11 April 2012

8.6 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Indonesian Coastline

Posted in U.S. & World News

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A massive earthquake struck off the coast of the Indonesian island of Sumatra. It happened Wednesday afternoon their time, triggering a tsunami alert for the Indian Ocean.That tsunami warning has s ...

10 April 2012

Latino Vote

Posted in Local, Politics

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An alarming decline in registered Hispanic voters is prompting local Latino students to hit the streets to encourage new voters to step out and exercise their rights.

10 April 2012

Environmental Impacts Of Volcanic Cinder

Written by Travis Koch, Posted in Local

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Residents are stirred by the reaction from the Oregon Department of Transportation after finding large amounts of sediment run-off flowing through their property.

10 April 2012

Sen. Ron Wyden Predicts Tough Times if Timber Payments Aren't Extended

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

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At Tuesday's Town Hall Meeting with Senator Ron Wyden, many issues were on the table. But dried up federal timber funds paying counties not to cut down trees were at the top of the list. "I think we ...

10 April 2012

Solar Program Stalls

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

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A multi-million dollar program to install solar energy panels at all seven of Oregon's universities is on hold for now. While the hill behind Oregon Institute of Technology was supposed to have a la ...

10 April 2012

Seems' Murder Trial Begins

Written by Craig Smullin, Posted in Local

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Courtroom shocker... Michael Seems' attorney acknowledges his client stabbed 18-year old Teddy Sanchez to death last June in a Phoenix trailer park. The catch, as NBC-5's Craig Smullin reports, is t ...

10 April 2012

No Vetos By Governor Kitzhaber

Posted in Local

Oregon governor John Kitzhaber will not be vetoing any bills from the recent February legislative session.  The deadline for him to send notice of any vetoes expired Monday. A total of 133 bills, ...

10 April 2012

Early Education Programs Struggle with Minimum Funding

Posted in U.S. & World News

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A report that some are calling "Little Kids Left Behind": There are more three and four-year-olds entering state-funded pre-kindergarten programs-- but less money to teach them.   Advocates are con ...

10 April 2012

Medford School District Considers Tapping Into Reserve

Posted in Local

Controversy is surrounding Tuesday night's Medford school budget meeting, following a suggestion of dipping into the district's reserve. During the district's first budget committee meeting of the ...

10 April 2012

Update: Ashland Plaza Fire

Posted in Local

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Construction crews will begin to rebuild the staircase in the Ashland Plaza Tuesday-- after a fire devastated businesses in that area. Damages to all of the buildings is expected to cost around $250 ...