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Algae blooms linked to liver cancer

Columbus, Ohio (WPTV) – An Ohio State University study recently found that people in areas with blue-green algae blooms are more likely to die from non-alcohol related liver disease. Dr. Edie Widder with the Ocean Research and Conversation Association (ORCA) says there …

Local farmers impacted by smoke

Ashland, Or.- The aisles at the farmer market in Ashland are normally filled with people, but this Tuesday they were filled with smoke, instead. “We’re hoping it goes away quickly,” Mary Ellen DeLuca, market operations manager for the Rogue Valley Growers and …

SOU season-opener delayed and moved due to air quality

Ashland, Ore.-  Southern Oregon University has postponed and relocated its season-opening football game with Eastern Oregon University following concerns over air quality. The game had been scheduled for Thursday evening in Ashland, however it will instead be played Saturday at Sherwood High School, …

SMHS football season opener relocated due to smoke

Medford, Ore. — The poor air quality is impacting local sports teams. High school soccer games were cancelled earlier this week, and Wednesday, the decision was made to move South Medford’s football home opener to Wilsonville. It’s the first time in the Medford School …
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