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Oregon bill aims to pinpoint, eliminate police profiling

Salem, Ore. — A bill making it’s way through Salem could establish new state-wide policies and training for law enforcement. The proposal looks to eliminate profiling by requiring specific training while also keeping track of all police officer interactions; things some local departments …

Oregon State Revenue Forecast looking good

Medford, Ore., — “It’s every money we can find is revenue.” said State Senator, Alan Deboer. The Oregon Revenue Forecast is out, and the news is good. The forecast shows the state bringing in more taxes than expected, which means the budget …

Soccer team wins state chamionship

Central Point, Ore., — A soccer team from Central Point is still celebrating after winning the state championship this week in Portland. The team has some players with special needs. “Unified” is a program that joins developmentally challenged students with regular ed …

Costco appeals to Luba

Central Point, Ore., — Attempts to halt a new Costco Warehouse in Central Point are being taken to the state level. The city already approved the plans last month after denying two appeals, but now the Land Use Board of Appeals, or …

Lawsuit over minimum wage increase

Medford, Ore., — Some Oregon counties are taking action against the state legislatures move to raise the minimum wage last month, and are looking to file a lawsuit against the state. The Register Guard reports Lane County is expected to join the …

List of closed state parks

Ore. — If you were heading to a state park near the coast this weekend, you may want to make sure it’s open. Many state parks and trails are closed because of storm damage, flooding, or high surf. Closed state parks: • …