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Lake County Food Share’s Thanksgiving food basket distribution will take place today

LAKEVIEW, Ore. — Lake County Food Share’s Thanksgiving food basket distribution will take place today at 247 N. N St. between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.. The local food pantries, Lakeview Faith Center and Lakeview Ministries, will be closed this week due to the Thanksgiving holiday. Food baskets will include turkey, and all the...
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Governor Kitzhaber takes responsibility for the troubled health insurance exchange

SALEM, Ore. — Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber took responsibility for the troubled health insurance exchange, Cover Oregon, which went online October 1st, but has yet to enroll anyone for coverage. Cover Oregon has to scramble to sign up thousands of people manually by the January 1st deadline, bringing in 400 temporary workers to help...
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An Oregon judge is allowing a $12 million award for boy injured in surgery

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. –An Oregon judge is allowing a $12 million award in the case of a young boy that was severely injured in surgery. 4 year old Tyson Horton had an emergency liver transplant, and during the operation Oregon Health & Science University Hospital surgeons cut the wrong blood vessels in a 2009...
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Batkid from Tulelake makes appearance on Good Morning America

TULELAKE, Ore. — Batkid from Tulelake will be making a national television apprearance today.  Miles Scott, known to many by his superhero identity “Batkid”, is announcing a new foundation to benefit local and nationwide charities. The 5-year-old from Tulelake will be on Good Morning America today to talk about the Batkid Fund which will...
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The Oregon Department of Agriculture is placing new restrictions on common home pesticides

The Oregon Department of Agriculture is placing new restrictions on common home pesticides because of the impact that they’ve had on the bee population. There are two specific types of pesticides that are being banned, dinotefuran and imidacloprid, and both belonging to the same family of chemicals. The pesticides are commonly found over-the-counter and...
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Lawmakers meet today to discuss legalizing recreational marijuana in Oregon

SALEM, Ore. — Lawmakers will meet today to lay groundwork for the possibility of legalizing recreational marijuana in Oregon. Our state is viewed nationally as one of the next to follow the lead of Colorado and Washington. Lawmakers will push the Oregon Legislature to refer a legalization initiative to voters in November 2014.
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The Klamath County Sheriff’s Office is still looking for an attempted kidnapping suspect

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. –The Klamath County Sheriff’s Office is still looking for an attempted kidnapping suspect. A 27-year-old woman was walking from Albertsons near Homedale Road and South Sixth Street a little before 11a.m. Friday when a man tried to pull her into a 1990s-style white box van, but after a struggle, she was...
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Lake County Food Share is preparing to pass out Thanksgiving food baskets

LAKEVIEW, Ore. — Lake County Food Share is preparing to pass out Thanksgiving food baskets early next week. The distribution will take place next Tuesday, November 26th, at its 247 N. N St. warehouse between 10a.m. and 1p.m. because the local food pantries, Lakeview Faith Center and Lakeview Ministries, will both be closed due...
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Authorities arrest suspect for trying to blow up the Jackson county prosecutor’s office

MEDFORD, Ore. — Authorities have arrested a  Southern Oregon man and accused him of trying to blow up the Jackson county prosecutor’s office. 46-year-old Alan Leroy McVay of Jackson County was arrested Wednesday night in White City, and held on $1 million bail for arson and building a destructive device. McVay has a record...
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Crater Lake feeling the effects from the federal budget

CRATER LAKE, Ore. — Crater lake is feeling the effects from the federal budget. The park’s budget will drop next year because of a federal pay raise of 1 percent and because of the sequestration. The lack of funds likely means that Lost Creek Campground won’t reopen, the park isn’t going to be able...
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