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Local FAQs about Eugene's paid sick leave ordinance FAQs about Eugene's paid sick leave ordinance
On July 28, 2014, the Eugene City Council passed a law that allows everyone working within the Eugene city limits to accrue paid sick time at work. Here's what's next.
Local Fox tests positive for rabies Fox tests positive for rabies (Photo Gallery) (Video)
A fox tested positive for rabies for the first time in decades in Lane County.

"The 1960s would be the last confirmed, documented case that is well known," said Jason Davis with Lane County Health.

In Oregon, bats are often associated with the rabies virus.

An infected fox is unusual, and the community should be aware of the possible danger, Davis said.

"Foxes have more access to humans," he said. "Whereas a bat is airborne and while they do rest and interact with humans in some way, a fox could potentially pose more of a risk being in the bushes."

U of O: Four Ethiopian athletes missing from IAAF World Juniors

U of O: Four Ethiopian athletes missing from IAAF World Juniors »Play Video
Athletes run the 10,000m Tuesday night at the Oregon 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships.

Four Ethiopian athletes competing in the IAAF World Junior Championships went missing Saturday morning, U of O communications director Julie Brown said Sunday. "There is no reason to feel that they are in harm's way," Brown said.

Pampered pooches living it up

Pampered pooches living it up »Play Video
High-end, exclusive pet boading can be found almost anywhere. The American Pet Products Association estimates owners will spend 4.73 billion on boarding and grooming this year alone. So what makes posh pet hotels so special? Mary Mueller has an inside look.

Claw machine for beer

Claw machine for beer »Play Video
You know those claw grab games where you can win a stuffed animal? Well, now there's a similar game, but with a very different prize. Justin Pazera shows us the Brew Buck'it.

Who's behind the Brooklyn Bridge flag caper?

Who's behind the Brooklyn Bridge flag caper? »Play Video
White flags flying over the iconic Brooklyn Bridge where American flags should be -- it happened this week in the dead of night, and no one seems to know what it means or who planned it. Susan Candiotti explains why the switch is raising concerns.

2014 Eugene Marathon: 'Every marathon you do teaches you something different'

2014 Eugene Marathon: 'Every marathon you do teaches you something different' »Play Video

Racers lined up along Agate Street outside Hayward Field before 6 a.m. Sunday, stretching out as the sun rose before the 2014 Eugene Marathon.

'The fires are getting bigger, they're getting hotter, they're more damaging'

'The fires are getting bigger, they're getting hotter, they're more damaging' »Play Video

Pacific Northwest fire crews are in the midst of a record-breaking fire season. Fire officials said the northwest could flare back up as temperatures start to climb in the coming weeks.


Crews are battling blazes that have already consumed a total exceeding 1,400 square miles of forest land in Oregon and Washington.

Riding for Chris Kilcullen: 'He started a lot of things in our community'

Riding for Chris Kilcullen: 'He started a lot of things in our community' »Play Video

Motorcyclists from across the Northwest will be taking a trip through Oregon this weekend for the annual Officer Chris Kilcullen Memorial Ride.

The ride honors fallen Eugene Police Officer Chris Kilcullen, who died in the line of duty in 2011.

Friends and family say Chris was a pay it forward type of guy. The tour raises money for non-profits and a memorial scholarship fund, helping keep Kilcullen’s kind spirit and generosity alive.