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05 April 2013

Medford Approves $147k Emergency Manager Position

Written by Travis Koch, Posted in Local

City of Medford officials will set aside more than $200 thousand dollars in their next biannual budget to pay for an 'emergency manager'. Only one councilor sustained an objection saying the cost co ...

05 April 2013

Asante and Ashland Community Hospital: Closer to a Merger

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The Ashland Community Hospital and Asante Health System are one step closer to joining forces.    Officials have just announced the two companies hope to have a deal signed before the end of May. ...

05 April 2013

Bill Proposes State To Manage Timber Harvesting on Railroad Lands

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Lawmakers are looking to boost logging here in Oregon as a bill makes it way up the Legislature.The proposal would allow the state to manage timber harvesting on both Oregon and California railroad ...

05 April 2013

Lawmakers Look at Bills Allowing Guns in Schools

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Do you support allowing guns in schools? That will be the hot topic in Salem Friday morning.   School Board members and the Executive Director of the Oregon School Boards Association will testify ...

05 April 2013

March Jobs Number Released, Lower Than Economists Expected

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The March jobs report was released early Friday morning, and hiring was lower than expected.    The U.S. economy adds 88,000 jobs. That is the fewest added in the last 9 months, and much lower tha ...

05 April 2013

The 12th Annual Ashland Independent Film Festival

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The city of Ashland came alive with the spirit of the arts Thursday as it kicked off the 12th Annual Ashland Independent Film Festival.  NBC5's Laura Cavanaugh was on the scene opening night to tal ...

04 April 2013

South Korean Priest Reacts to North Korea's Threats

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A South Korean native, now Medford resident says it's no surprise North Korea is breathing threats again... he only wishes they would stop."Every day I pray please God no war, but unite Korea," says ...

04 April 2013

City Council Votes In Favor Of Builders Protesting City's Bidding Process

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Accusations are flying against the city of Medford about what some are calling an unfair bidding process for a major construction job at the Police DepartmentThe city has to hire a contractor to bui ...

04 April 2013

Veteran Sues Former Employer For Termination

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local

After 8 years of military service John Davis came home to Grants Pass and found a job as a route driver with Southern Oregon Sanitation In 2001, Davis realized something was missing from his life. ...

04 April 2013

U of O Fans On Latest Auburn Allegations

Written by Craig Smullin, Posted in Local

Oregon football fans up in arms... after a new report claims the Auburn football team that defeated the Ducks in the 2011 BCS Title Game paid some players to stay in school... and changed grades to ...