Regional

30 September 2014

Portland man awarded $562,000 in police brutality lawsuit

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Portland, Ore. --- More than half-a-million dollars, that's how much a Portland jury awarded a man in a police brutality case, now, he's hoping for more changes in the police bureau.Jason Cox is cel ...

30 September 2014

UO faculty upset after school hires sex offender to educate athletes on sexual abuse

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Eugene, Ore. --- Some faculty and staff at the University of Oregon are not happy that the school hired a convicted sex offender to train athletes about sexual assault awareness last year, after thr ...

30 September 2014

California Governor signs law to ban plastic bags

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Calif. --- (NBC News) California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill on Tuesday imposing the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags as a way to address litter, primarily in waterways. Se ...

30 September 2014

Albertson's data hacked

Posted in Regional, Local, U.S. & World News

Medford, Ore. --- Albertson’s shoppers listen up; the grocery chain announced today they've been hacked.The company announced that in August and September malicious software was installed on their ...

30 September 2014

Soda tax vote in Berkley and San Francisco, Calfornia

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Calif. --- Residents of Berkeley and San Francisco are gearing up to vote on a soda tax.If Measure D passes; Berkeley could be the first city in the country to pass a tax on soda and sugary drinks. ...

29 September 2014

New California law addresses sexual assaults on college campuses

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Calif. -- California has a new set of rules for dealing with sexual assaults on college campuses. Governor Jerry Brown signed a law into legislation - called the "Yes Means Yes" law. It's the first ...

29 September 2014

Moncia Wehby proposes four debates

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Medford, Ore. --- U.S. Senate candidate Doctor Monica Wehby says she now wants four debates against her opponent Senator Jeff Merkeley. On Saturday, Dr. Wehby didn't show up to a scheduled endorsem ...

26 September 2014

Kitzhaber and Richardson face off for gubernatorial debate

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Regional, Politics

Sunriver, Ore. -- Going head-to-head for the second time, Governor John Kitzhaber and Oregon Representative Dennis Richardson participated in a debate today hosted by the Oregon Association of Broad ...

26 September 2014

Wehby refuses invitation to debate Merkley in Portland

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PORTLAND, Ore. -- (KGW) Dr. Monica Wehby has refused an invitation from KGW and The Oregonian to appear in a televised debate against Sen. Jeff Merkley. Wehby, the Republican candidate, is trying to ...

26 September 2014

Police warn of new drug candy found in Eugene

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  Eugene, Ore. --- (Eugene Register Guard) Don’t take candy from strangers. That’s pretty sound advice, but it may be especially true on the streets of downtown Eugene, where police say a new t ...