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24 April 2014

Report shows drug related deaths down less than one percent from 2012

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- New numbers released from the Oregon Medical Examiner's office Thursday show drug related deaths are down, but only slightly. The report also shows meth use is more deadly than it's ...

24 April 2014

Proposed Medford casino: the letters Pt. 1

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- It's been just over a year and a half since the Coquille Indian Tribe announced plans to build and open a casino in Medford. The idea has received backlash from the neighboring Cow ...

24 April 2014

Panel recommends dumping Cover Oregon

Posted in Local, Regional

Medford, Ore. -- A panel investigating what to do to fix the troubled Cover Oregon online health insurance exchange suggests throwing in the towel. The Cover Oregon online marketplace for health ins ...

24 April 2014

Wyoming explosion raises gas pipeline safety concerns

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Malin, Ore. -- A massive explosion and fireball rocked a natural gas plant in western Wyoming Wednesday afternoon. The shock waves are having an impact on southern Klamath County...and beyond. The e ...

24 April 2014

Facebook is good for small businesses

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Facebook, it's no longer just for selfies or keeping up with friends. Small businesses are finding out that they can boost their customer base and and image. Local leaders say there ...

24 April 2014

E-cigarettes: A closer look

Posted in Local, U.S. & World News

(NBC News)  The Food and Drug Administration has taken its first steps toward regulating e-cigarettes.It's a booming business that's quickly grown into a $2-billion a year industry without much ove ...

24 April 2014

Wanted fugitve avoids capture, search west of Roseburg

Posted in Local, Regional

Roseburg, Ore --- Oregon State Police (OSP) & Douglas County Sheriff's Office (DCSO) are asking for the public's help to locate a dangerous, wanted felon who avoided capture Wednesday afternoon ...

24 April 2014

Oregon State Medical Examiner released 2013 drug-related death stats

Posted in Local, Regional

Oregon -- Oregon State Medical Examiner Dr. Karen Gunson released 2013 drug-related death statistics reflecting one fewer death from last year and a near 7 percent drop from 2012 when deaths reached ...

24 April 2014

Medford School District saved thousands during strike

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- Turning something positive out of what some would say was a negative. The Medford school district says they saved $69,000 a day during the teacher's strike. District Chief Financia ...

24 April 2014

The Dylan McNeil Foundation and Dutch Bros. fundraiser for World Meningitis Day

Posted in Local, Health

Medford, Ore. -- Today is World Meningitis Day and Dutch Bros. is teaming up with one local charity to raise awareness about the disease. A portion of its proceeds will go to the Dylan McNeil Founda ...