon. The plan, dating back … Continue reading

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Allen Hall Renovation Affecting more than SOJC

The Allen Hall construction project has shifted the School of Journalism and Communication’s faculty and staff to Agate Hall over the past few months. According to the Daily Emerald, Allen Hall will be “renovated for seismic and energy upgrades including … Continue reading

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Transportation Options for Oregon Country Fair

There are now several transportation options for those heading to the Oregon Country Fair (OCF) this weekend. According to MyEugene, a free shuttle will be provided for those holding tickets to the fair. The OCF has contracted with First Student … Continue reading

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Exciting Stuff that Makes the News

By Clare Hanock 1. Little Big Burger to Expand to Eugene. 7-3-11. Daily Emerald. Courtside apartment complex, next to Mathew Night Arena in Eugene, is about to have a new restaurant in its midst. A Portland-based gourmet burger restaurant called … Continue reading

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Eugene Man to Run for President in 2012

Eugene, Ore. — On June 16 a Eugene man announced his intent to run for U.S. President in the 2012 Elections. The announcement of Mark Callahan’s candidacy came via Twitter, Facebook and Youtube, as well as through news sources. “ … Continue reading

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The Future of Bicycling in Eugene: An Uphill Battle?

For this week in everything bicycling-related, we have an article in MyEugene on some of the recent roadwork that is being done over the course of the summer. The newly paved roads will be sporting bike lanes from 29th to … Continue reading

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