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Articles from October 6, 2002

Africa's Needs Challenge Oregon Students
Byline: GARRET JAROS The Register-Guard On a college football Saturday, a few University of Oregon students engaged in a different kind of competition: designing a mobile HIV and AIDS health clinic to roam Africa's sub-Saharan landscape. Accustomed...
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Anti-Zionists Deny Israel's Right to Exist
Byline: PAUL BESSEMER For The Register-Guard IN A LENGTHY PIECE in The Register-Guard's Sept. 22 Commentary section, M. Reza Behnam claims that "many features of the (Palestinian-Israeli) conflict have never been well understood in the Western...
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Art Sale to Benefit UO Music School
Byline: The Register-Guard More than 60 music-related sketches by professional illustrator Elaine Hodges will be on display and available for purchase on Thursday during a pre-concert birthday party and art sale celebrating the Chamber Music...
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Arts and Crafts Fair Will Benefit School
Byline: The Register-Guard The McKenzie Arts Festival, a two-day event benefitting the local school arts program, will be held next Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 12-13, between Blue River and McKenzie Bridge. The festival will run from 10 a.m....
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Arts, Culture Panel Needs Members
Byline: The Register-Guard LANE COUNTY is looking for a few good leaders to help plan the future of its new cultural coalition, which could receive almost $1 million annually for local arts and culture projects. The local project will be part...
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Awash in Sauce
Byline: JOE HARWOOD The Register-Guard FROM ORGANIC pasta sauce, pesto and tofu pate to wacky garbanzo bean concoctions, dressings and salsas, Eugene is awash in locally owned companies that produce an unorthodox mix of sauces, dips and spreads....
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Backers Hope Stars Align for Planetarium
Byline: JOE MOSLEY The Register-Guard Think of it as opening the universe for up-close exploration by 50,000 schoolchildren each year. On its commercial side, think of it as a mix of virtual reality entertainment and education that could rival...
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Beavers Can't Keep Pace with Bruins
Byline: BOB RODMAN The Register-Guard CORVALLIS - Same song. Different dance. Oregon State's much-hyped defense was victimized by its own offense ... again ... and the Beavers paid for it ... again. The Beavers secured 14 points in the first...
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Bruins Offense Rolls over Beavers
Byline: CHRIS HANSEN The Register-Guard CORVALLIS - UCLA wanted to accomplish two things Saturday afternoon. First, get a win in its Pac-10 Conference opener. Second, knock Oregon State out of the race for the league title. Well, goal No. 1...
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Candidates Appeal to Taxpayers
Byline: MARK BAKER The Register-Guard CORRECTION (ran 10/9/02): Robert Bolanos, Republican candidate in House District 11, can be reached at 895-3594. The latest book Bolanos has read is "Let Freedom Ring," by Sean Hannity. A report in Sunday's...
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Ceramic Work Will Be on Show
Byline: The Register-Guard Sixty-five local artisans will take part in the fourth annual Clay Fest, which will take place next Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 12-13, at the Lane County Fairgrounds Auditorium. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days....
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Coming to UO: A Gypsy Band, a Dutch Trio
Byline: The Register-Guard A World Music Series program featuring Hungarian Gypsy folk music and dance, as well as and a Chamber Music Series concert showcasing an award-winning Dutch piano trio are scheduled this week at the University of Oregon...
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Communities Roundup
Byline: The Register-Guard BANDON MONDAY City Council - 7 p.m., City Hall, 555 Highway 101. Public hearing needs and issues inventory; set cleanup day; preliminary engineering report for Highway 101 sewer local improvement district; amend...
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Duck Defense Overcomes Slow Start
Byline: ROB MOSELEY The Register-Guard TUCSON, Ariz. - The starting defensive ends from the last two games didn't even make the trip, and the starting rover was out after two series. It was a patchwork Oregon defense that faced Arizona in the...
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Ducks Wake Up, Whack 'Cats
Byline: BOB CLARK The Register-Guard TUCSON, Ariz. - After a week off, what's another quarter? Oregon spent those first 15 minutes Saturday night getting its bearings again, then got its Pac-10 season off to another successful start with a...
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Falcon Runners Take Second
Byline: The Register-Guard Three Elmira runners finished in the top 15 as the Falcons took second place at the 11-team Timbertown Invitational prep girls cross country meet in Philomath on Saturday. Sisters captured the team title with 52 points,...
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Finding the Words
Byline: KAREN McCOWAN The Register-Guard AGNESS - On the same riverbank where Army troops burned his great-grandfather's village in 1856, Gilbert Towner teaches his disappearing native language to a new generation of tribal descendants. Ten...
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Forester Touts Thinning as Solution to Debate
Byline: Scott Maben The Register-Guard MAPLETON - A lush trail near Cataract Creek in the Coast Range holds the secret to the end of animosity over logging and environmental protection in Northwest forests. With a passion, Jim Furnish believes...
