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More deaths than births in some southern Oregon counties

Medford, Ore. — Deaths are outpacing births in several southern Oregon counties. That’s according to new numbers from Portland State University’s Population Research Center. But the region is still seeing an overall boost in population. “We’re growing,” regional economist Guy Tauer says of …

Part 1: Sex education in Oregon: is it working?

Medford, Ore. — Oregon is ranked nationally when it comes to reproductive health and rights. The state was one of only 5 in the country to receive an “A” in The Population Institutes annual report card, specifically citing Oregon’s comprehensive sex education …

OSP trooper critically wounded in shoot out

King City, Ore. – An Oregon State Police trooper was critically wounded and a suspect shot and killed following a chase late Sunday night on Highway 99W through Sherwood.  The latest information from Oregon State Police Monday morning said the trooper is in critical …

Who helps count your vote?

Medford, Ore. — Each year dozens of Jackson County citizens are invited to take part in the local election process. They verify signatures, prepare the ballots, and tally the votes. But who are they? And how did they get involved? NBC5 went …
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