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21 March 2013

Erickson Air-Crane To Buy Evergreen Helicopters in $250 Million Deal

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In a move to boost business, including here locally, Erickson Air-Crane is buying McMinnville-based Evergreen Helicopters.Executives with Erickson made the announcement on Wednesday.The deal, valued ...

20 March 2013

Bill in Oregon House to Legalize & Tax Marijuana

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

It's being brought up again...the issue of legalizing and taxing marijuana. Money for schools, public safety and other important initiatives, has been hard to come by in the down economy and some le ...

20 March 2013

In-State Tuition for Undocumented Students

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It's at the final vote: a decision may be made as early as tomorrow on a bill that allows in-state tuition for undocumented students in Oregon.A college education is something many students strive f ...

20 March 2013

Gun Control Politics

Written by Craig Smullin, Posted in Local

Colorado's Governor signs new gun control legislation... one day after word came out from Washington D.C. that a Senate gun bill will not include an assault weapons ban. NBC-5's Craig Smullin tells ...

20 March 2013

Merrill City Recorder Charged With Theft

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

A former City Recorder has been accused of embezzling about 75 thousand dollars from the city of Merrill. 48 year old Deborah Sue Fuller faces multiple charges of aggravated theft, first-degree thef ...

20 March 2013

Pet Talk Pet of The Week: March 20th

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This week's pet is Cookie.   Cookie is a four year old female Labrador Retriever/Mix who is a really great dog. She's a very smart and curious lady. Ideally, she would be a great fit in a more acti ...

20 March 2013

Tuition Equity Bill Heads to Senate for Final Vote

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A bill to grant in-state tuition to undocumented students in Oregon is headed to the Senate for a final vote.House bill 2787 passed the Senate Education and Workforce Development Committee by a narr ...

20 March 2013

New Bill in Salem Would Automatically Register Oregonians to Vote

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A new plan being presented in Salem on Wednesday would make it easier for Oregonians to register to vote.Oregon Secretary of State Kate Brown is speaking with legislators on Wednesday. In her propos ...

20 March 2013

IRS Ready To Pay Out $917 Million For Late 2009 Returns

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If you didn't file a 2009 federal tax return, time is running out to claim part of the $917 million the IRS is holding. The IRS says over 980,000 people who didn't file in 2009 could receive a refun ...

20 March 2013

Mt. Ashland Proposed Expansion Sent Back for Review

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The Mt. Ashland Association is back to square one, after the city council questions the scale of the proposed expansion.In a meeting yesterday, the Ashland City Council voted to send the proposal ba ...