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07 November 2012

More Young Voters Turning Out

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local, Politics

According to some experts, close to 17-million more young people were eligible to vote this election season than four years ago. University students NBC 5 spoke with were optimistic about voter turn ...

07 November 2012

Oregonians Vote No On Taxes, What Does That Mean For The Future?

Written by Travis Koch, Posted in Local, Politics

The corporate "kicker" tax set to pass would benefit public schools k-12. An inheritance tax on large estates looking to be phased out and Measure 79 that prohibits real estate transfer taxes.

07 November 2012

Democrats Relieved as President Wins the Whitehouse

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local, Politics

Nearly 300 people at the Jackson County Democrats' Blue Bash Fundraiser cheered in unison when they heard Barack Obama was projected to be the 44th President of the United States. Attendees said the ...

06 November 2012

Oregon Ballot Measures: Some Get Support Others Slip Away

Written by Travis Koch, Posted in Local, Politics

Oregon's marijuana measure 80 failed to pass while two other states with legalization measures are set to pass. Washington and Colorado are set to be the first states in 75 years to legalize marijua ...

06 November 2012

Democratic Viewing Party

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local, Politics

NBC 5's Christine Pitawanich tells us what is going on at the Democratic Election Viewing Party in Ashland.

06 November 2012

General Election Results 2012

Posted in Local

NATIONALELECTION RESULTS NBCNEWS.comhttp://elections.msnbc.msn.com/ns/politics/2012/all STATE WEBSITESState of Oregonhttp://www.oregonvotes.gov/results/2012G/index.html State of Californiahttp://vo ...

06 November 2012

WorkSource Oregon Launches Mobile Job Hunting Website

Posted in Local

Those looking for work can now find their next job by using their phones.WorkSource Oregon has launched a new mobile website which will allow job seekers to search through  thousands of job listing ...

06 November 2012

Man Arrested For Transporting 56 Pounds Of Marijuana

Posted in Local

A California man was arrested near Madras, after police found over 50 pounds of marijuana in his car. An Oregon State Police trooper stopped John Stone-Barger, for speeding on Highway 97, Sunday af ...

06 November 2012

Medical Marijuana Grower Sentenced To 3 Years In Federal Prison

Posted in Local

A Grants Pass medical marijuana grower was sentenced to 3-years in federal prison. 48 year-old Donald Galvan plead guilty on Monday to manufacturing and distributing more than 200 pounds of marijua ...

06 November 2012

DECISION 2012: Last-Minute Voter Push

Posted in Local

Ballots are continuing to stream in to drop boxes in Southern Oregon as people submit their votes in Decision 2012.  At last count, the Jackson County Clerk is reporting that 62% of ballots have be ...