Regional

25 April 2014

Oregon Supreme Court says state can vaccinate foster kids

Written by Travis Koch, Posted in Regional, Local

Ashland, Ore. -- A ruling by Oregon's Supreme Court says any of the 8,500 children and youth in foster care can be vaccinated regardless of their choice or their biological parents religious beliefs ...

25 April 2014

Cover Oregon board votes unanimously to join federal exchange

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Durham, Ore. -- (KGW) Oregon became the first state in the nation to drop its problem-plagued online health exchange and link up with the federal website. Cover Oregon's board voted unanimously Frid ...

25 April 2014

FDA decides to back off on tightening brewery regulations

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Medford, Ore. -- Some farmers and brewers are breathing a sigh of relief after the Food and Drug Administration decided to back off on tightening regulations for left-over grain. Senator Ron Wyden s ...

25 April 2014

Bomb threat at OSU

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Corvallis, Ore. -- Oregon State University students are back in their dorms, after they were evacuated Thursday night because of a bomb threat. Thousands of students were evacuated after the OSU Dep ...

24 April 2014

Panel recommends dumping Cover Oregon

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Medford, Ore. -- A panel investigating what to do to fix the troubled Cover Oregon online health insurance exchange suggests throwing in the towel. The Cover Oregon online marketplace for health ins ...

24 April 2014

Fetal tissue burning halted at Marion Co. power plant

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Brooks, Ore. --- A waste-to-power plant in Oregon is reportedly burning fetal tissue for electricity and some local leaders want the practice stopped. The convanta plant in the town of Brooks turns ...

24 April 2014

Wanted fugitve avoids capture, search west of Roseburg

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Roseburg, Ore --- Oregon State Police (OSP) & Douglas County Sheriff's Office (DCSO) are asking for the public's help to locate a dangerous, wanted felon who avoided capture Wednesday afternoon ...

24 April 2014

Oregon State Medical Examiner released 2013 drug-related death stats

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Oregon -- Oregon State Medical Examiner Dr. Karen Gunson released 2013 drug-related death statistics reflecting one fewer death from last year and a near 7 percent drop from 2012 when deaths reached ...

23 April 2014

Reward: Oregon Fish & Wildlife asking for public's help in fawn deer shooting

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Douglas County, Ore. -- Oregon State Police Fish & Wildlife Division continues to ask for the public's help for information to identify the suspect(s) involved in the late March shooting of a fa ...

23 April 2014

Tigard woman gets life in prison for killing son

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TIGARD, Ore. -- (KGW News) The mother of a murdered 4-year-old Tigard boy was sentenced Friday to life in prison.During Jessica Dutro’s trial, prosecutors argued that she killed her son, Zachary, ...