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Oregon celebrates Women Veterans Day

MEDFORD, Ore. — Governor Kate Brown has designated June 12th as Women Veterans Day in Oregon, joining three other states to honor the holiday. The day also marks the 71st anniversary of the women’s armed services integration act, which recognizes contributions made by …

First walls put on new Medford homes

Medford, Ore., — That is the sound of the first walls being placed on Jude Forler’s new home. Forler lived in a trailer park for years. But when rent continued to skyrocket, she knew she had to find an alternative. That’s when …

New Lego set: Women of NASA

(CNN Newsource) — Five women scientists will be immortalized as the newest Lego figures. The company unveiled its “women of NASA” set this week. It features women who played vital roles in the U.S. Space program. The idea came from fans who …

Get ready for more US women in combat

(Thom Patterson/CNN) — More than a decade after she helped kill 27 insurgents who ambushed a supply convoy in Iraq, Sgt. Leigh Ann Hester still thinks about it almost daily. Amid burning trucks, exploding grenades and the piercing sound of machine guns …

Medford City Council candidates

Medford, Ore., — With one Medford City Councilor seat open for ward four, five new candidates are trying their hand. Today at the Medford Library, the candidates held an open forum for the public to get to know them and answer any …