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Local hotshot crew fight fires in Canada

ALBERTA, Canada – An elite local hotshot crew is on it’s way to the Canadian province of Alberta today to help fight over two dozen wildfires. The group of twenty firefighters left the Rogue Valley yesterday and are expected to arrive within …

Genetically modified salmon for sale in Canada

Toronto, Canada (CBC/NBCNC) – The world’s first genetically modified salmon is being offered for sale in Canada. Massachusetts-based Aqua Bounty Technologies said it’s sold about five tons of fresh salmon fillets to Canadian customers. But it isn’t saying exactly where you can …

OSF tours canceled due to immigration concerns

Ashland, Ore., — “It’s certainly already affected us negatively cause we want to increase tourism in Southern Oregon.” The Oregon Shakespeare Festival brings hundreds of people a year to Ashland from across the country, and around the world. A group of students …

Explosion levels Canadian home

Mississauga, Ontario, Can. (NBC News) — An explosion leveled a house in the Toronto suburb of Mississauga Tuesday, killing one person and injuring up to nine people, local police said. The cause of the explosion and the extent of injuries were not …

U of O student arrested for child porn

Eugene Ore. — A University of Oregon student is behind bars, facing 10 counts of encouraging child sex abuse. The Eugene Register Guard reports 27-year-old Aryavong “Aaron” Khounlavouth was arrested for downloading and trading child pornography. The investigation was first launched by …

Woman follows GPS, drives into Canadian lake

Tobermory, Ontario, Canada (CNN) — A driver in Canada took an unexpected swim. Police blamed it on foggy weather and her focus on her GPS. The 23-year-old woman said she was following the GPS instructions while driving in the dark late Thursday. …