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Local UO launches $2 billion fundraising effort UO launches $2 billion fundraising effort (Video)
The University of Oregon officially entered the public phase of its fundraising campaign on Friday night with the announcement of a $2 billion effort.

The most ambitious campaign in the UO’s history is also the largest fundraising effort ever undertaken by an organization in the state.

Study: Bigger diamond, shorter marriage

Study: Bigger diamond, shorter marriage

According to a study done by Emory University in Atlanta, GA, the bigger the diamond on a woman's engagement ring, the shorter her marriage will be. 

1978 class ring found and returned

1978 class ring found and returned »Play Video
A woman has been reunited with a special ring after losing it during an outing in a New Jersey park. And it's all thanks to a man's unusual hobby. John Klekamp has the details.

4 cases of enterovirus confirmed in Oregon

4 cases of enterovirus confirmed in Oregon

Four Oregonians under the age of 17 have confirmed cases of enterovirus, a respiratory illness with a greater than typical incidence in 2014.

The Oregon Health Authority said the 4 cases are in 2 Oregon counties. State officials declined to say which 2 counties.

Crash closes Pioneer Parkway

Crash closes Pioneer Parkway

One woman was taken to this hospital Thursday afternoon after a 2-car crash on Pioneer Parkway.

Woman acted quickly to rescue kids from hot car

Woman acted quickly to rescue kids from hot car »Play Video
Massage Envy General Manager Sunshine Fugit called police when she found out two children were left unattended in a hot car. Police say their father was inside getting a massage.

Sunshine Fugit is the general manager of the Massage Envy in Sherwood. When the mother of two saw the children in the van, she knew she had to do something quickly.

Police: DNA links Utah man to 2008 rape of girl, 12, at Alton Baker Park

http://media.kmtr.com/images/Anthony+Wayne+Meredith+mugshot.jpgEUGENE, Ore. - DNA evidence has linked a Utah man to the rape of a 12-year-old girl in Alton Baker Park in 2008, Eugene Police said Thursday.

Anthony Wayne Meredith, 22, of Park City, Utah, faces arraignment Thursday on charges of Rape in the First Degree, Rape in the Second Degree, Sodomy in the First Degree, and Sodomy in the Second Degree.

The charges stem from a previously unsolved 2008 attack on a girl in Alton Baker Park.

On December 31 of that year, a 12-year-old girl went to the park with her 9-year-old sister and 9-year-old cousin to feed the ducks at the pond, police said.

A young boy approached them and asked if they wanted to play hide and seek.

The boy’s older stepbrother - now believed by police to be Meredith - joined them. 

Woman with brain cancer comes to Oregon to die on her terms

Woman with brain cancer comes to Oregon to die on her terms »Play Video
In a still image from YouTube, Brittany Maynard describes being diagnosed with terminal brain cancer.

Brittany Maynard is outgoing and athletic.

She and her husband are planning a family.

She's just 29 years old.

She'd been having pretty bad headaches, but when they got worse she went to the doctor. A brain scan revealed a savage form of cancer, almost unbeatable and spreading fast.

In January, when doctors gave her six months to a year to live, she decided to move to Oregon from California, where assisted suicide is a felony.