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26 February 2015

Three Portland teachers on unknown paid leave

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Portland, Ore. --- Three Portland Public School teachers are on paid leave, and the school system isn't saying why, but students are talking, and they say it centers around a tradition that some say ...

26 February 2015

Two Medford residents behind bars for kidnapping and robbery

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Medford, Ore. --- Two young men are behind bars after one of them allegedly kidnapped and robbed someone. Medford Police say 18-year-old Ramon Jesus Santiago robbed and kidnapped a 20-year-old man o ...

26 February 2015

Senior citizens ride free at Go Kart Hero today

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Medford, Ore.-- 85 year old Fred O'nan, who goes by the name Troubles, is a go-kart aficionado and he's looking for some competition. Troubles is inviting community members to join him at the Go Kar ...

25 February 2015

Grandmother outraged over GPSD7 lunch detention protocol

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Updated (2/26 10:20 a.m.) The Grants Pass School District 7 released the following statement regarding Lincoln Elementary's school attendance/tardy academic protocol: There has been considerable ge ...

25 February 2015

JaCo Mental Health Court to roll out new program

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Medford, Ore. -- On Wednesday, Jackson County Circuit Court Judge Lisa Greif spoke to a group of Jackson County Bar Association lawyers as well as others who work in the field. She talked about a n ...

25 February 2015

Study: Marijuana much safer than alcohol

Written by Matt Jordan, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore -- Are you more likely to overdose on alcohol than heroine?  A new international study suggests some legal substances could be more deadly than illegal ones, and marijuana may be safer ...

25 February 2015

Sex trafficking survivor brings awareness to local high school

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Rebecca Bender said her life's mission is clear. The Grants Pass woman spent six years living a nightmare. When she was 18 she was sold into sex trafficking by a man who pretended to be her boyfrien ...

25 February 2015

Phoenix man accused of animal abuse pleads guilty

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Phoenix, Ore. --- Today a man accused of animal abuse pleaded guilty to shooting a cat with a bow and arrow.25-year-old Cody Daigneault pleaded guilty to animal abuse in the first degree, that charg ...

25 February 2015

Grants Pass resident in critical condition after being hit by car

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Grants Pass, Ore. --- A Grants Pass man is in critical condition after being hit by a car. The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety says 43-year-old Chris Addington was crossing Rogue River Highw ...

25 February 2015

Oscar Mayer Wienermobile is in town this week

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Southern Ore. -- The Wienermobile is rolling its buns into Southern Oregon this week. The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile will be in Roseburg today at Sherms Thunderbird and it will be in Medford on Thurs ...