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Local Civic Saved: City says Alliance raised $4 million to purchase stadium Civic Saved: City says Alliance raised $4 million to purchase stadium
First-grader Leo Rickard raised $84 by asking friends and family to chip in to save Civic Stadium in lieu of birthday gifts.

Leo's donation - and $4 million-worth of others like it - have put the Eugene Civic Alliance in a position to complete the purchase of Civic Stadium from the Eugene 4J School District, the City of Eugene announced Friday.

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'Everyone wants to knock you off and make sure you don’t get that championship that you’re looking for'

'Everyone wants to knock you off and make sure you don’t get that championship that you’re looking for' »Play Video

JT Ayers, a senior at Churchill High School, is a three-time runner up in the State Wrestling Finals in his weight class.

This year he enters the state meet as the top qualifier in the 5A 120 weight class.

“As a three-time finalist, everyone wants to knock you off and make sure you don’t get that championship that you’re looking for," Ayers said.

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Internet goes hog wild over cookie-eating pig

Internet goes hog wild over cookie-eating pig »Play Video
When snow in Maine disconnected his electric fence, Buster the pig busted out. But instead of causing a ruckus, neighbors lured the hungry swine home with sweet treats. Now the wandering porker is a YouTube sensation with his own Facebook fan page. Erica Stapleton stopped by to meet the Notorious P-I-G for herself.

Bees becoming target of thieves

Bees becoming target of thieves »Play Video
Detectives in Fresno County, California, say bees are becoming a hot target for thieves. They say beehive thefts are costing beekeepers big bucks. Jessica Peres reports.

Heading to Langley, Washington? Apple Maps would leave you marooned

Heading to Langley, Washington? Apple Maps would leave you marooned »Play Video
Millions of drivers rely on Apple Maps for directions, but relying on Apple to get to one scenic town on Whidbey Island could leave you marooned.

Memorial, vigil honor 3 children hit and killed by pickup truck

Memorial, vigil honor 3 children hit and killed by pickup truck »Play Video
A vigil Thursday, February 25, at 54th and Main streets in Springfield

A memorial to 3 children hit and killed by a pickup truck Sunday night continued to grow Wednesday as members of the community gathered for a candlelight vigil.

Parents charged after kids found living in rat-infested filth

Parents charged after kids found living in rat-infested filth »Play Video
Photo courtesy: Pierce County Sheriff's Department
A mother and father have been arrested and charged with reckless endangerment after their three kids were discovered living in a squalor amid dangerous conditions inside their Eatonville home.

Elephant reunion taking place at Wildlife Safari

Elephant reunion taking place at Wildlife Safari »Play Video

Liz, a 51-year-old Asian elephant, and Valerie, a 33-year-old African elephant arrived after a short trip from Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in Vallejo, California.

Police: Man robs smoke shop at knifepoint - again

Police: Man robs smoke shop at knifepoint - again
Travis Gregory Brumwell (inset) faces accusations he two robbed a Royal Avenue business this year.

Police booked Travis Gregory Brumwell, 21, on two counts of first degree robbery.