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Rachael McDonald

The City of Eugene wants to make its downtown public spaces better. It’s launched a “place-making” initiative which seeks the community’s input.

Rachael McDonald

People who are homeless or living in poverty are as likely as anyone else to be interested in intellectual pursuits. A program in Eugene seeks to give homeless people access to classes with authors and university professors for free

Rachael McDonald

Eugene Police are taking a new tack in their approach to public safety downtown. A community outreach team tries to help people.

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A popular portion of the McKenzie River Trail will likely remain closed through the end of August. The nearby 58-acre Blue Top Fire is almost fully contained, but it continues to smolder.

Better Ballot Benton

This November, Benton County residents will vote on a ballot measure that would implement ranked choice voting.

KLCC's Kira Hoffelmeyer has more.

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The Corvallis Fire Department says a staff shortage is affecting its operations.

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This week, hundreds of people will gather near Eugene and bare all for a national nudist convention.  As KLCC’s Brian Bull reports, there are serious public policy issues amidst the fun and frolic.

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Seventy-one years ago this month the United States dropped nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan. Saturday a couple dozen Eugene residents gathered at Monroe Park for Bike Around The Bomb to demand global elimination of nuclear weapons.

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UPDATED: 12:05 p.m. Monday, August 8.

Four guests were killed in a blaze that broke out early Friday morning at Newport’s City Center Motel.

This is KLCC.  I’m Connie Bennett, Director of Eugene Public Library, with a book review of "The Carry Home” by Gary Ferguson.

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