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26 January 2012

Former Roseburg teacher facing child sex abuse charges

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A former teacher at Fullerton IV Elementary in Roseburg pleaded guilty Tuesday afternoon to encouraging child sex abuse. Our partners at KPIC-TV say Steven Derlacki, 30, was facing 40 counts, but af ...

25 January 2012

Solar Storm

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One of the largest solar storms in almost ten years is just about to come to an end. On January 23 a solar flare on the sun erupted sending charged particles towards earth. (Also called a coronal ma ...

25 January 2012

Open Enrollment In Ashland

Written by Travis Koch, Posted in Local

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The Medford school district voted not to take advantage of a bill that allows students to transfer without permission from the district adding that the bill was rushed through congress and was not t ...

25 January 2012

Animal Contol Exec Budgeted Out Of A Job

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 Deep budgets cuts in Josephine County have claimed its first victim. Josephine County Animal Protection Supervisor, Brad Tally is out of a job. The county cut the animal control budget in half.The ...

25 January 2012

Heating Assistance

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Michael Clemens was laid off about 2 months ago.  And on 99 dollars a week unemployment, he's worried about staying warm:  "I'm basically about ready to get my gas shut off, and trying to get help ...

25 January 2012

Why Elias Ruiz Wore a Bulletproof Vest

Written by Craig Smullin, Posted in Local

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A surprising discovery in the autopsy results on 18-year old Elias Ruiz, the young man who died in an officer involved shooting Sunday... he was wearing a bulletproof vest.   Elias Ruiz volunteere ...

25 January 2012

Pet Talk Pet of the Week

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This week our featured pet is Sweden. Sweden is a 6 year old Black Lab mix who is an absolute sweetheart who would make a great addition to any family. If you'd like to adopt Sweden or see other pet ...

25 January 2012

Rogue Valley Transportation District to Discuss Expanding Bus Service

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Rogue Valley Transporation District officials are thinking about expanding bus service here in the Rogue Valley. Some officials want to expand service at night and even feature Saturday routes. Th ...

25 January 2012

Autopsy out in Fatal Officer Involved Shooting

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Autopsy results released late Tuesday night show that 18 year old Elias Ruiz died as a result of gunshot wounds to the torso. The autopsy also revealed that Ruiz was wearing a bullet proof vest unde ...

24 January 2012

Medford Police Still Use Taser's as Non-lethal Alternative

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  (1/24/12)  As Oregon State Police investigate the shooting death of 18-year old Elias Ruiz, many are wondering if his death was preventable. The non-lethal Taser used on Ruiz was, for reasons un ...