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Local Tech security on college campuses: 'They should protect our information' Tech security on college campuses: 'They should protect our information' (Video)
You do what you can to protect yourself from hackers at home, but what about on while using public wifi spots – like on a college campus?

A study from BitSight Technologies finds that colleges and universities are much less prepared than other industries to protect important data.

They ranked athletic conferences on a scale of 250 to 900. The PAC-12 schools sat in the middle of the pack, with a 600.

Lots of tips in search for missing girl, but still no sign of her

Lots of tips in search for missing girl, but still no sign of her »Play Video
Jenise Wright
Investigating agencies have been flooded with tips, leads and ideas in connection with the hunt for a missing 6-year-old girl, but still no trace of her has been found, officials said Wednesday as the search continued into its third day.

More evacuations ordered as Rowena wildfire crests ridge near The Dalles

More evacuations ordered as Rowena wildfire crests ridge near The Dalles »Play Video
Kevin Chrisman tweeted KATU News this picture of the Rowena wildfire cresting a ridge west of The Dalles. More evacuations were ordered late Wednesday night.

More residents were told to evacuate late Wednesday night as a wildfire near Rowena crested a ridge west of The Dalles.

Brothers reunited after 70 years

Brothers reunited after 70 years »Play Video
Two brothers who hadn't seen each other since the 1940's finally reunite! Now, they're trying to make up for lost time. Jeff Mondlock has their story.

The poodle who paints

The poodle who paints »Play Video
It's the dog's honest truth. We've found a painting poodle. Scott Adkins explains.

Man loses weight eating at McDonald's

Man loses weight eating at McDonald's »Play Video
A teacher from Iowa challenged his students to design his diet plan about a year ago. But the food they had to design the diet around isn't your typical health food. Stacey Springob met with the educator in Wisconsin and has his story.

Armed robbery at mall: 'They had him up against the wall with handcuffs'

Armed robbery at mall: 'They had him up against the wall with handcuffs' »Play Video
William Ingram is accused of robbing a jewelry story at Valley River Center at gunpoint

Police raced to the Valley River Center on Tuesday after a report of an armed robbery at a jewelry store.

"They were coming from up over the overpass, they were coming from off of the freeway," witness Debbie Evartt waid. "I mean they were just coming from all directions."

About a dozen officers responded after a gunman robbed Harry Ritchie's Jewelers.

Evartt was standing on the corner of Valley River Drive just as the action was unfolding.

Food Network star visits local restaurants

Food Network star visits local restaurants
Who is going to appear on the Food Network? This guy!

Guy Fieri is in Lane County filming an episode of the Food Network show "Diners, Drive-ins and Dives".

So far we know Fieri has visited Sushi Pure, Cornbread Cafe, Papa's Soul Food and the Fisherman's Market in Eugene and Junkyard Burgers and Brats in Junction City.

Americans in Africa amidst Ebola: 'We were concerned but not alarmed'

Americans in Africa amidst Ebola: 'We were concerned but not alarmed' »Play Video

The Ebola virus kills about half those it infects, but many myths surround the illness.

"I think the number one misconception is you can get it from sharing air with someone, or you can get it from casual contact by sharing a pen or something like that very readily," said Dr. Patrick Luedtke with Lane County Public Health, "and that doesn't appear to be the case at all."

While the CDC reports over 800 deaths in four West African countries, an outbreak in the U.S. is highly unlikely.

Logging resumes on tree farm nurtured by sewage system

Logging resumes on tree farm nurtured by sewage system »Play Video
Nurtured by water and biosolids from the regional sewage system, these trees will someday become chip wood for paper

In 2004, the Metropolitan Waste Management Commission planted 400 acres of poplar trees.

The sewage process produced water and fertilizer for the trees - and income for the commission.

Mother of Eugene firefighter killed in 2008 crash calls for change

Mother of Eugene firefighter killed in 2008 crash calls for change »Play Video
Gone but not forgotten

When a wildland firefighting company showed up at lacrosse practice looking for employees, Scott Charlson signed up.

The Eugene-area high school graduate and Southern Oregon University student agreed to toil all summer long in the dust and the heat to earn money to help pay for his education.

Charlson aspired to be a sports journalist.

On Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2008, he and his fellow firefighters with Grayback Forestry were working near the front lines of the Iron Complex forest fire burning in northern California's Trinity Alps.

Fire bosses had decided to pull crews off the front lines for safety's sake.

So 10 firefighters from Oregon trundled on board the Sikorsky helicopter to get a lift back to the fire camp with the pilot, co-pilot and a Forest Service employee.

"They started to lift off, but it was too heavy," Scott's mother Nina Charlson said, "and it just crashed right at the site and burned."