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Social service agency salvages airport toiletries (access required)

Airport discards in the response to a terror plot have turned into balm for the homeless in Eugene, Ore. The St. Vincent de Paul Society of Lane County has started picking up some of the things people have jettison for security reasons as they board flights at the Eugene Airport. Charley Harvey, assistant executive director of the ...

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