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For 10 years in a row, home warranty companies have been the worst-graded category on Angie's List.
A home warranty typically covers the major systems and appliances in a home for one year after the sale.
It's often included with the purchase of a home, but many homeowners don't fully examine the documents at closing - filing them away until they need repair help.
The voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage is headed to federal court this week in Eugene.
Advocates in favor of overturning the ban planned a vigil outside the Wayne L. Morse U.S. Courthouse on Tuesday ahead of Wednesday's court hearing.
Clark Compton, one of the speakers at the vigil, said his daughter is a lesbian and therefore barred from marrying in Oregon.
"Love matters to everybody and all the committed same-sex couples in the state deserve the right to marry," he said.
On Monday night, members of Winston's city council passed a one year moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries in a 4-1 vote.
A water main break downtown knocked out service to the Oregon State campus and parts of Corvallis, causing low and even no water pressure in homes and residence halls.
A woman arrested in Eugene earlier this month on a probation violation now faces murder charges.
A grand jury indicted Jacquelyn Kelly Novack, 38, of Murphy, Ore., on April 18 on charges of Murder, Tampering with Evidence and Felon in Possession of a Firearm.
The investigation started April 2 with a report in Grants Pass of a missing person who was believed to be deceased, Oregon State Police said.
The Josephine County Major Crimes Team took over the case on April 7 and worked with state police in Roseburg and Springfield on the investigation. State police from Springfield arrested Novak in Eugene April 9 on a probation violation.
The same day, police located human remains at a remote campsite in the Sunny Valley area, between Myrtle Creek and Grants Pass.
David Ray Taylor stands accused of murdering a Eugene man and then taking the man’s car to rob a bank in Mapleton.
The defense maintains that the murder was orchestrated by two accomplices to the robbery, and Taylor was not involved in the death of Celestino Gutierrez, 22, of Eugene.
Police in Roseburg say they arrested a transient who said he was one of them and tried to pull a woman from her vehicle Monday afternoon.
The 118th Boston Marathon had about 36,000 runners, many making the journey to honor those killed and injured in last year’s tragic bombing.
Yoncalla's own Lisa Frasieur qualified for the race in the Eugene Marathon back in July.
"There was a lot of healing going on. Today, going as well as it did, I'm just glad I was a part of it. And I think it will help this town move on,” said Frasieur.