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04 January 2013

Toughest Bull Riders Take On Bucking Bulls In Challenge of Champions This Weekend

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Jackson County's love affair with bull riding stems from a storied ridemore than 20 years ago.  And that perfect ride is what prompted one longtime bull rider to organize the best of the best and b ...

04 January 2013

Car Careens Into Power Pole

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Update 11:20pm: Approximately 216 customers are without power, down from 681 earlier. Just before 10pm Friday evening South Central Avenue was closed at Earhart Street due to a car accident. An el ...

04 January 2013

One-Third Of All US Hybrids Live On The West Coast

Written by Travis Koch, Posted in Local

The top fifteen hybrid car markets are in on the West Coast. Surprised?  

04 January 2013

Fire Destroys Potato Shed

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Investigators are trying to pinpoint the cause of a fire that caused over a million dollars worth of damage to a potato shed near Bonanza. The fire broke out shortly before eight Thursday morning at ...

04 January 2013

Grants Pass Resident Celebrates 104th Birthday

Written by Joe Camarlinghi, Posted in Local

When Olive Watson was born, Howard Taft was just beginning his term as United States President. Friday the Grants Pass resident celebrated her 104th birthday. Watson was born in Oklahoma, lived for ...

04 January 2013

Oregon Unemployment Compensation Fund Renewed

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Oregon's unemployment compensation program will be extended until the end of the year. The deal was renewed by Congress on Tuesday.According to state employment officials, the deal affects nearly 35 ...

04 January 2013

Police Arrest Three in Grants Pass on Drug Charges

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Three people are behind bars in Grants Pass, following a month-long investigation. With the help of the Rogue Area Drug Enforcement Team and the Grants Pass Department of Public Safety, police arres ...

04 January 2013

Grants Pass Stabbing Sends One Man to Hospital, The Other to Jail

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One Grants Pass man is behind bars, after police say he stabbed another man in the torso.   Police responded to the 7-eleven on Southwest 6th street Thursday afternoon, where they found 26 year old ...

03 January 2013

New Year, New Life for Once Ailing Southern Oregon Humane Society

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A shelter on its last leg after more than 84 years of being a lifeline to tens of thousands of homeless animals in Jackson County has a new lease on life.  With the new year comes a new outlook for ...

03 January 2013

33 DHS Tires Slashed

Written by Craig Smullin, Posted in Local

Medford Police are investigating the vandalism of 33 Department of Human Services vehicles... after someone slashed the car's tires sometime around New Year's Eve. And as NBC-5's Craig Smullin repor ...