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Fire ignites near Bear Creek

A grass fire Thursday charred about 4 acres along Bear Creek behind Crater Lake Ford while sending black and gray smoke billowing into the nearly 100-degree heat.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Washington Times

OR--Oregon News Digest,ADVISORY, OR

For questions on stories from Salem, call Statehouse Correspondent Jonathan J. Cooper at 503-363-0010.

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Medford Mail Tribune

Get Up & Go: Thursday, July 10

MARKET DAY: The Medford Growers Market is open from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Medford Armory, 1701 S. Pacific Highway.

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Medford Mail Tribune

'Brazen' suspect sought after Medford fires set

Firefighters spent two hours early Wednesday rushing around a west Medford neighborhood putting out several intentionally set fires, sometimes having to dash to the next blaze as soon as they got the flames on a previous fire under control.

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Medford Mail Tribune

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Ira Dean Carney, 55, of the 100 block of West Vilas Road, Central Point. Medford police Tuesday arrested Carney on charges of possession of methamphetamine and first-degree trespassing.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Medford Mail Tribune

July 9, 1914

July 9, 1914 The Southern Oregon Chautauqua opened auspiciously in Ashland Tuesday, the initial attraction being the Chicago Glee Club.

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The Ashland Daily Tidings

Judge tosses most of case against Medford marijuana activists

Jackson County Circuit Court Judge Lorenzo Mejia today dismissed most of a racketeering and money laundering case against a Medford couple related to a highly publicized raid on their medical marijuana dispensary in May 2013.

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Gateway Pundit

It Begins US Citizen Goes to Jail for Collecting Rain Water

Gary Harrington, the Oregon man convicted of collecting rainwater and snow runoff on his rural property, went to jail today.

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Medford Mail Tribune

Intersection rebuild gets scaled back

Knife River Materials of Medford is the apparent low bidder for a scaled-back rebuild of the intersection at Fourth Street and Central Avenue in downtown Medford that should begin sometime this summer.

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Medford Mail Tribune

Medford man jailed after alleged attack with multiple weapons

A Medford man was arrested Monday six days after he allegedly attacked his girlfriend with a hammer and then attempted to stab her daughter's boyfriend.

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Medford Mail Tribune

A Dog's Best Friend

Maria Modica has spent the last 18 months seeking out homeless dog owners, providing them dog food, collars and leashes and transporting pooches to and from veterinarians as part of her nonprofit, Tail Waggers Rescue.

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Medford Mail Tribune

Police seek knifepoint-robbery suspect

Sheriff's deputies are trying to track down a homeless man who allegedly robbed another man at knifepoint Monday on the Bear Creek Greenway near Central Point.

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The Ashland Daily Tidings

High temps prompt early restrictions

Drought conditions and scorching temperatures that set a record on Monday are prompting the Oregon Department of Forestry to increase restrictions for logging sites and other commercial operations in Jackson and Josephine counties.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Ashland Daily Tidings

OLLI showcases learning opportunities for seniors

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Southern Oregon University will host two weekend open houses to showcase organizations that strive to keep older adults intellectually stimulated and socially connected.

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The Ashland Daily Tidings

Lotus Rising is closing center in downtown Medford

About nine months after it opened, Lotus Rising Project's resource center at the old Woolworth Building in downtown Medford will close.

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Medford Mail Tribune

Get Up & Go: July 8, 2014

Handweavers Guild: The Rogue Valley Handweavers Guild will meet from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church of Central Point, 456 W. Pine St. The meeting is for beginners to experienced weavers.

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Medford Mail Tribune

RVTD seeks property tax levy

The Rogue Valley Transportation District will ask voters to approve a temporary 73 percent increase in its property tax levy to avoid cutting evening hours and Saturday service.

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The Ashland Daily Tidings

Heat advisory in effect for Rogue Valley today, Tuesday

Anticipated triple-digit temperatures for today and Tuesday have prompted the National Weather Service to issue a heat advisory for Jackson County.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Ashland Daily Tidings

3 projects up for $2 million in funding

The Medford airport, along with a bike path and rail project, are scheduled to receive more than $2 million of the nearly $42.4 million pending final approval from the Oregon Transportation Commission.

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Medford Mail Tribune

Rogue Valley Blues Summit

Local blues bruisers Gary Davis on bass, Tom Holloway on keys, Scott Rogers on guitar and G.T. Albright on drums will be showcased at the monthly Rogue Valley Blues Summit to be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 8, at Howiee's on Front, 16 N. Front St., Medford.

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Fire Warning for Jackson County was issued at July 11 at 2:40AM PDT

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