Shanda Hurst

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Name: Shanda Hurst
Date registered: June 25, 2013

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  1. Launch Fire Cause Determined — July 30, 2014
  2. Widespread Wildfire Investigations — July 30, 2014
  3. Ukraine: Mines laid near MH17 site — July 30, 2014
  4. Non-Profit Pleads Guilty — July 29, 2014
  5. Governors Call for Wildfire Funding — July 29, 2014

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Launch Fire Cause Determined

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore.– A human was determined to be the cause of the fire burning at Four Mile Lake. Forest Service officers figured out where it started and gathered evidence. Now they are interviewing witnesses and following up on several leads. South Central Oregon Management officials said the Launch Fire is also being turned over … Continue reading »

Widespread Wildfire Investigations

GRANTS PASS, Ore.– [UPDATE 11:50 P.M. Salt Creek Fire Burns Near Wimer] Crews are monitoring about two dozen fires in areas outside of Grants Pass and Ashland. The newest reported fire is near Sprignett Butte. In just about 20 minutes, the fire jumped from zero to 25 acres. As of 6:30 p.m. fire crews were still … Continue reading »

Ukraine: Mines laid near MH17 site

Donetsk, Ukraine (CNN) — International investigators’ quest to carry out their duties at the crash site of the downed Malaysian airliner hit another roadblock Wednesday, as Ukrainian officials warned of possible land mines near the site. Ukraine’s National Security and Defense Council claims that “terrorists” — the term it uses to describe rebels — have … Continue reading »

Non-Profit Pleads Guilty

ASHLAND, Ore.– An Ashland based non-profit, believed to have ties to terrorism, was convicted in court, Tuesday. Haramain Islamic Foundation pleaded guilty in district court. The conviction is for filing a false tax return with the IRS. The conviction stems back from a 150,000 dollar donation moved through the foundation to it’s parent organization in … Continue reading »

Governors Call for Wildfire Funding

WASHINGTON D.C., Wash– Oregon, Washington, and California Governors are teaming up to call for more wildfire support. They are pushing for the Wildfire Disaster Funding Act. It will give the U.S. Forest Service access to emergency funding for suppression and other programs aimed at reducing wildfire risks. The governors said right now the Forest Service … Continue reading »

Reeves Creek Fire Burns Nearly 250 Acres

(UPDATE 7:25 A.M.): Firefighters and bulldozers dug fireline all night on the Reeves Creek Fire, which has burned 200-250 acres of forestland south of Selma (25 miles southwest of Grants Pass in Josephine County). Fireline now encircles 70 percent of the fire’s perimeter. (UPDATE 11:53 P.M.): Fire officials now estimate the fire to be 120 acres … Continue reading »

3 Ethiopian Track Athletes Found

UPDATE: Confirmed by UO Police Department - Three of 4 missing Ethiopian athletes are safe in Beaverton. Missing persons case active on fourth. Latest on KEZI 9 News at 5 and 6 p.m. EUGENE, Ore. — New information is surfacing about the four missing Ethiopian track athletes who disappeared from the World Junior Track and Field championships … Continue reading »

5 Minute Run May Help Heart Disease

(CNN)– Good news for runners: A new study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology suggests running, even for a few minutes a day, can reduce your risk of dying from heart disease – whether you plod along or go at race speed. Researchers studied more than 55,000 adults between the ages … Continue reading »

Federal Bill to Legalize Some Marijuana

(CNN) — Doctors in Macon, Georgia, told Janea Cox that her daughter, Haleigh, might not live another three months. That was the middle of March, when Haleigh’s brain was being short-circuited by hundreds of seizures a day, overrunning the array of five potent drugs meant to control them. Worse, the drugs were damaging Haleigh’s organs. … Continue reading »

Lightning Kills 1, Hurts 13 on Beach

(CNN) — A relaxing day at Southern California’s famed Venice Beach took a deadly turn Sunday afternoon when a powerful lightning bolt struck the water, killing one person and injuring at least 13, emergency officials said. The sudden lightning strike at Venice Beach caused panic as people tried to get out of the water and … Continue reading »

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