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State offers $400K to help rebuild mill destroyed by fire

State offers $400K to help rebuild mill destroyed by fire »Play Video
Gov. John Kitzhaber tours the Springfield Plywood mill site in Springfield. A fire destroyed the mill in July 2014.

The State of Oregon has offered Swanson Group a $400,000 loan to help rebuild the Springfield Plywood mill.

The loan is forgiveable if the mill meets specific job creation goals.

Seahawks look to trademark the number '12',' word 'boom'

Seahawks look to trademark the number '12',' word 'boom' »Play Video
Seahawks' legends Cortez Kennedy along with the Space Needle and Seattle Seahawks climbed atop the Space Needle to raise the 12th Man Flag in anticipation of Saturday's playoff showdown with the New Orleans Saints. January 10th 2014. (Joshua Lewis / KOMO News)
Playing aggressively is one of the many talents that propelled the Seahawks to a second straight Super Bowl, but some fans are questioning whether it's fair to be so aggressive when it comes to trademarking the team's image.

Lower fuel prices save local governments money

Lower fuel prices save local governments money »Play Video
How low will it go?

The decline in the price of oil benefits large public consumers of gasoline, like school bus companies, transit districts and law enforcement agencies. But in counties that produce oil, the plunge in price is taking tax revenue down with it.

Man, 83, hit as car careens into lobby of medical building

Man, 83, hit as car careens into lobby of medical building
The car crashed through the entry way, hitting a man as he was entering the lobby.

An 83-year-old man walking into the lobby of a medical office building suffered serious injuries when a car hit him and pushed him through a glass entry way Friday morning

Ducks hang on to beat USC 75-67

Ducks hang on to beat USC 75-67
Oregon Ducks Michael Chandler (#25) tries to move past the USC Trojans defense. The Ducks defeated the Trojans 75-67. Mary Jane Schulte, Oregon News Lab

The Oregon Ducks pulled out a victory over the USC Trojans on Thursday night in a 75-67 win in which they were in control from the opening tip.

Seahawks players react to 'deflate-gate' controversy

Seahawks players react to 'deflate-gate' controversy

Just like the rest of America, the Seattle Seahawks are well aware of the ongoing saga known as deflate-gate.

The defending Super Bowl champions play the New England Patriots #LiveOnKMTR Sunday, February 1, in Super Bowl XLIX at 3:30 p.m. PT.