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  1. It's legal now: Hundreds flock to free pot giveawaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Hundreds of people waited hours in 100-plus-degree heat Wednesday for free samples of newly legal marijuana, but for William Rogers of Medford, the wait had been much, much longer. "I've been waiting since I was 13 years old," he said, standing in a line several hundred people long outside Breeze Botanicals in Ashland.

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  2. More heat records fall across Southern Oregon Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Medford marked the hottest June on record. The National Weather Service office there reported the average high temperature for June 2015 was 91.3 degrees, nine degrees above the month's typical 82-degree average high temperature.

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  3. In the heat of the night Posted atRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2015 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    The temperature on Sunday did not drop below 76 degrees for 24 hours, according to the National Weather Service. It was the highest low in Medford in the 104 years records have been kept here.

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  4. Ashland's Video Explorer is a survivorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    The online streaming and mailing of videos has just about put an end to the 30-year old tradition of grabbing a movie and bringing it home. However, Ashland's homey Video Explorer continues to hang on, thanks to friendly vibes and a vast array of engaging movies, many of which you've probably never heard of.

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  5. Ashland/Phoenix-Talent softball team claims district titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    The Ashland/Phoenix-Talent Little League all-star softball team powered its way to two lopsided victories over Klamath Falls to claim the District 6 tournament title Saturday at U.S. Cellular Community Park in Medford. The team made up of all-stars from both Ashland and Phoenix-Talent walloped Klamath Falls 14-2 and 19-2 in two mercy-rule shortened games to advance to the state tournament, which begins July 18. The milestone victory gave Ashland its first softball district title since the 1990s.

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  6. Beacon Hill neighbors have the blues over proposed cell towerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Gathering for the seventh annual Beacon Hill Blues Festival east of Ashland Sunday, several hundred people were hoping a 120-foot AT&T cell phone tower would not be built on Beacon Hill, a scenic landmark and hiking spot for surrounding residents, which overlooks the festival.  The lovely, symmetrical hill shoots up from Steinman loop on old Highway 99, some 3.5 miles above Emigrant Lake. It's crowned by a bunch of dramatic columnar basalt and is viewable by drivers coming down that long stretch of Interstate 5, after Callahan's Restaurant.  That's why AT&T wants it for a cell tower, for coverage on entry into Oregon.

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  7. Police ReportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Thursday, 7:47 a.m. - A 19-year-old man was arrested on an Ashland warrant charging failure to appear on a charge of second-degree trespassing and a Medford warrant charging failure to appear on a charge of third-degree theft in the 200 block of Water Street. He was additionally cited on a charge of prohibited camping and lodged at the Jackson County Jail.

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  8. Triple digit heat will stick around Rogue Valley for awhile Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    So you're not crazy about the heat that's enveloping the Rogue Valley? Then you really won't be happy to read this: At least one weather forecaster predicts the high temperatures will be 100 degrees or more for 15 of the next 16 days, starting Thursday. AccuWeather, which provides weather reports for media outlets across the country, predicts 100-degree-plus weather every day through July 3, followed by a relatively cool 99 degrees on the Fourth of July, then six more days of triple digits.

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  9. World Peace & Prayer Day hopes to help heal the earthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    The 20th anniversary World Peace and Prayer Day/Honoring Sacred Sites ceremonies led by Chief Arvol Looking Horse, spiritual leader of the Sioux Nations, drew approximately 1,000 participants Thursday through Sunday to Howard Prairie Lake to pray for world peace and healing of the earth. Maori elders traveled from Australia to bless the sacred grounds while bald eagles soared overhead.

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  10. Marijuana legalization will produce a dizzying array of choices Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Hemp: A fibrous product produced from the male cannabis plant that contains very little, if any, THC. It can be made into rope, paper, food and other products.

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  11. Forecast is simple: Really hotRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    That's your forecast for Ashland, starting Friday and through the weekend, according to the National Weather Service. It's all thanks to a ridge of high pressure expected to build over the Four Corners states - Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, Arizona - this week, then expand outward.

