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County moves to cut 21 jobs after voters defeat road fee

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Lane County Commissioner Jay Bozievich said, without the fee, the county will cut 21 jobs. As a result, county residents will see less maintenance on public roads.

Lane County maintinas over 1,400 miles of roads and 415 bridges, as well as traffic signals and storm drains.

How to combat garden slugs and snails

How to combat garden slugs and snails »Play Video
Don't bother me: I'm eating.

In the Northwest, slugs and snails may be considered garden enemy number one.

They may me slow-moving critters but they leave behind a sad trail of damage.

In the Garden this week, learn how to fight back.

Watch #LiveOnKMTR Wednesdays for tips In the Garden

1 in 7 U.S. cars now subject to airbag recall

1 in 7 U.S. cars now subject to airbag recall »Play Video
A safety device meant to save lives could be endangering them in certain cars.

About 34 million vehicles - nearly 1 in every 7 cars on the road in the United States - are now subject to a recall due to faulty airbags made by Japanese auto parts supplier Takata.

When the airbag expands, it can cause the metal-encased inflater to burst, launching shards of metal into the driver and the front passenger.

Same-sex couple celebrates 1 year: 'You can't help who you fall in love with'

Same-sex couple celebrates 1 year: 'You can't help who you fall in love with'
Bruce Carlson and Matt Friday

The first same-sex couple to wed in Lane County after a judge struck down the state's ban on gay marriages celebrated their 1st anniversary Tuesday.