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High school students look at jobs in logging industry

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The big machines and the crosscut saws at the 77th Oregon Logging Conference grabbed the attention of little kids.

They might want to check into forestry classes when they reach high school.

'Lauren would want us to go out there and compete'

'Lauren would want us to go out there and compete' »Play Video
The Oregon Ducks Acro and Tumbling Team hold up the #51 in memory of their recently deceased teammate, Lauren Jones, who passed away unexpectedly from a meningococcemia infection on Tuesday, Feb. 17. The Oregon Ducks defeated the Concordia Wisconsin team 275.490 to 239.815 Saturday evening in Matthew Knight Arena. The Ducks held the numerical advantage in all six event categories. The Ducks are now two for two, defeating Azusa Pacific 281.480 to 275.100 in their season opener. Elora Overbey, Oregon News Lab

Students waved signs and wore t-shirts with the number 51 on them at Saturday night's Acrobatics and Tumbling meet at Matthew Knight Arena between the University of Oregon and Concordia University Wisconsin.

Memorial takes shape at intersection where children died

Memorial takes shape at intersection where children died »Play Video
A memorial has taken shape at the intersection

Balloons and flowers now line the intersection where a pickup truck hit and killed 3 children and seriously injured their mother Sunday afternoon.

The identities of the people involved are not yet known.

Police have only said the children ranged in age from 4 to 8.

Their mother reportedly remains in critical condition.

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Police: Stolen car crash closes Eugene streets

Police: Stolen car crash closes Eugene streets »Play Video

A crash involving a stolen car closed streets to traffic near the intersection of 18th Avenue and Lawrence Street before noon Monday.

Fire damages 28 units at Roseburg mini storage

Fire damages 28 units at Roseburg mini storage
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Firefighters cut through the metal doors of storage units with gas-powered saws Sunday night to battle a fire in a storage unit building at Diamond Lake Mini Storage.

Police: Car hits, kills 3 children as they cross Main Street on foot in Springfield

Police: Car hits, kills 3 children as they cross Main Street on foot in Springfield »Play Video

Three children crossing Main Street with their mother in a crosswalk were hit and killed by a car Sunday evening, police said.

Their mother was also hit. She was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

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Fed up with winter, S.C. town arrests 'Elsa' before letting her go

Fed up with winter, S.C. town arrests 'Elsa' before letting her go
Courtney Fazley, playing the role of "Elsa" is "arrested" by the police in the town of Hanahan, S.C. as a way to get back at the cold winter so far. (Photo courtesy Tammy Sakalas of Sakalas Photography)
South Carolina has had enough of their winter, and they've gone to extreme measures to put a halt to it by arresting Elsa, from the movie Frozen.

For No. 51 Lauren Jones: Oregon Acrobatics wins home opener

For No. 51 Lauren Jones: Oregon Acrobatics wins home opener
Members of the Oregon Ducks Acro and Tumbling Team wore shirts in memory of recently deceased teammate Lauren Jones Saturday evening. The Ducks defeated the Concordia Wisconsin team 275.490 to 239.815 Saturday evening in Matthew Knight Arena to a record breaking crowd of just over 2,000 fans. The Ducks held the numerical advantage in all six event categories. The Ducks are now two for two, defeating Azusa Pacific 281.480 to 275.100 in their season opener. Andy Abeyta, Oregon News Lab

The evening was an emotional event for the Ducks team. Teammate Lauren Jones died suddenly of Meningococemia last Tuesday. The Ducks wore warmup jerseys with Jones’s number 51 in her honor before the meet began.

Student's death linked to meningitis outbreak

Student's death linked to meningitis outbreak »Play Video
Before the Oregon-Colorado basketball game on Wednesday, February 18, the crowd at Matthew Knight Arena observed a moment of silence for Lauren Jones, a freshman member of the Acrobatics and Tumbling team at the University of Oregon, who passed away the day before. Andy Abeyta, Oregon News Lab

A University of Oregon freshman died this week from meningococcemia, the fourth case of the bacterial infection in a student there since mid-January.

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Oscars: What's in those $160,000 gift bags?

Oscars: What's in those $160,000 gift bags? »Play Video
Stars who don't go home with an Oscar on Sunday night won't leave the gala empty-handed. There's always a famous swag-bag of goodies to ease any pain of losing out. Jake tapper takes a look inside this year's outrageously high-dollar consolation prize.