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21 June 2013

Proposal to Open New Bar is Withdrawn

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A proposal to open a new bar in the space where Shenanigan's used to be has now been withdrawn.This comes after Medford Police Chief Tim George wrote a letter advising the city council to forward it ...

21 June 2013

Paraglider Crash, Plummets 300 Feet Down Woodrat Mountain

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It was a tense situation Thursday afternoon, as an out of town  paraglider, out for an afternoon flight suddenly plummets from the sky into Woodrat Mountain, but survives the impact.  NBC5's Laura ...

20 June 2013

Oregon Has 2nd Highest Percentage of Forclosed Homes In The Nation

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local

The number of foreclosed homes in Oregon have declined in recent years. But according to new numbers from Realtytrac.com 28 % of current foreclosed homes in the state are vacant, the second highest ...

20 June 2013

Chipotle Soon To Be GMO Free

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Steak, chicken, rice, veggies..these are  all the essentials that make up Chipotle's menu.  Chipotle announced that it will soon be serving non genetically modified  foods. To begin the mexican ...

20 June 2013

FBI: GMO Crops Were Sabotaged

Written by Craig Smullin, Posted in Local

The genetically modified organism debate in Southern Oregon has gone criminal. The FBI is investigating the destruction of two plots of land used to grow genetically modified sugar beets in Jackson ...

20 June 2013

Klamath Water Issues Topic Of Senate Committee Hearing

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Senator Ron Wyden says it's time to hammer out a water agreement in the Klamath Basin...And Wyden has brought the issue to capitol hill. This morning's senate committee hearing ran nearly three hour ...

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 ...