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Police Investigate Accident that Kills Three Children

Springfield, Ore.– Police in Springfield say they’ve ruled out alcohol as a factor in an accident there that left three children dead, and their mother seriously injured. Investigators say toxicology tests are being processed, and they’re looking into whether the driver, who is cooperating with the investigation, might have run a red light.  They’re looking for any...
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Harris Faces Arson, Other Charges

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The man accused of starting several arson fires in Klamath Falls was in court yesterday to face arson and burglary charges. Police say 19-year old Bradon Levi Harris is responsible for starting several fires in vacant homes. But those aren’t the only charges he faces…. He has several pending charges dating back to...
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Iconic Hotdog on Wheels Schedules Basin Visit

Klamath Falls, Ore.– FRANKly, Kids in the basin will RELISH this news… the Wienermobile will be in Klamath Falls this weekend. The Iconic hotdog and a bun shaped vehicle makes a pit stop at Sherms Thunderbird on Sunday from 10am to 2pm. They’ll have fun activities for the kids (parent to parent— avoid the wiener whistles). 
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Fairgrounds Board to File Lawsuit Against County

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A lawsuit expected to be filed this week could be summed up in the phrase… show me the money. The Klamath County Fair Board is suing Klamath County, saying the county isn’t using the right formula to put money into the fairground’s bank account… tax revenue that voters approved in 1978 to go toward tourism...
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Klamath Falls Man Investigated for Stealing Artifacts

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls man is suspected of stealing archeological artifacts. 46-year old Douglas Cotallese is suspected of taking and selling Native American relics uncovered during a seven-months long investigation. Oregon State Police say drought conditions in the basin led to receding waters which uncovered arrow heads, and other items of historic...
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Arson Suspect Arrested

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls man was arrested Friday, charged in connection with several arson fires in the city, and along Altamont Drive. 19-year old Brandon Harris was arrested for several counts of first and second degree arson, and first and second degree burglary. Several agencies were involved in the investigation of a...
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Lawmakers Consider Ban on Gay Therapy

Salem, Ore.– Oregon lawmakers are considering a bill that would ban therapy for children in an effort to convert them from gay… to straight. Legislators hold a public hearing on the bill today. In 2001, the US Surgeon General said there’s no evidence to prove that such therapy works.
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Fire Chief to Retire

Chiloquin, Ore.– Fire Chief Dewaine Holster from the Chiloquin Agency Lake Fire District has announced that he’s retiring after serving the community for thirty years. The district plans to honor him with a community Meet and Greet next Tuesday at the district Office..
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Cuts for Cancer Raises More That $2,000

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Cuts for Cancer… an event at the College of Cosmetology in Klamath Falls over the weekend… raise 2, 283.10. 19 hair stylists, one barber, 8 manicurist and one massage therapist all donated their time and talents to yesterday’s efforts. All the money raised during the event will be donated to the...
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Rural Oregon Looks to FCC to Open Internet

LAKEVIEW, Ore. – The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is scheduled to vote Thursday on whether to classify the Internet as a public utility, allowing it to be more closely regulated to ensure fairness, or what is known as “net neutrality.” But smaller Internet service providers are asking to be exempted if that happens. In...
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