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Forest Wars, Part 2
Byline: Scott Maben The Register-Guard GARY BROWNSON steadied himself in the soft soil and stared downhill as his faller's saw screamed through a Douglas fir older than the nation itself. In mere minutes the tree swayed, tipped and came crashing...
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Late Goal Ties Thunder
Byline: The Register-Guard The Eugene Thunder came within eight seconds of victory at Lane County Ice on Saturday, but the Puget Sound Kings scored on a power play to force overtime, and both teams settled for a 3-3 tie. Adam Seward scored...
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Law Allows Employer to Fire Convicted Sex Offender
Byline: On the Job by Bureau of Labor & Industries For The Register-Guard Q: I hired someone about two years ago and have now learned that he might be a registered sex offender. I have yet to confirm this, and I did not ask him during his...
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Law Limits Forceful Self-Defense
Byline: EDWARD FADELEY For The Register-Guard WHAT IS THE INTERNATIONAL LAW concerning a pre-emptive attack? What does international law say about a nation's policy of "Hitting them before they hit us?" This question is currently phrased in...
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Lectures Explore Northwest History
Byline: The Register-Guard The University of Oregon Museum of Natural History will host a series of free lectures on the theme "Defining Our Home: Historical Views of the Far West," for four consecutive Fridays beginning Oct. 11. The one-hour...
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Little Meaning in Madness
Byline: Bob Welch / The Register-Guard IF THE WORLD WAR II generation's quintessential image was six soldiers raising an American flag at Iwo Jima and the baby boomers' a daisy placed in the barrel of a gun by an anti-war protester, I've got...
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Magazine Sale to Benefit Eugene Library
Byline: Book Notes by The Register-Guard The Friends of the Eugene Public Library's annual magazine sale will be held Friday through Sunday, Oct. 11-13, in the library lecture room, 100 W. 13th Ave. The sale will feature used magazines in good...
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Measures 21, 22: No
Byline: The Register-Guard It's a curious truth that the most dangerous statewide ballot measures tend to be those that have the most superficial appeal. Measures 21 and 22 on the November general election ballot are the latest examples of...
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Obituaries
Byline: The Register-Guard Burl Hooker SPRINGFIELD - The funeral will be Oct. 7 for Burl Hooker of Springfield, who died Oct. 4 of cancer. He was 77. He was born June 25, 1925, in Success, Ark., to Samuel and Athalee Hooker. He served in...
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Oregon 2002 Football Report
Byline: The Register-Guard Oregon ... 7 10 7 7 - 31 Arizona ... 14 0 0 0 - 14 OREGON 31, ARIZONA 14 STARS OF THE GAME OREGON - Onterrio Smith, junior running back, Sacramento, Calif. Smith rushed for 145 yards and two touchdowns, and has...
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Oregon Far from Perfect, but Its Record Remains Unblemished
Byline: Ron Bellamy / The Register-Guard TUCSON, Ariz. - SO how good are they, really? It's kind of hard to tell with the Ducks this season. I mean, they just keep winning. In September, the Oregon football team won four times in four ...
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Ralliers Raise Voices against Iraq Attack
Byline: MARK BAKER The Register-Guard They spoke about it. They shouted about it. They even sang about it. More than 500 people gathered at the downtown Federal Building on Saturday, packing the steps at the southwest corner of the building,...
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Report Tries to Reconcile Salmon, City
Byline: City Beat / Eugene by Joe Mosley The Register-Guard WHEN IS ACTIVITY near Eugene's banks of the Willamette River - whether at public parks or on developed private property - reasonable use of an aesthetic asset, and when does it become...
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Road Report
Byline: The Register-Guard Road construction this week in Eugene-Springfield and around the region (weather conditions may cause delays): MAJOR PROJECTS EUGENE AREA Bertelsen Road (vicinity of Roosevelt Boulevard): Work continues at the...
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Scoreboard
Byline: The Register-Guard SCHEDULES This Week In Sports Today WOMEN'S COLLEGE SOCCER - Oregon at Portland, noon. MEN'S COLLEGE TENNIS - Oregon at All-American Championships, Chattanooga, Tenn. MEN'S COLLEGE SOCCER - St. Mary's at...
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Speechless Lovers
Byline: FRED CRAFTS The Register-Guard WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE sent the English language soaring to probe the deepest recesses of the heart and mind. But Shakespeare's plays without their expressive language are an entirely different animal, as Eugene...
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Teacher Who Once Attended 'Mud College' Marks 100 Years
Byline: The Register-Guard The family and friends of Alice Kimball will celebrate her 100th birthday from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Pleasant Hill High School on Enterprise Road in Pleasant Hill. Kimball was born Oct. 14, 1902, the youngest...
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UO Plans to Produce Contemporary Plays, 2 Written by Students
Byline: The Register-Guard University Theatre's Second Season will consist of four contemporary plays, including two scripts by UO students that were selected in the theater department's third annual New Voices competition. Second Season will...
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