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13 April 2013

Ways and Means Committee Hosts Town Hall Meeting

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Southern Oregon residents spoke up today about their concerns, and the state's joint Ways and Means Committee was in Ashland today listening to them.   The committee primarily focuses on budgetary ...

13 April 2013

Smudge Pot Stroll

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Downtown Medford was hopping Friday night from the live music at the street fair to dozens of pedestrians strolling with wine glasses in hand.  It was all part of this year's Smudge Pot Stroll, a c ...

13 April 2013

Pear Blossom Street Fair Kicks Off at the Commons

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With clear skies and  mild temperatures ushering in this Friday night, families were out in full force at tonight's Pear Blossom Street Fair.  NBC5's Laura Cavanaugh was there.   It is the kick- ...

12 April 2013

Federal Government Subpoenas Medical Marijuana Patient Records

Written by Jennifer Elliott, Posted in Local

The Department of Justice forces Oregon's hand to release medical marijuana patient records. It's stirring up a frenzy of concern by patients and care providers...The Oregon Public Health Division, ...

12 April 2013

Resident React to Possible Housing Surcharge

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local

Jackson County Commissioners had a tough task Thursday of trying to close a 7 million dollar gap in the general fund. A proposed surcharge that would affect both home owners and renters in jackson ...

12 April 2013

Ireland Lane Returns Home

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

A 12 year old girl who suffered third-degree burns in a freak accident involving hand sanitizer and static electricity is back home in Klamath Falls... Cancer survivor Ireland Lane has been through ...

12 April 2013

Changes Down The Road For Downtown Parking?

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Some new ideas in the works to increase the available parking in downtown Medford. The city of Medford is considering a plan to add additional parking spaces along Main Street by converting parking ...

12 April 2013

Proposed Jackson County Budget Cuts Could Sting Many

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Under financial pressure ...a recent state audit reveals that Jackson County has been burning through its reserves to the tune of $6 million dollars a year.  Today the Jackson County Budget Committ ...

12 April 2013

Beacon Of Hope For Local Latino Students

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A beacon of hope for some local Latino students as a non-profit steps up to help them attend college.  NBC5's Laura Cavanaugh reports. A global non-profit, the Mankind Project, has pledged to match ...

11 April 2013

Local Recreation Site Delays Opening

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Closed for the foreseeable future -- the Bureau of Land Management tells us sequestration is at the heart of budget cuts that are forcing a popular Southern Oregon recreation spot to stay closed.The ...