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04 April 2013

Bill Proposes Changes to Measure 11

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Lawmakers in Salem are looking at a bill that would change Oregon's mandatory minimum sentencing laws.The bill would make changes to Measure 11, removing mandatory minimum sentences for people convi ...

03 April 2013

Unemployment Figures Way Off When Considering The Underemployed

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New numbers just released show Oregon's unemployment problem could be worse than the numbers state.Oregon's unemployment rate in 2012 was 8.1%, but when it comes to the unemployment figures you have ...

03 April 2013

Salem Considers Mug Shot Bill

Written by Craig Smullin, Posted in Local

Let's face it--many of us have looked through them either as a background check or for entertainment...  but now legislators are considering saying no more. We're talking about those mugshots on co ...

03 April 2013

36 Animals Seized in Klamath County

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Three dozen animals were seized from a farm in Klamath County this morning following complaints of neglect...and animals shelter volunteers are now doing what they can to save those animals. Nadine ...

03 April 2013

Pet Talk Pet of The Week: April 3rd

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This week's pet is Holly.   Holly is a two year old female Shar-Pei/Lab Mix who is a great dog. Holly has been at the shelter too long, and could use a good home. Ideally, she'd be best suited in a ...

03 April 2013

Oregon Department Of Forestry Extends Comment Period on "Conservation Areas" Proposal

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The comment period on the proposed forest "conservation area" rule has been extended.    The Oregon Department of Forestry has announced the comment period for the draft rule will now be open unt ...

03 April 2013

Construction Site Burglary Leaves Over $9,000 Worth of Equipment Missing

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The Jackson County Sheriff's Department is asking for your help in solving a construction site burglary. Officials say between Saturday, March and Sunday, March 17th, over $9,000 worth of equipment ...

03 April 2013

Medford Trolley Suffers Water Damage, After Small Fire Starts Sprinkler System

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A small fire at a Medford business is put out by the sprinkler system, leaving the shop full of water.    Fire District Three responded to a small fire at Medford Trolley, just before two Wednesda ...

03 April 2013

Josephine County Shooting Under Investigation

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Oregon State Police are continuing to investigate a shooting in Josephine County. Officials say just before 2 am Tuesday, Three Rivers Community Hospital told police a man was being treated for mul ...

02 April 2013

New House Bill Proposed On Itemized Deductions

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It's April and that means it's tax time. For those who have filed or are still in the process of filing their taxes, there is often one basic question, standard or itemized deduction. But that may n ...