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29 January 2014

Proposed 'road diet' between Phoenix and Talent

Written by Jennifer Elliott, Posted in Local

Oregon Department of Transportation wants to give Highway 99 a potentially controversial facelift.     "When you look at all this traffic I think you do need all 4 lanes," says Mary Pope. She li ...

29 January 2014

Medford School Board declares state of emergency

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Medford, Ore. - The Medford School Board declared a state emergency on Wednesday January 29th, as it prepares for a possible strike by the local teachers union. The Board says they have passed sever ...

28 January 2014

Medford teachers in negotiations with the district again Tuesday night

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Medford, Ore. -- Bargaining teams from the Medford Education Association and the school district are in discussions right now here at Central Medford High School.This time around they are being join ...

28 January 2014

Oregon job growth third in the nation

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Medford, Ore. -- 52-year-old David Mayer has a daily routine at the unemployment office in Medford.He said "I am working on my resume so I can get back into the work industry."He and nearly 140,000 ...

28 January 2014

Eco-terrorist sentenced for firebombing the West

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Portland, Ore. -- An eco-terror suspect has been sentenced to five years in prison. Canadian Rebecca Rubin plead guilty in October to a dozen counts of arson and conspiracy.Rubin surrendered herself ...

27 January 2014

Teachers, parents & students rally for support

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Medford, Ore. -- The Medford Education Association says if a contract agreement is not made by February 6th, teachers will strike. District Superintendent Dr. Phil Long said he wants a resolution, ...

27 January 2014

Medford School District to use substitutes if teachers strike

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On Monday night the Medford Education Association (MEA) held a rally at the district offices during an executive school board session. Over the weekend, the teachers association gave the Medford Sch ...

27 January 2014

Medford police deal with mental illnesses downtown

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Medford, Ore. -- Dozens of police officers from across the state are in Central Point this week discussing how to deal with Oregonian's who have mental health issues. It's something police say the ...

27 January 2014

Grants Pass woman fighting H1N1 in stable, but critical condition

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The Grants Pass woman fighting for her life with H1N1 is in stable but still critical condition. Family members tell NBC 5 news, Joetta Brummet remains in a medically induced coma at OHSU in Portlan ...

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 ...