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  1. Missing Florida motorcyclist found alive in Oregon wildernessRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2018 | The Oregonian

    An air ambulance took Matthew Chapin to a hospital in Springfield, Oregon on Sunday after Chapin was discovered injured in a Southern Oregon wilderness area. Chapin had been missing for days.

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  2. Thurston 20 years later: 'I never want to cover another school shooting'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2018 | OregonLive.com

    I found my reporter's notepad from that morning at Thurston High School. It was deep in a dark corner of the basement storage room, sharing a mislabeled cardboard box with some faded clippings, old photos and plastic awards plaques.

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  3. Thurston 20 years later: 'You don't realize your body has a memory'Read the original story

    May 20, 2018 | The Oregonian

    Jennifer Alldredge Ryker plans to speak Monday at a vigil to mark the 20th anniversary of the Thurston High School shooting.( It's not too strong to say Jennifer Alldredge Ryker hated the parents of Thurston's school shooter. She uses the word herself.

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  4. Thurston 20 years later: 'We know exactly how they feel'Read the original story

    May 20, 2018 | The Oregonian

    When Ryan Atteberry took a bullet to the face at Thurston High School, no one live-streamed on Facebook, they didn't post videos on Twitter or start a comment string on Reddit. That level of social media didn't exist two decades ago.

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  5. Thurston 20 years later: 'The sad thing is, once affected, always affected'Read the original story

    May 20, 2018 | The Oregonian

    She planned to sign him up for the fall season of cross-country four years ago at Thurston High School. Burcal placed her hand on the cafeteria door and held it open.

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  6. School shooter Kip Kinkel's 112-year prison term is constitutional, high court rulesRead the original story

    May 10, 2018 | The Oregonian

    Above is the most recent prison photo that the Oregon Department of Corrections has on file of Kip Kinkel. The Oregon Supreme Court Thursday ruled that a nearly 112-year prison sentence for high school shooter Kip Kinkel isn't cruel and unusual punishment given the breadth and severity of Kinkel's crimes.

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  7. Ex-student alleging sex abuse by Springfield principal files $5M lawsuitRead the original story

    May 8, 2018 | The Oregonian

    A former student who police say was sexually abused by a former principal has filed a $5 million lawsuit against the Springfield School District, former district Superintendent Nancy Golden and former district human resources director Roger Jordan. The Register-Guard reports the suit was filed Monday in U.S. District Court in Eugene by attorney Barbara Long who's representing the alleged adult victim.

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  8. Cougar sighting reported in SpringfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2018 | The Oregonian

    Springfield police say a postal worker took a picture of a juvenile cougar walking along a gravel path on May 1, 2018. Authorities in the Springfield are warning people to be on the lookout for a cougar in the area after a postal worker spotted one walking down a gravel path Tuesday.

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  9. Motorcycle theft suspect with 'XFELON' license plate arrested after police chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2018 | OregonLive.com

    A 35-year-old man wanted on suspicion of violating parole was arrested April 25, 2018 in Springfield after a police detective recognized him in a grocery store parking lot and saw him go to an allegedly stolen motorcycle with a license plate that said "XFELON".( A 35-year-old man suspected of violating parole was arrested Wednesday after leading police on a high-speed chase in Springfield on an allegedly stolen motorcycle with expired plates that read "XFELON." Brock A. Williams, 35, led police on a half-mile chase hitting speeds of close to 100 mph, officials said.

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  10. Ex-UFC fighter, Marine Corps sniper accused of sexually abusing youth in his jiu jitsu classRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2018 | OregonLive.com

    A former professional cage fighter and Marines Corps sniper - who was jailed for killing an unarmed man during a road rage incident in 2014 - is now accused of sexually abusing a girl he coached at a martial arts studio in Eugene, police said. Gerald Roy Strebendt, 39, was booked Wednesday into the Lane County Jail on a second-degree sex abuse charge, records show.

