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The shooting in Aurora, Colorado early this morning is the topic of the day all over the nation, including here in Central Oregon.  Bend counselor Jane Meyers says  most people have to go through a process to understand and comprehend what happened, and how you use that information can either be helpful to you, or bring out very negative feelings.  "The empathy is certainly well placed. But we have to be very vigilant with what we do with our minds and the images that we let into it. Like if you just sit in front of the television and you just marinate, and you see those images over and over again. And you focus on oh it's so awful oh it's so awful, you're going to feed that drama, and you're going to make it even more likely that it will happen again, because it's where you're giving your attention." 

 

Meyers says the concept of "circling the wagons" in a national tragedy is very real, and Americans are very good at it. "You know and it's unfortunate that we need something like that to bring us together. But that is a positive outcome.  Our country is one of the best in terms of, we show up when something happens for people."

 

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Jones Road, full road closure between Bennington Lane and NE Butler Market Road. May 18 – August 18, local access only.
 

Oregon State University off-site improvements for intersection reconstruction, July 11 – August 3,    7 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., at intersection of Chandler Avenue and Yates Drive.

 

Orion Drive closed in two locations for sewer work; at the intersection with Avery Lane and between Desert Woods Drive and King Hezekiah Way.  From July 11 to Sept. 6. Detours marked.

 

Valhalla Sewer Relocation Project, Mt. Washington Drive at Shevlin Park Road intersection and North to Regency Street. Nighttime closures with detours marked during roundabout construction. Daytime closures for construction towards Regency Street.    7 p.m. – 7 a.m., July 11 – November.

 
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