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Flags will fly at half-staff to honor Oregon soldier

Gov. Ted Kulongoski ordered all flags at public institutions be flown at half-staff today in memory of Pfc. Thomas Tucker of Madras.

Tucker was assigned to the Army's 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, at Fort Campbell, Ky. He was killed early last week near Baghdad, Iraq.

Health care reform advocacy group to meet

Health Care For All Oregon and the Archimedes Movement will hold a community meeting and workshop on health care reform from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Eugene Water & Electric Board public meeting rooms, 500 E. Fourth Ave.

Dr. Frank Turner will lead a discussion on the Archimedes Movement and The Citizens' Health Care Working Group, a health care reform advocacy group. The Archimedes Movement is a statewide project of the Foundation for Medical Excellence led by former Gov. John Kitzhaber.

Willamalane offers talent show for children

SPRINGFIELD - Willamalane Park and Recreation District is calling all kids between the ages of 4 and 18 to take part in the "Just for Kids" talent show set for 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Meadow Park.

Performers may dance, sing, play an instrument or put on any other kind of performance. Some performers will be invited to entertain during the Children's Celebration scheduled for July 8 in Island Park.

To register to participate in the talent show, call 736-4544.

Alzheimer's group will look at travel considerations

SPRINGFIELD - "Helpful Hints When Traveling with Your Alzheimer's Loved One" is the topic at the next monthly education program of the Alzheimer's Association.

The meeting is at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Willamalane Adult Activity Center, 215 West C St. Beverly Cridland from the PeaceHealth Center for Senior Health is the speaker. A $5 donation is suggested. For information, call 345-8392.

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