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'I have more support than you could ever imagine'

'I have more support than you could ever imagine' »Play Video

While it was a cool and foggy fall morning, the hundreds of cheering racers, pink attire and plenty of smiles brightened up the atmosphere at the starting line outside Autzen Stadium.

As families remember those they’ve lost and survivors reflect on their diagnosis, they recall the support they received during their battle.

Texas healthcare worker diagnosed with Ebola after 'breach in protocol'

Texas healthcare worker diagnosed with Ebola after 'breach in protocol' »Play Video
This colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) revealed some of the ultrastructural morphology displayed by an Ebola virus virion - Photo from the Centers for Disease Control

 A healthcare worker who was treating the first man diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S. has also tested positive for the disease after a "breach in protocol", the CDC confirmed Sunday.

The nurse had been treating Thomas Eric Duncan at the Texas Presbyterian Hospital, said Dr. Thomas Frieden, head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The CDC is closely monitoring all the healthcare workers who interacted with Duncan, who died from the illness Wednesday morning.

Rally for Schools Oregon Students Deserve: 'Give them the time and attention they need'

Rally for Schools Oregon Students Deserve: 'Give them the time and attention they need' »Play Video

Educators and public school supporters from around the state held a rally Kesey Square Saturday as they kicked off a week dedicated to a movement they are calling Schools Oregon Students Deserve.

"Our funding system in Oregon has been inadequate in funding our schools and our kids are losing as a result,” said Tad Shannon of the Eugene Education Association.

While educators we spoke with say we need change to help better educate Oregon’s children, Shannon says this goes beyond just the students.

"Everybody in the state of Oregon has a stake in public education, an educated work force and educated population is critical to the health of a community,” said Shannon.

Oregon Employment Department’s computer system hacked

Oregon Employment Department’s computer system hacked »Play Video
FILE -- Job seekers search for jobs at an Oregon WorkSource location.

The Oregon Employment Department had its computer system hacked, officials confirmed late Friday afternoon.

Spokesman Craig Spivey said the breach was discovered Monday but wouldn’t say why the agency waited all week to get that information out to the public.

In a news release sent out a little later, the agency said it had stopped the attack to its WorkSource Oregon Management Information System after it was told about the breach by an anonymous tipster.

Couple hurt, 1-year-old safe after car hits dead bear in NE Oregon

Couple hurt, 1-year-old safe after car hits dead bear in NE Oregon
Photo from Oregon State Police

A Boise couple's car rolled after it struck a dead bear lying on Interstate 84 in Northeast Oregon on Saturday night. State troopers said the couple was hurt in the crash, but their 1-year-old daughter was safe in her car seat. The family's dog died.

Second person dies in head-on crash near Walton

A second person died from injuries sustained when two pickup trucks collided head-on Tuesday afternoon on Highway 126 about 3 miles west of Walton, Oregon State Police said.

Duckies take a dip in the Willamette for the Great Rotary Duck Race

Duckies take a dip in the Willamette for the Great Rotary Duck Race
Over 60,000 rubber duckies float downstream in the Willamette River near the Frohnmayer Pedestrian and Bicycle Bridge for the annual Great Rotary Duck Race, which has been held as a fund raiser since 1988. Dan Morrison, Oregon News Lab

Over 60,000 yellow rubber duckies were dumped into the Willamette River just upstream of the Fohnmayer Pedestrian and Bicycle Bridge Saturday morning for the annual Great Rotary Duck Race, a fund raiser that has been held in Eugene since 1988.

'What got me through was my family, the people I work with, and the kids I teach'

'What got me through was my family, the people I work with, and the kids I teach' »Play Video
Before the first bell rings for the day, Kincade and her Marist High School students are making music. “I feel like music is a language that speaks to everybody and to be the one playing the music is really an opportunity and a gift,” said Kincade.

After watching cancer claim her mother’s life, local music teacher Alisa Kincade said she was devastated when she was diagnosed with breast cancer.

“The little things mean so much now,” she said. “The best thing about this, I think, was showing strength to my daughters, and they did see. I hope I set an example for them." she said.

Alisa underwent surgery and radiation earlier this year and she's doing great. She said she believes now, more than ever, in the importance of getting regular screenings.

Proper nutrition can help lower the risk of diseases like breast cancer

Proper nutrition can help lower the risk of diseases like breast cancer »Play Video

Cancer researchers say taking control of your diet is one of the ways you can control some of the risk factors associated with breast cancer.

Age and gender are the leading risk factors in getting breast cancer, but scientists say there are at least 20 other factors linked to the increased risk of getting the disease.

The positive news is you can control many of them by what you put on your plate.