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Name: Laura Campbell
Date registered: October 11, 2012

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  1. Hunting Accident Leads to Death — October 30, 2014
  2. After-Fire Meetings for N. Cal Residents — October 30, 2014
  3. Oregon Leads Nation in Zombie Homes — October 30, 2014
  4. Today is the Last Day to Mail Ballots — October 30, 2014
  5. Human Bean Donates More Than $142K — October 30, 2014

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Hunting Accident Leads to Death

MYRTLE CREEK, Ore. — Douglas County Sheriff’s Deputies and other emergency personnel responded to a reported fatal hunting accident in the 4000 block of Clarks Branch Road, about 10 miles north of Myrtle Creek. Officials responded at 10:53 a.m. A 20 year old female was shot by her father while the two were hunting. Lifesaving efforts … Continue reading »

After-Fire Meetings for N. Cal Residents

Yreka, Calif. – The Klamath National Forest has scheduled eight community meetings for community discussion regarding the Little Deer, Logs, Whites, and Beaver Fires as well as Happy Camp Complex. The goal of these meetings is to reflect upon experiences from the 2014 fires and share lessons learned; use the experiences from 2014 to improve wildfire … Continue reading »

Oregon Leads Nation in Zombie Homes

MEDFORD, Ore. — In a report released by RealtyTrac today, the state of Oregon has the highest percentage of vacant foreclosed homes in the nation, also known as “zombie homes.” The study found that more than 117,000 homes had been vacated by the homeowners prior to a completed foreclosure. This represents 18% of all active … Continue reading »

Today is the Last Day to Mail Ballots

MEDFORD, Ore. — The last day for mailing ballots is today. The Jackson County elections office recommends to mail ballots no later than the Thursday before the next Tuesday elections. Over 50 election workers are processing incoming ballots. Voters have until Tuesday evening to deliver their ballots to the elections office or any official drop … Continue reading »

Human Bean Donates More Than $142K

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Human Bean is making a huge donation to breast cancer research and prevention, with some help from coffee lovers. The 9th annual “Coffee for a Cure” event raised more than $142,000 dollars last Friday. Local proceeds from beverage and pastry sales are going toward mammograms and follow-up care for women who … Continue reading »

Medford Council to Vote on Marijuana Tax

MEDFORD, Ore. — Today, the Medford City Council could make a major decision regarding the taxing of marijuana. Councilors are expected to hold a second reading of a proposed marijuana tax at their meeting this afternoon. Under the proposal, the city would tax recreational marijuana should voters approve its use in next week’s election. However, the … Continue reading »

Man Arrested After Bad Marijuana Deal

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Police responded to a call from man who said he was involved in an illegal marijuana deal where the suspect he was selling to pulled a gun and stole the marijuana. The victim was able to provide a description of the three suspects and their vehicle, which was a silver Scion … Continue reading »

Halloween Craft Ideas

MEDFORD, Ore.– Things are getting spooky and crafty this Halloween. Betty Rodman from Michael’s Craft Store joined Newswatch 12 to explain some alternative Halloween activities, than the usual pumpkin carving. This weekend is also a kids club event where anyone three and older can make their own Halloween treat bag from 10:30 to noon at … Continue reading »

Violent Media Linked to Child Aggression

CNN — A new study is taking a look at a controversial topic how parents and doctors view the effects of violent media on children. The study found a consensus among some researchers, parents, and pediatricians, and they believe violent media can increase aggression in children. 90% of pediatricians surveyed, as well as at least … Continue reading »

Joe Biden’s Son Discharged From Navy

NORFOLK, Va. — An embarrassing headline today for Vice President Biden. His second son Hunter was discharged from the Navy back in February, after testing positive for cocaine. A person familiar with the case said Hunter Biden failed a urinalysis test administered in June of last year. Hunter Biden joined the Navy Reserves at age … Continue reading »

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