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16 August 2013

Oregon Education At "High Risk"

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Oregon is one of three states the US Department of Education is calling "high risk." If the state doesn't come up with it's own plan by May, federal monitors could be called in to your child's clas ...

15 August 2013

The Douglas Complex Fire: The Lookout

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local

Friday will mark the three week mark of the Douglas Complex Fire. On Thursday, NBC 5's Kyle Aevermann got a different view of the fire and filed this report.

15 August 2013

Military Benefits Extended to Same-Sex Married Couples

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Same-sex couples in the military will now get the same benefits as other couples as long as they're legally married.  Advocates in Southern Oregon say it's reason to celebrate. The military for alm ...

15 August 2013

Ashland Winter Shelter Gets Go Ahead

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It has been decided. Ashland's new once-a-week homeless shelter program will continue into this winter. The city council approved the program for another season in a meeting last week.  The shelter ...

14 August 2013

New Bill Legalizes Pot Shops

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Months after Medford police arrested Lori Duckworth for allegedly selling marijuana, a law is passed that her attorney says could have saved the years she might face behind bars. "Today is a huge da ...

14 August 2013

Raising Money and Awareness for AIDS/HIV

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More than one million people in the United States are living with HIV/AIDS.And in Jackson County about 600 people suffer from the disease. NBC 5’s RaeAnn Christensen tells us how the Oregon Shakes ...

14 August 2013

Moving Toward 100% of Students Graduating High School

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Governor John Kitzhaber is taking more steps to ensure Oregon meets its new educational standards. He wants all Oregon students to graduate high school by 2025. "100% graduation all students, no exc ...

14 August 2013

'Ordinary Heroes' Stop Robbery, Save a Life

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Some 'ordinary heroes' helped to save a woman's life during an attempted armed robbery in Klamath Falls Tuesday... Susan Kirk says the two people who came into her shop wielding a knife fully intend ...

14 August 2013

Pet Talk Pet of The Week: August 14th

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This week's pet is Destiny.   Destiny is a two and a half year old female Shepherd Mix who is a sweetheart. Destiny is a bit of a special case. She's recently come to Southern Oregon Humane Society ...

14 August 2013

Wednesday Night Meeting for Whiskey Complex Fires

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A meeting will be held Wednesday night to update Oregon residents on the Whiskey Complex Fires. Officials will also cover fire preparedness.       The meeting will be held at Tiller School in ...