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Name: Laura Campbell
Date registered: October 11, 2012

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  1. Study Looks at Formula, Arsenic Levels — February 23, 2015
  2. Former Portland Trailblazer Dies — February 19, 2015
  3. Drivers Needed to Test Mileage Tax — February 19, 2015
  4. Fatal SingleVehicle Crash in Grants Pass — February 19, 2015
  5. OSU to Hold Sexual Assault Symposium — February 19, 2015

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Study Looks at Formula, Arsenic Levels

(CNN) — Researchers at Dartmouth College did a study on infant nutrition and found that formula-fed babies had 7 and-a-half times higher arsenic levels than those babies who were breastfed. Researchers measured arsenic in home tap water, breast milk and the urine from 72 six-week-old infants. For the majority of the study’s participants, both the … Continue reading »

Former Portland Trailblazer Dies

TUALATIN, Ore. — Former Portland Trailblazer Jerome Kersey died yesterday at the age of 52. He played for the Blazers for over a decade. Kersey was a starter for the team when it made the NBA finals in 1990 and 1992. Kersey known for his tough defense, is fifth all-time in scoring for Portland, third … Continue reading »

Drivers Needed to Test Mileage Tax

SALEM, Ore. — Starting July 1st, the state of Oregon will be looking for 5,000 volunteers to test out a new tax. It would be a road tax based on mileage driven rather than the amount of gasoline purchased. Drivers who participate would keep track of their mileage as they drive. They would pay 1.5 … Continue reading »

Fatal SingleVehicle Crash in Grants Pass

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Jackson County Sheriff’s Office responded to a single vehicle crash on Foothill Blvd in Grants Pass yesterday. Several deputies responded to the call of a vehicle that went down an embankment along the road. A witness report states, the vehicle, a 2002 Ford Ranger, was travelling down Foothill Boulevard when the … Continue reading »

OSU to Hold Sexual Assault Symposium

ASHLAND, Ore. — SOU will be hosting a symposium on Sexual Assault to provide important information, opportunity for dialogue, and a chance to hear from SOU and community partners on programs and approaches to sexual assault on campus. The symposium will be held February 27, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Rogue River Room … Continue reading »

Wanted Fugitive Caught Near Brookings

BROOKINGS, Ore. – A wanted fugitive out of Chesterfield County, South Carolina has been apprehended by the Curry County Sheriff’s Department. A Curry County Sheriff’s Deputy located and arrested Harold Donnell Melton after the Port Orford Police and the Oregon State Police did an extensive search door to door in the city of Port Orford … Continue reading »

Richardson Speaks About Kitzhaber

MEDFORD, Ore. — One of Governor Kitzhaber’s biggest critics is former State Representative and Gubernatorial candidate Dennis Richardson. The Central Point Republican lost to Governor Kitzhaber in the November election. He called for a Federal investigation into the governor and was also one of the first to call him out, accusing him of hiding things. … Continue reading »

Fatal Vehicle Crash on I-5

GLENDALE, Ore. — Oregon State Police  troopers are investigating a single vehicle fatal traffic crash on I-5 near milepost 80 in Josephine County. The crash is blocking the southbound slow lane of I-5 and the on-ramp to I-5 from exit 80. Travelers are asked to use caution when approaching the area.

Klamath Falls Selects New Police Chief

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Klamath Falls has been actively recruiting a new Police Chief since the retirement of Jim Hunter in January. Out of 44 resumes and five candidates, the city has offered the position to Corvallis Police Captain David Henslee. Henslee has accepted the position which should become final by early March. The city … Continue reading »

Ski Hopper Starts Again for Mt. Ashland

MOUNT ASHLAND, Ore. – Starting tomorrow, the Mount Ashland Ski Hopper will begin making roundtrip transportation between the ski area and several surrounding cities. Stops will be servicing Medford, Phoenix, and Ashland. The shuttle seats 40 passengers and has reclining seats, plus on-board televisions. Round-trip fares are $15 from Medford and Phoenix, $10 from Ashland … Continue reading »

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