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Affordable Health Care Act – Oregon Update

WASHINGTON — It’s unclear how Oregon will be affected by President Barack Obama’s decision to allow the continued sale of insurance plans that would be cancelled by year’s end because they don’t comply with the Affordable Health Care Act. The state’s Insurance Division spokeswoman Cheryl Martinis said Thursday officials are still looking into the...
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Oregon Health Insurance Exchange

SALEM, Ore. – A new federal report shows just how far behind Oregon is with it’s rollout of a health insurance exchange. The report was released Wednesday by the US Department of Health and Human Services. After a little more than a month, a small fraction of 8,800 paper applications had been processed and...
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Jackson County DA’s Office Damaged

MEDFORD, Ore – The Medford police chief says more federal agents are arriving to help investigate the detonation of an explosive device that damaged the Jackson County prosecutor’s office. Police Chief Tim George also said Wednesday he considers the early-morning explosion an act of domestic terrorism, but the FBI said it was too early...
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OIT ranked as a best for veterans by Military Times

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Oregon Institute of Technology, already considered one of the best in the nation for job placement post graduation, is now ranked as one of the best schools for veterans. According to a release from the school, the publication Military Times recently ranked OIT in the top ten percent of...
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Deadline tomorrow for KFPD reserve unit

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Klamath Falls Police Department is seeking applications from those interested in learning more about law enforcement. The applications are for the KFPD reserve unit, a program established by police chief Jim Hunter in the early 1990s. To apply, you must be a US citizen and at least 21 years...
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Explosion at District Attorney’s office in Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. — There’s been reports of an explosion in downtown Medford at the District Attorney’s office. One device was detonated, and caught a propane tank on fire, but it didn’t explode. Officials are on the scene looking for other devices. The area around Tenth Street is cordoned off, and a suspect is on...
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The FBI needs your help to find suspected child abuser

WASHINGTON — The FBI needs the public’s help in identifying a man who may be involved in child abuse. The man is currently known as John Doe 27, and is described as White man, between the ages of 40 and 50, brown hair, graying sideburns, and a bald spot. He wears glasses and a...
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The Klamath County Chamber of Commerce looking for entries in Snowflake Parade

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Klamath County Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for the 2013 Snowflake Parade. This year’s theme is “Winter Wonderland,” and the parade’s scheduled for Thursday, December 5th at 7p.m. in beautiful downtown Klamath Falls.  The parade is a Southern Oregon favorite and has drawn over 100 floats and thousands...
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Veteran’s Enrichment Center opens in Klamath Falls

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Veteran’s Enrichment Center has just opened in Klamath Falls, will be offering counseling, job search, and life skills for rehabilitating veterans. The nine bedroom house has 2 kitchens, 4 bathrooms, and room for 18 to 20 people. Steve Graham, a disabled veteran that is spearheading the project, says vets have...
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Klamath Community College begins winter registration today

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Winter registration starts today for Klamath Community College. Returning students need to meet with their academic adviser before registering for classes, and new students need to attend New Student Orientation before being eligible to register. To sign up for New Student Orientation call 541-882-3521 no later than December 26. If...
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