09 April 2012

Local Bank Planning Layoffs

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A sign of the times: a tough economy is forcing a local bank to consolidate and shut down 11 of its branches. But today Premier West Bank announced a new twist, an outcome of that decision: layoffs ...

09 April 2012

2012: Salmon Expected To Flourish

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State and Federal experts expect chinook salmon numbers to be strong in 2012.

09 April 2012

Residents Speak Out About Beebe & Gebhard Road Safety Concerns

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

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Extremely dangerous, that's what Central Point residents are saying about the section of road where Beebe turns into Gebhard. "This road needs help, it really does, it needs help," said nearby resid ...

09 April 2012

High Gas Prices Slamming Shops

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From local stores in Medford's downtown to big chain coffee shops, the price of gas is coming through products, to you -the consumer. No matter how much you decrease your carbon footprint.Gas is guz ...

09 April 2012

Youth Unemployment

Written by Craig Smullin, Posted in Local

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Startling statistics... Oregon's unemployment rate for those age 16 to 24 is the 7th highest in the country.  NBC-5's Craig Smullin has the story.

09 April 2012

Testing to Graduate

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Starting this year Oregon high school seniors will have to pass a reading exam in order to graduate.The test will prove that students can read at a college level. "If you don't pass the test you don ...

09 April 2012

Seattle Church Vandalized Easter Morning

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Vandals targeted a church in Washington state, spray painting statues on Easter morning. Red spray paint was used to scrawl out hateful messages and covered a statue of the Virgin Mary at Saint Jame ...

09 April 2012

Oregon Studded Tire Season Comes to a Close

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Oregon's studded tire season is coming to an end. Drivers have until 12:01 AM Tuesday morning before they will be fined a minimum amount of $150. A recent study has found studded tires cause at leas ...

09 April 2012

Ashland School District Receives Mass Transfer Requests

Posted in Local

The Ashland School District is sorting through applications-- after receiving over 100 student transfer requests.  This all comes after the district adopted the new open-enrollment policy-- the onl ...

09 April 2012

Gas Prices Soaring Nationwide

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The price of gas is continuing to soar. The average price for a gallon of gasoline has jumped nearly four cents over the past two weeks according to the Lundberg Survey of fuel prices. Right now the ...