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  1. Oregon Dept. of Forestry prepares for fire seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KOBI NBC5

    Medford, Ore., - "It seems like its gonna be a good outlook, however it could be a double edged sword." says Oregon Department of Forestry Public Information Officer, Melissa Cano.

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  2. Medford police arrest four suspected car thieves in one dayRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | KOBI NBC5

    Medford, Ore.- Medford Police Department arrested four suspected car thieves in one day, according to the department's Facebook page. Medford has seen a spike in the number of stolen vehicles around town.

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  3. Navy awards Medford student $180,000 scholarshipRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | KOBI NBC5

    A student from North Medford High School is standing out across the nation, receiving a $180,000 scholarship for her future education. Jovanna Salvador-McColly says she's planning to use the scholarship to major in neuroscience or biology at the University of San Diego while working to become a naval officer.

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  4. Get to know Jackson Countya s new Sheriff, Capt. Nathan SicklerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KOBI NBC5

    Jackson County Commissioners have named Capt. Nate Sickler as Sheriff. Captain Sickler has been serving in the role since former Sheriff Corey Falls stepped down at the end of 2016.

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  5. Martin Luther King Jr. event in MedfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 15 | KOBI NBC5

    Medford, Ore., - Hundreds of people attended a Martin Luther King Junior event today put on by the city of Medford and the Medford School District. "It's been really wonderful, the people with the school district and the multi cultural fair commission, everyone has been really pulling together a lot of resources to get a lot of stuff done."

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  6. Winter weather causes potholes throughout MedfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | KOBI NBC5

    Many of Southern Oregon's roads are now full of potholes, due to our recent blast of winter weather. In Medford, the city has already started patching them up, but Public Works Director Cory Crebbin said it'll be a long process.

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  7. Medford School District announces tentative snow day planRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | KOBI NBC5

    Medford, Ore.- A record breaking winter storm has left local school districts scrambling to make up snow days. Medford's school district announced its proposal Thursday.

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  8. No estimated time of restoration for thousands of Pacific Power customersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 10 | KOBI NBC5

    Pacific Power crews are still working to restore power to thousands of southern Oregon customers after the region was hit hard by winter weather. The areas most affected are around Rogue River and Grants Pass, with scattered outages in Medford and the surrounding areas.

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  9. FBI to help southern Oregon businesses avoid cyber-threatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 9 | KOBI NBC5

    Medford, Ore.- The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Southern Oregon High Tech Crimes Task Force are teaming up to teach local businesses about cyber-threats. "The bad guy will encrypt that database, preventing the business from having access to it," said Special Agent Miles Wiltrout.

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  10. Tree falls on houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 7 | KOBI NBC5

    Medford, Ore., - A tree fell on a house in Medford about three nights ago, and still hasn't been removed. "We were real lucky yeah, I think it fell really really slow, I don't think it was any kind of falling really, it was more of a leaning, gentle thing, and I think that's what's saved us."

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  11. Neighbors helping neighborsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 4 | KOBI NBC5

    Medford, Ore., - With an unexpected amount of snow hitting the valley floor, some people were left stranded at their homes. With an older, smaller car, she wasn't getting through the snow, and was going to walk to the grocery store.

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  12. Flights resume after blast of winter weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 4 | KOBI NBC5

    Medford, Ore.- Flights in and out of Rogue Valley International-Medford Airport resumed Wednesday morning after a blast of winter weather impacted travel Tuesday. Several inches of snow fell Tuesday night, forcing flights in and out of Medford to either be cancelled or diverted.

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  13. Medford Police Department helps rescue red-tailed hawkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 2 | KOBI NBC5

    Medford, Ore.- Medford Police Department doesn't just watch out for people, officers do what they can to keep feathered friends safe, as well. A red-tailed hawk was hit by a car near 10th and Fir streets Sunday.

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  14. Winters speaks to County Commissioners about Sheriff FallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 28 | KOBI NBC5

    Medford, Ore.- At Wednesday morning's Jackson County Commissioner's meeting, former Sheriff Mike Winters shared his thoughts on Sheriff Corey Falls press conference. "I don't think there's anyone better to address it because I stood here for 12 years," said Winters.

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  15. Driver in deadly crash sentenced, family of victim offers forgivenessRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 28 | KOBI NBC5

    Medford, Ore.- The man who led police on a high speed chase that ended in the death of another driver will serve 11 years, nine months in prison. 26-year-old Robert Brooks killed Catherine Hein in August before crashing into the Lil' Pantry on Table Rock road.

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  16. Meet the Candidates for Jackson County SheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 27 | KOBI NBC5

    The deadline to apply for the interim Sheriff position passed last Friday and the 6 candidates will now be vetted by county commissioners for the position. In alphabetical order the first of the 6 candidates to fill Sheriff Corey fall's seat in Jackson County is William Froehlich of Central Point.

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  17. Bob Strosser sworn in as Jackson Co. CommissionerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 27 | KOBI NBC5

    Medford, Ore.- Jackson County Commissioner-Elect Bob Strosser was sworn in to office Tuesday morning. The former Medford City Councilor says this new role as Jackson County Commissioner comes in his 43rd year as a public servant.

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  18. Roller derby team gear stolenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 26 | KOBI NBC5

    Medford, Ore., - "A few days ago I woke up and came to warm up the vehicle and I noticed the side window was broken." "My heart sank because I know that all of our junior team roller derby equipment is in the back of our truck."

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  19. NBC5 Exclusive: Author of controversial social media post defends warning to womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 21 | KOBI NBC5

    Medford, Ore.- A Rogue Valley woman is defending a social media post about an apparent incident at south Medford's Walmart, which caught the attention of Facebook users and Medford Police Department. The posting outlines an incident involving a young woman, who was also the original poster on social media.

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  20. Salt on the roadwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 20 | KOBI NBC5

    Medford, Ore., - "Salt is very aggressive and very quick and I hate the thought of having salt on our roads." While winter isn't necessarily any busier for the shop than other seasons, workers see other issues after cars have driven on salted roadways.

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