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Sheriff: Robbers tie up victims, make off with medical marijuana

Three men broke into a home early Friday morning, bound the arms and feet of the residents at gunpoint and made off with weapons, cash and marijuana, the Lane County Sheriff's Office said.

State offers $400K to help rebuild mill destroyed by fire

State offers $400K to help rebuild mill destroyed by fire »Play Video
Gov. John Kitzhaber tours the Springfield Plywood mill site in Springfield. A fire destroyed the mill in July 2014.

The State of Oregon has offered Swanson Group a $400,000 loan to help rebuild the Springfield Plywood mill.

The loan is forgiveable if the mill meets specific job creation goals.

Many Lane County students unvaccinated

Many Lane County students unvaccinated »Play Video
Doctors say the best way to protect yourself and your children from the measles is to get vaccinated.

Many of the Oregon schools with the largest percentages of students unvaccinated against one or more diseases are in Lane County, according to the most recent numbers available.

Thirteen Oregon schools have Nonmedical Exemption Rates of 50 percent or greater, according to the most recent list dated January 2014.

Of those, 3 are in Lane County.

All told, there are 25 schools in Lane County where at least 1 in 10 students have a nonmedical exemption to one or more vaccine.

Your measles vaccine questions answered

Your measles vaccine questions answered »Play Video
Doctors say the best way to protect yourself and your children from the measles is to get vaccinated.

Will your measles shots from childhood still protect you? Do you need a booster shot? We get answers from the health department.

8 earthquakes shake near Oregon/Nevada border overnight

8 earthquakes shake near Oregon/Nevada border overnight
A screengrab from the USGS website shows the grouping of quakes. The quakes started just after 6 p.m. Wednesday. The latest struck before 5 a.m. Thursday.

A cluster of 8 earthquakes shook northwestern Nevada overnight, about 40 miles southeast of the Oregon town of Lakeview.

'This is the first class for really crafting marijuana policy'

'This is the first class for really crafting marijuana policy' »Play Video
Seth Crawford teaches a class at Oregon State on marijuana legalization policy.

A new course at Oregon State University is giving students a chance to help shape marijuana legalization policies in Oregon.

“We're not just asking the questions," said instructor Seth Crawford. "We're actually going to be able to deliver a product to legislatures, to state agencies, and to stakeholders in a way that most college students don't get a chance to do.”

Video interview FAQ: Doctor discusses Enterovirus and paralysis

Video interview FAQ: Doctor discusses Enterovirus and paralysis »Play Video
Dr. Richard Leman answers questions about Enterovirus and paralysis in children.

Dr. Richard Leman, public health physician with the Oregon Public Health Division, discusses efforts underway to figure out if there is a connection between paralysis (limb weakness) and Enterovirus in two children.

'She just cries and cries and asks: Am I going to be okay?'

'She just cries and cries and asks: Am I going to be okay?' »Play Video
McKenzie Andersen has been in the hospital for nearly a month.

A spunky little 7-year-old-girl, who had a cough and sniffles, may be in the hospital for months, paralyzed by a rare strain of Enterovirus. Medical experts are trying to figure out if the virus is the cause of Accute Flaccid Myelitis that has left McKenzie Andersen only able to wiggle her fingers and toes.