Josephine County Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. A Wild and Scenic Underground River In Southern Oregon?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2014 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    ... has approved legislation expanding the national monument. Christine Perala Gardiner is one of dozens of the Josephine County residents that wrote letters in support of the expansion. "Both the quality and the quantity of waters supplied by headwater ...

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  2. Oregon voters back ban on GMO crops amid labeling uproarRead the original story

    May 22, 2014 | Ag Professional

    ... 12 months of the enactment of the ordinance. A similar measure was approved on Tuesday in neighboring Josephine County. But that measure is expected to be challenged in court because it is not exempt from a 2013 law barring such GMO bans. Jackson ...

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  3. Oregon counties ban genetically modified cropsRead the original story

    May 22, 2014 | Greenwich Citizen

    ... Jackson County's ban, which attracted national attention and money, will have the force of law, but Josephine County's ban appears headed for a court battle. At least a dozen places around the nation have adopted GMO bans or limits, including areas ...

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  4. 2 counties in Southern Oregon ban GMOsRead the original story

    May 21, 2014 | Seattle Times

    ... passed Tuesday. Based on recent Oregon legislation, Jackson County's ban will have the force of law, but Josephine County's appears headed for a court battle. Help us bring you more relevant information and advertising by telling us what ...

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  5. In Oregon, both sides prepare for GMO food fightRead the original story

    May 21, 2014 | KTVB Boise

    It was a big win for the campaign to ban genetically modified crops. Voters in both Jackson and Josephine counties voted to ban GMOs Tuesday.

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  6. 'Tide is Turning' as Oregon Voters Overwhelmingly Approve Ban of GE CropsRead the original story

    May 21, 2014 | Common Dreams

    ... an onslaught of spending by agribusiness giants such as DuPont and Monsanto, voters in Jackson County and Josephine County overwhelming took a stand for measures protecting "seed sovereignty and local control" of food systems. The Jackson Measure ...

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  7. Voters in rural Oregon ban GMO cropsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2014 | NutraIngredients-USA

    ... mail-in election, Jackson County's Measure 15-119 passed with 66% of the vote. A similar measure in nearby Josephine County led 58% to 42% with two-thirds of the votes counted. The highly contentious measure attracted more than $1.3 million to the ...

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  8. Oregon county bans genetically engineered crops despite big money from out-of-state oppositionRead the original story

    May 21, 2014 | The Daily Democrat

    ... County voters approved the measure by a 2-to-1 margin. A similar, lower-profile measure in neighboring Josephine County led 58 percent to 42 percent with nearly two-thirds of expected ballots counted. Though it's a local issue, the Jackson County ...

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  9. Decision 2014: GMO ban passes in Jackson & Josephine CountiesRead the original story

    May 20, 2014 | KOBI NBC5

    ... check the measure had a 66% yes vote to ban genetically modified crops. The GMO crop ban also passed in Josephine County with a 58% yes vote. Josephine will have to challenge state law before they can move forward. NBC 5's RaeAnn Christensen spoke ...

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  10. Oregon County Aims To Replace Volunteer-Run Libraries with Publicly Funded ModelRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2014 | Library Journal

    Like many library systems, the Josephine Community Library in Josephine County, OR, is looking to secure funding from the community via a ballot initiative this November.

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  11. Oregon county bans GMO cropsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2014 | Grist Magazine

    ... County. That's a precedent that we don't want to see started." A similar measure is expected to pass in Josephine County, just to the east. But the situation there is slightly different. That's because last year Oregon passed a law that prevents ...

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  12. Jackson County, Oregon, approves GMO banRead the original story

    May 21, 2014 | Greenwich Citizen

    ... County voters approved the measure by a 2-to-1 margin. A similar, lower-profile measure in neighboring Josephine County led 58 percent to 42 percent with nearly two-thirds of expected ballots counted. Though it's a local issue, the Jackson County ...

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  13. Oregon Voters Approve Local Bans On GMO CropsRead the original story

    May 21, 2014 | WGBH

    ... County was approved by a 2-to-1 margin, according to Oregon Public Broadcasting, while 58 percent of Josephine County voters gave their support. Opponents of the bans, backed by corporations such as Monsanto, Syngenta and DuPont Pioneer, spent more ...

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  14. GOP picks team to take on Democrats in NovemberRead the original story

    May 21, 2014 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... by a 2-to-1 margin to outlaw genetically modified crops. A similar, lower-profile measure in neighboring Josephine County also was approved. Though it's a local issue, the Jackson County measure attracted national interest. A pair of competing ...

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  15. David Slays GMO GoliathRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2014 | Daily Kos

    ... County farmer with the anti-GMO group Our Family Farms Coalition. The Jackson County measure and the one in Josephine County have managed to hit on some of the most hot-button issues in Oregon: property rights, local control and scarce resources for ...

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  16. Oregon counties ban cultivation of GMO cropsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2014 | Russia Taday

    ... protect the rights of all farmers to choose for themselves how they farm." Meanwhile, a similar measure in Josephine County passed with 57 percent of the vote, despite the fact that a new Oregon law labeled the state itself as the only regulator of ...

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  17. Anti GMO movement comes to PortlandRead the original story

    May 21, 2014 | Portland Tribune

    Backers of a statewide initiative campaign against genetically modified organisms will hold a march in Portland on Saturday, on the heels of Tuesday's election victory for two anti-GMO measures in Southern Oregon's Josephine and Jackson counties.

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  18. 'Tide is Turning': Two Oregon Counties Vote to Ban GE SeedsRead the original story

    May 21, 2014 | Common Dreams

    ... an onslaught of spending by agribusiness giants such as DuPont and Monsanto, voters in Jackson County and Josephine County overwhelming took a stand for measures protecting "seed sovereignty and local control" of food systems. The Jackson Measure ...

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  19. Monsanto loses GMO fight in OregonRead the original story

    May 21, 2014 | Business Journal

    ... of $380,000 into a campaign to defeat the measures, which were on ballots in Jackson County and neighboring Josephine County in Oregon. In Jackson County, a measure requiring that farmers "harvest, destroy or remove all genetically engineered ...

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  20. GMO measure in Oregon's Jackson County draws big money, raises questions about local controlRead the original story

    May 15, 2014 | The Oregonian

    ... companies , including Monsanto and Syngenta. The Jackson County measure and a similar one in neighboring Josephine County have managed to hit on some of the most hot-button issues in Oregon: property rights, local control and scarce resources for ...

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