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A great big gourd that tips the scales at more than a thousand pounds is one of a few pumpkins at Fifth Street Public Market that'll go under the knife starting this weekend.

“One of our pumpkins is going to be Frankenstein this year,” Marketing Director Marissa Ooyevaar said. “Another one, as soon as one of our carvers saw it, he said, 'this looks like a pig.’”

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The University of Oregon has accepted the White House’s “It’s On Us” challenge, releasing a video at halftime of Saturday's football game against Washington.

The video features leaders in the University of Oregon community, including many athletes.

But the video doesn't include anyone from the Ducks basketball team, which has been at the forefront of the sexual assault discussion following allegations against 3 players last March.

Myrtle Point woman stabbed in abdomen with large knife; cousin arrested

http://media.kmtr.com/images/141021simons-jason330.jpgA woman stabbed multiple times in the abdomen with a large knife underwent emergency surgery Tuesday morning.

Cheyenne Workman, 21, of Myrtle Point was rushed to Coquille Valley Hospital by Myrtle Point Ambulance.

Her cousin, Jason E Simons, 37, of Myrtle Point is being held on $1 million bail and charges of attempted murder.

2 dead in head-on crash with log truck

2 dead in head-on crash with log truck

Two people died when their sedan crashed head on into an oncoming log truck.

Todd Gilman was driving a 2001 Toyota Corolla eastbound on Nonpareil Road when, for an unknown reason, the vehicle veered into the oncoming lane and struck a fully loaded log truck traveling westbound, the sheriff's office said.

Investigators said the head-on collision ejected Todd Gilman and his wife, Tina Gilman, from the vehicle.

The Sutherlin residents, both 50, died at the scene.

Expansion project begins at Eugene Airport

Expansion project begins at Eugene Airport »Play Video
The work includes relocating an elevator.

Work begins this week to expand the Eugene Airport terminal.

The project will take two years, with completion targeted for early 2017.

Child with cancer gets World Series tickets

Child with cancer gets World Series tickets »Play Video
As if this year couldn't get any better for fans of the Kansas City Royals, a young fan has been given a special gift. The boy has spent most of the baseball season fighting cancer. Syed Shabbir reports the boy's neighbor started raising money to give him a trip to the World Series.

Chef claims he was fired over long hair

Chef claims he was fired over long hair »Play Video
A luxury hotel is accused of being the fashion police in a federal lawsuit over hair! CBS2s Carolyn Gusoff shows us the offending hairdo from long beach.

Rain in forecast through the weekend

Rain in forecast through the weekend

The storm dousing western Oregon on Monday is expected to taper off overnight into Tuesday.

A second "quite wet" storm system will move in Tuesday night, the National Weather Service in Portland said, with rain likely lingering into Thursday. That front may also produce strong coastal winds.

And while all forecasts are subject to change, forecasters see a third system setting up for a wet weekend.

UO launches $2 billion fundraising effort

UO launches $2 billion fundraising effort »Play Video
Graduation 2014 (File photo)

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.

'Breaking Bad' action figures: Do toy meth labs belong on store shelves?

'Breaking Bad' action figures: Do toy meth labs belong on store shelves?
"Children are so impressionable," said Sean Hannon, father of 3. "When they see these things, these bad things glorified, and in such a regular way, it sticks in their mind such longer term."

Toys-R-Us sells a "Breaking Bad" Walter White action figure, complete with a gymbag full of toy cash - and toy crystal meth.

Toys-R-Us says the toys are not intended for children.

A mom in Florida is gathering signatures on a petition to ask the store to remove the dolls from inventory.

Police to focus on cars and bikes near OSU this week

Police to focus on cars and bikes near OSU this week
An Oregon State Police trooper speaks to a bicyclist on the Oregon State University campus. There will be a saturation operation Nov. 7-8 on campus to educate drivers, cyclists and pedestrians about traffic laws. Date: Nov. 2, 2012 (photo: Theresa Hogue)

Do you drive or bike near campus?

State and local police plan stepped up enforcement Wednesday and Friday near the Oregon State campus.

The effort is driven by complaints about bicycles and cars endangering pedestrians, Oregon State Police said.