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  Bearcoon is the musical duo of Andrea Walker and Solange Igoa, from Long Beach, California. As a result of being grand prize winners at the Buskerfest music festival, they were able to record their debut CD El Guapo.

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Friday June 10th the documentary film VAXXED comes to the David Minor Theater in Eugene. The movie has been called controversial because it asserts the MMR vaccine may cause autism.

KLCC 89.7 FM will broadcast from the Oregon Country Fair throughout the weekend of July 8, 9, 10, 2016.   The live broadcast brings the magic of the Fair to everyone with a radio, computer or smartphone!

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Sheldon High School was on lockdown for about 45 minutes Thursday afternoon.

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  Ruth Moody’s music has made its way into the world from Winnipeg, whether it’s her solo CDs, her key part in the band the Wailin’ Jennys, or touring and recording with Mark Knopfler of Dire Straits. Her most recent CD is These Wilder Things, and she’s touring with her quartet, the Ruth Moody Band. They’ll appear at Tsunami Books tonight, Thursday, June 9th, with Jeffrey Martin opening the show at 7:30 p.m. They also perform on Friday and Saturday in the Dalles and Portland, and in Bend on Sunday, June 12th as part of the House Concerts in the Glen at Newport Hills.

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United Airlines is bringing its mainline jet service back to the Eugene Airport. As of Thursday the larger capacity planes will fly to and from San Francisco.

  DanceAbility International has brought people with and without disabilities together through dance for over twenty-five years in twenty-five countries. They’re now expanding their local reach through teacher trainings co-sponsored by the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, other classes and events. Founder Alito Alessi speaks with Eric Alan about how the languages of dance and community expand through diversity.  

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Trailer parks can be a viable housing option for people living on low or fixed incomes. Nearly 63-thousand Oregonians live in these unique communities.  A tenant owns the home but rents the land it sits on. Mobile home park managers act as landlords--an arrangement that can work well-- or lead to trouble if power is abused. Sometimes tenants seek legal help over grievances.

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A mysterious graffiti symbol is appearing all over Eugene. The large circle has two lines inside.  The tag first appeared near the University of Oregon.

New Weekday Lineup Begins July 5, 2016!

KLCC and OPB collaborate to bring Think Out Loud to the KLCC audience, bringing more Oregon news to listeners of both stations.  Host Dave Miller and the Think Out Loud team present in depth stories from across Oregon, now with reports from the Southern Willamette Valley by the KLCC News team.  The first two shows on July 5 & 6 will broadcast from the KLCC studios in Eugene.  Think Out loud will air weekdays at Noon.

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