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While the kids are shaking their bodies, they're also shaking away their troubles.

Sparkplug Dance founder Rachael Carnes teaches the program at the Relief Nursery.

She said they're teaching kids how to express their emotions, especially the negative ones, in a healthy manner.

Ferguson grand jury has reached decision

Ferguson grand jury has reached decision

A grand jury has reached a decision about whether to indict a Ferguson police officer in the shooting death of Michael Brown, a spokesman for St. Louis County's top prosecutor said Monday.

The prosecutor's office has told Brown's relatives that the decision will be made public after 5 p.m., family attorney Benjamin Crump told The Associated Press.

Ferguson grand jury decision live coverage

Ferguson grand jury decision live coverage

'Seeing them more themselves, more radiant and expressive - what could be better?'

'Seeing them more themselves, more radiant and expressive - what could be better?' »Play Video

While the kids are shaking their bodies, they're also shaking away their troubles.

Sparkplug Dance founder Rachael Carnes teaches the program at the Relief Nursery.

She said they're teaching kids how to express their emotions, especially the negative ones, in a healthy manner.

O Heroes and Oregon senator team up for turkey drive

O Heroes and Oregon senator team up for turkey drive »Play Video

Sen. Ron Wyden and athlete volunteers from the University of Oregon joined St. Vincent de Paul on Saturday.

The charity plans to feed thousands of low-income familes in Springfield and Eugene by providing them with turkey or ham plus other fixings for a holiday dinner.

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No. 14 Oregon beats No. 25 USC: 'I think this is perfect timing'

No. 14 Oregon beats No. 25 USC: 'I think this is perfect timing'
Martenne Bettendorf (#18) jumps for a kill in the fourth set past Ebony Nwanebu (#7) making the score 4-3. Bettendorf earned 22 kills for the match, leading the team offensively. The Ducks defeated USC 3-1 Sunday afternoon in their last game of the regular season at Matthew Knight Arena. Andy Abeyta, Oregon News Lab

The No. 14 ranked Oregon Ducks defeated the No. 25 USC Trojans 3-1 Sunday afternoon.

Sheriff: Man gave wife psychedelic mushroom tea

http://images.bimedia.net/images/Robert-Davis330.jpgA man tricked his wife into drinking tea made from psychedelic mushrooms, beat her up and threw her against a wood stove, and hung up the phone when she tried to call 911, the Coos County Sheriff's Office said.

Robert Davis, 51, faces charges of Assault IV Domestic, Causing Another Person to Ingest a Controlled Substance, and Interference with Making a Report, the sheriff's office said.

Deputies responed to a home on Fishtrap Road in response to a possible distrubance Friday evening just after 6.

Tar Heels beat Ducks at Matt Court, 76-59

Tar Heels beat Ducks at Matt Court, 76-59
North Carolina Tar Heels Latifah Coleman (#2) steals the ball from Oregon Ducks Lexi Bando (#10). The Tar Heels defeated the Ducks 76-59. Mary Jane Schulte, Oregon News Lab

They left all that they had out there on the floor, but it still wasn’t enough for the Oregon women’s basketball team to take down the No. 11 North Carolina Tar Heels, who left Eugene Sunday with a 76-59 victory.

Photos: Wiener dogs hustle at Seahawks halftime

Photos: Wiener dogs hustle at Seahawks halftime
At halftime of the Seattle Seahawks game agains the Arizona Cardinals, The 2014 Race For Rescue Wiener Dog races at CenturyLink Field took place. The Seattle Seahawks and PEMCO donated financially to a local rescue, Old Dog Haven and feature an adoptable dog in the race each year. (Image: Joshua Lewis / Seattle Refined)

The 2014 Race For Rescue Wiener Dog races took place at halftime during the Seattle Seahawks / Arizona Cardinals game.