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Articles from July 28, 2004

All Eyes on Boston at Local Gathering
Byline: Lewis Taylor The Register-Guard The standing-room-only crowd of John Kerry supporters cheered the speakers, applauded the one-liners and spoke about the need to take back the White House in 2004. "The convention is showing all of the...
Area Golfers Make Cut at National Event
Byline: The Register-Guard ARDMORE, Okla. - Florence's Jesse Schutte and Eugene's Chris Polski made the cut after Tuesday's second round of the Independent Insurance Agent Junior Classic golf tournament. Schutte shot a 5-over-par 75 and was in...
A Tragic Distinction
Byline: The Register-Guard Americans usually like the sound of sentences that begin, "The United States is a world leader in ... ." From medical research to international disaster relief, citizens are justifiably proud when they can finish the sentence...
Collection Reaches the End of the Line
Byline: Matt Cooper The Register-Guard Most of the model trains on his family room walls are a study in style: Silvery-sleek or splashy orange-and-red, some with working lights and one that plays "Jingle Bells" while it toots along. But one of...
Country Coach Rolls to Record Pace
Byline: Joe Harwood The Register-Guard JUNCTION CITY - Country Coach Inc. is back in a big way. The maker of high-end diesel motor homes on Tuesday announced another quarter of record sales, suggesting its markedly improved first-quarter results...
Emeralds Halt Five-Game Streak
Byline: The Register-Guard YAKIMA, Wash. - The Eugene Emeralds used 13 hits, solid pitching and a little bit of help from Yakima's defense to break a five-game Northwest League baseball losing streak Tuesday night. The Emeralds scored six unearned...
Factory Owners Sued over Tax Refund
Byline: Joe Mosley The Register-Guard The Internal Revenue Service has gone to court in an attempt to recover a $1.2 million tax refund from Brent and Lori Lanz of Eugene, owners of a local cabinet factory. A lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court...
For the Record
Byline: The Register-Guard Births McKENZIE-WILLAMETTE MEDICAL CENTER SPRINGFIELD July 25, 2004 Hunt-Gordon - Kristine Hunt and Jason Gordon, of Eugene, a daughter. NURSE-MIDWIFERY BIRTH CENTER EUGENE July 12, 2004 Merello-Nelson...
Gray Soaks in National Title
Byline: Curtis Anderson The Register-Guard Erin Gray salvaged an injury-plagued track season in record-breaking style Tuesday. The senior-to-be at South Eugene High School set a national record in the Young Women's age division (17-18) as she...
Mobile Home Fire a Reminder to Use Caution
Byline: Karen McCowan The Register-Guard A fire destroyed an abandoned Eugene mobile home Tuesday, sending up a thick column of black smoke visible for miles. Firefighters quickly extinguished the morning blaze, containing it to the dilapidated,...
Obituaries
Byline: The Register-Guard Velda Stuart NOTI - The funeral will be held July 31 for Velda Moffett Stuart of Noti, who died July 24 of age-related causes. She was 91. Stuart was born May 10, 1913, in Elmira to Edward and Verna Huston Dahlin....
Pasadena Club Is Multi-Winner
Byline: Curtis Anderson The Register-Guard The Pasadena Running Roses made it a clean sweep in the Youth Boys and Girls (13-14) outdoor pentathlon at the USA National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships at Hayward Field on Tuesday. ...
Pre-Schoolers Get Ready (Clap!) for Kindergarten
Byline: Anne Williams The Register-Guard Seated at a horseshoe-shaped table Tuesday morning under the fixed gaze of six small children, Meadow View School teacher Edica Liebl had her patter down pat. "Here's the new game," she told them. "First,...
Project Gets to Heart of Domestic Violence
Byline: Bill Bishop The Register-Guard In some children's art, daddy is a fiery demon with flashing red eyes and horns. That powerful portrayal of domestic violence is the starting point in a cutting-edge strategy from the Family Violence Prevention...
Scoreboard
Byline: The Register-Guard At Hayward Field Boys 1,500 RACE WALK BANTAM - 1, Anthony Pryatel, PS Vegas Flyers, 8:35.10. 2, Kyle Barron, Pacer, 9:45.22. 3, Jereem Augustine Jr., Port Arthur TC, 10:26.48. 4, Ronald Novello, NJ Striders, 10:48.00....
Six Hurt in Collision at Stop Sign
Byline: The Register-Guard Six people were sent to the hospital, at least one in serious condition, after a two-car accident Tuesday evening at the intersection of Royal Avenue and Green Hill Road. Sgt. Spence Slater of the Lane County sheriff's...
Smile for the Cameras
Byline: The Register-Guard With John Kerry as president, America would be an optimistic, strong, optimistic, hopeful place. Oh, and don't forget optimistic. If there's one image the Democrats intend to beam from their national convention in Boston...
Track Opens Doors to Opportunity
Byline: Ron Bellamy / The Register-Guard This afternoon, Zaven O'Bryant and three of his teammates from the Quicksilver Track Club in Atlanta will chase a Junior Olympics relay record that has stood since 1981. Tuesday afternoon, they were heading...
Volunteer Verve in Full Measure
Byline: Scott Maben The Register-Guard Some serve meals. Some work on block crews that help change the track setup for different heats. Some sell T-shirts and others help award the 1,500 medals that will go to competitors this week. Without them,...
Watershed Work Comes Naturally
Byline: Profile by The Register-Guard Name: Megan Finnessy, 29, Springfield Claim to fame: Coordinator for the McKenzie River Watershed Council Many players: The watershed council works to maintain the health of the river through partnerships...