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Name: Newswatch 12 Staff
Date registered: April 24, 2012

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  1. Out & About: Halloween and OSF — October 30, 2014
  2. Consumer Reports: Outlet Malls — October 30, 2014
  3. Remains Found in Curry County Identified — October 30, 2014
  4. Eric Frein Taken Into Custody — October 30, 2014
  5. “Iron Mike” to be Removed — October 30, 2014

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National Parks to Raise Fees

CRATER LAKE, Ore. — National parks are getting the green light to raise their entrance fees. Park officials say this is the first time they are given the opportunity in eight years. Representatives at Crater Lake National Park say they are not sure if they will raise fees just yet. Before they do they say … Continue reading »

Out & About: Monster Dash & Flashdance

MEDFORD, Ore. — The cast from the Crater Renaissance Academy of Drama heads out to Hanley Farm to spook and scare you. Families can wind their way through a haunted hamlet complete with interactive, very talkative scarecrows and other kids-friendly creepers. Look for apple bobbing, scary movies, and music the event is Saturday and Sunday … Continue reading »

Man Sentenced for Child Sex Abuse

MEDFORD, Ore. — The case of a man accused of sexually abusing and assaulting an 18-month-old child came to a close on Thursday. Matthew Hyrup changed his plea to “No Contest” and accepted a sentence of 25 years in prison. He was arrested in February 2012 for assaulting and sexually abusing his stepson while the … Continue reading »

Medford Heroin Dealer Sentenced

[UPDATE - October 21, 2014] – On Monday, Senior U.S. District Judge Owen M. Panner sentenced Dennis Lee, 45, of Medford to 10 years in federal prison for being a felon in possession of a firearm. Sanchez will be on three years of supervised release after he completes his prison term. Lee’s 10-year sentence is … Continue reading »

Man Injured in Scuffle with Police

MEDFORD, Ore. — A man was reportedly injured after a fight with Medford Police officers on Friday night. On Friday, at about 6:45 p.m., Medford Police say officers were dispatched to the parking lot at 1100 Morrow Road for a physical domestic dispute between a man and a woman. When contacted by the first officer … Continue reading »

Dozens Rally Against Hateful Flyers

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield residents are taking a stand against what they say are hateful words popping up around town. The event’s organizer, Michael Carrigan, said a Springfield individual distributed flyers saying “diversity is white genocide” at Springfield High School and at Native American and Latino events. The man taking responsibility for those flyers is … Continue reading »

Search for Bank Robbery Suspect

SALEM, Ore. — Law enforcement officials are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspected three-time bank robber. The FBI says the suspect has robbed from banks in Salem, Eugene and Cottage Grove over a two day spree. The male suspect stands between 6’0″ – 6’2″, 200 pounds, medium build, in his late 30s … Continue reading »

Would a Travel Ban Stop Ebola?

By Tom Foreman (CNN) — With the fear of Ebola spreading, should federal officials ban travel to the U.S. from the nations hit hardest by the Ebola virus? Well, it’s complicated…and not just if you’re holding a boarding pass. The first key question: can a travel ban even be implemented? Legally, of course, the United … Continue reading »

Medford Schools Address Ebola Concerns

MEDFORD, Ore. – The Medford School District is addressing the risks of Ebola in Southern Oregon. While those administrators say there is no real risk at the moment, they are getting ready for anything. On Friday afternoon, Superintendent of Medford Schools, Dr. Brian Shumate, addressed the risk of Ebola in the district. The top concern … Continue reading »

President: National Guard for Ebola

(CNN) — President Obama has signed an executive order authorizing the National Guard and reservists to assist in the U.S. response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. More than 500 troops are already in the region and the pentagon currently has the authority to send up to 4,000. An administration official says while there … Continue reading »

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