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The Lane County Human Services Commission has released its annual “Homeless Point in Time” Count.  It’s based on a one-night survey of people lacking permanent residences or shelter.  KLCC’s Brian Bull reports the count took place earlier this year.  

ShakeAlert

President Trump’s proposed budget would cut funding for an earthquake early warning system along the west coast. The cut would effectively kill the potentially life-saving program.

Rachael McDonald

Two of Oregon’s largest universities got state approval for tuition increases Thursday. The hikes come two weeks after they were rejected by the same commission.

Tiffany Eckert

Forty years ago, John Hockenberry got his start in radio in Eugene as a volunteer at KLCC. Next, he joined national public radio, then worked in network television. Hockenberry returned to radio journalism as host of the Takeaway which airs on KLCC at 11am. He was in Eugene for the Presidential Lecture Series at Lane Community College.

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The Federal Emergency Management Agency has given Eugene Water and Electric Board (EWEB) a grant for recovery costs related to last winter’s major ice storm.  KLCC’s Brian Bull has more.  

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The Oregon House has voted to join a national movement to elect the president via the popular vote, instead of using the Electoral College.

VizCity talks with juror Ruth Armatage  about the Emerald Art Center National Juried Show in Springfield.

EugNet

With a federal grant, a project to create a high speed fiber network in downtown Eugene is now fully funded. The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration awarded a $1.9 million dollar grant to the city this week.

The grant, along with the city’s urban renewal money, will help Eugene realize its goal of being one of the best places in the country for internet access.

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In the last few weeks, there have been roughly a dozen cougar sightings across Lane County.  As KLCC’s Brian Bull reports, wildlife officials are urging locals to keep calm.

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The Space Between Us: Immigrants, Refugees and Oregon, is the next topic in the Oregon Humanities Conversation Project.

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