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30 March 2013

High Tech Parking Solution: Pay By Phone

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In years past,  parking has been a  frustrating issue for students and business owners in downtown Medford.  But now the city is hoping to change that and help ease the pain with a high tech fix. ...

30 March 2013

Medford Man Pleads Guilty to Sex Offenses Against 7 Year-Old

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A Medford man pleads guilty to two counts of rape in the first degree and two counts of using a child in a display of sexually explicit conduct.  The victim in this case was a seven year old child.

30 March 2013

Sexting Bill May Change Punishment of Teen Offenders

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Oregon lawmakers are considering a new bill that would change the way courts criminally handle underage teens who get caught  "sexting."It's a cyber trend that is on the rise, and could land your k ...

29 March 2013

Four Oregon Gun Restriction Bills Head To Public Senate Hearing

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The topic of gun control will take center stage at a state senate hearing next week in Salem.  Four bills aimed at tightening Oregon's gun laws are being proposed by State Senator Floyd Prozanski - ...

29 March 2013

Driest Start To Any Year On Record

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Despite our recent spring showers, 2013 is currently the driest start to a calendar year. March isn't officially over but weather officials say that we are already on tap to see one of the driest fi ...

29 March 2013

Walk For Liz

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

A 23 year old Marine Corps veteran is walking across the country to raise money for a total stranger from Klamath Falls who was recently diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. Liz Estes was diagnosed wi ...

29 March 2013

House Bill Aims to Set up Secure State Retirement Plan

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A new study finds small business owners near retirement age would be hit hard by recently proposed cuts to social security and Medicare.The study was just release by Main Street Alliance of Oregon, ...

29 March 2013

Fill Her Up: Oregon Legislature Greenlights Wine Growler Bill

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A big win for local businesses and consumers as the Oregon Legislature greenlights a wine growler bill.  Tonight NBC5's Laura Cavanaugh set out to find out how the change may impact wine lovers eve ...

28 March 2013

Drug Bust Turns Up Meth, Heroin and Steroids

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A drug bust that went down Wednesday in Medford could have ties to the largest steroid bust in the city's history.That steroid bust happened nearly two months ago.  Wednesday, drug officers found w ...

28 March 2013

Hatchet Murder Sentence Gets 'Second Look'

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

The case of a Klamath County woman serving a life sentence for her role in the brutal hatchet murder of her mother and brother is getting a 'second look'. Jessica Tibbets was only 14 when she urged ...