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Civil Forfeiture: Part One

Medford, Ore. — Police agencies across Southern Oregon have many tools to use to combat crime, but asset forfeiture is one that most people aren’t familiar with. The law allows police to seize cash or property that officers believe could be tied …

Oregon Powerball winners win big

Salem, Ore.- While an Oregon lottery player didn’t win the $758 million Powerball jackpot, several Oregonians still won big. Oregon had more than 100,000 winning tickets amounting to about $913,000 in prizes Wednesday. “In Oregon, we had six $50,000 Powerball winners.” said …

Oregon taxpayers will get “kicker” credits

Salem, Ore.- Oregon taxpayers will receive kicker checks next year. State economists announced Wednesday Oregon will send more than $460 million back to taxpayers. The estimated median rebate under the Oregon’s unique “kicker” law will be $89 for individual taxpayers. The “kicker” …

FDA approves low cost alternative to EpiPens

Washington, D.C.- The Food and Drug Administration approved new competition for the EpiPen emergency allergy shots. The Symjepi shot should go on sale later this year. Symjepi is a syringe prefilled with epinephrine, which can stop life-threatening allergic reactions from insect stings …

So. Oregon Music Festival looking for help

Medford, Ore., — The Southern Oregon Music Festival is asking for community support tonight. The festival has been around for 28 years, but it’s in danger of coming to an end. The non-profit recently lost several major sponsors, now it needs $50,000 …