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Lawmakers Work to Bring Down Rising Costs of Textbooks

A group of senators and representatives re-introcued the “Affordable College Textbook Act”. They say it has the potential to save nearly a billion dollars for American students.

US Hiring Falls 33,000 After Hurricanes Slam Texas, Florida

The U.S. lost 33,000 jobs in September after Hurricanes Harvey and Irma hit Texas, Florida and other Southeastern states.  It was the first decline in six years.

Mitsubishi Recalls Cars Twice to Replace Takata Air Bags

Mitsubishi is recalling 66,000 cars for a second time to replace faulty Takata front passenger air bag inflators. The recall covers Lancer and Lancer Evolution models from 2004 through 2006.

Fiat Chrysler Recalls 710K SUVs, Braking Could Be Limited

Fiat Chrysler is recalling nearly 710,000 Jeep and Dodge SUVs in North America because an improperly installed brake shield could let water leak in and limit braking ability.

Money Alert

Lawmakers Work to Bring Down Rising Costs of Textbooks

A group of senators and representatives re-introcued the “Affordable College Textbook Act”. They say it has the potential to save nearly a billion dollars for American students.

US Hiring Falls 33,000 After Hurricanes Slam Texas, Florida

The U.S. lost 33,000 jobs in September after Hurricanes Harvey and Irma hit Texas, Florida and other Southeastern states.  It was the first decline in six years.

Mitsubishi Recalls Cars Twice to Replace Takata Air Bags

Mitsubishi is recalling 66,000 cars for a second time to replace faulty Takata front passenger air bag inflators. The recall covers Lancer and Lancer Evolution models from 2004 through 2006.

Fiat Chrysler Recalls 710K SUVs, Braking Could Be Limited

Fiat Chrysler is recalling nearly 710,000 Jeep and Dodge SUVs in North America because an improperly installed brake shield could let water leak in and limit braking ability.

In The Kitchen

Herb De Provence Chicken

Newswatch 12's Gio Insignares is joined by Sherry Henney to cook up a dish whose name you might not remember, but whose flavor is unforgettable.

Olive Garden's Make-Your-Own Pasta Bar

Sometimes the best pasta combination is what you make yourself. Watch and blend your favorite flavors to make a delicious dish.

Spicy Drunken Noodles

Back in the kitchen for a second round is Chef Drew from Thai House Asian Fusion Restaurant in Jacksonville. His latest batch is his version of Spicy Drunken Noodles.

Seafood Ravioli

NewsWatch 12's Gio Insignares is 'In the Kitchen' with Vinny Diconstanzo from Paisans Pizzeria & Bistro for a look at a seafood ravioli.

Blueberry Shrimp Pasta

MEDFORD, Ore. -- NewsWatch 12's Gio Insignares is 'In the Kitchen' with Dustin Meyers from The Vine for a look at a shrimp and blueberry pasta. For more information about The Vine, click here.

Rockfish & Polenta

NewsWatch 12's Gio Insignares is 'In the Kitchen' with Dustin Meyers from The Vine in Grants Pass for a look at a rockfish dish.

Horchata

NewsWatch 12's Gio Insignares is 'In the Kitchen' with Lisandro Barajas from Taco Riendo to learn more about a refreshing drink.

Chicken Scarpariello

NewsWatch 12's Gio Insignares is 'In the Kitchen' with Vinny Diconstanzo from Paisans Pizzeria & Bistro for a look at a chicken dish.

Sourdough Ceviche Pasta

NewsWatch 12's Gio Insignares is 'In the Kitchen' with Sherry Henney from Sherry's Pasta for a look at a sourdough ceviche pasta.

Pumpkin Pasta

NewsWatch 12's Gio Insignares is 'In the Kitchen' with Sherry's Pasta for a look at a fall pumpkin dish.

Out And About

Out & About: Ashland Ice Rink, Holiday Shopping, Chocolate Festival

Out & About for weekend of November 17 - 19, 2017

Madcap Musical Mad Libs

Madcap Musical Mad Libs is returning to the Randall Theatre November 10 through 19.

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week: Alba

Pet of the Week: Alba

Pet Of The Week: Rogue

Rogue is NewsWatch 12's Pet of the Week. If you're interested in adopting Rogue, you can contact the Jackson County Animal Shelter.

Pet of the Week: Meet Lula!

Can you give a sweet dog or cat a home?

Tips To Keep Your Pets Safe During Halloween

Halloween is just around the corner and some tricks and treats can be overwhelming and hazardous for pets. That's why we're sharing some helpful tips from from the American Veterinary Medical Foundation and the American Society for the P

Taking Flight

Rogue Valley Child in Fourth Cancer Fight

A Rogue Valley boy who is fighting cancer for a fourth time is being adopted as a Sparrow for the second time.

Dancing with the Rogue Valley Stars: Dr. Mary Murdoch

MEDFORD, Ore. – Dancing with the Rogue Valley Stars is less than a week away and tickets are going fast! Tonight we meet another star, Dr. Mary Murdoch. She is a pediatrician with Southern Oregon

Buffalo Wild Wings Hosts Sparrow Clubs Fundraiser

MEDFORD, Ore. -- In less than three weeks, local stars will put on their dancing shoes for Dancing with the Rogue Valley Stars. It's all in an effort to rasise money for Sparrow Clubs. Today you can

Ashland Middle School Adopts Classmate as Sparrow

ASHLAND, Ore. -- A young man with cerebral palsy, who just wants to dance, is one step closer to his dream. That's because his middle school has adopted him as their sparrow. Ashland Middle School adopted

Saving Sparrows One Dance Move at a Time

MEDFORD, Ore., -- Matt Sampson, Oregon's Sparrow Club Director, says the organization is looking for more Sparrows. Generous donations have allowed the local chapter to set a goal of helping 25 kids in

Baby Days Away from Open Heart Surgery

MEDFORD, Ore. -- We're just weeks away from the new school year and Sparrow Clubs is putting together a lineup of new Sparrows.  One of the new Sparrows is a baby who is waiting for open heart surgery.

