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Local Vision tests required for all school children 7 and younger (Updated) Vision tests required for all school children 7 and younger (Video)
Last year, the state legislature passed a law requiring children 7 and younger to undergo a vision screening before entering public school.

According to Joannah Vaughan, director of the preschool vision screening program at Elks Children’s Eye Clinic, this is critical. Approximately 15 percent of children have vision problems that can be corrected through early detection.

Man thinks vandal sabotaged family's truck while camping

Man thinks vandal sabotaged family's truck while camping »Play Video
Israel Elliott says he thinks someone loosened the lug nuts from his truck's wheel while his family camped at Detroit Lake.

A Portland man believes someone maliciously took six of the eight lug nuts off a front tire while his family was camping at Detroit Lake. The tire flew off while his wife and two kids were driving on the highway Sunday.

Need some space? Police to focus on drivers following too close

Need some space? Police to focus on drivers following too close
Beltline: From bumper-to-bumper to something better?

The "If you can read this bumper sticker, you're too close" bumper sticker is getting a little help of the "protect and serve" variety: Officers with the Eugene Police Department's Traffic Enforcement Unit plan to focus on drivers who follow to close to other drivers on Beltline and I-105.

Wildfire closes Hwy 26 east of Prineville

Wildfire closes Hwy 26 east of Prineville »Play Video
Oregon DOT photo of flames along Hwy 26 in eastern Oregon

Fires burning in Central Oregon closed Highway 26 between Prineville and John Day on Tuesday. The road remained closed Wednesday, with no estimated time for reopening.

TrackTown Tuesday at Hayward Field July 15

TrackTown Tuesday at Hayward Field July 15

The season finale of “TrackTown Tuesday” promises to be the biggest ever. Come join us as we get ready to celebrate one week until the opening ceremonies of the IAAF World Junior Championships Oregon 2014.

Study finds veterans commit suicide at higher rate than general populace

Study finds veterans commit suicide at higher rate than general populace »Play Video
"Whenever we did convoys to other bases for medical supplies, there was somebody shot at a stop light," Cecil Ranne said. "So we did a lot of speeding through town in unmarked cars, you know, to avoid snipers."

Some troops lose their lives in the line of duty.

A tragic number take their own lives once they get back home.

According to an Oregon Health Authority Study, the suicide rate was significantly higher among veterans than among non-veterans for both males and females in Oregon between 2008 to 2012.

The study also found suicide is the leading cause of death among veterans under 45 years of age. 

And the veteran suicide rate was higher in Lane County than the state average.

'Every observation is important in a case like this'

'Every observation is important in a case like this' »Play Video
Were you there?

Police ask the public for information about criminal cases all the time.

Now a local defense attorney is asking for any witnesses to the events that left one man dead and the lawyer's client charged with murder.