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Drugs Don’t Win in Whiteaker — People Do

By Barbara Bellinger Needles on the Ground A homeless man sits calmly at a beaten-up picnic table in Washington Jefferson Park. His blue eyes glaze over as his body slowly slumps until he is leaning on the table. The heroin … Continue reading

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Enterprise Update

I feel well positioned to complete the remaining pieces of my Enterprise story. Several minutes ago, I arranged a time on Monday to interview a teacher at the Whiteaker Head Start Center. I will also be taking pics of her … Continue reading

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Whiteaker on Drugs

A Community Strives to Overcome a Decades Long Dilemma Barbara Bellinger, Reporter ———————————————————————– “Heroin.” “Needles.” “Junkies.” Three words used by residents of the Whiteaker neighborhood of Eugene, Oregon to describe the chronic drug problem that stymies their efforts at revamping … Continue reading

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