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06 April 2013

GMO Free Meeting

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The fight for a GMO free Jackson County continues. Today advocates met at the Ruch library to discuss genetically modified organisms and what's being done to eliminate local cross pollination. Local ...

06 April 2013

Crash Slows Traffic on I-5

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Traffic was snarled on I-5, delaying drivers for a short time this afternoon. Around 2:30 police and fire crews responded to an accident on I-5 Northbound near Exit 30 involving a semi-truck and mot ...

06 April 2013

Mt. Ashland Celebrates Gene Landsmann

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Today was a very special day on Mount Ashland. It was their annual Gene Landsmann day, the man was known to be the persona of Mount Ashland. After 30 years of working for the mountain, Landsman died ...

06 April 2013

Pear Blossom Baby Contest

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Today at the Rogue Valley Mall  babies were in the spotlight! Take a look at all these cutie pies! They took part in the 28th annual Pear Blossom Baby Contest this morning.  All the little ones we ...

05 April 2013

Judge Orders Morning After Pill Without Prescription

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A U.S. District Judge actions today may mean within 30 days anyone, of any age, could buy the day-after pill.Plan B, Next Choice... names used for the extremely controversial emergency contraceptive ...

05 April 2013

Proposed Bill Would Leave Tobacco Tax Up To Individual Counties

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local

A proposed bill is working it's way through to the Oregon State Senate. If approved, it would allow each of Oregon's 36 counties to set the tax for cigarettes and other tobacco products. The idea i ...

05 April 2013

Guns in Oregon Schools

Written by Craig Smullin, Posted in Local

School board members from around the state packed a hearing room in Salem Friday... urging legislators to let them decide whether guns should be allowed in their K through 12 schools. As NBC-5's Cra ...

05 April 2013

Medford Approves $147k Emergency Manager Position

Written by Travis Koch, Posted in Local

City of Medford officials will set aside more than $200 thousand dollars in their next biannual budget to pay for an 'emergency manager'. Only one councilor sustained an objection saying the cost co ...

05 April 2013

Asante and Ashland Community Hospital: Closer to a Merger

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The Ashland Community Hospital and Asante Health System are one step closer to joining forces.    Officials have just announced the two companies hope to have a deal signed before the end of May. ...

05 April 2013

Bill Proposes State To Manage Timber Harvesting on Railroad Lands

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Lawmakers are looking to boost logging here in Oregon as a bill makes it way up the Legislature.The proposal would allow the state to manage timber harvesting on both Oregon and California railroad ...