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27 January 2014

More parents choosing alternatives to the classroom for students

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16-year-old Myka Kelsey is a sophomore at the D9 Online School in Eagle Point. She said why she likes online "doing my classes online, I can catch up on my junior and senior classes so that I can t ...

26 January 2014

Medford School District works to keep schools open in anticipation of strike

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Medford, Ore. -- In a press release sent out by the Medford School District Sunday, Superintendent Dr. Phil Long detailed the districts plans in the case the Medford Education Association (MEA) does ...

25 January 2014

Medford teachers set strike date

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Medford, Ore. --  The Medford Education Association will be sending the Medford School District an official ten-day strike notice on Monday. An official strike will begin on February 6 at 6 am. In ...

25 January 2014

Dog fight injures owner and rescuer

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore.--  Patty from Medford said on Tuesday her two Pit bulls got into a fight with her roommates other two Pit bulls. But the dog fight took an unexpected turn. Patty said she tried to ...

24 January 2014

Man walks away from Work Release, steals car, crashes car

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Medford, Ore. -- A man walks out of work release, steals a truck, then drives it into a power pole according to Medford Police. Fire and police responded to Keith Avenue off Black Oak shortly befor ...

24 January 2014

Orchardists concerned because of drought conditions

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Talent pear orchardist Ron Meyer is worried about the up and coming crop. That's because there may not be enough water to sustain it. Meyer said "definitely the ground is dry now and it's rather un ...

24 January 2014

Record high temperatures call for fun in the sun

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Ashland, Ore. -- If you enjoyed the beautiful weather Friday by spending your day outdoors you weren't alone. Blue skies and warm sunshine brought a lot of smiling people to Litihia Park. Some of th ...

24 January 2014

Issues still unresolved in teacher contract negotiations

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- There are more questions than answers for thousands of families in the Medford School District after teachers voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike on Thursday night. "[It] of ...

24 January 2014

Community reacts to Medford teacher strike vote

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Since news broke that the Medford teachers voted to strike, the community has been sounding off. NBC 5 News received comments both on Facebook and KOBI5.com, over the past 24 hours ...

24 January 2014

ODF: Winter wildfires "unusual," but not unprecedented

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Shady Cove, Ore. - Officials with the Oregon Department of Forestry said Friday evening that crews gained control over a 125 acre wildfire burning 16 miles northeast of Shady Cove. The cause is st ...