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Oregon Teachers Ask for Repeal of Common Core Tests

Salem, Ore.– Oregon’s teachers union is asking state education officials to ditch common core math and reading tests because the exams are unproven, and too difficult. Rob Saxton said he won’t consider canceling the tests, though many other states are doing away with them.
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Two New Deputies Complete Training

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Two newly trained Klamath County Deputies will soon graduate from a 16-weeks police academy. Deputy Sondra Hamilton and Deputy Rueben Jenkins are part of a class of about 40 law enforcement officer that graduate Friday at a ceremony in Salem.
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Guilty Plea in Unlicensed Chiropractic Practice

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls man was sentenced to a year of probation after pleading guilty to charges related to his unlicensed practice as a chiropractor. 32-year old Christopher McCutcheon was charged with prohibited practices, which is a misdemeanor.
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House Fire Under Investigation

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Investigators from Medford are helping to determine what caused a fire that destroyed a home on Peggy Avenue early yesterday morning. The fire was reported just before 5 am, and several fire departments responded to the blaze. Other nearby homes have some heat damage. No one was injured in blaze, but...
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Severo Toro-Castellon is considered one of the ring-leaders of an Oregon Trail Card fraud operation. He was arrested last week.

More Arrests in Food Stamps Fraud Case

Klamath Falls, Ore.– More arrests have been made in connection with Operation Gold Card over the weekend. So far, 38 people have been arrested in connection with an Oregon Trail Card fraud ring centered at a meat market on Main Street in Klamath Falls. Food stamp recipients could take their Trail cards to the...
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Video image of OR7 in the Rogue River National Forest earlier this month.

OR7′s Bachelor Days May Be Over

Klamath Falls, Ore.– One of Oregon’s most famous bachelors may have settled down… started a family, even. OR7, the tracked male wolf wandering throughout the state has been hanging out in an area in the Rogue River national Forest where a female wolf has been spotted on surveillance cameras. According to a press release,...
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Food Left Cooking Blamed for House Fire

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Unattended food left cooking on the stove is being blamed for a fire that severely damaged a house on Wall Street in Klamath Falls yesterday. The fire was reported around noon. The Herald and News is reporting that the homeowner had left eggs cooking on the stove while he ran to...
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Food Drive Success

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Niki Sampson at the Klamath-Lake Counties food bank is in canned food heaven after you responded over the weekend… leaving thousands of pounds worth of food by your mailboxes Saturday for postal workers to pick up. The food drive netted more than 31-thousand pounds of food to re-stock the food bank’s...
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Organization Looking for WWII Vets for Honor Flight

Klamath Falls, Ore,– Younger generations take for granted the honor that we give our veteran’s today- it wasn’t always like that, with care packages sent overseas, and friends and family waving signs as they waited for loved ones to return from a deployment. But a group in Bend is part of a National movement...
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Murder Investigation

Man’s Body Found on Bly Mountain

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Emergency crews were called out to Eagle Drive on Bly Mountain Saturday, where they discovered the body of 61-year old Steven Edward Dann. The Klamath County District Attorney’s office did not include a cause of death in the press release, but did say the Major Crime Team is investigating the death...
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