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Entertainment Undead economy driven by 'a common love for zombies' Undead economy driven by 'a common love for zombies' (Photo Gallery) (Video)
Zombie, horror and sci-fi fans fans descended on Atlanta recently for the second annual Walker Stalker Convention.

"We had 600 people come together for a party and I thought well, if we can do a fan meet up, slowly ticket sales went from 1,000 to 2,000 to 3,000," said James Frazier, co-founder of Walker Stalker Con. "It's people that all have a common bond, a common love for zombies."

From costumes to custom-made zombie weaponry, vendors had it all for the horror fans.

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Local 'It was just like they got it. They understood' 'It was just like they got it. They understood' (Photo Gallery) (Video)
Once a week, 12-year-old Becca Mann visits Mercy Me Ranch in Veneta to ride horses like Juliette.

"Riding the horses, it helps me because like it like distracts my mind from losing my dad," she said.

Becca's dad Erik died last December from an aggressive form of cancer.

A tragic loss is something Becca and Lori Thomas have in common.

"Losing my dad at 13, I didn't really have anyone come alongside me that could identify with my loss and it was a very lonely journey for me," Lori said.

Now Lori and her husband Stan are working through the grief of losing their youngest daughter Aimee in a car crash last year.
Prep Athlete South Eugene soccer team sets sights on a state title South Eugene soccer team sets sights on a state title (Video)
Kirk Bassett is one of three senior captains for the South Eugene soccer team.

He's been steadily improving since his freshman year and is now the 6A Southwest Conference Player of the Year.

Unbeaten so far this season on the soccer pitch, the Axemen has its sights set high.

Bassett said the goal is to win the state title - and he's confident that if they take care of business, they can do it.

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Springfield woman pleads guilty to stealing SUV with teen, toddler asleep inside

Springfield woman pleads guilty to stealing SUV with teen, toddler asleep inside
Tamela Mae Trice, 23

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. -- A woman pleaded guilty to stealing an SUV from a store parking lot while a teenager and toddler were sleeping inside the vehicle, the Lane County District Attorney's Office said.

Tamela Trice, 23, of Springfield plead guilty to multiple charges including two counts of attempted kidnapping, driving under the influence, and unauthorized use of a vehicle. She was sentenced to 20 months in prison with 3 years of post-prison supervision from the mid-September incident.

According to police, Trice was intoxicated when she stole an SUV from the Safeway store in Springfieldwhile a 17-year-old and a 2-year-old sleeping in the car.

Her 20-month sentence also includes a probation violation. Trice was on probation for hitting an LTD bus driver after being told to get off the bus October 4, 2012.

Photographer showcases ethereal underwater maternity portraits

Photographer showcases ethereal underwater maternity portraits
We introduce the work of Florida-based photographer Adam Opris who has taken the expectant portrait to another level with his series of stunning and ethereal underwater shoots. Featuring: Atmosphere Where: South Florida, Florida, United States When: 21 Oct 2014 Credit: Supplied by WENN.com
Enter the work of Florida-based photographer Adam Opris - who has taken the expectant portrait to another level with his series of stunning and ethereal underwater shoots.

2 dead, 4 critically injured in shooting at Marysville high school

2 dead, 4 critically injured in shooting at Marysville high school »Play Video
Firefighters, medics and hospital staff move one of the Marysville Pilchuck High School shooting victims from an ambulence into Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, following the shooting at the high school. (AP Photo/The Herald, Dan Bates)
A student opened fire Friday morning at Marysville Pilchuck High School, killing one student and critically injuring four others before fatally shooting himself, police and witnesses said.

'Crash involved both northbound and southbound lanes of Interstate 5'

'Crash involved both northbound and southbound lanes of Interstate 5' »Play Video

A double-crossover crash killed one driver and injured another Thursday.

The aftermath left all lanes of Interstate 5 closed for hours.

Homeless campers pitch tents near Eugene school

Homeless campers pitch tents near Eugene school »Play Video
Foreground: Homeless camp. Background: Elementary school.

On Tuesday, campers pitched tents and settled into the South Eugene area, a stone's throw from Cesar Chavez Elementary School.

Bus driver beat down

Bus driver beat down »Play Video
Call it instant karma. A bus driver beat a purse-snatcher with a bat. And it was all caught on camera. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.

Death, damage in construction site under investigation; bridge closed until late Friday

Death, damage in construction site under investigation; bridge closed until late Friday »Play Video
The McCullough Bridge is expected to remain closed until late Friday. A fatality and damage in a construction site are under investigation.

Police are still investigating at the McCullough Bridge in North Bend where a Florence man is dead after it appears he accidentally drove off a temporary construction bridge under the main structure.

'We will be the best record team Junction City has ever had'

'We will be the best record team Junction City has ever had' »Play Video
The Junction City Tigers

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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