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30 October 2013

Immigrant Farm Workers Heading Back Home

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Immigrant workers have been heading back home to Mexico. A study from PEW Research Center shows that since 2007 the United States has seen a decrease in migrant workers looking for jobs here. NBC 5 ...

30 October 2013

Friends and Family of Hit & Run Victim Make a Plea to Suspected Driver

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"I saw my friend in the middle of the road." It was a night Rhino Prince will never forget.He says "if you can imagine the worst thing that you've ever seen, this is it. It's as senseless tragedy." ...

30 October 2013

Potential Minimum Wage Increase In Washington State Spurs Debate

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Attention minimum wage workers, does $15 an hour sound good to you? For many folks in SeaTac, Washington it does and it could become a reality if the campaign succeeds. The proposal comes on the hee ...

30 October 2013

Walden, Others Grill Sebelius

Written by Craig Smullin, Posted in Local

Under fire... embattled Health and Human Service Secretary, Kathleen Sebelius, was grilled Wednesday by lawmakers, including Southern Oregon's own U.S. Congressman Greg Walden. NBC-5's Craig Smullin ...

30 October 2013

Old marijuana grows pose risk to environment, get cleaned up

Written by Jennifer Elliott, Posted in Local

  The drug trafficking business is well organized, but what's left behind... is a mess. For the first time, it's all getting cleaned up, (so to speak.) We hiked to the site of a marijuana grow wher ...

30 October 2013

Pet Talk Pet Of The Week: October 30th

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This week we have a special treat in studio, TWO DOGS! Their names are Ginger and Elliot. These two characters are both Long Coat Chihuahua mixes, and are also both around a year old. They are real ...

29 October 2013

Students Rally Around New Hope Student in a Coma

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New Hope Christian varsity volleyball team is taking pictures minus one member of the team."It's been really hard especially emotionally for those that are really close to her cause there's not anyt ...

29 October 2013

2-Year Transplant Hold in Rulebook for New Oregon Health Insurance Enrollees

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

There is yet another hitch in the rolling out of the Affordable Care Act. First it was the online registration system that couldn't get running on time. Now the latest hiccup is hitting Oregon hard ...

29 October 2013

Possible Misconduct At Crater High

Written by Craig Smullin, Posted in Local

As Central Point Police investigate possible inappropriate or illegal conduct between a Crater High School instructional assistant and a student last week, students are buzzing. Adding to that - thi ...

29 October 2013

College credits catch twenty-two

Written by Jennifer Elliott, Posted in Local

 Earning college credits in high school usually means a leg up for graduates, but school officials are now finding sometimes being ahead... causes students to get behind.     Crystal Jones is a ...