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  12. What you can and can't do once pot becomes legal July 1Read the original story

    Jun 21, 2015 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Independence Day will come early for those Oregonians who plan to celebrate history when recreational marijuana becomes legal July 1. But for others, pot remains a mystery that's been shrouded in a veil of illegality since 1937, when Congress passed the Marijuana Tax Act that effectively banned its use and sale. The “Just Say No” generation that grew up with the propaganda movie “Reefer Madness” will have to adjust to a new reality: that anyone 21 or older can smoke, grow or share pot with friends as long as it's done in private.

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  13. Women embrace nature in wilderness challenge above Ashland Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Imagine, if you will, voluntarily spending a year in the woods, living only in the shelter you and a few others build, warming yourself with fire only you build with no matches and using only basic tools, such as an ax or knife. Imagine you are all under-25 women with no iPhones, outside friends, no parties, alcohol or any “distractions.” Now imagine doing this as a character-building project that you pay for.

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  14. Police ReportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Monday, 4:33 a.m. - A man reported a handgun stolen from his vehicle to to Medford and Ashland police in the 2300 block of Ashland Street. Monday, 1:34 p.m. - Police received a report of unknown suspects passing a counterfeit $100 bill in the 1700 block of Homes Avenue.

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  15. Indigenous leaders gather for peace eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Native American spiritual leaders and other indigenous people will gather in the Rogue Valley in a five-day event celebrating the 20th International World Peace and Prayer Day.  A ceremony at the Southern Oregon Regional Peace Pole will be held in Medford Wednesday, with the remainder of the events at Howard Prairie Lake Thursday through Sunday.

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  16. Peace Pole ceremony Wednesday kicks off four-day eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Citizens of the Rogue Valley, representatives of City and State officials, and indigenous elders and spiritual leaders will meet at the Southern Oregon Regional Peace Pole in Medford's US Cellular Community Park for an opening ceremony at noon Wednesday, June 17, ahead of the four-day 20th International World Peace and Prayer Day and Honoring Sacred Sites which runs Thursday through Sunday at Howard Prairie Lake. Highlighted during the ceremony will be Lakota Chief Arvol Looking Horse, WPPD founder and the 19th generational keeper of the Sacred White Buffalo Calf Pipe Bundle; and Pastor John David Gomez, founding member of the City of Medford's Multicultural Commission who will provide a welcome.

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  17. A tale of two quarterbacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2015 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    If Southern Oregon University's football coaches thought winning the NAIA national championship last December would make the program an easier sell to potential recruits, they were right. The Raiders locked up 40 new recruits on signing day, their most impressive haul in the last three years.

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  18. Semi wrecks on Bear Creek GreenwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    A semi wrecked just off the Bear Creek Greenway in Medford late Sunday, demolishing sections of a guard rail and fence and traveling over the bike path before coming to a stop in the brush.  at U.S. Cellular Community Park to the intersection of East Barnett Road and Highland Drive much of Monday while the truck's cargo was recovered, Oregon Department of Transportation officials said.  The crash happened at 11:45 p.m. just south of exit 27 off Interstate 5. The semi was traveling south and was reportedly swerving, OSP and ODOT both confirmed.  "Apparently there were some reports of this truck failing to maintain its lane of travel, i.e. swerving, prior to the crash," The commercial truck tore through 20 guard rail panels and about 80 feet of chain-link fence parallel to the Greenway.

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  19. Corey Kahn balances medical, artistic careersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    An art school graduate, Corey Kahn was employed as a mental health worker helping homeless people in an emergency housing program when she stumbled upon her future career path. "The first time I went to the ER with a resident, a lightbulb went off," she recalled.

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  20. Merlin Bound sentenced to 25 years for 2013 Ashland murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    A Jackson County Circuit Court judge Thursday sentenced a 35-year-old Medford man to at least 25 years in prison for felony murder for his role in the 2013 killing of Ashland resident Frank Damiano. Judge Lorenzo Mejia sentenced Merlin Elmo Bound to life in prison with the possibility of parole after 25 years - the mandatory minimum sentence for murder under Measure 11 guidelines.

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