Kirstin O'Connor

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Name: Kirstin O'Connor
Date registered: September 12, 2013

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  1. Oregon’s Gay Marriage Ban Under Review — April 20, 2014
  2. Hundreds Show Up for Kiwanis Egg Hunt — April 19, 2014
  3. Goodwill Going Green for Earth Day — April 17, 2014
  4. Pear Blossom 10 Mile Runners Take Off — April 12, 2014
  5. Britt Festival 2014 Preview — April 9, 2014

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Oregon’s Gay Marriage Ban Under Review

MEDFORD, Ore. — This week, a federal judge will review Oregon’s ban on same-sex marriage. LGBTQ advocates in Southern Oregon and around the state will be holding vigils on the eve before Wednesday’s oral arguments. Same-sex couples in Oregon are waiting for the verdict on a state ban which they argue discriminates against gays and … Continue reading »

Hundreds Show Up for Kiwanis Egg Hunt

MEDFORD, Ore. - The moment the ribbons were cut, kids raced to grab as much candy as they could Saturday at the annual Kiwanis Egg Hunt in Hawthorne Park. Medford Kiwanis members said every year they see about 500 kids show up for the egg hunt in the park. Members are prepared to hand out about 40 pounds … Continue reading »

Goodwill Going Green for Earth Day

MEDFORD, Ore. – Earth Day is less than a week away, which is prompting people to try out a new trendy way to recycle. It’s called “up-cycling.” The process takes old, used objects that have lost their function and turns them into something else, with a new purpose. Whether you have clothing, shoes, electronics, or even … Continue reading »

Pear Blossom 10 Mile Runners Take Off

MEDFORD, Ore. - One of the highlights to every year’s Pear Blossom Festival is the 10 mile run! NewsWatch 12′s Chris Leone takes us live to the start of the race in Downtown Medford.

Britt Festival 2014 Preview

MEDFORD, Ore. – The big announcement for the 2014 Britt Festival lineup happens tonight! This is the 52nd season for the music festival in Jacksonville. Organizers say about 60,000 people attend the summer festival to hear all genres of music. Artists at the festival range from classical, country, jazz, rock, pop, bluegrass and folk genres. Watch … Continue reading »

In the Garden: Potatoes and Onions

MEDFORD, Ore. — It’s the first week of April, which is the perfect time to start planting your cold crops. Potatoes and onions can be planted in a small garden bed, OSU Master Gardeners say just to be sure it’s deep enough for a hole about eight inches deep. “This is the only time you can … Continue reading »

Arbor Day Community Celebration

MEDFORD, Ore. – Communities across the country are celebrating one of the most important natural resources on the planet – trees! The National Arbor Day foundation plants more than 10 million trees a year. This year’s celebration in Medford isn’t just about tree planting, it’s about bringing together the community. Participants can take a pirate-themed bike ride, … Continue reading »

SWAT Teams Respond to Roommate Assault

MEDFORD, Ore. - SWAT teams rushed to a Medford apartment complex after an argument between two roommates. Medford Police say one of the two men collapsed in front of Providence Medical Center with several broken bones and head trauma. Police say the victim called from a cell phone around 2:45 A.M. Wednesday morning, saying he had been … Continue reading »

“Every 15 Minutes” Highlights DUI Danger

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. — High school students in Rogue River are learning the deadly consequences of drunk driving. “Every 15 Minutes” is a two day program that stages a fatal crash on the school’s campus. The program is designed to fake the deaths of one student every 15 minutes. One student plays the role of … Continue reading »

Juice Bar Opens In Ashland

ASHLAND, Ore. - Health enthusiasts are posting, tweeting, and pinning about the latest health craze: “juicing.” The process starts by pressing pounds of whole fruits and vegetables into a couple servings of juice. The sudden popularity is prompting juice bars to open in cities all over the country. NW Raw in Ashland is a new business … Continue reading »

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