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Articles from July 13, 2009

A Foot in the Door
Byline: The Register-Guard It's welcome news that a consortium of 30 Chinese companies in the solar power industry intends to establish its U.S. sales hub in Eugene. If Centron Solar's sales model works as planned, 200 to 300 salespeople based in...
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Bach Organizers Pleased with Festival Receipts
Byline: Mark Johnson The Register-Guard The joy emanating from the Oregon Bach Festival was not limited to the uplifting season-ending performance of Messiah at the Hult Center on Sunday - officials described the 2 1/2 -week festival's expected...
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Calendar
Byline: The Register-Guard Dexter TUESDAY Sanitary District Board of Directors - 7 p.m., Dexter Fire Hall, 82781 Barbre Road. General business. 937-3612. Drain TODAY City Council - 7 p.m., City Hall, 129 West C Ave. Inaccessible meters...
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`Classical Savion' Delight of Dexterity and Rhythm
Byline: Gwen Curran For The Register-Guard Savion Glover, tap-dancer extra ordinaire, and his extraordinary musicians brought the Silva Hall audience to their feet Friday night at the end of his two-hour "Classical Savion" solo tap concert. As...
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Community Sports
Byline: The Register-Guard To submit events E-mail announcements to sportsdesk@registerguard.com. Items may be delivered to The Register-Guard, 3500 Chad Drive; mailed to P.O. Box 10188, Eugene OR 97440; faxed to 687-6674. Announcements should...
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County Floats Idea of Car Fees
Byline: Matt Cooper The Register-Guard Correction (published July 15, 2009): CityRegion: The Oregon Legislature this year approved, and Gov. Ted Kulongski is expected to sign, a bill that would allow counties of 350,000 or more people to impose...
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Expect China and India to Drag Feet on Climate Initiatives
Byline: Sriram Kh For The Register-Guard Visualize this: The temperature outside is 105 degrees, with about 80 percent relative humidity. There is no electricity, which means no air conditioning. That was my experience on the third day after...
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For the Record
Byline: The Register-Guard Deadlines The For The Record deadline is noon the day before publication for Tuesday through Saturday newspapers, and noon Friday for Sunday or Monday newspapers. Items may be delivered to The Register-Guard newsroom...
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Good Start on Food Safety
Byline: The Register-Guard The Obama administration announced new regulations last week to limit salmonella and E.coli contamination at food processing plants and to better track the origins of food illnesses. The changes are promising, but they...
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Letters in the Editor's Mailbag
Byline: The Register-Guard Stop cutting the Elliott I applaud and support the protesters in the Elliott State Forest. Forest management in the Elliott is a perfect example of Oregon's dysfunctional funding system and corrupt tax laws. For decades,...
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More Room to Ride
Byline: Andrea Damewood The Register-Guard SPRINGFIELD - For bicyclists, riding between Eugene and Springfield through Glenwood has never been a straight (or sure) shot. Those using pedal-power heading west into Eugene are greeted with a "bike...
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Obituaries
Byline: The Register-Guard Ruth Albrecht Ruth E. Albrecht of Eugene died July 8 of liver failure at the age of 70. No service is planned She was born Jan. 4, 1939, in Pueblo, Colo., to Henry and Ruth Sparks Carter. She and Loren Albrecht married...
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Port Ready to Sign Deal for Repairs to Rail Line
Byline: Winston Ross The Register-Guard COOS BAY - Sometime in the next couple of weeks, officials with the Oregon International Port of Coos Bay hope to finalize a contract with a Tillamook construction company for the first significant repairs...
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Rain Washes out Ems Game
Byline: The Register-Guard Sunday's thunderstorms wiped out the Eugene Emeralds' scheduled Northwest League baseball game at Civic Stadium against the Spokane Indians. The game will be made up today at Civic as part of a doubleheader. The first...
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Raised amid Squalor and Suspicion
Byline: Winston Ross The Register-Guard COOS BAY - Fred and Daveda Cozad have spent much of the past few months cleaning up the ramshackle cabin on Bunker Hill that Fred built in 1970 with whatever wood he could scrabble together. They painted some...
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Ruling Favors City Police Auditor
Byline: Edward Russo The Register-Guard Eugene did not violate state labor law by allowing the police auditor to participate in interviews of police officers, according to a recommendation to the state Employment Relations Board. The recommendation...
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Soggy but Spectacular Sunday Soaks Fairgoers, Cuts Power
Byline: Mark Baker The Register-Guard An atypical lightning and thunderstorm rolled through Lane County on Sunday, causing power outages that sent traffic signals in Eugene into four-way-stop flash mode; dark, ominous skies that looked like something...
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Taste of History
Byline: Mark Baker The Register-Guard Correction (published July 14, 2009): CityRegion: Wes Tiller's name was misspelled in a story on Page B4 Monday about the annual Oakridge Pioneer Picnic. OAKRIDGE - This town of 3,320 might be 40-some miles...
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The Well-Balanced Vegetarian
Byline: Randi Bjornstad The Register-Guard Some people eschew meat - pardon the pun - because they don't want to eat anything that could in life look back at them. Others take an ethical or environmental stance that far too much of the Earth's resources...
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