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3 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Post office delivers card from before World War II

The postcard's message is brief, written along its edge in fading pencil: "Arrived in Portland at 8 o'clock.

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Related Topix: Butte Falls, OR, Life, Hobbies, Genealogy

7 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

use headlights to communicate with other drivers

Headlight flashing to warn others of law enforcement in the area isn't against the law, an Oregon judge has ruled.

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Related Topix: Clackamas County, OR

12 hrs ago | Medford Mail Tribune

Man turns himself in on sex-abuse charge

A registered sex offender has been arrested on suspicion of seeking sexual gratification by bumping against women at grocery and department stores.

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Related Topix: Medford, OR, Shady Cove, OR

16 hrs ago | Medford Mail Tribune

Defendant Huddleston will testify in murder trial

Bourne Huddleston said Monday that he plans to testify today in his trial on charges that he killed his wife in 2012 after trying to hire two others to kill her and then initiated another murder-for-hire scheme to kill a witness against him.

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Related Topix: Medford, OR, Eagle Point, OR

20 hrs ago | Medford Mail Tribune

Secretary of state addresses local chamber forum

When hackers infiltrated the state's website tracking everything from business names to voter registration in February, the political heat intensified to the point Secretary of State Kate Brown dodged lawmakers.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Medford Mail Tribune

United Way seeks college T-shirt donations as part of Big Idea drive

United Way is asking for donations of college T-shirts from throughout the U.S. and beyond as part of its Big Idea, an initiative to ensure that all 1,200 sixth-graders in Jackson County graduate from high school on time in 2020.

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Related Topix: Medford, OR

The Lebanon Daily News

Judge says flashing headlights is free speech

Hauling a truckload of logs to a Southern Oregon mill last fall, Chris Hill noticed a sheriff's deputy behind him and flashed his lights to warn a UPS driver coming the other way.

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Related Topix: Klamath Falls, OR

Medford Mail Tribune

Jackson County library supporters cautiously optimistic about vote

The six-month shuttering of Jackson County's 15 branches in 2007 because of cuts in federal funding is still fresh in her mind.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Medford, OR

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Medford Mail Tribune

Redmond contractor fined over White City project

The state has fined a Deschutes County contractor who failed to pay prevailing wages for work done on Hillside Elementary School in White City.

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Related Topix: Redmond, OR, White City, OR, Deschutes County, OR, Bend, OR

Medford Mail Tribune

No injuries reported in Talent fire

A late Friday afternoon electrical fire in the kitchen of a second-floor apartment caused $30,000 in damage, but no injuries.

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Related Topix: Talent, OR

OregonLive.com

Marijuana spurs heroin; Oregon politician contest; Monsanto fights Jackson County GMO measure: Top 10 stories in Oregon politics

The Washington Post offer's a grim look at how Mexican drug cartels are shifting their business strategies away from marijuana.

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Related Topix: Drugs, US Politics, US News, Senator Jeff Merkley, Marijuana, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, Oregon

Medford Mail Tribune

High-tech crimes task force founder charged

The former Central Point police lieutenant who founded and headed the Southern Oregon High-Tech Crimes Task Force faces official misconduct and computer-crime charges alleging he knowingly altered or damaged a police computer or software in 2012.

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Related Topix: Central Point, OR, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Medford Mail Tribune

Appeals process Since 2008, the Medford City Council has listened to...

Alengthy appeals process for medical marijuana businesses has prompted the Medford City Council to explore ways to shorten the process and put more teeth into existing laws.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Recreational Vehicle, Citation, Medford, OR

Medford Mail Tribune

Sheriff race debate: Challengers criticize Winters' priorities

Two challengers in the race for Jackson County sheriff criticized incumbent Mike Winters for using resources on other counties Thursday during the first of three public forums leading up to the May 20 primary.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana

Medford Mail Tribune

Ashland crash kills driver, cuts out power

A Wednesday night car crash on Siskiyou Boulevard killed a man and put a woman in the hospital with life-threatening injuries, police and fire officials said.

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Related Topix: Ashland, OR, Phoenix, OR, Talent, OR

Medford Mail Tribune

Oregon Blue Book is looking for a few good photos of Jackson County

It's one of 20 of Oregon's 36 counties that have never been represented on the front cover, and the Secretary of State's Office hopes to rectify that.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Wine, Drink, Summer-Lake, OR, Malheur County, OR

Medford Mail Tribune

Son's 911 call played for jury

Jurors listened to a 911 call recounting the attempts of a boy trying to save his mother's life in the first day of testimony in a trial charging U.S. Marine Corps veteran Bourne Huddleston with the murder of his wife, Kristy, in 2012.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, US News, Medford, OR

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Ashland Daily Tidings

Rental vacancy rate hit new low

Southern Oregon Rental Owners Association members reported a 1.81 percent vacancy rate in March, the lowest figure in what has developed over the past year into a tight market in Jackson and Josephine counties.

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Related Topix: Josephine County, OR

ABC News

Judge Says Flashing Headlights Is Free Speech

Hauling a truckload of logs to a Southern Oregon mill last fall, Chris Hill noticed a sheriff's deputy behind him and flashed his lights to warn a UPS driver coming the other way.

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Related Topix: Klamath Falls, OR

Medford Mail Tribune

Eagle Point continues debate over arming teachers

Parents, community members and retired law enforcement officers shared their concerns about arming teachers with the Eagle Point School Board and the Weapons Safety Committee during a public forum Wednesday evening.

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Related Topix: Eagle Point, OR, Education Etc., Shady Cove, OR

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