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20 June 2013

Young Activist Calls For GMO Moratorium

Written by Travis Koch, Posted in Local

Ten year old Alexa Schmidt is standing her own ground, calling upon county leaders to place a moratorium on genetically modified crops in Jackson County. She says her motivation comes from the thing ...

20 June 2013

Overnight Robbery At Subway

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One man is in the Jackson County jail Thursday morning, following a robbery at Subway. Just after 9:30 Wednesday night, police say a masked man entered the South Medford Subway, and demanded money f ...

20 June 2013

MADGE Drug Raid Nets 5 Arrests and Heroin Off the Streets

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An early morning raid at a Medford motel turned into a virtual jackpot for Medford Drug and Gang Enforcement -- netting  five arrests in all and thousands of dollars in heroin off the streets.  Bu ...

19 June 2013

Study Finds Potential Link Between Pollution and Autism

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

A new study finds that where pregnant mothers choose to live, may play a big role in the risk of delivering a child with autism. It's the first large-scale study looking at a potential link between ...

19 June 2013

Pet Talk Pet of The Week: June 19th

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This week's pet is Tank. Tank is a four year old male American Pit Bull Terrier Mix who is just. Don't let what you've heard about the breed fool you. Tank may look mean and tough, but he's just a b ...

19 June 2013

SOU To Hold All Day Safety Training Drill

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If you see an unusual amount of police presence at Southern Oregon University today, don't worry, it's only a training exercise.SOU is holding their "active assailant" security drill on Wednesday.Po ...

19 June 2013

Bizarre Twist In Bank Robbery, County Vehicle Was Getaway Car

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A suspected bank robber is behind bars, and his unwitting accomplice left perplexed, after a robbery that police solved in record time.  That's thanks to a pretty big clue -- the getaway car was a ...

18 June 2013

Middle School Campus Monitor Dismissed for Carrying Gun

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

On Tuesday, a Medford School District employee appealed a decision by the board to dismiss him on charges of insubordination when he brought a gun to school. Donald Later was working as a campus hal ...

18 June 2013

New Law Enforces Protection For Gay And Transgender Students

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A new law released last year buffed up its anti bullying policy, specifically to better protect students who are gay or transgender Bullying in schools aimed at gay youth and the reason for a new O ...

18 June 2013

Barney's Burglary & Arson

Written by Craig Smullin, Posted in Local

Total loss... investigators believe a thief stole cash from a Medford restaurant and then set it ablaze early Tuesday morning. NBC-5's Craig Smullin spoke to police... who say there is no connection ...