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Prep Athlete 'We will be the best record team Junction City has ever had' 'We will be the best record team Junction City has ever had' (Photo Gallery) (Video)
McKenna Straube is leading the Junction City Tigers to their best soccer season in school history.

"We are hoping to get to 12 wins," she said. "We are 10 and 2 right now - and if we get to that point, we will be the best record team Junction City has ever had."

A 4-year varsity player, Straube is in her second season as the Tigers captain.

"You have some captains who are bosses," coach Chris Bolton said. "She is not that way. Her first instinct is to help others."

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UO launches $2 billion fundraising effort

UO launches $2 billion fundraising effort »Play Video
Graduation 2014 (File photo)

The University of Oregon officially entered the public phase of its fundraising campaign on Friday night with the announcement of a $2 billion effort.

The most ambitious campaign in the UO’s history is also the largest fundraising effort ever undertaken by an organization in the state.

'Breaking Bad' action figures: Do toy meth labs belong on store shelves?

'Breaking Bad' action figures: Do toy meth labs belong on store shelves?
"Children are so impressionable," said Sean Hannon, father of 3. "When they see these things, these bad things glorified, and in such a regular way, it sticks in their mind such longer term."

Toys-R-Us sells a "Breaking Bad" Walter White action figure, complete with a gymbag full of toy cash - and toy crystal meth.

Toys-R-Us says the toys are not intended for children.

A mom in Florida is gathering signatures on a petition to ask the store to remove the dolls from inventory.

Police to focus on cars and bikes near OSU this week

Police to focus on cars and bikes near OSU this week
An Oregon State Police trooper speaks to a bicyclist on the Oregon State University campus. There will be a saturation operation Nov. 7-8 on campus to educate drivers, cyclists and pedestrians about traffic laws. Date: Nov. 2, 2012 (photo: Theresa Hogue)

Do you drive or bike near campus?

State and local police plan stepped up enforcement Wednesday and Friday near the Oregon State campus.

The effort is driven by complaints about bicycles and cars endangering pedestrians, Oregon State Police said.

Creator: 'Yoga Joes' inspires men to try yoga

Creator: 'Yoga Joes' inspires men to try yoga
Called "Yoga Joes" these small green men can be seen in positions such as downward-facing dog, child's pose, and even crow pose. (Atmosphere) San Francisco, California, United States. 13 Oct 2014. Credit: Supplied by WENN.com
It's not very often that you see your child's favorite little green soldier throwing a yoga pose, but that's exactly what these toys from creator Dan Abramson are doing.

Salem teacher put on paid leave after being caught on camera pulling a student's shirt off

Salem teacher put on paid leave after being caught on camera pulling a student's shirt off »Play Video
Student Sara Rue says she was just trying to leave a classroom in Salem, Ore. during a confrontation between a teacher and another student when her shirt was ripped off as the teacher tried to pull Rue back inside the door. (Bob Heye, KATU News)

Student Sara Rue says she was just trying to leave the classroom during a confrontation between a teacher and another student.

You can see Sara Rue heading for the classroom door. The teacher tries to stop Rue and yanked so hard on the top Rue was wearing, that it came off, exposing Rue’s bra.

“Every time I watch it, I want to cry because of how scared I could tell I was, just by the sound of my voice.  Just by me crying,” says Rue.

Meet 19 suspected Northwest sex offenders

Meet 19 suspected Northwest sex offenders
Agapito Ajeto Jr., aka Sergio aka Pete aka Junior, has been wanted by the Washington State Department of Corrections since August 2014 on suspicion of rape of a child, child molestation and failing to register as a sex offender in King County.

These 19 men are the newest additions to the Washington State Department of Corrections' list of wanted sex offenders.

Collaborative photo series highlights 'art of bodypainting'

Collaborative photo series highlights 'art of bodypainting'
'Bodypainting meets Art' is an emerging photo series, born from a collaboration between body artist Jörg Düsterwald and photographer Tschiponnique Skupin. Various professions are artistically presented by body painted models with real businesses and authentic locations used in the creative process. Images showcased will be featured in the 2015 Working Art Bodypainting Calendar entitled 'Wallpaper'. Featuring: Jan D. Ehlers. Hajen, Niedersachsen, Germany. 14 Oct 2014. Credit: Tschiponnique Skupin/Future Image/WENN.com