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Exotic Dancers Seek Legislation for Better Work Conditions

Salem, Ore.– Exotic dancers in Oregon have lawmakers on their side in their quest for better work conditions. Strippers generally work as independent contractors, so they don’t receive benefits, and they have little recourse to report mistreatment. A group of dancers has hired lobbyists to help push for mandatory health and safety standards.
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Oregonian Calls for Kitzhaber to Step Down

Salem, Ore.– As more and more information is revealed about so-called first lady Cylvia Hayes’ possibly unethical dealings, the editorial board of the Oregonian is calling for the recently re-elected Governor to step down, saying that John Kitzhaber’s fiancee has become a distraction. Kitzhaber says he has no intention of stepping down.
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Grand Jury Indicts Klamath Falls Man on Sex Abuse Charges

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls man was arrested this week for child sex abuse and other sex-related charges. A grand jury handed down several indictments against 24-year old Tayton Jack Leyva-Cunial. He’s accused of sexually abusing a child under the age of twelve during a four-year period. 
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Republicans Oppose Fast-Track of Clean Fuels Bill

Salem, Ore.– Republicans in Salem say Democrat lawmakers are trying to ramrod a new clean fuels program through the state legislature. State Senator Chuck Thomsen from Hood River who is a member of the committee reviewing the bill, says lawmakers are not doing their due diligence. “We have no clear concept of the costs associated with the low...
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Man Arrested on Warrants After Police Chase

Yreka, Calif.– Police in Yreka tried pulling over a motorcycle that didn’t have its lights on over the weekend… and ended up chasing a man with four warrants out for his arrest. The chase ended when the driver, 28-year old Daniel Robert Gregoire from McCloud, dropped the bike in a field and took off on...
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GOP Submits 2015 Legislative Agenda

Salem, Ore.– Republicans in the Oregon senate today released their agenda for the new legislative session which officially got underway yesterday. The party’s goals include bringing more family-wage jobs to the state by providing tax relief for small businsses, and to stop job killing tax increases. GOP leaders say they also want to make life...
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Sellers’ Mother Says He Died of Hypothermia

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Christopher Sellers’ mother tells KTVL news that her son died from hypothermia. Sellers’ body was found Friday afternoon in a wooded area about a mile from Highway 66. He had been running from police on foot after leading Oregon State Troopers on a several miles chase from Klamath Falls. Police say...
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Students Find Body of Third Chase Suspect

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Jackson County Sheriff says a body found in the Greensprings area Friday afternoon has been identified as a man who went missing more than a month ago while trying to run from police. A Professor from Southern Oregon University had taken a group of students on a field trip Friday,...
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Long-Time Klamath County District Attorney Passes Away

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Kelly Caleb confirmed that her husband, former Klamath County District Attorney Ed Caleb… passed away Thursday night at the age of 67. Caleb served as District Attorney for more than 25 years, appointed to the post in 1985. Caleb stepped down at the end of 20-12 citing medical conditions which at the time he said...
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Modoc County Voters to Consider Service District

Klamath Falls, Ore.– After a public hearing earlier this week, the Modoc County Board of Supervisors agreed to ask voters to approve the formation of a community service distric. If passed, property owners would be charged $65 per parcel to pay for ambulance services. A two-third majority is required for the measure to pass. It’ll...
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