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OSU launches ‘Global Hemp Innovation Center’

JACKSON CO., Ore — Oregon State University is expanding it’s agricultural research into hemp. It’s new Global Hemp Innovation Center launched in June and is researching everything from pet food to clothing fibers. OSU says it’s Global Hemp Innovation Center is the nation’s …

Dog wash raises funds for local shelter

ASHLAND, Ore. — Four-legged friends from around the Rogue Valley enjoyed a day of pampering in Ashland Sunday. The Friends of the Animal Shelter (FOTAS) held their 25th Annual Ashland Dog Wash at the Ashland Food Co-op. 100% of the proceeds go …

Home care workers protest late paychecks in Salem

SALEM, Ore.– Home care workers protested on Thursday on what they call ‘systemic problems’ with state paychecks. Some 50 workers gathered in front of the Oregon Department of Human Services Headquarters to share stories and turn in hundreds of letters with workers …