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05 May 2015

Avista looking to raise prices for natural gas users

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Medford, Ore. --- If you use natural gas, you may soon be shelling out more money.According to the Satellite PR News, Avista Utilities is seeking a rate increase. Costumers would see their bill go u ...

05 May 2015

Chipotle offers guacamole recipe

Posted in Local, U.S. & World News

Medford, Ore. --- If you're looking to whip up some Cinco de Mayo guacamole today, Chipotle has revealed its signature guacamole recipe!The Mexican restaurant chain charges extra for guacamole, but ...

05 May 2015

Taco Bell celebrates Cinco de Mayo with free food!

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Medford, Ore. ---  If you're looking for free breakfast to start off your Cinco de Mayo this morning, look no further than Taco Bell. The fast food chain has announced it will be giving away one fr ...

04 May 2015

Haggen takes over Grants Pass Albertsons

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. -- Big changes for grocery shoppers in the Rogue Valley as two Albertsons get a makeover by new owner Haggen. The Washington based company is converting the stores on NE Beacon Dr ...

04 May 2015

Allegations of abuse in program designed to help struggling families

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- It's a story you'll only see on NBC5 News. Long-time grocery store workers called our attention to alleged abuse of taxpayer money intended to help those who are struggling. We're l ...

04 May 2015

Oregon bill passes expanding background checks for gun sales

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Salem, Ore. --  Background checks to own firearms will expand, Oregon lawmakers made the decision late this afternoon, a ruling that many Southern Oregon lawmakers and sheriff's are not happy about ...

04 May 2015

Redwood Elementary reopens after Norovirus outbreak

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Grants Pass, Ore. -- Redwood Elementary School in Grants Pass reopened today after a Norovirus outbreak. The school district tells NBC5 News that an unusually high number of the students and staff ...

04 May 2015

'E-Court' upgrade for Klamath County courts

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. - The Klamath County courts are upgrading their computer system. The 'Odyssey', or 'E-Court' system replaces a program that's been in place for 25 years. However, Trial Court Ad ...

04 May 2015

Lawsuit against Jackson County Jail alleging excessive force goes to trial

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Medford, Ore. --- A lawsuit filed against Jackson County alleging excessive force in the county jail in 2011 will go to trial Tuesday, April 5th.A civil lawsuit seeking damages has been filed by Joh ...

04 May 2015

Phoenix hopes to become next the 'Bee City USA'

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Phoenix, Ore. --- The City of Phoenix is looking to become the next 'Bee City USA.'The city council is expected to apply for the nationwide program in tonight's meeting.Bee City USA towns must estab ...