Former Sparrow Hospitalized

PORTLAND, Ore. -- A former Sparrow, Addi Irey, is in the hospital after an AVM in her brain burst, resulting in fluid and pressure on the brain. The 9-year-old was born with three AVMs. Two of them were

Celebrating Service for a Sparrow

Eagle Point, ORE. -- Eagle Point High School is celebrating a successful year of service and fundraising for their Sparrow. Sarah Wood has a brain tumor on her brain stem. It was found during her junior

AMS Students Adopt Sparrow in Emotional Assembly

ASHLAND, Ore. -- Ashland Middle School students adopted their own classmate during as their Sparrow this month. Kaya Snyder is a 7th grader at the middle school. Along with dealing with middle school,

Senior Supports Sparrow Clubs with Photography

MEDFORD, Ore. -- It’s the season for high school senior projects and one senior is turning what she loves to do into good for Sparrow Clubs. Lexi Pierson, a budding photographer, sees the world

Ron Brown's Best

Opening of the Rogue Valley Mall

In October of 1986, the Rogue Valley Mall opened after 15 years of work.

Moments That Made Us Smile

Throughout Ron's 30 year career with NewsWatch 12, he has frequently made us smile.

Mary D Hume History

Ron Brown is retiring after 30 years at KDRV and to say his goodbye here is tonight's Ron Brown's best. 

Ron Brown: A Life in Television

A look back at Ron Brown's 30-year career. 

Former Newswatch 12 Staff Say Goodbye

MEDFORD, Ore. -- Dozens of people have come through the Newswatch 12 doors.  Ron Brown has worked with hundreds of people in his nearly thirty years here.   To see what former Newswatch

Speed Limit Ups to 65 Miles Per Hour

MEDFORD, Ore. -- NewsWatch 12's Ron Brown is retiring. Each night in May we are taking a lookback on some of his most impactful stories. Check out tonights segment, that had Ron a little too close to

Bring Your Daughter To Work Day

MEDFORD, Ore. -- NewsWatch 12's Ron Brown is just days away from starting his retirement, but before he goes we are taking a look back on some of his most impactful stories. In tonights segment of Ron

Whale Watching On The Oregon Coast

PORT ORFORD, Ore. -- NewsWatch 12's Ron Brown is retiring on May 29th, but before he goes we are taking a look back on some of his most impactful stories. Watch one of Ron's stories that actually got

Reflecting on Service in Vietnam

MEDFORD, Ore. -- NewsWatch 12's Ron Brown is retiring on May 29th, but before he goes we are taking a look at some of his most impactful stories in Southern Oregon. One story, took him back to where

Honor Flights

Over the last 30 years, people in Southern Oregon have enjoyed the hard work of Ron Brown. One of those topics that Ron has done better probably than anyone else is deal with stories on the military.

Oregon Trails

Oregon Century: Sugar Factory

GRANTS PASS, Ore. -- In 1915, the Oregon Utah Sugar Company began advertising for potential sugar beet farmers to plant at least 5,000 acres of the sweet beet. In return, organizers promised that a

Oregon Century: History of the Jackson County Fair

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. -- Rogue Valley residents have always liked to put on a show. The first Jackson County fair was called the Agricultural Show and it was held in Jacksonville in 1859.  Then, in

Oregon Century: Logtown Rose

RUCH, Ore. -- John and Miriam McKee were newlyweds when they left Missouri and traveled by wagon train to the Rogue Valley in 1853. Under the seat of their wagon, probably in a clay jar, Miriam brought

Oregon Century: Carpenter Hill

MEDFORD, Ore. -- In the years before World War I, Medford was booming. Orchards were sprouting up everywhere and the wealthy easterners planting roots here loved to get together. There were two Carpenter

Oregon Century: Medford Natatorium

MEDFORD, Ore. -- The orchard boom around 1910 brought one of the most unique businesses in Oregon to Medford. The natatorium, a word you don't hear much anymore, is basically an indoor swimming pool. 

Oregon Century: Newspapers in the Rogue Valley

MEDFORD, Ore. -- Getting the news to people has always been one of the first and sometimes  most controversial business in the west.  Looking across the pages of history there is a long list

Oregon Century: Bozo the Clown

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. -- Bozo the Clown is possibly the best known of all the clowns and the original Bozo is from Jacksonville. Pinto Colvig, also known as Bozo the Clown, was born in a house on Oregon

Oregon Century: Air Travel in the Rogue Valley

MEDFORD, Ore. – Air travel and transport and the Rogue Valley have almost grown up together. Five years after the Wright brothers’ first flight, aeronaughts began showing up at county fairs

Oregon Century: Train Wrecks in the Rogue Valley

MEDFORD, Ore. -- At the turn of the century if you wanted to travel very far, you either took a horse, buggy, or a train. But taking a train back then had some real risks, and some of the accidents

Oregon Century: The Town of Hilt

HILT, Calif. -- There's not much left that would tell you there were once hundreds of residents in the town of Hilt, just south of the Oregon border.  What's left is an old church built in 1923,