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Local Bridge work to disrupt Delta Highway overnight Bridge work to disrupt Delta Highway overnight (Photo Gallery) (Video)
The signs on Beltine notify drivers that change is coming August 19 along Delta Highway.

"Tonight the equipment will come out, materials will come out," said project manager Scott Gillespie, "and in the morning everything will be open to full traffic in the morning."

A crew of about two dozen will be working until 6 a.m. Wednesday building a new bridge expasnion on Goodpasture Island Road over Delta Highway.
Local Family escapes Corvallis house fire with 30-foot flames Family escapes Corvallis house fire with 30-foot flames (Photo Gallery)
A mother and her two young children escaped a fire that put up 30-foot flames from the second story of a home early Tuesday morning.

Neighbors reported hearing what sounded like an “explosion” prior to observing fire, the Corvallis Fire Department said.

The Red Cross responded to assist the family.

Autopsy: Teen shot at least 6 times

Autopsy: Teen shot at least 6 times »Play Video
A scene from the clashes in the suburb of St. Louis, Missouri

Monday brought a show of greater force as National Guard troops moved into place after another night of violent protests.

Overnight, the governor ordered the increased security to help quell the escalating violence and protect the police command center.

"Tonight we will ensure the safety of the citizens of Ferguson," said Capt. Ron Johnson with the Missouri Highway Patrol.

Back in Washington, President Obama announced he is sending Attorney General Eric Holder to Ferguson on Wednesday.

Share the road: Rash of car-bike collisions a good reminder of law

Share the road: Rash of car-bike collisions a good reminder of law »Play Video
Cycle track near the University of Oregon campus

After 3 crashes in 4 days involving bicycles and cars, Oregon State Police are urging drivers to be on high alert for bicyclists.

While riding your bike can be healthy, green and fun, sometimes it can be dangerous.

"I've been hit by a number of cars throughout the years being a cyclist," said bike courier Anthony Ainsworth. "It hurts."

On Saturday, east of Grants Pass, a Roseburg woman on her bicycle was hit by a car from behind.

In just the last two weeks, a total of 6 cyclist have been hit in the Eugene-Springfield area alone.

None of those riders were seriously injured.

Berry harvester overturns, injures 6 farm workers

Berry harvester overturns, injures 6 farm workers
This berry harvester flipped over Monday outside Sandy, injuring six workers. Photo: Clackamas County Sheriff's Office.

Two farm workers’ legs were broken and four others received minor injuries after a berry harvester backed over them Monday.

Man charged with kidnapping, robbery

Man charged with kidnapping, robbery »Play Video
A ride home turned into much more

Brian Compton called an acquantence early Sunday morning to ask for a ride from Eugene to his Springfield home, police said.

When the pair reached the residence, Compton allegedly assaulted and threatened the driver for his treatment of a mutual friend, police said.

The situation quickly escalated, police said.

"The threats then turned and the assault turned to something worse where he threatened to kill him if he didn't give him his car," Sgt. Rich Charboneau of Springfield Police said. "The victim's title to the car was at his business in Eugene."

Photos: Seattle's 2014 Hempfest ends on a high note

Photos: Seattle's 2014 Hempfest ends on a high note
Seattle Hempfest is the world’s largest event advocating cannabis law reform, attracting hundreds of thousands of people each year. This annual event is held every August in Myrtle Edwards Park on the Seattle waterfront. August 17th 2014. (Joshua Lewis / KOMO News)

OSU to run pharmacy at Community Health Centers

OSU to run pharmacy at Community Health Centers »Play Video

The College of Pharmacy and Health Centers have teamed up to operate the full-service pharmacy, which will be available only to Health Centers clients and will be operated by College of Pharmacy faculty, staff and students.