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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.

Pregnant with cancer: 'I didn't think cancer would happen to me now'

Pregnant with cancer: 'I didn't think cancer would happen to me now' »Play Video
"Deep inside, there's a chance something could go wrong, but he was born healthy and I was so emotional that first day, it was such a relief. It was great,” she said.

What should have been a time of joy was overshadowed with worry when a Springfield mom discovered what could have been breast cancer while she was pregnant with her third child.

Police: Woman struck, killed by shoplifter's getaway car

Police: Woman struck, killed by shoplifter's getaway car »Play Video
This image from surveillance video shows the suspect in the deadly shoplifting incident.
A woman who runs a small mom-and-pop convenience store in Sedro-Woolley was killed when she ran after a suspected shoplifter and was struck by his getaway vehicle, police said.

October-November worst time of year for car-deer collisions

October-November worst time of year for car-deer collisions »Play Video

State police responded to 4 crashes involving wildlife in 4 days as Oregon enters October and November, the worst months for vehicle-wildlife collisions.

Over the past 10 years, more than a third of the total reported vehicle-wildlife crashes occurred September - November. The deadliest encounters have taken place in Josephine and Deschutes counties, but no county in the state is untouched by these incidents. Those with the highest total crashes reported are Deschutes, Douglas, Jackson, Klamath and Lane.

Missing Coos Bay man found dead at motorcycle crash scene

A Coos Bay man missing since last Friday was found dead next to his motorcycle Thursday afternoon along Highway 38, about 12 miles east of Reedsport.

Family said 59-year-old John Ambrosini set off September 26 on a motorcycle ride to Roseburg.

Cell phone records confirmed he made it there, but he didn't return home as planned.

Just before 3 p.m. Thursday, state and county law enforcement responded to a report of a man lying dead next to a motorcycle down an embankment off Hwy 38.

The body was confirmed as Ambrosini.

Arizona hands No. 2 Oregon a loss at home, 31-24

Arizona hands No. 2 Oregon a loss at home, 31-24

For a second year in a row, the Arizona Wildcats beat out a favored Oregon Ducks football team - this time taking a 31-24 wins at Autzen Stadium in Eugene.

Controlled burn planned for meadow in West Eugene

Controlled burn planned for meadow in West Eugene

The controlled ecological burn by the Bureau of Land Management on a section of Willamette Daisy Meadow north of West 11th Avenue will result in a temporary closure of the adjacent Fern Ridge Bike Path.

The path will be closed at the south end at the intersection of the bike path with Terry Street and at the north end where the path crosses the railroad tracks.

The path will be closed for approximately one to two hours starting around noon. 

Photos: Tailgating at Autzen Stadium

Photos: Tailgating at Autzen Stadium
The lights come on at Autzen stadium as the Oregon Ducks play a night game against Arizona. Arizona upset #2 Oregon 31-24. Dan Morrison, Oregon News Lab

Purple flamingo flock part of Domestic Violence Awareness month

Purple flamingo flock part of Domestic Violence Awareness month »Play Video
Peggy Whalen

October is Domestic Violence Awareness month, but the executive director of WomenSpace says she thinks of October as the time for action.

Peggy Whalen said that, although the subject of domestic violence is extremely serious, taking action against it doesn't have to be.

That's where the flamingos come in.

Have you seen this painting? Please call police

Have you seen this painting? Please call police
The painting is 3 feet tall by 4 feet wide and shows the countryside of Vietnam. The only available photo of the painting shows a juvenile boy in the foreground. He is not part of the painting, and police obscured his features before releasing the photo to the public.

Police have their suspect in custody.

Now they need your help locating a stolen painting.