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Articles from July 30, 2010

Benatar's Fiery Spirit Is Still Burning
Byline: Serena Markstrom The Register-Guard Pat Benatar's new memoir, "Between a Heart and a Rock Place," gives insight into her creative process, the drama with her record label and her emotional states while working on some of her iconic music....
Berwick and the Brits
Byline: The Register-Guard A medical melodrama is playing out on both sides of the Atlantic. The stories are separate but related. One involves the recent appointment of Dr. Donald Berwick as the head of Medicare and Medicaid. In that capacity,...
Briefly Community
Byline: The Register-Guard Food cart cook-off benefits food projects Food cart vendors will be battling for bragging rights Sunday during "Carts and a Cool One," a fundraising cook-off in which those who attend will cast votes. Proceeds from...
Briefly Music
Byline: The Register-Guard Ala Nar to release 'With Each Good Rain' Local ensemble Ala Nar will play a CD release concert for "With Each Good Rain" today at Cozmic Pizza. The group has been performing for 11 years. It has played many of the...
Challengers Stay Alive at Tourney
Byline: The Register-Guard KLAMATH FALLS - Zach Manley struck out seven and walked one over eight innings and didn't allow an earned run, and the Eugene Challengers remained alive at the state American Legion baseball touranament with a 13-1 victory...
Dudley Woos Business Leaders
Byline: Mark Baker The Register-Guard "Swing the pendulum." That's one of Chris Dudley's main messages for Oregon as he makes his bid for governor this year against former two-term governor and Democratic nominee John Kitzhaber. And where...
Eatery Features Oregon Beverages
Byline: Ilene Aleshire The Register-Guard SPRINGFIELD - The latest eatery to open in town is a combination restaurant and wine and beer store - with the focus on Oregon beverages. Jax and Carl Girard will hold their official ribbon cutting on...
Filmmakers Tap into Power of Myth
Byline: Serena Markstrom The Register-Guard Steven and Whitney Boe releasing "Mythic Journeys" is a bit like a hero returning from a quest. With backgrounds in mainstream moviemaking and acting, the pair didn't set out to create a spiritual film....
It's a Fifth Friday - Time to Let Loose the Random Thoughts
Byline: Don Kahle For The Register-Guard Fifth Friday footnotes, follow-ups and far-flung fripperies: Many have asked how our front-yard neighborhood potluck went (Register-Guard., July 23). Almost 20 attended the first Sundays at Six, plus a...
Letters in the Editor's Mailbag
Byline: The Register-Guard Trying to be smart on crime The board of Church Women United of Lane County supports the work for justice done by Sponsors Inc. and the Partnership for Safety and Justice. These agencies have programs that work with...
Obituaries
Byline: The Register-Guard Shana Barr A celebration of life will be held at 3 p.m. Aug. 22 at the Springfield Faith Center for Molly Shana Barr of Rockford, Mich., formerly of Eugene, who died July 20 of cancer. She was 35. The fun-eral and...
Popular Florence Councilman, 'Face around Town,' Dies
Byline: Emily Gillespie The Register-Guard FLORENCE - City Councilor Dave Franzen, 68, died of liver failure early Thursday morning at his home in Florence. As a former store owner, weather personality and planning commission member, Franzen...
Pot, Crime Initiatives Top Ballot
Byline: David Steves The Register-Guard SALEM - Today's last-ditch legal challenge is the only thing that could unsettle the final lineup of ballot measures for the November election. State Elections Division workers have completed the verification...
Sloping No. 9 Plays into Putnam's Hand
Byline: Adam Jude The Register-Guard Cruising along the difficult front side, Charlie Hughes held a two-shot lead as he teed off on the par-4 ninth hole at Eugene Country Club. A few minutes later, the University of Washington sophomore stood...
Spin Cycle Starts with SI
Byline: Rob Moseley The Register-Guard Former Oregon quarterback Jeremiah Masoli has begun the process of repairing his public image through an interview with Sports Illustrated and the concurrent publication Thursday of a personal website. The...
Target's on the Quack
Byline: George Schroeder The Register-Guard PASADENA, Calif. - For the first time in eight years, USC isn't the Pac-10's preseason favorite. Instead, if the media are to be believed, it's Oregon in a tight race. Chip Kelly's reaction? Never mind...
The Magical Appeal of the Faeries
Byline: Serena Markstrom The Register-Guard Even if you have been attending Faerieworlds since its beginnings at Secret House Vineyards in Veneta, its origins might well be a mystery to you. Sure, you may have noticed that a band called Woodland...
Unexpected Hero Delivers Late for Spokane in 4-1 Win
Byline: Steve Mims The Register-Guard With the bases loaded and two outs in the ninth inning of a tie game, Spokane designated hitter Jason Kudlock tried to block out any bad thoughts. "I was a little nervous because I've been struggling a bit...
Waiting for Kitzhaber
Byline: The Register-Guard John Kitzhaber's announcement last fall that he would seek an unprecedented third term as Oregon's governor was greeted with officially enthusiastic huzzahs from Democrats across the state. But some party leaders privately...
Walking Away
Byline: Mark Baker The Register-Guard Jan Brockamp has fixed many a sole for many a soul over the years. In fact, if you lined up all the shoes she's hit with a hammer, dabbed with a touch of polish and stitched with a needle, they'd probably...
What Elephant in the Room?
Byline: George Schroeder Register-Guard Columnist PASADENA, Calif. - Chip Kelly came to the podium at Pac-10 media day, and this was his mind-set: "I don't care what people ask. Fire away." But the only grilling came from the bright sun, and...