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Local Thurston Spirit Squad: 'Go out there and be brave, and just stand up for your school' Thurston Spirit Squad: 'Go out there and be brave, and just stand up for your school' (Photo Gallery)
When the Spirit Squad performs at Thurston High School, everyone is on their feet.

Students are singing along, clapping their hands. Labels dissapear, and the school becomes one.

The Spirit Squad started 4 years ago when a student, Heidi Brown, decided to put it together for her senior project.

The team is made up of special needs students coached by student leaders.

Meet the Spirit Squad #LiveOnKMTR Thursday, January 29, at 5:30, 6:30 or 11 p.m.

Police: Masked man with gun tries to rob teen girls near UO campus

Police: Masked man with gun tries to rob teen girls near UO campus »Play Video
The neighborhood during the day. Police say that Sunday at 12:30 a.m., a masked man with a gun tried to rob three teens here.

A masked man with a gun tried to rob three teenagers near the University of Oregon campus early Sunday morning.

Cruise ship rescues pilot from ocean off Hawaii

Cruise ship rescues pilot from ocean off Hawaii

Holland America Line's cruise ship ms Veendam answered a request for assistance from the United States Coast Guard to rescue the pilot, who had ditched his single-engine Cirrus SR-22 after he experienced a mechanical issue with the fuel system.

Threat of 'bomb in the building' prompts Courthouse evacuation

Threat of 'bomb in the building' prompts Courthouse evacuation
The interior of the Linn County Courthouse in Albany features decorative polished stone on the floor. (Gary Halvorson, Oregon State Archives)

A bomb threat prompted the evacuation of the Linn County Courthouse on Tuesday morning.

What happens when the emergency is at the police station?

What happens when the emergency is at the police station? »Play Video

The smell from an overheated battery triggered an evacuation of Eugene Police headquarters over the weekend.

No one was injured.

Eugene Police said that if the building had to be emptied for a longer period of time, the department has several procedures in place so operations can run as smoothly as possible.

Northeast preps for blizzard: 'I don't know why the rush on bread, but what the heck'

Northeast preps for blizzard: 'I don't know why the rush on bread, but what the heck' »Play Video

As a blizzard bears down on the Northeast, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker saus the threat can't be overstated.

"We are anticipating a historic top 5 storm based on projected on snowfall," he said Monday.

Man lost at sea after boat capsizes

Man lost at sea after boat capsizes »Play Video
Photo of the capsized vessel

A man remains lost at sea after a boat with three people on board capsized off Paradise Point on Sunday afternoon. Two of the 3 made it safely to shore.