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  11. Oregon middle-schooler accused of making kids sick with marijuana candyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | The Oregonian

    A 12-year-old Springfield girl faces criminal charges after police say she knowingly shared marijuana-laced candy at school during lunch this week, causing one student to be taken to a hospital. The seventh-grader at Thurston Middle School told authorities she got the edible, described as a pineapple-flavored chewable rope similar to licorice, from another kid during the weekend and brought it to school on Monday, according to Springfield police.

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  12. Springfield paves the way for more backyard 'granny flats'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2018 | The Oregonian

    Small second homes sharing a city lot with an existing house are inching their way into the hearts of homeowners and local government officials. Owners find that the occupants of the two units do not necessarily impact each other's living space and Oregon cities are promoting rentable, self-contained backyard shelters to ease housing shortages.

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  13. 2 KVAL anchors in Eugene decline to read Sinclair script at center of uproarRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2018 | OregonLive.com

    Two KVAL-TV anchors in Eugene refused to read a controversial statement requested by the station's owners that criticized other media for biased reporting. KVAL morning news co-anchors Lauren Lapka and Cameron Walker declined to read the same promotional statement that was recorded last month by dozens of news anchors at stations across the country owned by Sinclair Broadcast Group, which also owns KATU in Portland and KMTR in Springfield.

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  14. FBI asking for help finding man with 'dork' tattoo on throatRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2018 | OregonLive.com

    The FBI is asking for help finding a wanted man with Eugene-area connections who has allegedly threatened to kill people during calls to the federal agency. Shawn Frederick Weatherhead is a transient with ties to the Springfield and Eugene area, California and Nevada, the FBI said.

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  15. Fired Ducks coach Mark Helfrich sells Eugene dream house for $2.4 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | OregonLive.com

    Former Ducks football coach Mark Helfrich sold his 7,179-square-foot, Craftsman-style house in a gated community in the Coburg Hills just north of Eugene on March 1 for just under $2.4 million. Joshua Bidwell of Keller Williams/Eugene-Springfield handled the private sale, representing the seller and buyer.

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  16. Oregon man accused of trying to ship $1 million worth of marijuana to Oklahoma faces federal chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2018 | The Oregonian

    A Lane County man accused of attempting to ship $1 million worth of marijuana stashed in fake boulders from Springfield to Oklahoma City is now facing federal prosecution. Curran Millian Manzer, 37, is accused of possession with intent to distribute more than 100 pounds of marijuana, according to a federal complaint signed and filed Friday in U.S. District Court in Eugene.

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  17. Springfield man accused of social media threats to kill TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2018 | The Oregonian

    The threats included a Twitter post on Jan. 10 that suggested "Donald J. Trump will be terminated on March 7, 2018 by my hand. Lucifer'' and another through a Google Plus account the same day that warned of shooting Trump, according to a complaint by the U.S. Secret Service in federal court in Eugene.

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  18. Oregon's top girls wrestlers: Meet 25 of the state's bestRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2018 | OregonLive.com

    Compiling this list of 25 top girls wrestlers was difficult, in part because there are so few opportunities for the state's best wrestlers to square off. The girls state qualifying tournament was held last month at Thurston High School in Springfield, with the top four wrestlers in each weight class advancing to the championships at the Memorial Coliseum in Portland.

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  19. Heat lamp used to keep baby chicks warm sparks Springfield fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2018 | The Oregonian

    The Eugene Springfield Fire Department says the man who lived at the house returned home Saturday evening to find a dresser and wall in flames and the house filled with smoke. The man partially put the fire out with a garden hose before firefighters arrived.

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  20. VA extends home health care for disabled Springfield veteran for 60 daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2018 | The Oregonian

    Facing a federal lawsuit, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced Friday it had reached an agreement to extend through April in-home health care for a Springfield veteran with Lou Gehrig's disease who needs around-the-clock care. The veteran, Michael Williamson, had filed the lawsuit against the federal agency on Jan. 23 in U.S. District Court in Eugene, after New Horizons, a company that contracts with the VA's medical facility in Roseburg, notified Williamson that the home health care provided to him for nearly 17 years would halt on Feb. 13 because New Horizons couldn't find caregivers, according to the suit.

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