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Hundreds march to U.S. Rep. Greg Walden’s office

Medford, Ore., — Hundreds of people marched from Medford’s federal courthouse to U.S. Representative Greg Walden’s office today to protest his involvement in repealing the Affordable Care Act. But they say it isn’t just about Walden and the ACA. “In a nutshell, …

Oregon, California groups eye secession

Portland, Ore.- Two Portland residents have filed a petition with the Oregon Secretary of State’s Office to secede from the United States and form a new country. The petition suggests joining other western states in which citizens are dissatisfied with the political …

N. Dakota oil pipeline protests close highway

Morton County, N.D. (KFYR) — The Morton County Sheriff’s Department and North Dakota Highway Patrol have shut down Highway 1806 indefinitely after protesters set up their own roadblock south of Fort Rice over the weekend. Law enforcement convinced protesters to remove their …

Affordable housing crisis protest in Ashland

Renters are frustrated over the low vacancy rate in Rogue Valley and the increase of monthly rates. Protestors are bringing the affordable housing crisis in Jackson County to the forefront. These protesters are made up of Jackson County residents and members from …

Pipeline protest ruling

Bismarck, N.D. (KFYR) — A motion by the Standing Rock Sioux Nation to stop construction on a $4 billion oil pipeline was denied today by a federal judge. The tribe, joined by thousands of Native Americans from across the country has held …

Pipeline protests heat up

Cannon Ball, N.D. (KFYR) — Demonstrators protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline say if the courts don’t prevent construction, they have another card to play. Akicitawin, or Warrior Woman, is written on the handcuff Julie Richards used to chain herself to a piece …

Calm returns to Milwaukee

Milwaukee, Wisc. (WTMJ) — The tension in Milwaukee’s Sherman Park neighborhood quieted down Monday night after two consecutive nights of unrest. Police Chief Ed Flynn said that six people were arrested earlier in the night, but no violence broke out. A total …