Oregon #1 Move Destination

MEDFORD, Ore. — In 2014, more people were moving into Oregon than out. That’s also a 5% increase from the year before. Most people are coming to Oregon for a new job and for retirement. The medical professions here draw a lot of new employees. Experts said there is a long-term trend of movement towards … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Helfrich, Fisher presser

LOS ANGELES – Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich and Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher speak one last time before the two schools square off in Thursday’s Rose Bowl game. Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich: Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher:

Web Extra: Ducks O, FSU D talk Tuesday

LOS ANGELES – Oregon offensive coordinator Scott Frost and several Ducks players spoke to the media Tuesday leading up to the Rose Bowl, along with Florida St. defensive coordinator Charles Kelly and other defensive players. Oregon offensive coordinator Scott Frost, WR/RB Byron Marshall & RB Royce Freeman: Oregon QB Marcus Mariota, WR Devon Allen & … Continue reading »

Minimum Wage Set to Go Up in 21 States

CNN — New laws going into effect this week mean more money for many minimum wage workers. In the new year, higher minimum wages take effect in 21 states, Effectively giving many people a pay raise. Most of those changes take effect on January 1st. According to the Economic Policy Institute, the wage increases will … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Ducks at Disneyland!

ANAHEIM, California – The Oregon Ducks football team is in Southern California and preparing for the Rose Bowl. Here’s what they had to say after the first gathering of the two teams at Disneyland and California Adventure on Saturday. Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich: Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota: Oregon center Hroniss Grasu: Oregon linebacker Tony … Continue reading »

Oregon Ranked Sixth Sickest State

—-MEDFORD, Ore. — A new study shows Oregon is one of the sickest states in the country. According to Sickweather, a Baltimore based company that tracks indicators of illness through social media, Oregon is the sixth sickest state, with more than 10 thousand people reportedly ill with some kind of flu-like bug. Here’s a break-down … Continue reading »

GMO Labeling Supporters Give Up Fight

MEDFORD, Ore. – Supporters of a measure to require mandatory labeling of products containing genetically modified organisms in Oregon are ending current efforts to see that proposal become a reality. Measure 92 on the November ballot triggered an automatic recount after the difference in votes fell within one-fifth of one percent of the total votes … Continue reading »

Riverside Park Re-Opens

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The new and improved Riverside Park is unveiled today and ready for kids and families to enjoy. The builders kept the native tees and river in mind when they designed the park. The upgrades cost about $140,00. Officals said the park has a history of vandalism, drugs and disorderly conduct. It … Continue reading »

Child Care Could Get More Costly

SALEM, Ore.– The state of Oregon has some of the least affordable child care in the nation. Between high costs and low wages it may be hard for many families to pay for it. With new federal safety rules on the way, the gap could get even worse. This is all according to an audit … Continue reading »

Automatic Recount Begins for Meas. 92

MEDFORD, Ore. — Oregon’s 36 counties will begin an automatic hand recount of all ballots cast for and against Measure 92 this week. Jackson, Josephine and Klamath Counties all started recounts Tuesday and Curry County plans to start on Thursday. A full recount is required if the difference between the votes cast for and against … Continue reading »

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