27 January 2014

Teachers, parents & students rally for support

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Medford, Ore. -- The Medford Education Association says if a contract agreement is not made by February 6th, teachers will strike. District Superintendent Dr. Phil Long said he wants a resolution, ...

27 January 2014

Medford police deal with mental illnesses downtown

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Medford, Ore. -- Dozens of police officers from across the state are in Central Point this week discussing how to deal with Oregonian's who have mental health issues. It's something police say the ...

27 January 2014

Grants Pass woman fighting H1N1 in stable, but critical condition

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The Grants Pass woman fighting for her life with H1N1 is in stable but still critical condition. Family members tell NBC 5 news, Joetta Brummet remains in a medically induced coma at OHSU in Portlan ...

25 January 2014

Dog fight injures owner and rescuer

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore.--  Patty from Medford said on Tuesday her two Pit bulls got into a fight with her roommates other two Pit bulls. But the dog fight took an unexpected turn. Patty said she tried to ...

24 January 2014

Orchardists concerned because of drought conditions

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Talent pear orchardist Ron Meyer is worried about the up and coming crop. That's because there may not be enough water to sustain it. Meyer said "definitely the ground is dry now and it's rather un ...

24 January 2014

Record high temperatures call for fun in the sun

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Ashland, Ore. -- If you enjoyed the beautiful weather Friday by spending your day outdoors you weren't alone. Blue skies and warm sunshine brought a lot of smiling people to Litihia Park. Some of th ...

24 January 2014

Issues still unresolved in teacher contract negotiations

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Medford, Ore. -- There are more questions than answers for thousands of families in the Medford School District after teachers voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike on Thursday night. "[It] of ...

24 January 2014

Community reacts to Medford teacher strike vote

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Since news broke that the Medford teachers voted to strike, the community has been sounding off. NBC 5 News received comments both on Facebook and KOBI5.com, over the past 24 hours ...

24 January 2014

ODF: Winter wildfires "unusual," but not unprecedented

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Shady Cove, Ore. - Officials with the Oregon Department of Forestry said Friday evening that crews gained control over a 125 acre wildfire burning 16 miles northeast of Shady Cove. The cause is st ...

24 January 2014

Neighbors Rescue Family From House Fire

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

A husband and wife are being credited with saving the lives of 7 neighbors from a house fire early Thursday morning. Sherry Dutton says she and her husband Kevin heard the explosion just after 3:30 ...