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03 July 2012

Violence Against Women Act on the Table

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Domestic violence advocates and survivors are calling on Congress to approve an extension of the Violence Against Women law.The extension that would allocate funds to help pay for police and prosecu ...

03 July 2012

ALL NEW: Tsunami Debris Dumping Stations Open

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Oregon State officials have opened up a number of tsunami debris dump stations along the coast. The dump stations will be used for the estimated 1.5 million tons of debris from the Japanese tsunami. ...

03 July 2012

Construction Increase Boosts Economy

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There may be some good news for the economy and home builders.A report released Monday by the commerce department shows that construction spending is up by the largest amount in five months, and up ...

03 July 2012

ALL NEW: California Utility Bills May Go Up

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Utility bills in California could be going up, by as much as $12.  Pacific Gas & Electric is looking to raise rates by $2 million in the next 3 years in order to upgrade the current gas and ele ...

03 July 2012

ALL NEW: Breast Feeding Campain In Jackson County

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If you see cardboard cut-outs of women breast-feeding, it's all part of a Jackson County campaign. The campaign is in an effort to normalize breast-feeding. According to the new laws, women who br ...

02 July 2012

Woman Saves Falling Toddler

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

It was a moment of terror around 10AM on Sunday. "I heard a scream I looked around and I saw a boy," said Kristen Beach. The little boy was hanging roughly 25-feet from the ground, clinging to the l ...

02 July 2012

Vietnamese Family Finds Positive Side To Hate Crime

Written by Travis Koch, Posted in Local

Hateful comments about race followed by a dangerous "Drano Bomb" left at his home the community has come out in support of one family man and his business.

02 July 2012

Tulelake Pilgrimage

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

About 300 people have been in the Klamath Basin this weekend to visit a former concentration camp near Tulelake, and share their experiences. Jimi Yamaichi helped to build a jail inside of the Tulel ...

02 July 2012

Boy Rescues Family From Fire

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A heroic story unfolds in a fire that consumed a Grants Pass home leaving nothing to salvage. 13 year old Robert Brooks just happened to be in the right place at the right time, when he risked life ...

02 July 2012

Gas Down 64-Cents in a Month

Written by Craig Smullin, Posted in Local

It's a welcome sight to consumers... gas prices dropping like a stone... down 64-cents in a month here in Oregon! NBC-5's Craig Smullin explains why it's not enough for one Oregon politician.