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29 August 2012

Kitzhaber Tops Health Care List & Rate Hike For Insurance Members

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It should be no surprise that Chief Justice John Roberts and President Obama rank high on new list of the 100 most influential people in healthcare for 2012. But there was one surprise. Modernhealt ...

29 August 2012

Man Dies After Overnight Police Pursuit

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Officials are investigating a late night police chase that takes a deadly turn. Police say a local man was driving on Stewart Avenue, when officers attempted to pull him over for a traffic violation ...

28 August 2012

Mandatory Evacuation Ordered for Residents

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

***UPDATE: As of 11pm Tuesday, the Goff Fire has grown to 14,480 acres and is 16% contained. Fire crews will work through the night to protect homes from catching fire. The growth potential for the ...

28 August 2012

Local Debit Card Scam

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Have you received a text from your bank, saying your debit card has been flagged? Officials this morning say it could be a scam. Police say a debit card scam has been sent to U.S. Cellular and Chetc ...

28 August 2012

Oregon Tsunami Task Force Hosting Public Meetings

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State leaders are taking part in a road show to update residents about tsunami trash washing up on the Oregon coast. The meetings are scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday. Representatives from the Or ...

28 August 2012

Medford Police On The Lookout For Gang Suspect

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Medford Police are asking for your help in finding a suspect from a gang related shooting. It happened on March 27, 2012 at an apartment on 700 Crater Lake Avenue. The investigation revealed that ...

28 August 2012

Man Sent To Hospital After Overnight Rollover Accident

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An early morning rollover sends one man to the hospital, after police say he fell asleep behind the wheel. The call came in just after midnight Tuesday morning, of a rollover crash on I-5. Officials ...

27 August 2012

MPD: 755% Increase in Heroin Seizures

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Police said heroin is making a big comeback in the Rogue Valley. In the first six-months of this year heroin seizures are up 755% from 2011. That's a result of a larger heroin bust this year, but of ...

27 August 2012

Fire Sparks Evacuation Notice

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The smell of smoke permeates the air in Seiad Valley, where residents may be forced to evacuate. As the Goff fire -- one of the 3 Fort Complex fires --- gets dangerously close to homes, a 12 hour ev ...

27 August 2012

SOU-JPRF Reach Agreement

Written by Craig Smullin, Posted in Local

The 5-month long discord between Southern Oregon University and the Jefferson Public Radio Foundation is over... as an agreement has been reached through mediation. But what does that mean for the f ...