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Fear spreads through unfounded social media rumors

SOUTHERN OREGON — Unsubstantiated social media rumors are flying around the country, of out-of-town agitators disturbing peaceful protests and inciting riots. Locally, dozens of residents took up arms, prepared to defend businesses, from Medford and Grants Pass to Klamath Falls and Coquille. …

Fire District 3 holds ‘virtual ride along’

Jackson County, Ore. — Fire District 3 gave residents a rare inside look at what it takes to respond to fires and other emergencies. It hosted a virtual ride along Thursday taking people from call-to-call, virtually, through social media. “Today is our first …