Justin Bourke

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Name: Justin Bourke
Date registered: February 12, 2013

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  1. AIFF Announces Oscar-Nominated Lineup — February 22, 2015
  2. UO Team Pays Tribute to Lauren Jones — February 22, 2015
  3. Police Officers Targeted in Shooting — February 21, 2015
  4. More Blood Tests Needed for Missing Teen — February 21, 2015
  5. Two Dogs Stolen From Jo. Co. Shelter — February 19, 2015

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Child Care Costs Expected to Rise

MEDFORD, Ore. – The Oregon Secretary of State’s office is warning that child care costs are about to rise. Oregon is already the most expensive state in the country for center-based infant care — about $13,000 a year. Enrolling a four-year-old can still cost as much as $10,000. According to this new audit, new federal … Continue reading »

Medford Schools Help Kids Find a Voice

MEDFORD, Ore. — Jennifer Durham sits at a miniature table in her Medford office. At the other end, 8-year-old Ty Clegg fiddles around with various small toys. Durham offers words of encouragement as he slowly assigns each a one-word description – “alien,” “beetle,” “chair.” Ty was born early, resulting in slowed cognitive and language development. … Continue reading »

Locals Prepare for Immigration Action

MEDFORD, Ore. – President Obama is announcing executive action on immigration that could affect thousands of undocumented immigrants in the area. In a speech to the nation, the president promised those who meet certain criteria can be free of fear of being deported. For Julie Fuentes, a student in Medford, that could mean not having … Continue reading »

Keeping Families Together at All Costs

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Tarra Schmidt looks at pictures of her son, Syris, at her mother’s dance studio in Klamath Falls. The small curtained-off corner of the room is the closest thing she has to a home. “I don’t have a home, I don’t have a car, I don’t have anything,” said Tarra. Syris is the … Continue reading »

Deadly Shooting in Klamath Falls

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Friends and loved ones mourn a Klamath Falls man shot and killed Thursday night. Investigators say the killer is on the loose and believed to be armed. Police are not offering any information on who that killer could be, and they are looking for anyone with information. Reports of those shots flooded … Continue reading »

Locals Shine in Dancing with the Stars

MEDFORD, Ore. — A trophy has been awarded in this year’s Dancing with the Rogue Valley Stars. Ten local celebrities trained for months in order to perform for a packed audience at North Medford High Saturday night. Their fundraising, and ticket sales from the event, all go to the Sparrow Clubs of Southern Oregon and … Continue reading »

Medford Police Reaches Out to Latinos

MEDFORD, Ore. – The Medford Police department is surveying members of the Latino community as part of an effort to build trust. They say if they can’t communicate with everyone in the area, they can’t do their jobs. The department recently worked with a group of Southern Oregon University students, who went door to door … Continue reading »

ACLU App Empowers Police Watchdogs

MEDFORD, Ore. – It looks like nothing more than a camera app, but the ACLU’s Mobile Justice app is designed specifically to send a message to police. You’re being watched. “All around the country, people have been very surprised but what some people go through every day with the police,” said Sarah Armstrong, Outreach Coordinator … Continue reading »

Oregon Supreme Court Hears OHSU Lawsuit

SALEM, Ore. — A 5-year old Klamath Falls boy could change the way public agencies are held accountable for their actions. The Oregon Supreme Court is hearing the case of Tyson Horton, the victim of a case of medical negligence. OHSU is willing to pay for the problems caused by a bad surgery on that … Continue reading »

Your Vote: Measure 91 “Recreational Pot”

MEDFORD, Ore. — Smoking marijuana, as well as possessing it, will soon be legal for anyone in Oregon. Tonight, a majority of voters are supporting measure 91. That means recreational marijuana will likely soon be legal in Oregon, pending anticipated legislation. Recreational marijuana is being treated as entirely separate from medical. But dispensaries will likely … Continue reading »

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