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President Trump tweets a lot. With tens of millions of followers on Twitter, Trump proposes policy, shares his latest actions and reacts to the news. But 140 characters rarely gives the full context.

A daycare operator in Bend has been arrested and charged after abandoning seven kids left in her care…for a tanning appointment. KLCC’s Brian Bull reports.  

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Over the past several years, Springfield has worked to improve its image. Once known for empty storefronts, seedy bars and crime, the city has used art in its efforts to revitalize downtown.  This took a lot of help from the community.

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After Utah, Oregon is seeing one of the highest jumps in gas prices over the past month.  As KLCC’s Brian Bull reports, production and maintenance costs are behind the boost.  

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A coastal women’s group based in Newport is hopeful President Trump will not cut money from the United States Coast Guard.  As KLCC’s Brian Bull reports, they’re concerned it could affect their local helicopter rescue unit. 

Eugene City Councilor George Poling announced Wednesday he is retiring from his Ward 4 seat.

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The Eugene Symphony welcomes the third of its three finalists to become the symphony’s next conductor and music director. 

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In 2008, KLCC’s Angela Kellner reported on efforts to revitalize downtown Springfield. Business owners cited crime, parking and lighting as a few of the challenges impeding their success. Nine years later, Kellner follows up on efforts to fix those problems. 

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Lane County Commissioners voted Tuesday to raise the legal age for tobacco purchase or possession from 18 to 21 years of age.  Lane is the first county in Oregon to make this change.

Non-profit internet provider Mozilla has chosen Eugene as its next Gigabit City. This is basically a gold star for the city’s innovations in internet technology.

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