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December’s first weekend will see mostly cold, soggy weather across the Pacific Northwest, with snow in the higher elevations.  As KLCC’s Brian Bull reports, winter recreationists should enjoy the next few days. 

Christmas Parade Miracle Facebook page / Facebook

A 65 year old holiday tradition is back on in Springfield. There was some confusion in the community as to whether the Christmas parade would even happen, after originally being cancelled in October.

OSU College of Forestry

Oregon State University College of Forestry is constructing its new headquarters entirely out of engineered wood products. It will the first in the U.S. to use a “rocking wall” seismic design so it can survive a major earthquake.

Casey Boatman, Eugene Airport

An art exhibit called “Flight Patterns” is being re-installed this week at the Eugene Airport. A photo of the public radio personality Garrison Keillor will not be part of it after he was fired Wednesday for alleged inappropriate behavior.

City of Corvallis

The City of Corvallis is seeking public input in how it should grow in the future.  Thursday (11/30) is the deadline for an online survey on land use policies.

Emily Sutton

Graduate Teaching Fellows at the University of Oregon held a rally Wednesday on campus to protest the GOP tax bill. It would require grad students to pay taxes on their tuition waivers.

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A former club captain for Rotary Club of Eugene Airport is accused of stealing $5,000 in raffle ticket proceeds last year.

Fifth OSU Student Treated for Meningococcal Disease

Nov 28, 2017
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A student at Oregon State University in Corvallis is being treated for meningococcal disease. The student is an undergraduate and is listed as being in good condition.

THANK YOU KLCC LISTENERS!  You provided 30,000 meals to hungry families during this campaign!

KLCC teamed up with FOOD For Lane County and two area businesses to feed hungry families.

Everyone who contributed $75 or more to KLCC through December 7 enabled FOOD For Lane County to provide 50 meals for people in need -- thanks to partners Cafe Yumm! and Essex General Construction.

UO Libraries

Oregon State University President Ed Ray announced Monday that the school will rename 3 buildings on campus whose namesakes have associations with racism.

Rachael McDonald

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals will hear arguments next month (December 11th) in the Trump Administration’s attempt to halt a climate lawsuit brought by a group of young people.

Karen Richards

What started as an experiment to bring women to a conversation about technology has become its own entity. “Redefining Women in Tech” has big plans for the future, including taking advantage of a recent grant.


Aaron Yost / The News-Review

The University of Oregon football team hosted rival Oregon State University on Saturday at Autzen stadium in the 121st Civil War football game. New records were set as the Ducks blasted the Beavers with a final score of 69 - 10.

Woodburn Premium Outlets

Thanksgiving holiday weekend traffic is expected to be heavier this year across the nation.
I-5 in Oregon’s Willamette Valley is likely to be packed on Black Friday with shoppers. 

Jeso Carneiro / Flickr.com

The role of unmanned aerial systems – or drones – in urban combat situations is being developed by the U.S. Defense Department, with the help of an Oregon State University professor.  KLCC’s Brian Bull reports.

Josh Larios / Flickr.com

Nature buffs take note: the Chinook salmon spawning season is winding down. As KLCC’s Brian Bull reports, there’s still time to observe the fish’s reproductive cycle in rivers across Oregon.

Brian Bull / KLCC

The latest annual “Trouble in Toyland” list finds an interactive doll, fidget spinner, and peg games among the most potentially dangerous toys on the shelves. 

Britt Selvitelle/Flickr

For some people, the holiday dinner table serves as the lectern for political debate. For others, it’s just a place to catch up. As KLCC’s Deonna Anderson reports, an Oregon agency wants families to discuss their health histories on Thanksgiving.

Sarkis Antikajian in his painting studio in Cheshire, Oregon
Sandy Brown Jensen

SARKIS ANTIKAJIAN AND THE MAUDE KERNS ART CENTER ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP SHOW

Viz City interviewed Sarkis Antikajian (pronounced “ANTI-CAGE-IAN”) on Thur. Nov. 16, 2017 for broadcast on Wed. Nov. 22, 2017

RE: Maude Kerns Art Center Presents, “Art for All Seasons: Annual Membership Show & Club Mud Ceramics Sale”

Exhibit Dates: November 17 - December 15

They Call Me Q is a one-woman play written by Qurrat Ann Kadwani, telling her story as a person born in India but growing up in the Bronx, seeking an identity balancing heritage with a desire for acceptance in her new culture. She will give a free performance of it in the Blue Door Theater at Lane Community on Monday, November 27th, with discussion and international food to follow. 

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The FDA and Lane County Public Health are urging people not to use Kratom, a botanical supplement sold in stop n shops and dispensaries.

Brian Bull / KLCC

As families and friends gather at home for Thanksgiving dinner, charities and shelters are feeding the less fortunate.  KLCC’s Brian Bull checks in on preparations at the Eugene Mission.

Eugene Airport

With nearly 2,388 departing passengers, the Eugene Airport is expecting Wednesday to be a record-breaking travel day.

Eugene Police

The Eugene Police Auditor has wrapped up an investigation of sexual harassment claims against a police captain.

http://defazio.house.gov/

Representative Peter DeFazio calls the GOP tax overhaul one of the meanest-spirited bills he’s ever seen in his years in Congress. The bill passed the house last week along party lines.

Brian Bull / KLCC

State Senator James Manning is running again.  The Eugene Democrat’s re-election campaign formally kicked off this weekend. 

U.S. Dept. of Energy

Local utilities are offering financial incentives for customers to make their homes more energy efficient.

Recorded On: November 17, 2017

Air Date: November 20, 2017

What is the appropriate balance between the risks to the public from firearms and the individual right to bear arms? With two of the four deadliest mass shootings in United States history occurring in the past six weeks, the gun debate has been reignited and has many people talking about where the balance of individual rights vs. public safety should lie.

OPB

President Donald Trump nominated Interim U.S. Attorney Billy Williams on Friday to be Oregon's top federal law enforcement official in the state.

Tiffany Eckert

Lane County Human Services is hosting a holiday dinner for hundreds of senior citizens—--many who might otherwise be alone on Christmas Day. This annual, volunteer-driven event is seeking community support.

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