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Today was the first day for Eugene 4J School Board candidates to officially file.   We caught up with some of those running to ask their stance on education.

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Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum has signed a court brief in support of Washington state’s effort to block President Trump’s executive order on immigration.

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This week we’re launching a new series, the “KLCC Listening Tour”, which will have our reporters covering stories from across our listening area. 

Among the forthcoming stories is Brian Bull’s report on the Marcola community eliminating its mascot, the Mohawk Indians.  Bull interviewed a Marcola resident, Brandon Mattox, who changed his stance on keeping the mascot.  Bull began by asking Mattox what his mindset was early on in the debate.  

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Eugene residents are still cleaning up from the ice storm in December which downed hundreds of trees and put 22-thousand households in the dark. This week, the city is hosting a debrief on lessons learned.

  

Recorded on: Feb. 3, 2017

Air date: Feb. 6, 2017

Coordinator: Sandy Ericscon

Great cities have great parks and recreation systems and Eugene is home to some of the most impressive and treasured parks in all of Oregon. The benefits to our citizens include healthy opportunities for active lifestyles, personal growth in addition to a socially connected community with a prosperous economy and a diverse and healthy natural ecosystem.

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Oregon U.S. Senator Ron Wyden spoke with an overflow crowd at a town hall meeting in Albany Saturday. The audience expressed fear and concern about the Trump Administration.

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The Super Bowl is this Sunday and extra officers will be on patrol to look out for people driving under the influence. 

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Eugene is a little closer to its goal of completing the Ridgeline Trail. This week Lane County Commissioners voted to sell the city a small parcel of land along east 30th Avenue.

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A new safety tip line has been launched for Oregon public schools, to report possible or actual threats against students.  As KLCC’s Brian Bull reports,   Oregon State Police announced “SafeOregon” this week. 

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Sea urchins, ice cream and salsa don't have much in common, except that they're edible. But, they're also all harvested, grown or made in Oregon. This Monday at Lane Community College, the Local Food Connection brings community members, business owners and farmers together for a day of workshops and networking.

This is the conference's 11th year and event coordinator Jared Pruch says every time, attendees look forward to meeting other people who work in food-related fields that rarely overlap, like fishermen and ranchers.

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