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Oregon Governor's Office

Oregon Governor Kate Brown has appointed a new head of the state agency that handles works to provide affordable housing.

Brian Bull

Clean-up continues at the site of Sunday night’s train derailment.  As KLCC’s Brian Bull reports, rail authorities are still trying to determine the cause.

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump go head-to-head in the first presidential debate on Monday, September 26.  KLCC is airing the debate live from 6-8 pm, followed by NPR analysis.

NPR's politics team, with help from reporters and editors who cover national security, immigration, business, foreign policy and more, is live annotating the debate. Portions of the debate with added analysis are highlighted, followed by context and fact check from NPR reporters and editors.

Recorded on: September 23, 2016

Air Date: September 27, 2016

The two major party candidates Dennis Richardson-R, and Brad Avakian-D, plus minor party candidate Alan Zundel-Pacific Green will participate in this candidate forum.

Rachael McDonald

One of the major casualties of the loss of timber revenue for Oregon’s rural counties could be local libraries. The Douglas County Board of Commissioners says it doesn’t have enough money to pay for the county library system. That’s because the federal timber payment safety net is drying up.

Carolyn Osborne-Sommer

A Union Pacific train derailed in Eugene Sunday evening at around 5 o’clock. According to Union Pacific Spokesman Justin Jacobs, there were no injuries reported and there was no release of hazardous materials. 

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Three of the candidates for Oregon Secretary of State made their case to voters in Eugene Friday.

Democrat Brad Avakian, Republican Dennis Richardson and Alan Zundel of the Pacific Green Party spoke before the Eugene City Club.

Oregon Health Authority

With marijuana legal for adults 21 and over in Oregon, parents may not know how to talk to their kids about it. The state has produced an online toolkit to help initiate the conversation.

Tiffany Eckert

Horse lovers everywhere know the healing comfort of riding and just being with these majestic animals.  A non-profit outside of Eugene--called RideAble-- brings people with special needs together with their equine friends.

Oregon state police are renewing their call for tips surrounding the toppling of a large sandstone pedestal in Cape Kiwanda this summer.

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