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15 February 2013

MORE PATROLS COMING TO DANGEROUS ROADS

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Some of Oregon's most dangerous stretches of roadway will soon be patrolled more often. Thanks to a federal grant, Oregon State Police will have the funds for 1600 hours of overtime through the end ...

15 February 2013

Oregon Senators Want Feds To Legalize Hemp

Written by Travis Koch, Posted in Local

Two Oregon senators are pushing to passing a bill that would legalize industrial hemp.

15 February 2013

Afternoon Rollover Accident on I5

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I-5 was down to one lane in both north and southbound directions earlier this afternoon due to a roll-over accident. Shortly after noon today a truck pulling an rv trailer rolled on it's side into ...

15 February 2013

Asteroid Misses Earth, Meteorite Doesn't

Written by Craig Smullin, Posted in Local

Panic in Russia after a meteorite landed... injuring nearly one-thousand people... this just hours before an asteroid narrowly passed Earth. NBC-5's Craig Smullin reports.

15 February 2013

Klamath Falls Murder Investigation Continues

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

A killer is on the loose in Klamath Falls...but investigators claim there's no evidence of a threat to the public. The body of 65 year old Larry Wayne Clark was found at his home on Lindley Way late ...

15 February 2013

Foster Farms Linked to Salmonella Outbreak In Oregon

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Salmonella has been found in a popular West coast based poultry producer, but this morning, Foster Farms is not issuing a recall. Officials made the announcement yesterday that chicken from the com ...

15 February 2013

ODOT Partners With Oregon State Police To End Traffic Fatalities

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Oregon State Police will be working overtime to decrease fatal accidents on oregon's deadliest roads. the Oregon Department of Transportation provided the funding to OSP in an effort to decrease fa ...

15 February 2013

Ashland Community Hospital And Asante Agree on Merger

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Officials with Asante are releasing their terms for a merger with Ashland Community Hospital. The health system says if the merger goes through, it would put in $10 million in capital improvements t ...

14 February 2013

Tan Ban For Teens? State Lawmakers Consider House Bill

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Should teenagers need a note from their doctor to tan?  That's what a new bill is proposing for teens in Oregon who want to use tanning beds.  Under current law, anyone under the age of 18 in Oreg ...

14 February 2013

State Lawmakers Propose Social Media Privacy Bills

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When it comes to an employer checking into an existing or potential employee's background, just how far should they be able to go? It's a debate that's hitting the state senate floor. The debate foc ...