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Local 'I don't know what makes a kid, you know, snap like that' 'I don't know what makes a kid, you know, snap like that' (Video)
A 14-year-old in Marysville, Wash., killed one person and sent four students to the hospital before he shot and killed himself.

It's the sort of horrifying story you always want to think could never happen in your neighborhood.

But what if it did?

Eugene Police say they're as prepared as possible for a shooting in a school.
Local 'Do all we can to improve the safety of this section of Interstate 5' 'Do all we can to improve the safety of this section of Interstate 5' (Photo Gallery) (Video)
Oregon DOT planned to put out bids early next year seeking construction of cable barriers in the median of Interstate 5 between Salem and Albany.

But after 2 fatal crossover accidents, including a double-crossover crash Thursday that killed a woman and sent a semi careening into oncoming traffic, Governor John Kitzhaber and ODOT Director Matthew Garrett announced plans to fast track the project.

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.