Shanda Hurst

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Name: Shanda Hurst
Date registered: June 25, 2013

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  1. Reward Offered for Information on Theft — March 25, 2015
  2. Diamond Scam Costs Victim $6,000 — March 25, 2015
  3. Amy’s Kitchen Recalls Products — March 24, 2015
  4. MONEYWATCH: Louisville Slugger Sold — March 23, 2015
  5. Free Tax Preparation for Blood Donation — March 23, 2015

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Reward Offered for Information on Theft

CAVE JUNCTION, Ore.– The Forest Service is offering a reward for whoever helps them discover who stole a Forest Service fire engine and a number of other items. Forest Service officials said someone forced their way into the compound at the Wild Rivers Ranger District last Thursday. Wild Rivers officials said the fire engine was … Continue reading »

Diamond Scam Costs Victim $6,000

MEDFORD, Ore.– A victim of a diamond scam is out $6,000 after purchasing fake gems. Medford Police said they have seen this scam a couple times a year over the past few years. They said a woman approached a victim at the Rogue Valley Mall, Tuesday, claiming her husband was in a ‘hit and run’ accident. … Continue reading »

Amy’s Kitchen Recalls Products

(CNN)-Amy’s Kitchen Inc. says it’s recalling nearly 74,000 cases of its products that could contain listeria. In a statement released through the Food and Drug Administration on Sunday, Amy’s Kitchen said that it was voluntarily recalling the products after learning from one of its suppliers that it may have received organic spinach that was possibly … Continue reading »

MONEYWATCH: Louisville Slugger Sold

(CNN)– Wilson Sporting Goods is buying the Louisville Slugger brand of baseball bats for $70 million, marrying two of the leading brands in baseball just weeks before the new season starts. It’s a perfect match, since Louisville Slugger is the official bat of Major League Baseball and Wilson is the league’s official glove. Hillerich & … Continue reading »

Free Tax Preparation for Blood Donation

MEDFORD, Ore.– Liberty Tax of Medford is partnering with American Red Cross this week to try to combat the current blood shortage. Donors can receive a coupon to receive free tax preparation for participating locations. Existing customers will get a coupon for 20% off. The deal lasts through this Saturday, March 28th. BLOOD DRIVES Monday, … Continue reading »

Wineries Worried About Warm Weather

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Local farmers are concerned that our current warm weather will negatively affect this season’s grape crops. Vintners say due to the warm weather, grape buds are already starting to break, but they shouldn’t be breaking at least for another three weeks. “The problem is the frost season isn’t over yet. If we … Continue reading »

Burglary Attempt at AT&T

MEDFORD, Ore.– Medford Police are looking for two people they said tried to rob the AT&T store on Center Drive, Monday morning. They said the suspects were able to force themselves inside, but could not get away with anything because of added security measures. Police were able to catch a picture of one of the … Continue reading »

Accused of Trying to Kill an 85 Year Old

MEDFORD, Ore.– A Medford man was arrested for seriously injuring an 85-year-old woman. Police said they responded to reports of an assault at the adult foster facility on Keene Way Dr., around 1 p.m. Wednesday afternoon. Police said the woman was gardening outside the facility when 65-year-old James Lowman picked up a brick and hit … Continue reading »

Oregon Unemployment Falls in February

SALEM, Ore.– Oregon’s unemployment rate dropped to 5.8 percent in February from 6.3 percent in January. This was the second consecutive large drop in the rate, putting February’s rate at the lowest since May 2008. Oregon’s unemployment rate is now within three tenths of the U.S. rate, the smallest gap since October 2013. Roughly 35,000 … Continue reading »

MONEYWATCH: Tax Scams Out of Hand

(CNN)– You know tax scams are getting seriously out of hand when a criminal posing as an IRS agent calls one of the country’s top tax-crime fighters, hoping to scare him into sending money. Yet that’s exactly what happened to Timothy Camus, the deputy inspector general for investigations at the agency that oversees the IRS. … Continue reading »

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