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17 May 2012

Federal Grant Awarded to Oregon and Washington, Health Insurance Fund

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Both Oregon and Washington are being awarded federal grants to help launch their health insurance exchanges.Oregon has been given another $6.68 million, adding to nearly $60 million that was previou ...

17 May 2012

Crews Working to Contain Fire Near Chiloquin

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Fire crews near Chiloquin are on the scene of a wildfire, burning on private and national forest land. Officials say the fire has even destroyed two historic buildings at the Bray Mill Fish Hatchery ...

17 May 2012

Caught On Camera: Portland Firefighter Falls Through Roof

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A firefighter in Portland falls through the roof of a burning apartment building. Crews were battling a massive fire at this apartment complex when one of the firefighters fell through the roof. ...

17 May 2012

New Report: 60% Of Oregonians Overweight Or Obese

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A new report out says Oregonians are getting fatter. The new report released by the Oregon Health Authority says 60%  of adults are either overweight or obese. Researchers blame poor nutrition and ...

17 May 2012

Rogue Valley's Ride of Silence

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Getting their message across without saying a word.  On Wednesday night, nearly 100 cyclists hit the streets in Medford  riding to  honor friends, family and loved ones who have been killed or in ...

16 May 2012

Josephine County Pink Slips

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Pink slips were being delivered to some 63 county employees after Josephine County voters declined a tax levy. One that would have raised property taxes to support criminal justice services for the ...

16 May 2012

Police Officer Training

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Police officers training in incredibly realistic scenarios... giving us a look at how quickly things can happen in a life or death situation. NBC-5's Craig Smullin explains.

16 May 2012

Commissioner Re-Election Bids Fail

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

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Klamath County voters have sent two incumbent commissioners packing.  Incumbent commissioner Cheryl Hukill believes a combination of issues may have cost her the election... "I know that the issues ...

16 May 2012

Teacher Strike Ends

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Around 2:00 A.M. Wednesday morning the Eagle Point School District and Teacher's Union came to a tentative agreement on teacher contracts.

16 May 2012

Eagle Point Strike Reaches Tentative Agreement

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The Jackson County School District 9 and the Eagle Point education association have reached a tentative agreement on a new contract.this, after 14 months of negotiations.NBC 5 received an e-mail int ...