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Local & Regional Princess in cockfighting case gets probation Princess in cockfighting case gets probation
A Romanian princess who lived for years in Coos County and later helped run a cockfighting enterprise in Oregon has been sentenced to three years of probation and won't have to go to prison.
Local & Regional Coos Co. deputies make arrest in search for missing mushroom picker
Coos County Sheriff’s deputies were called Thursday morning out to find a missing 54-year-old woman who had gotten lost after picking mushrooms overnight near the end of Hinch Lane, South Slough Sanctuary, south of Coos Bay. While the woman was found alive and well, the search ended with an arrest.
Local & Regional Outage: 1,900 lose power Thursday morning Outage: 1,900 lose power Thursday morning
About 1,900 Pacific Power customers lost power around 6 a.m. Thursday morning. The outages affected both the elementary and high school in Glendale, as well as other customers in Azalea, Sunny Valley and Wolf Creek.
Local & Regional UO Senate Task Force issues report on sexual violence on campus UO Senate Task Force issues report on sexual violence on campus
The University of Oregon Senate Task Force addressing sexual violence and survivor support on campus held a meeting Wednesday to give it's final set of recommendations to university officials.

Over the next two weeks the task force will host discussions for student and public feedback.

Task force co-chair Carol Stabile went through a list of over 20 recommendations split into three categories - critical policy change, prevention and education, and administrative changes.
Local & Regional North America treated to partial solar eclipse on Thursday North America treated to partial solar eclipse on Thursday
On Thursday, most of North America will have prime viewing of a partial solar eclipse. The new moon will hide part of the sun from view. The eclipse will unfold slowly following its start near the Kamchatka Peninsula in far eastern Russia.