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Richard Meyers

Eugene owned PakTech will be expanding its business operations to Cottage Grove starting in December. The plastic handle creator bought the former Kwikee building for $2.5 million.

Rachael McDonald

The Eugene City Council Wednesday approved a 10-year property tax exemption for a developer to build apartments downtown. This is the first time the city has granted a Multi-Use Property Tax Exemption since it changed the controversial practice.

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Unemployment went up last month in Lane County. The rate rose from 4.8% in May to 5.5% in June.

Kira Hoffelmeyer

More than two dozen people showed up to express their concerns over a proposal that would give the Lane County Board of Commissioners more power over the initiative process.

Matt Keating

Bernie Sanders supporters made their frustration known on the first day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Even when Sanders spoke, he received boos when he pledged his support for Hillary Clinton.

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The Eugene City Council voted 5-3 Monday to give a Singapore-based semiconductor manufacturer 2 extra years of property tax exemptions. Broadcom, formerly Avago Technologies bought the former Hynix plant last year for $21 million.

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“The Wiz,” a surprise Broadway hit over 40 years ago, has now landed on the outdoor stage at Ashland’s Allen Theatre. This funky black version of “The Wizard of Oz” won a Tony for best musical, but “Hamilton” it’s not.

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Eugene’s Matt Keating took the train across the country to attend the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

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Democrats meet in Philadelphia this week to nominate Hillary Clinton for President. Oregon's U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley is a superdelegate to the convention, but he will not cast his vote for the former secretary of state.

Angela Kellner

Autzen stadium brought out about 24,000 fans Sunday. KLCC’s Angela Kellner reports on the match between Paris Saint-Germain and Inter Milan.

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