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Articles from September 13, 2012

A Chinese School Is a Necessity
Byline: GUEST VIEWPOINT By David Atman The U.S. Department of State recently released its annual "Country Reports on Human Rights Practices" for 2011. Its report on China stated: "Deterioration in key aspects of the country's human rights situation...
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Briefly Metro
Byline: The Register-Guard Man found dead in car is identified SPRINGFIELD - Police have identified a man who died after his car crashed Tuesday morning in Springfield as 71-year-old Ralph Lee Emert. Emert was heading west on Main Street in...
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Briefly Springfield
Byline: The Register-Guard Rubicon Society hosts retired military officer Retired Lt. Col. Rick Francona will be the guest speaker at the noon Rubicon Society luncheon at noon today at the Gateway Chinese Buffet, 3198 Gateway St. He will give...
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Clinic Fills Dire Need
Byline: Patrick Malee The Register-Guard Correction (published Sept. 16, 2012): More information on the South Lane Children's Dental Clinic is available at rgne.ws/OIbWQb, or oregoncf.org/resources/regional-map/southernwillamette-valley-rai. A City/Region...
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Community
Byline: The Register-Guard Lane County Dahlia Society Annual Dahlia Show - Noon to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday in Wheeler Pavilion at Lane Events Center, 796 W. 13th Ave.; 49th annual show features dahlias of all sizes, colors and...
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Concert Pianist Took Unusual Path during His Rise to Top of Profession
Byline: Bob Keefer The Register-Guard Jon Nakamatsu is not your average concert pianist. The San Francisco Bay Area native, who will perform Gershwin and Ravel next week at the Eugene Symphony's season-opening concert, never went to music school...
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Ducks Slash Prices on Some Season Tickets
Byline: The Register-Guard The University of Oregon will be reducing the prices for some of its men's basketball season tickets, which go on sale at 9 a.m. Friday. The effort to make more affordable seats available to Duck fans comes on the heels...
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Ducks Sweep PSU, Remain Undefeated
Byline: The Register-Guard Correction (published Sept. 14, 2012): The Lane Community College women's soccer team defeated the Linfield junior varsity 2-1 on Wednesday. An item in Thursday's sports section did not indicate that it was Linfield's...
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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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Lawsuit Claims Student Was Bullied
Byline: Jeff Wright The Register-Guard The representative for a former Cal Young Middle School student has filed a lawsuit in federal court against the Eugene School District, alleging that school officials failed to put a stop to pervasive bullying...
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Obituaries
Byline: The Register-Guard Wanda Barton-Howard SPRINGFIELD - A celebration of life will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at Calvary Open Bible Church in Springfield for Wanda Jean Barton- Howard of Springfield, who died Sept. 8 of cancer....
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Program Helps Vets Find a Home
Byline: Edward Russo The Register-Guard Garrett Jubie felt sick a couple of days ago, but he forgot his blahs when he stepped inside the west Eugene house. "Ecstatic," he said. "That's the first word that comes to mind - ecstatic." Jubie and...
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Romney's Rash Rhetoric
Byline: The Register-Guard The killings of J. Christopher Stevens, the U.S. ambassador to Libya, and three other Americans during an attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi on Tuesday were an outrage and a tragedy, and Republican presidential nominee...
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Skydiving Company Sues City
Byline: Jack Moran The Register-Guard After six years of bickering about whether skydivers should be able to land at Creswell's municipal airport, Eugene Skydivers has filed a lawsuit claiming the city's no-parachuting rules have cost the company...
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Springfield Police Log
Byline: The Register-Guard Incidents FRIDAY, Aug. 31 Dispute: 8:34 p.m., 54th and E streets. A caller said about 10 to 15 people were fighting outside and throwing chairs. 1Theft: 5:30 p.m., 4500 block Franklin Boulevard. A camera was reported...
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Sudan Activist Relieved to Be Free
Byline: The Register-Guard EDITOR'S NOTE: In Case You Missed It is a digest of recent Register-Guard articles of interest to Springfield readers. For him, it was a summer of imprisonment, interrogations and torture. For her - almost 8,000...
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Teachers Face New Evaluations
Byline: Susan Palmer The Register-Guard Some Eugene School District teachers will get a whole new level of scrutiny this year as the district rolls out a pilot project for evaluating them, using criteria that include student achievement. The...
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The Editor's Mailbag
Byline: The Register-Guard Pet safety What should have been a memorable day of fishing with our 7-year-old visiting granddaughter instead ended with sadness. Having passed through Oakridge, we were following an open-bed pickup, and in the back...
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The Understudy
Byline: Rob Moseley The Register-Guard The first two weeks of Byron Marshall's Oregon career hardly could have been more different. In the Ducks' season opener, Marshall, a freshman running back from San Jose, Calif., carried 24 times during...
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Tolerating the Intolerable
Byline: The Register-Guard Some are calling it compassionate and courageous, others are describing it in far less generous terms. But for now, a federal district judge's ruling in a Massachusetts case - that the state must pay for a sex-change operation...
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Valley Forecast: Hot and Smoky
Byline: Christian Wihtol The Register-Guard It could get quite smoky - and unseasonably warm - in the southern Willamette Valley in the next day or two. Smoke from the 4,300-acre Pole Creek fire near Sisters is wafting westward into the Cascade...
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Welded Works
Byline: Bob Keefer The Register-Guard At first blush, Destiny Allison might seem a bit of a contradiction: a successful high-end artist who trash-talks the art establishment. "Over the last couple hundred years, art has condescended to people,"...
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Willamalane Highlights
Byline: The Register-Guard Events scheduled by Willamalane Park and Recreation District for the week of Sept. 14-20 Friday, Sept. 14 Romp and Roll - Ages birth to 3. Supervised open gym time. Fridays through Oct. 3, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. $22....
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