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08 March 2012

City of Ashland Receives Large Federal Grant

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The city of Ashland has won a Federal Government grant  totaling over $250,000 to help prevent wildfires in the Ashland Watershed.  About $200,000 of the grant will be used to thin trees and brush ...

08 March 2012

Medford Man Faces Grand Jury; Leads Police on High-Speed Chase, Shoot-Out

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A preliminary hearing is scheduled for a Medford man who led police on a high speed chase through two states-- ending in a shoot-out.Albert Anthony Smith will go before a Grand Jury this morning fac ...

08 March 2012

Winston-Dillard Recall Thursday

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Voters in the Winston-Dillard Fire District have until 8:00 p.m. Thursday night to get their ballots in to the county elections office. County officials say that as of Tuesday,  they had received a ...

07 March 2012

Student Carries Loaded Gun on Campus

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 A school community on edge as a student brings a handgun to North Medford High School, nearly prompting a lockdown.      Tonight how that situation was contained and what parents and classmate ...

07 March 2012

17-Year-Old Carries Gun on Campus

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Medford Police say it could have been a lot worse around 3:00 in the afternoon on Tuesday, when a student at North Medford High School carried a loaded 38-caliber revolver in the waistband of his pa ...

07 March 2012

Skyrocketing Gas in Oregon? It's Worse in California.

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

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For Oregonians, prices at the pump are painful. "It's probably going to kill us all," said Medford resident Chris Moye, who said he wouldn't be surprised if gas hit $5 per gallon by summer. Gas Pric ...

07 March 2012

Hyrup faces Judge Barnack

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In court Wednesday afternoon, Matthew Hyrup, 27, plead 'not guilty' to charges of assault, unlawful sexual penetration, and sodomy. Medford police say last month, Hyrup beat and sexually penetrate ...

07 March 2012

Foreign Workers and American Jobs

Written by Travis Koch, Posted in Local

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Wednesday Senator Jeff Merkley discussed his new bill to reform the H-2B visa system.

07 March 2012

Atkinson Not Seeking Re-Election

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Republican State Senator Jason Atkinson announcing he will not run for re-election... just hours before the deadline to file candidacy for his seat.    The timing of Atkinson's move is angering m ...

07 March 2012

Foster Parent Had Priors

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The man accused of holding a one year old in scalding water causing first and second degree burns has a prior criminal record. Trevor Emptage, a foster parent, accused of burning the baby after she ...