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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 …

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 …

Ballots being tallied in Jackson County

Medford, Ore. — Elections workers in Jackson County are already counting votes, which state law allows if it’s within 7 days of the election. “In Oregon, based on our security plans-the preparations we’ve made- we get approval from the Secretary of State …
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