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Local Lane County wants to partner with cities on annual car registration fee (New) Lane County wants to partner with cities on annual car registration fee
A road advisory committee comprised of Lane County residents considered 28 different option to increase funding.

The committee found that increasing the annual vehicle registration fee by $35 was the most cost-efficient for the county and its residents.

The county proposes to split the revenues 60/40 with 12 cities within Lane County. The funds would be distributed based on population.

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

Holiday shopping deals start earlier this year

Holiday shopping deals start earlier this year
December 25 is coming soon

Move over, Black Friday: This year, shoppers may find better deals earlier in the week. Diana Bray with Valley River Center said shoppers have been scoring great deals as far back as the weekend before Thanksgiving. 

Lane County wants to partner with cities on annual car registration fee

Lane County wants to partner with cities on annual car registration fee
Lane County Public Works received the 2013 Project of the Year Award from the Oregon Chapter of the American Public Works Association for work rebuilding a section of Sweet Creek Road. “This was a difficult project that started out with a retaining wall replacement and quickly became a bridge building project as we learned more about the site conditions,” said county engineer Bill Morgan.

A road advisory committee comprised of Lane County residents considered 28 different option to increase funding.

The committee found that increasing the annual vehicle registration fee by $35 was the most cost-efficient for the county and its residents.

The county proposes to split the revenues 60/40 with 12 cities within Lane County. The funds would be distributed based on population.

'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.