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31 October 2014

Person being monitored for Ebola in Oregon hospitalized

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PORTLAND, Ore. -- (KGW) A person being monitored for Ebola has been hospitalized, the Oregon Health Authority confirmed Friday afternoon. OHA spokesman Jonathan Modie said public health doctors woul ...

31 October 2014

Medford haunted mansion opens despite storm damage

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Medford, Ore. -- A haunted house in Medford almost didn't open this Halloween after last Saturday's storm. Darkwing Manor benefits charities each year by bringing in hundreds to see their morbid man ...

31 October 2014

Veteran wants change in V.A. pet policy

Written by Matt Jordan, Posted in Local

White City, Ore -- An Iraq war veteran says something needs to change after he says he was denied residency at the White City V.A. because of his dog. Dustin Hooper suffers from PTSD after two tour ...

29 October 2014

Casual hookups leading to the spread of syphilis

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Jackson County public health officials said a disease is spreading rapidly through both the county and the state and now, they're taking action. Cases of the sexually transmitted di ...

30 October 2014

Marijuana infused candy a concern this Halloween

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Ashland, Ore.--  Lollipops, truffles, wafers are  a trick-or-treaters dream. But this Halloween season some candies are different and potentially dangerous. "Most medical use tincture or oil."   ...

30 October 2014

Fatal hunting accident in Douglas County

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Updated (10/31 10:50am) Officials say the victim of the fatal hunting accident is 20 year old Rachel Frerichs from Roseburg. Rachel was hunting with her father, 49 year old Don Frerichs when she wa ...

29 September 2014

Medford man arrested after crashing his car and fleeing the scene

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Medford, Ore. --- Medford Police arrested the man who they say crashed his car last Monday and took off running. Police say Mauricio Guiterrez totaled his car after crashing it into a pillar underne ...

31 October 2014

JoCo voters watch local measures as election nears

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. -- A steady stream of Josephine County voters dropped off their ballots Friday afternoon. With the November election just days away, many people have lots of measures on their mind ...

31 October 2014

Biosolid's to be used on Sams Valley farm

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Sams Valley, Ore. -- A Jackson County farm is planning to use biosolids to fertilize their 148-acre field. Property owner Brian Thompson says it's in part of an effort to recycle waste in an environ ...

31 October 2014

Push to ban pesticide use in Josephine County

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Josephine County, Ore. -- There's a push to ban the use of pesticides by governments and corporations in Josephine County. If passed, Measure 17-63 would prohibit the use of pesticides on all lands ...