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07 March 2012

Police Receive Medal of Valor for Rescue

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Two police officers in Oregon are being honored for pulling a man out of a burning car-- and the rescue is all caught on tape!Both officers were awarded with the Medal of Valor yesterday. Last Septe ...

07 March 2012

Local Candidates on the Ballot this Morning

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As the may 15th  elections are drawing nearer-- we're getting a better idea of who could represent Jackson county as the new Commissioner. 5 PM last night marked the last day to get your name on th ...

07 March 2012

Chickens In Ashland

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Ashlanders are trying to take the next step toward sustainability raising chickens and reducing water and energy consumption. Tonight the city council discussed changing those green codes, making i ...

06 March 2012

Gas Prices Skyrocketing -- But Why?

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

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Last year, big oil companies made record profits - totaling about $137-billion.Experts agree, it's an industry that's making a lot of money, but what they don't agree on? The reasons behind skyrocke ...

06 March 2012

Super Tuesday on Oregon Primary

Written by Travis Koch, Posted in Local, Politics

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The Oregon Presidential Primary is not until May when, historically, the GOP nominee has already been chosen. Will It be different this year?  

06 March 2012

Road Funds Okayed for Patrols

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

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Cash-strapped Oregon counties have gotten a 'green light' from state lawmakers to tap into county road dollars to fund police patrols... Commissioner Al Switzer hopes that House Bill 4175 will buy K ...

06 March 2012

Social Media Privacy

Written by Craig Smullin, Posted in Local

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Online privacy in the spotlight... as employers and universities around the country are increasingly monitoring social networking sites.    Information behind the privacy wall is proving to just ...

06 March 2012

Oregon Legislature Wraps Up, Costs Taxpayers $55,000

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The Oregon Special Legislature session has officially wrapped up-- the special session taking five days longer than initially billed, a delay that is now costing you. Taxpayers-- like it or not dis ...

05 March 2012

Post Office Concerns and Changes

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The United States Postal Service is struggling to stay afloat in tough economic times.Medford Postmaster, Tony Plante says, "Globally the post office is hurting."Revenue lost, as first class mail vo ...

05 March 2012

Best Buy Thief Causes Indoor Flood

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Police are still searching for a thief who, they say, flooded the Medford Best Buy.At around 2 p.m. on Saturday Medford police say a male suspect broke the fire alarm in the bathroom of Best Buy set ...