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Local Man's body found in Coos Bay under McCullough Bridge, Hwy 101 closed Man's body found in Coos Bay under McCullough Bridge, Hwy 101 closed
The coast guard found a man's body in Coos Bay Wednesday evening after getting reports of a vehicle in the water under the McCullough Bridge, Oregon State Police said.

Troopers closed Highway 101 at the Conde McCullough Memorial Bridge Wednesday while they look into the man's death.

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.

Measure 92: Campaigns differ on cost of GMO labeling to consumers

Measure 92: Campaigns differ on cost of GMO labeling to consumers »Play Video
A sign at a Yes on 92 campaign Wednesday, October 8, 2014.

Measure 92 would require labels on certain foods produced with or containing genetically modified organisms.
    
Proponents of the bill say that current labels can be misleading and that the measure would eliminate any doubts at the store.

A Consumer Union study backs them, saying labeling would only cost consumers $2.30 a year.

The No on 92 campaign says that's just not true.

Guess whose braids just sold for $37,000?

Guess whose braids just sold for $37,000? »Play Video
A pair of pigtails has been sold for several thousand dollars. If that seems like a lot of money for hair, just wait till you hear who they belonged to. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on the hair-raising prices of hair from famous heads.

Lane Co. woman competes in Ms. Veteran America to battle homeless vet issues

Lane Co. woman competes in Ms. Veteran America to battle homeless vet issues »Play Video
Photo courtesy Joelle Goodwin

A Lane County woman is preparing for a unique pageant this weekend that's putting the spotlight on an important problem that affects veterans across the nation.

Joelle Goodwin is one of 25 finalists competing this Sunday in the Ms. Veteran America pageant in Leesburg, Virginia. The pageant raises money for “Final Salute”, a program that gives a hand up to the estimated 55,000 homeless female veterans across the country.

Cancer and CrossFit: 'Even in my darkest days, I'd come here'

Cancer and CrossFit: 'Even in my darkest days, I'd come here' »Play Video
It was a tough year. Chemotherapy made Ceresse's hair fall out, and she wore a wig. She underwent a mastectomy and radiation. Somedays, she struggled to get her body to move, let alone exercise.

Three or four times a week, Ceresse Wessel and her daughter Maeghan work out at CrossFit Intensify in Springfield.

They push themselves.

They sweat.

And they enjoy every minute of it.

Last year, they didn't know if any of this was in their future.

Ebola claims first U.S. victim

Ebola claims first U.S. victim »Play Video
Thomas Eric Duncan

Thomas Eric Duncan died at Texas Presbyterian Hospital just before 8 a.m. Wednesday morning.

For 10 days, he fought the Ebola virus at the hospital.