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Recap of Farm Expo’s first day

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Viewing the Basin’s Cory Edmondson visited the opening day of the 2013 Klamath Falls Farm Expo. He reports from the Klamath County Fairgrounds:
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Men safe after drift boat flips

MEDFORD, Ore. — Three fisherman in southern Oregon are safe after swimming to shore when their boat flipped on the Rogue River. The Jackson County sheriff’s office says their 16-foot drift boat flipped after it hit a rapid and then a tree on Wednesday. Sheriff’s spokeswoman Andrea Carlson says 58-year-old Mark Orsenkranz of Ashland, 63-year-old Dennis...
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Commissioners vote to withdraw from the KBRA

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Klamath County Board of Commissioners unanimously voted to withdraw from the Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement. The vote happened Tuesday during the commissioners meeting.  Two other signatories of the agreement — the Karuk Tribe and the Klamath Water Users Association — say the county can’t do that, because it is...
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Farm Expo kicks off

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Klamath Falls Farm Expo will take place at the Klamath County Fairgrounds today and tomorrow. The expo gives spectators an opportunity to learn more about agriculture in the Basin. Cory Edmondson – Viewing the Basin
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Tulelake-Butte Valley Fair choosing theme on Wednesday

TULELAKE, Calif. – More than 40 themes have been submitted for this summer’s Tulelake-Butte Valley Fair. Organizers are holding a contest regarding the theme for this year’s fair and are rewarding the chosen submission with a VIP parking pass. Theme ideas submitted include Farmers are our Future to RISE AND SHINE…It’s Fair Time! The Board...
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Medford brothers arrested for impersonating police

MEDFORD, Ore. — Twin brothers who co-own a Medford security business have been accused of impersonating police. Medford police say 29-year-olds Jason and Donald Libby were arrested last week in connection with the January incidents. Police say Jason Libby handcuffed a man who used the bathroom but did not bring any clothes to the...
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Death penalty repeal discussion starts this week

SALEM, Ore. – A House committee takes up Gov. John Kitzhaber’s plea for a public vote on repealing the death penalty this week. On Tuesday, the House Judiciary Committee will hear public testimony on a measure that would ask voters in 2014 whether to amend the state constitution with a death-penalty ban. The measure doesn’t...
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Two arrested following body discovered behind warehouse

COOS BAY, Ore. — The Coos County District Attorney says a man’s body was discovered behind a warehouse and two have been arrested on a murder charge. 34-year-old Jesse Nathan Hayes suffered multiple injuries to his head and body, including hematomas to the brain, according to Fraiser.  The body was found behind a warehouse...
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Whooping cough diagnosed in Klamath County

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – A case of whooping cough in an infant has been officially diagnosed in Klamath County. Klamath County Health Department Director Marilynn Sutherland revealed the case of pertussis in the area and the department will investigate for other cases as the infant was in Klamath County School District daycare. Whooping cough is...
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Facebook plans another data center in central Oregon

PRINEVILLE, Ore. — The social media giant Facebook has announced plans for a third data center on its central Oregon property.  The newest structure will be a “cold storage” computer server center, where media not needed immediately by users will be held. The center will keep photos, videos and posts not needed everyday. Facebook...
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