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'Delays now, but we may not be back here for 50 years'

'Delays now, but we may not be back here for 50 years' »Play Video

A major construction project to replace old concrete on a 7-mile stretch of Interstate 5 between exit 162 and 169 has been the scene of delays - and worse.

The good news is the delays should be worth the wait: the new concrete is expected to last four times longer than regular asphalt.

 

Siberian wildfire smoke reaches Oregon

Siberian wildfire smoke reaches Oregon »Play Video
Image courtesy NASA Earth Observatory

The smoke visible in the air of Eugene on Sunday and Monday is from wildfires burning in Siberia, according to the National Weather Service, the NASA Earth Observatory and the "Smog Blog" maintained by the University of Maryland.

A3 senior to compete in national poetry slam

A3 senior to compete in national poetry slam »Play Video
Gypsy Prince

Gypsy Prince won the state Poetry Out Loud contest with a performance of Gregory Djanikian's "Mrs. Caldera's House of Things."

The 17-year-old will now participate in the Western Region finals on Tuesday, April 28.