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Name: Laura Campbell
Date registered: October 11, 2012

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  1. Explosion Evacuates California School — November 14, 2014
  2. Ashland Holds Flood Preparation Workshop — November 14, 2014
  3. YMCA Offers Advice on Reducing Diabetes — November 14, 2014
  4. Kid Rides in Race Car to School — November 14, 2014
  5. Wade Phillips Indicted on Murder Charges — November 14, 2014

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Hospitals Still Offering Flu Shots

MEDFORD, Ore. — Hospitals are still offering flu shots for people who haven’t gotten them yet. On Saturday, La Clinica is welcoming people to drop in for their flu vaccination from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The vaccine is free to most insured patients, including members of the Oregon Health Plan. It costs $15 to … Continue reading »

Medford Makes Way for New Apartments

MEDFORD, Ore. — Downtown Medford is expecting a new 12 million dollar apartment complex, for low income and disabled people. Last week, Governor Kitzhaber and the Oregon Housing and Community Services awarded funds to fourteen low income housing projects throughout the state. The Concord, in Medford, is one of those projects, and will be built … Continue reading »

Consumer Reports: Turkey Thermometers

(CONSUMER REPORTS) — Buying a turkey with a pop-up timer means one less thing to worry about when pulling together your Thanksgiving meal. However, you’ll want to hear what Consumer Reports found when it tested pop-up timers to see how accurate they really are. You might be thinking about relying on one of those pop-up … Continue reading »

Judge Overturns S. Carolina Same-Sex Ban

WASHINGTON — A U.S. District Court judge overturned South Carolina’s ban on same-sex marriage yesterday. However, the ruling doesn’t mean couples can get marriage licenses right away. Couples will have to wait at least another week. The judge set the order to go into effect on November 20th, to give opponents the opportunity to appeal … Continue reading »

Same-Sex Marriage to Help Oregon Economy

SALEM, Ore. — A new study shows same-sex marriage is expected to bring millions of dollars to Oregon’s economy every year. The finance website “Nerd Wallet” looked at consumer spending on weddings, the self-identified gay and lesbian population, and overall marriage rates. They say same-sex marriage is expected to add 42 million dollars to Oregon’s … Continue reading »

Kim’s Restaurant to be Demolished

MEDFORD, Ore. – November 10th marks the planned start date of the demolition of Kim’s Restaurant in Medford on South Pacific Hwy. The building has been vacant since restaurant operations ended in May 2005. Demolition and site cleanup expected to be completed by the end of November. John and Lela Larkin, proprietors of Roxy Ann Lanes, … Continue reading »

RVTD To Make Cuts After Failed Levy

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Rogue Valley Transportation District is preparing to cut services and layoff employees after voters turned down a transportation levy. 61% of voters said “no” to a levy that would have supported the department for the next five years. Meanwhile a $700,000 per year grant just dried up. Representatives with the department … Continue reading »

Double Fatal Vehicle Crash in Mapleton

MAPLETON, Ore. — Oregon State Police is continuing the investigation into a single vehicle traffic crash that resulted in the death of two people and injuries to two others on Highway 126W, east of Florence. At approximately 7:00 a.m., this morning, local emergency responders and OSP troopers from the Springfield and Florence offices were dispatched to … Continue reading »

Oregon Among Fewest Premature Births

PORTLAND, Ore. — Oregon is one of only five states to receive an “A” on the March of Dimes 2014 Premature Birth Report Card, released today. Oregon’s premature birth rate was 9.3% in 2013, below the March of Dimes goal of 9.6%. The other states meeting or beating the March of Dimes goal and getting … Continue reading »

Walden Sweeps 2nd District Representatve

 In the U.S. House of Representatives, Republican Greg Walden is holding onto his seat for another term. 71% of voters are supporting the incumbent. Congressman Walden spoke to us about his win through skype from Washington, D.C. and plans to get right to work. “Well you know, we actually go back into session next week, … Continue reading »

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