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City of Eugene

The City of Eugene says it will purchase 16 acres of riverfront property from Eugene Water & Electric Board. The hope is to connect downtown to the Willamette River.

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A new Oregon State University study shows forest fires have increased across the Pacific Northwest, with more severe blazes negatively affecting old growth forests.  KLCC’s Brian Bull reports.  

Eugene Police

Eugene police are warning the public about a rash of burglaries in the South University neighborhood. Suspects entered through unlocked doors in what police are calling crimes of opportunity.

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Oregon Governor Kate Brown visited Eugene Monday to announce $13 million in grants and loans to help preserve Ya-Po- Ah Terrace.

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Oregon Governor Kate Brown has approved $670-thousand for a Eugene utility to purchase sensors for an earthquake early warning system called Shake-Alert.

Lane County

Lane County Commissioners received 29 applications from people interested in the East Lane board seat left open by Faye Stewart. Of those, 27 meet minimum qualifications. Commissioners will hear from each candidate in 5 minute interviews on Wednesday.

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Three members of a California family killed in an Oregon plane crash last Friday are described as fun-loving go-getters with a zest for life.

Recorded on : April 7, 2017

Air Date: April 10, 2017

Recorded on : April 7, 2017

Air Date: April 10, 2017

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A California family and a hired pilot have been identified as the four victims of a plane crash that occurred North of Eugene on Friday. Linn County Sheriff Bruce Riley says John A. Zitting, 42, Karen Blackmore, Zitting, 37, and their 17-year-old son John Brendan Zitting, all of Van Nuys, were on board the single-engine plane that went down in a field near Peoria.  Mark Aletky, 67, of Acton, California was piloting the plane. All four on-board died in the crash.

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