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Soldier, gunman dead after shooting at Canadian Parliament

Soldier, gunman dead after shooting at Canadian Parliament

A Canadian soldier was shot and at least one gunman is confirmed dead after a shooting at the Parliament Building in Ottawa. 

The attack began when the soldier was shot and killed while guarding a nearby war memorial. Witnesses said the gunman had long hair and his face covered.

Officials reported that the gunman was shot dead by Parliament Sergeant At Arms Kevin Vickers and police fanned out to figure out how many more shooters might be part of the attack.

Reminders for Election 2014: 'If there's a concern, we want to address it before they vote'

Reminders for Election 2014: 'If there's a concern, we want to address it before they vote'
File photo of a voter casting a ballot in a 2006 Lane County Election. Photo by Chris Phan (Clipdude) via Wikimedia Commons

As ballots start arriving in the mail, elections officials have a few reminders for registered voters.

“If there's a concern, we want to address it before they vote. Once it’s cast, we are not able to help them anytime, any way further,” said Elections Manager Cheryl Betschart.

"Next Glass" app hopes to analyze 40,000 beers

"Next Glass" app hopes to analyze 40,000 beers »Play Video
The makers of a new app are trying to map the beer genome, so to speak. In the world of craft beers, the app developers want to find out -- empirically -- what makes a beer different from other beers. Matt Markovich reports the goal is to give people a better idea of what they should pour into their "Next Glass."

Halloween in Eugene: 'Have an ice cream sundae; carve a pumpkin'

A great big gourd that tips the scales at more than a thousand pounds is one of a few pumpkins at Fifth Street Public Market that'll go under the knife starting this weekend.

“One of our pumpkins is going to be Frankenstein this year,” Marketing Director Marissa Ooyevaar said. “Another one, as soon as one of our carvers saw it, he said, 'this looks like a pig.’”

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UO video on preventing sexual violence: 'What's most important is that the messages get out'

UO video on preventing sexual violence: 'What's most important is that the messages get out' »Play Video
"It's On Us"

The University of Oregon has accepted the White House’s “It’s On Us” challenge, releasing a video at halftime of Saturday's football game against Washington.

The video features leaders in the University of Oregon community, including many athletes.

But the video doesn't include anyone from the Ducks Men's Basketball team, which has been at the forefront of the sexual assault discussion following allegations against 3 players last March.

'These airbags are defective': Is your car on the list?

'These airbags are defective': Is your car on the list? »Play Video

A safety device meant to save lives could be endangering them in certain cars.

"These airbags are defective," said David Friendman with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, "and anyone who has any of these vehicles is at risk in a crash."