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17 October 2014

Medford schools & airport cautious in dealing with Ebola

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore.-- An e-mail from an anonymous viewer sent NBC 5 an e-mail that seemed concerning at first glance. It said two foreign exchange students from West Africa are headed to one of the Medfor ...

17 October 2014

Dotterrer vs. Bates: gloves come off for senate seat

Posted in Local, Politics

Medford, Ore. -- Supporters of Rogue Valley State Senator Alan Bates say the ads run by his opponent, Dave Dotterrer, are false claims. The ad's attack Bates track record on crime and domestic abuse ...

17 October 2014

Ruling: Local governments can ban medical marijuana dispensaries

Posted in Local, Politics, Regional

Cave Junction, Ore. --- A win for Southern Oregon cities and counties opposing the new state law allowing medical marijuana dispensaries.The City of Cave Junction challenged the state in Josephine c ...

17 October 2014

How is it that a registered Republican is also running as a Democrat?

Posted in Local, Politics

Medford, Ore. --- Party affiliation means a lot to voters, but how is it that a registered Republican is also running as a Democrat?Colleen Roberts is running for Jackson county commissioner under b ...

17 October 2014

Stolen goods found in MPD campsite sweep

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- Medford Police conducted a sweep of the greenway on Thursday and found stolen goods at one of the campsites. Four batteries stolen from a construction site near U.S. Cellular Field ...

17 October 2014

Measure 92 becomes costliest ballot measure in Oregon state history

Posted in Local, Politics

Ore. --- Measure 92 earns the title of costliest ballot measure in Oregon state history, thanks to a last minute donation from Coca-Cola.In previous years the soda giant made large donations to simi ...

17 October 2014

Medford School District says students are not at risk for Ebola

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- The Medford School District says they have no exchange students with ties to West Africa, but they're still taking all precautions with Ebola.Superintendent Brian Shumate said at a ...

17 October 2014

Oregon baby dies after being left in car

Posted in Local, Regional

Ore. --- A six-month-old baby is dead after police say the child was left in a car for six hours.The police and fire department responded to the Intel campus around 5pm, the child's father, who work ...

17 October 2014

Fatal motorcycle crash in Grants Pass

Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. -- Oregon State Police are investigating a motorcycle crash in Grants Pass that left a man dead. Troopers say the motorcyclist, Grant Evan Verity, was speeding and passing cars on ...

17 October 2014

Jackson County ballots go out Friday

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Ballots for the November 4th general election will go out Friday. They're being delivered to the Jackson County USPS Processing facility this morning and will begin being delivered ...