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19 November 2013

5 Ways to Happiness: Tweaking the Way you Think

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Today is day two in our special week-long series on 5 ways you can be a happier person. Today we're focusing on tweaking the way you think, just a little, that could result in a happier you. Life co ...

19 November 2013

Report: Jackson County Growing

Written by Craig Smullin, Posted in Local

New numbers show Oregon's population is barely growing - just under 1% or 35,000 people. While most counties in Southern Oregon saw their numbers stagnate... or drop... Jackson County is a surprisin ...

19 November 2013

Batkid Returns

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

'Batkid' Miles Scott is back home after living out a dream of being Batman for a day, and saving Gotham City as part of a 'Make A Wish' come true. In a town of about a thousand, Tulelake, California ...

19 November 2013

Bomb Update

Posted in Local

A tireless search: Police are tackling new leads in the search for the person that set off a bomb at the Jackson County District Attorney's office, last Wednesday.Police say forensic evidence is cur ...

19 November 2013

Unemployment rate drops to 5 year low

Posted in Local

New data reveals Oregon's unemployment rate dropped to the lowest numbers in years.Octobers unemployment rate dropped from 7.7 percent from 7.8 in September. It's the lowest point this year, and the ...

19 November 2013

Christmas Tree Permits Now Available

Posted in Local

If your holiday plans include cutting your own tree, get ready, because   holiday tree permits are now available. The permits are five dollars each, and there is a limit of five trees per person. ...

18 November 2013

Ashland Businesses Support Plastic Bag Ban Despite Higher Costs

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local

  A public study session is being held in Ashland Monday, to discuss the possibility of banning plastic bags throughout the city. The idea of a bag ban isn't something new for the city. It's a sl ...

18 November 2013

50 Years Since President John F. Kennedy's Assassination

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

It was a tragic day that moved the nation. 50 years ago President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas.  However, before he was killed he left his mark in Southern Oregon. While a half ...

18 November 2013

Watch Groups Patrolling Their Communities in Josephine County

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In the last few months, a hit and run case which killed two men remains unsolved as does a murder where a man was found dead in the roadway.Add to that an arson fire an a string of robberies.Cave ju ...

18 November 2013

Hate Your Job? You're Not Alone

Written by Craig Smullin, Posted in Local

Dissatisfied with your job? Have an annoying boss, or just flat out hate work altogether? You're not alone. A new survey says a lot of Americans aren't happy at work. NBC-5's Craig Smullin reports.