Regional

13 May 2013

Road Construction On I-5 At Sexton Pass Begins Tonight

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Drivers should expect delays on I-5 starting tonight, as road construction on at Sexton pass gets underway. Blasting work will be happening between 7 pm and 8 pm and will continue for several weeks. ...

11 May 2013

Dalai Lama Returns to Oregon

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People flocked to see his Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama -- a world leader who's wrapping up his visit to Oregon this weekend. NBC-5's Julie Akins was in Portland at the day-long environmental confere ...

06 May 2013

Wildfire Week Is Underway

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This year, Oregon, California, Washington, Nevada and Utah have signed onto a joint proclamation declaring this week "Wildfire Awareness Week." Fire officials statewide are offering these tips to ...

30 April 2013

Body On Beach Being Called A Homicide Victim

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A homicide investigation is underway in Douglas county this morning. Officials say a woman's body was found Monday, south of Reedsport, near the Way-Finding point area in Winchester Bay. At this po ...

25 April 2013

Gas Prices Continue to Fall

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Its good news again this week, as gas prices continue to fall.  The Oregon average price-per-gallon dropped a nickle this week, to $3.62.That puts it at its lowest point since mid-February!The nati ...

25 April 2013

Oregon Kids Show Marked Improvements In Dental Health

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New reports reveal big improvements in dental health among Oregon kids. The report, just released this week, assesses every major dental health category between 2007 and 2012. Among the results, rat ...

24 April 2013

The 44 Percent

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The 44 Percent: shocking new numbers, reveal nearly half of Oregon's children live in poverty or low-income situations and It's a number that's on the rise. NBC5's Jennifer Elliott brings us more.

18 April 2013

OSP Arrest A Grants Pass Woman After She Turns Her Taser On Police

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A Grants Pass woman is behind bars this morning after she turned her own stun-gun at police. OSP was called out to the report of a woman menacing the residents of an apartment with a hammer and a s ...

17 April 2013

Good News For Oregon's Unemployment Rate

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There's good news on the economic front here in Oregon. The unemployment rate dips to the lowest it's been in more than 4 years!  Oregon's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate is now at 8.2%, whic ...

09 April 2013

Oregon's Death Penalty Is Being Reviewed For Repeal

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A bill seeking to repeal the death penalty in Oregon is scheduled for a work session next week. Under House Joint Resolution One, executions would be replaced by life in prison, without the possibi ...