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Tuesday Aug 26 | Portland Tribune

My View: We need to know when our food has been modified

As Oregon family farmers, we enthusiastically support the ballot measure to label genetically engineered foods.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Agriculture, Science, Jackson County, OR, Opinion

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Oregonian

Naked, combative man from Grants Pass sedated, arrested at hemp expo in Josephine County

A 27-year old man from Grants Pass who turned up naked and angry at a hemp expo on Sunday in Josephine County had to be sedated before being thrown in jail, police said.

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Related Topix: Grants Pass, OR

Seattle Times

Police: Naked man beat cars, brawled at Oregon hemp fest

State Police arrested a naked man who was beating on cars and getting into fights at a Southern Oregon music festival that promoted the benefits of hemp.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Oregonian

Grants Pass man arrested for alleged sex crimes

Nathaniel Scott Thatcher is lodged in Josephine County Jail on multiple charges including first-degree sexual abuse, second-degree sodomy and second-degree unlawful sexual penetration.

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Related Topix: Grants Pass, OR

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Local TV Station KTVZ

Neighborhood watch holds suspect at gunpoint

Members of a neighborhood watch group in southwestern Oregon held a burglary suspect at gunpoint until police arrived to take him to jail.

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Related Topix: Grants Pass, OR, Cave Junction, OR

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Ashland Daily Tidings

Should county join in move to tax pot?

If a statewide ballot measure that legalizes recreational marijuana passes in November, should Josephine County get in on the action and tax it?  Josephine County voters will be asked that question in November following a resolution unanimously passed by the Josephine County Board of Commissioners in an emergency meeting Friday.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana

Tue Aug 05, 2014

KVAL-TV Eugene

Lorane man accused of forging checks in Lane, Douglas counties

A 46-year-old man faces accusations he forged checks and passed them in Lane and Douglas counties.

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Related Topix: Lorane, OR, Lane County, OR, Douglas County, OR, Jackson County, OR

Sun Aug 03, 2014

The Oregonian

Rogue River man gets a few kicks in following break-in arrest near Grants Pass, police say

A Rogue River man was arrested on Saturday after allegedly breaking into a house, acting erratically and throwing objects around until police arrived.

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Related Topix: Rogue River, OR, Grants Pass, OR

Thu Jul 31, 2014

KVAL-TV Eugene

Boy, 7, missing in Rogue River near Grants Pass

A 7-year-old boy remains missing in the Rogue River as of Thursday morning. Witnesses saw the boy go under water around 9 p.m. Wednesday along with a woman and a 5-year-old girl.

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Related Topix: Rogue River, OR, Grants Pass, OR

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Oregonian

Driver charged with DUII in Josephine County crash

A woman was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of driving under the influence after she crashed her truck into a tree on U.S. 199 in Josephine County, Oregon State Police said.

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