09 March 2012

U.S. Economy Creates More Jobs Than Expected

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A new job numbers report was released early Friday morning. Employers added 227,000 jobs in February. While that's less than in January, hiring was still better than economists had expected. The une ...

09 March 2012

Sunday Marks One Year After Japan Earthquake and Tsunami

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It was nearly a year ago that Japan was struck by a nine-point-zero magnitude earthquake--the biggest in Japan's history and one of the strongest ever recorded.This Sunday will mark one year after t ...

09 March 2012

Hyrup Sexually Abused As Teen, Court Documents Say

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Court records show a Medford man accused of brutally beating and sexually assaulting his toddler stepson-- was himself sexually abused as a teen.Matthew Hyrup was among a string of victims who were ...

09 March 2012

St. Helens Teen Threatens to Kill 4; Following North Medford Incident

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On the heels of a student bringing a gun on campus at North Medford high school earlier this week: we have learned that a freshman student at St. Helens high school was arrested late Thursday after ...

08 March 2012

Give Your Heart to S.M.A.R.T. Fundraiser

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Residents of the Rogue Valley were  working together to empower young minds and promote children's literacy Thursday night.Close to 200 people came out to the Lithia Dodge Superstore in Medford for ...

08 March 2012

A Cookie Crisis

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Local Girl Scouts rely on their annual cookie sales to fund events and camp. But this year, leaders say they may have bitten off more than they can chew.They're struggling to make sales. "We really ...

08 March 2012

Why Was Emptage A Foster Parent?

Written by Craig Smullin, Posted in Local

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NBC-5 News broke the story Wednesday that the man accused of holding a one year old in scalding water causing first and second degree burns has a prior criminal record.    But how could a man arr ...

08 March 2012

Report Crimes Via Text Messaging

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It's the first of it's kind here in Southern Oregon, a new technology that allows the public to text anonymous crime tips to the Medford police. Medford Area Drug and Gang Enforcement team, also kno ...

08 March 2012

Venezuelan Search

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

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An international team has now been searching for the crash site of a missionary pilot in Venezuela for the past three years.  The Klamath County Sheriff was recently called in to assist with that s ...

08 March 2012

Solar Storm to Hit the Earth

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The energy from a solar storm is making it way towards Earth, and is expected to reach our planet on Thursday morning.Scientists say a pair of solar flares caused last night's storm, which is a big ...