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22 May 2014

Elections office dealing with "problem" ballots

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local, Politics

Medford, Ore. -- Jackson County voters may be done casting their ballots, but the work to certify them is far from over. The clerk's office only has 14 days to help voters fix any problems. Ballots ...

22 May 2014

Klamath Basin water legislation introduced in Senate

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local, Politics

Klamath Falls, Ore. - A senate bill has been introduced, aimed at solving water conflicts in the Klamath Basin...but the legislation isn't without opposition. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley int ...

22 May 2014

Hummus recall issued over possible Listeria contamination

Posted in Local, U.S. & World News, Health

(NBC Bay Area) If you are planning to add hummus to your list of Memorial Day snacks, watch out. Food manufacturer Lansal has issued a voluntary recall on about 14,860 pounds of hummus and dip produ ...

22 May 2014

I5 reopens for Memorial weekend with more work ahead

Posted in Local

Phoenix, Ore. -- If you plan to travel via Interstate 5 this Memorial holiday you'll be happy to hear that all lanes of traffic are back open near exit 24. For the past month, drivers going through ...

21 May 2014

Group gathering signatures to label GMO foods in Oregon

Posted in Local, Politics, Health

Medford, Ore. -- The battle against GMO's in Oregon is now moving on to labeling. Using the momentum of the GMO measure here in Jackson County the group "Oregon Right to Know" started gathering sign ...

21 May 2014

Medford man found guilty of murder after beating man with golf club

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Travis Asbill was found guilty Wednesday of beating a Medford man to death with a golf club. Jurors made the decision in 2 hours following closing arguments Wednesday in the trial s ...

21 May 2014

Local experts host drought awareness meeting

Posted in Local, Weather

Medford, Ore. -- Dozens met at the Medford Library Wednesday for an open forum on how to deal with the drought when it gets worse this summer. Eric Dittmer, SOU Professor of Environmental Studies a ...

21 May 2014

Four arrested after gang related drive-by shooting

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

White City, Ore. -- Four suspected gang members are in jail Wednesday night after a fight and a raid in White City. The suspects were involved in a drive-by shooting earlier this month. No one was h ...

21 May 2014

GMO ban: what's next?

Posted in Local, Politics

Jackson County, Ore. -- A historical victory passing measure 15-119 a ban on GMO Farming, according to Our Family Farms Coalition. Elise Higley of the coalition said "we are just forever grateful fo ...

21 May 2014

More mental health help on the horizon

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local, Health

Medford, Ore. -- The state of Oregon is putting the most money ever toward mental health services, that's according to State Representative Peter Buckley (D-Ashland). The increased state funding mea ...