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About 1700 people in the south Willamette Valley are still without power this morning following an exceptionally strong spring storm. Flying limbs and falling trees brought down power lines across the territory serviced by Eugene Water and Electric Board.

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A single-engine plane crash outside Harrisburg this morning killed four people.  

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A door is kicked open.  A shot rings out.  A body falls. Saying it isn’t enough if you’re doing radio theater…you need a convincing sound to sell the action.  Jonathan Ward knows that.  He’s a foley artist for Fred Craft’s Radio Redux, which is performing “War of the Worlds” this weekend.  KLCC’s Brian Bull visited Ward during a rehearsal, and has this audio postcard.  

Karen Richards

Hazelnut planting is booming in the Willamette Valley. Our volcanic, fertile soil already produces nearly the entire U.S. crop. Still, growers and industry experts aren't worried about having too much supply.


The Oregon legislative session has just passed it's 2 month mark. The state faces a nearly $1.6 billion shortfall. For an update on effort to bridge the gap, we check in with KLCC's Salem Correspondent Chris Lehman.

This is KLCC. I'm Connie Bennett, Director of Eugene Public Library, with a book review of "Thunder Boy Jr." by Sherman Alexie, with illustrations by Yuyi Morales.  

The Lane County Assessor has a new online tool that lets people search for property sales data across the county. 

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With the tax filing deadline of April 18th nearing closer, the Oregon Department of Revenue is reminding residents to delay no longer.  KLCC’s Brian Bull reports.  

Hundreds of Eugene residents will be working through the night this weekend to solve every day problems using computer programming.

The Eugene 4J School District is in the preliminary stages of preparing a bond proposal that would appear on ballots in November of 2018.

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