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22 March 2012

School Shout Out: Talent Elementary

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22 March 2012

Housing Authority Threatens Medford With Lawsuit

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The Jackson County Housing Authority is threatening the Medford City Council with a federal lawsuit over the proposed Cherry Creek Apartments. The Jackson County Housing Authority says the council i ...

22 March 2012

Tree Falls on Portland Woman

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A pedestrian in Portland is recovering in the hospital after being pinned by a 100 year-old tree. The woman was walking by the giant elm in Portland, when it fell Wednesday afternoon. A city aborist ...

22 March 2012

Possible Fine on Panhandling in Central Point

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The Central Point City Council will decide Thursday night on an ordinance that would prohibit the exchange of property between drivers and pedestrians. If the council approves the ordinance-- both m ...

22 March 2012

French Shooting Suspect Dead After 32-Hour Standoff

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The suspect in the killing of seven people in and around the southern French city of Toulouse is dead after a police siege of his apartment, lasting more than 31 hours. 24-year-old Mohamed Merah, a ...

22 March 2012

South Ashland Bridge Demolition Causes Traffic Congestion

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Traffic backed up in Ashland Wednesday night as crews work on the South Ashland bridge at exit 14.Starting at 7pm tonight, demolition work on the deck of the Interstate 5 overpass began.  ODOT crew ...

21 March 2012

Williams Forest Logging Protest

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The rural community of Williams in Southern Oregon held a protest to prevent a clear-cut on a privately owned 320 acres.

21 March 2012

Internal Audit of Jefferson Public Radio and Foundation

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

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An internal investigation of Jefferson Public Radio and its foundation is calling into question JPR's involvement in the Holly Theater, the planned relocation of studios to Medford, and the Cascade ...

21 March 2012

No Lights on the Ashland Bike Path

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The Ashland bike path is calm now, but last December, it was the scene of a heinous crime. 23-year-old David Grubbs was nearly decapitated as he was walking home from work. "I'm more concerned polic ...

21 March 2012

CSU Budget Cuts

Written by Craig Smullin, Posted in Local

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25,000 eligible students could be turned away from California State University campuses because of massive budget cuts.      The Cal State University Board of Trustees discussed a proposed enrol ...