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UO physics department chief stabbed, wife arrested



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EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The head of the University of Oregon's physics department has been hospitalized after he was stabbed. Authorities say his wife has been arrested.

The Register-Guard reports (http://is.gd/8Mm3qq ) that 57-year-old Regina Claypool-Frey was arrested early Thursday for investigation of first-degree assault, menacing and unlawful use of a weapon.

Police declined to discuss the severity of Raymond Frey's injuries but said he was conscious and able to speak. The stabbing was reported at about 2 a.m. Thursday.

A Sacred Heart Medical Center spokeswoman said Frey was in fair condition.

Additional details were not immediately available late Thursday.

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