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Local & Regional (New) What if? Ice storms, earthquakes pose real danger to Eugene
The region got a taste of the problem last December and February as Severe snow and ice storms put thousands of Lane County residents in the dark, some for the better part of a week, amidst record cold temperatures.

But what if the power outage last longer, after a more intense storm - or a massive Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake?

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Entertainment Review: 'Lucy' won't stretch your brain capacity(New) Review: 'Lucy' won't stretch your brain capacity
So let's start with the enticing premise of Luc Besson's "Lucy," starring Scarlett Johansson: Human beings only use 10 percent of their brain capacity. Imagine what it would be like if we could access all of it?

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Sports Gallery: Flags of Oregon 14(Photo Gallery)
Athletes from around the globe meet at the IAAF World Junior Championships at Hayward Field this week, the event's first appearance on U.S. soil.

This gallery includes the flags of the nations participating in Oregon 14

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Sports Bowerman accused of sex crimes with teen track athlete
The daughter-in-law of Nike co-founder and famed Oregon coach Bill Bowerman faces accusations she had an unlawful relationship with a 17-year-old boy on the Madras High School track team she coached.
Sports Oregon 14 starts Tuesday
Final preparations are underway for the first day of competition and opening ceremonies of the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships at historic Hayward Field.

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National & World (New) Cruz suggests flight ban is boycott of Israel
Republican Sen. Ted Cruz on Wednesday questioned whether President Barack Obama used a federal agency to impose an economic boycott on Israel after the Federal Aviation Administration banned U.S. airline flights to Tel Aviv because of safety concerns amid fighting between Israel and Hamas.
National & World Malaysia jet victims' bodies arrive in Netherlands(Photo Gallery)
Two military transport planes carrying 40 coffins bearing victims of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 landed Wednesday in the southern city of Eindhoven, and pro-Russian rebels shot down two fighter jets in Ukraine's restive east as fighting flared in the region.

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Home Grooving grandpa goes viral Grooving grandpa goes viral(Video)
We dare you to try not to smile watching the groovin' grandpa dance his way into hearts. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports he tosses his canes with disdain.

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Technology Get paid for posts? Social networking's new twist Get paid for posts? Social networking's new twist
Facebook and most other social networks are built on the premise that just about everything should be shared -except the money those posts produce. At least two services are trying to change that.

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Technology Verizon launches rewards program with tracking
Verizon Wireless is launching a nationwide loyalty program this week for its 100-million-plus subscribers. There's a twist, though: To earn points for every dollar spent, subscribers must consent to have their movements tracked.
Technology Amazon rolls out 'Netflix-for-books' style service
Amazon is rolling out a new subscription service that will allow unlimited access to thousands of electronic books and audiobooks for $9.99 a month in the online giant's latest effort to attract more users.
Technology After hybrid success, Toyota gambles on fuel cell
Rocket science long dismissed as too impractical and expensive for everyday cars is getting a push into the mainstream by Toyota, the world's top-selling automaker.

Health

Health FBI issues warning about air conditioner coolant
As the U.S. tries to phase out a polluting refrigerant that is used in millions of air conditioners across the country, unapproved coolant is popping up on the market - with potentially dangerous consequences.
Health Genentech Alzheimer's drug misses goals in studies
Researchers say an experimental drug from the biotech company Genentech failed to slow mental decline in tests on more than 500 people with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease.

Business

Business Retail trade group reduces annual sales forecast
The nation's largest retail trade group has pared its annual sales forecast because of slower-than-expected growth during the first half of the year tied to winter storms and lingering economic woes.
Business Women business owners face gender gap, report says
Women who own small business are still far behind their male counterparts when it comes to getting loans and government contracts, a congressional report said Wednesday.
Business Trump: D.C. hotel will be among world's best
Donald Trump says his new hotel in the Old Post Office building in downtown Washington "will be one of the fine ... and maybe the finest" hotels in the world.
Business Delta Air Lines 2nd quarter profit rises 17 percent
Delta Air Lines Inc. said Wednesday that second-quarter earnings rose 17 percent, topping analysts' expectations, as passengers flew more miles at higher average fares and fuel spending declined.

Consumer

Consumer Green Dot phasing out MoneyPak PIN (Video)
Using a reloadable debit card to send money is about to get trickier for a lot of people. The makers of one of the most popular money cards is changing the technology - and it has a lot to do with scammers who use the card for fraud.
Consumer Lululemon lovers duped by counterfeit websites(Video)
Investigators with Homeland Security say think twice before going online to buy Lululemon athletic wear. You could be giving your information to an overseas scammer. And the clothes you get will not be Lululemon.
Consumer Take your cat for a walk
You take your dog for a walk. Did you ever think of taking your cat?

If you have a cat with the right personality, it can be fun for both of you – and great exercise, too.
Consumer Washington food workers duped by invalid food permits(Video)
If you want a job in a place where food is served - you must to have a valid food handlers card from your local health department. It's a state law. If its not the right card - you cannot work in food service until you retake the test and get a valid certificate. But state investigators say thousands of local workers got duped.