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16 July 2012

Oregon Cannabis Tax Act Makes November Ballot

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Oregon voters now have a chance to make marijuana legal to anyone over the age of 21.Late Friday, the Oregon Cannabis Tax Act got enough signatures to make the November ballot. Supporters say the st ...

16 July 2012

City Council To Discuss Ashland Plaza Changes

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The Ashland Plaza is in for a few changes, as the final plans will be presented Monday night. The plans will be shared at the city council meeting. City officials have been considering cutting the ...

14 July 2012

New Program Aims At Eliminating Sexual Predators

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More than 12,000 women in Jackson County are victims of rape and it's a problem nationwide. But a new program in southern Oregon is aimed at bringing more attention to potential sexual predators loo ...

14 July 2012

Grass Fire Burning in the Hills Above Phoenix

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A grass fire filled the air with smoke earlier this afternoon. The Oregon Department of Forestry says a grass fire is burning in the hills above Phoenix near Anderson Butte Road and Griffin Creek Ro ...

14 July 2012

Dog Survives Near Fatal Gunshot to Face, Recovering Like a Champ

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A bull dog who survived a near fatal gunshot wound to the face  is recuperating and enjoying life thanks to the healing hands of local veterinarians and an animal sanctuary in the Applegate Valley. ...

13 July 2012

Father Remembers Criado Deaths: Part 2

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It’s been nearly a year since the Tragedy on 10th street, four children and their mother killed by a husband during what officials say was a domestic dispute.Now Tabasha Criado’s father is comin ...

13 July 2012

Father Remembers Criado Deaths: Part 1

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It’s been nearly a year since the tragedy on 10th Street, the largest homicide in the history of the Rogue Valley. Four children and their mother killed by a husband during what officials say was ...

13 July 2012

Alcohol Distillery Explosion

Written by Travis Koch, Posted in Local

An explosion inside a local building with gallons of medical-grade alcohol inside. Nearby businesses in the industrial park in Ashland were forced to evacuate while crews battled the fire and hazard ...

13 July 2012

NBC 5 Health Alert: Blue-Green Algae blooming in Jackson Creek

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An NBC 5 Health Alert:  State Officials say Jackson Creek in Central Point is teeming with Blue-Green Algae. They say if water from the creek is consumed, it could make you sick and could be lethal ...

13 July 2012

EMS Drug Shortage

Written by Craig Smullin, Posted in Local

A nationwide shortage of certain medications has paramedics turning to expired drugs in emergency situations. NBC-5's Craig Smullin talked to emergency responders here in the Rogue Valley and files ...