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Nathan Bouquet

Civil rights protest groups continue to challenge and lead their communities to reform two months after George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis. On Thursday, a group protested outside Sundance Natural Foods claiming it had wrongfully terminated an employee based on race. Some protestors in Eugene have resorted to unorthodox tactics to force change.

Nathan Bouquet

On Friday, Eugene and Springfield both saw protests that drew out large groups of attendees.

First-graders in Oregon public schools could receive firearms safety training in the classroom under a bill up for a public hearing in Salem on Wednesday.

Students would not be shown how to use a gun. Instead, the once-a-year class would help kids learn the difference between a real gun and a toy, as well as what to do if they find a gun.

First-graders in Oregon public schools could receive firearms safety training in the classroom under a bill up for a public hearing in Salem on Wednesday.

Students would not be shown how to use a gun. Instead, the once-a-year class would help kids learn the difference between a real gun and a toy, as well as what to do if they find a gun.

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Normally a fundraiser for a Boys and Girls Club is well-received. But one in Florence is firing up controversy, as the grand prize for a raffle is a 9mm handgun. KLCC’s Brian Bull reports.