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Medford teacher welcomed at the White House

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Oregon’s 2017 Teacher of the Year from Howard Elementary School in Medford visited the White House Wednesday. Gloria Robertson, a bilingual kindergarten teacher, is representing Oregon during the National Teacher of the Year Program’s “Washington Week.” Robertson, along with …

Honor Flight hub in Grants Pass is closing

Grants Pass, Ore., — “It was really an experience of a lifetime.” Gordon Hoefer and William Isely only spent two years in the Navy during World War II. They didn’t know each other during their times served, but say their paths probably …

Women’s march in Ashland

Ashland, Ore., — Thousands of men, women and children took to the streets of Ashland for a peaceful protest supporting women’s rights. “It’s also about just preserving all of our rights, it’s preserving roe v wade, it’s making sure women and minorities, …

Bipartisanship lives! House passes cancer research bill

Washington, D.C. (CNN) — In a rare bipartisan vote the House of Representatives approved legislation boosting federal research efforts to combat cancer and other diseases, including $1.8 billion in funding for Vice President Joe Biden’s “cancer moonshot” initiative. The “21st Century Cures …