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08 March 2012

Oregon Health Insurance Exchange Bill

Posted in Local, Politics

Thursday, Governor Kitzhaber signed a bill authorizing the launch of the Oregon Health Insurance Exchange. The exchange is a marketplace where individual Oregonians and small businesses can shop fo ...

08 March 2012

Charges Filed Against Ashland Food Co-op

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An unfair labor practice charge was filed against the Ashland food co-op on Tuesday. The charges were filed by the National Labor Relations Board by United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 55 ...

08 March 2012

Attempted Kidnapper Still On The Loose

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A young girl escapes a kidnap attempt and the Josephine County Sheriff's Department is still on the hunt to find her abductor. Late last month, a 13 year-old girl was riding her bike near Lincoln S ...

08 March 2012

Dan Goyette Enters Plea

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A plea is in for former talent city councilman Dan Goyette. He's taken a plea of coercion--in connection with conversations about nude photos with a 17 year old girl. In court Thursday afternoon fo ...

08 March 2012

A Cookie Crisis

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Local Girl Scouts rely on their annual cookie sales to fund events and camp. But this year, leaders say they may have bitten off more than they can chew.They're struggling to make sales. "We really ...

08 March 2012

Why Was Emptage A Foster Parent?

Written by Craig Smullin, Posted in Local

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NBC-5 News broke the story Wednesday that the man accused of holding a one year old in scalding water causing first and second degree burns has a prior criminal record.    But how could a man arr ...

08 March 2012

Report Crimes Via Text Messaging

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It's the first of it's kind here in Southern Oregon, a new technology that allows the public to text anonymous crime tips to the Medford police. Medford Area Drug and Gang Enforcement team, also kno ...

08 March 2012

Venezuelan Search

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

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An international team has now been searching for the crash site of a missionary pilot in Venezuela for the past three years.  The Klamath County Sheriff was recently called in to assist with that s ...

08 March 2012

Talent Councilman E.J. McManus Faces Full Legal Review

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The Talent city council has put off a decision on whether to dismiss Councilman E.J. McManus-- until a full legal review of the move can be completed. The council voted, 3-2, Wednesday night to auth ...

08 March 2012

City of Ashland Receives Large Federal Grant

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The city of Ashland has won a Federal Government grant  totaling over $250,000 to help prevent wildfires in the Ashland Watershed.  About $200,000 of the grant will be used to thin trees and brush ...