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Women in a male dominated work force like welding

Posted: Jun 17, 2019 6:02 PM

According to the Bureau of Labor Statics, in 2018 more than 600,000 thousand people were welders in America. Less than 12,000 were women.

In The Kitchen

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In the Kitchen: Scallops and Grits

Mr. B's Steakhouse prepares Scallops & Grits with NewsWatch 12's Alicia Rubin.

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In The Kitchen: Spicy Sourdough Pasta

NewsWatch 12's Alicia Rubin is with Sherry's Pasta with a look at spicy sourdough pasta.

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Louis Morel Cream Pasta

Newswatch 12's Alicia Rubin is with Sherry Henney from Sherry's Pasta to give us a look at Morel Cream Pasta

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Roasted Beet Salad

NewsWatch 12's Alicia Rubin gives us a look at how the Bonaventure makes roasted Beet Salad.

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Seared Marinated Flank Steak

NewsWatch 12's Alicia Rubin gives us a look at seared marinated flank steak made by Bonaventure.

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Ribs With Polenta Cake

NewsWatch 12's Kate Houston gives us a look at Ribs with Polenta Cake from Liquid Assets.

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Sweet Potatoes

NewsWatch 12's Alicia Rubin gives us a look at Ashland Food Co-Op's sweet potatoes.

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Delicata Squash with Sage Butter

NewsWatch 12's Alicia Rubin gives us a look at a squash dish you can make for the holidays

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In the Kitchen: Garlic Sauteed Greens

NewsWatch 12's Alicia Rubin gives us a look at Garlic Sauteed Greens from the Ashland Food CO-OP.

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In the Kitchen: Fish Tacos

NewsWatch 12's Alicia Rubin is with Andy from Casablanca with a look at fish tacos.

Pet of the Week

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Pet of the Week: Sashira

Sashira is a 2 1/2 year old black/brown medium haired tabby.

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Pet of the Week: Reina

Reina is a 2 year old Chihuahua mix looking for a forever home.

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Pet of the Week: Baklava

Baklava is a 1 year old black/brown tabby looking for a forever home.

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Pet of the Week: Smoky Bear

Smoky Bear is an eight-month-old, medium haired gray tabby female.

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Pet of the Week: Hannah

Hannah is a 12 year old pug mix.

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Pet of the Week: Jasa and Macy

Jasa and Macy are looking for a forever home in a month.

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Pet of the Week: Quinn

Quinn is a 2 year old Pit Bull Terrier.

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Pet of the Week: Bumper

Bumper is a 10 month old black haired male.

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Pet of the Week: Chip

Chip is a 10-year-old Chihuahua available for adoption at Jackson County animal shelter.

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Pet of the Week: Big Dave

Big Dave is a orange tabby and white short haired looking for a forever home.

Out And About

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At the Market - Sherry's Pasta & By George Farm

Newswatch 12's Gio Insignares and Stacy Van Voorhees showcase products for this week's At the Market.

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Out and About for December 15 - December 17

If you want to disappear into the world of Dr. Seuss, the Craterian Theater in Medford still has showings of Seussical.

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Out & About: Ashland Ice Rink, Holiday Shopping, Chocolate Festival

Out & About for weekend of November 17 - 19, 2017

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Madcap Musical Mad Libs

Madcap Musical Mad Libs is returning to the Randall Theatre November 10 through 19.

Taking Flight

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6th graders jump-start Sparrow Club at local elementary school

Today was the final Sparrow assembly for Kennedy Elementary school where, just four months ago, students started participating in community service to raise support for their Sparrow, Everly.

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Sparrow Clubs spreads wings above and beyond successful Oregon programs

Wildly successful in empowering children in Oregon, Sparrow Clubs now has programs in Arizona and Idaho.

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Sheriff's Office Donates No-Shave November Funds to Local Sparrows

After donating $50 each and growing some serious stubble, employees of the Josephine County Sheriff's Office gave the proceeds to two local Sparrows.

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DWTRVS Raises Record Amount For Sparrow Clubs

Saturday night's 10th annual Dancing With The Rogue Valley Stars competition raised more money for Sparrow Clubs than ever before.

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DWTRVS: Sydney Smedley & Ralph Wallis

Here's your chance to meet two of this year's competitors in Dancing With the Rogue Valley Stars, benefiting Sparrow Clubs!

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Dancing with the Rogue Valley Stars Returns to Benefit Sparrow Clubs

Rachel Tiede and Jake Garcia from NewsWatch 12 will both be competing in this year's Dancing with the Rogue Valley Stars fundraiser benefiting Sparrow Clubs.

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Logos Public Charter Schools Gets Their Sparrow

Logos Public Charter School is one of the first groups of kids to get their Sparrow this year.

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1st Annual 'Sparrow Games' Raise Nearly $5,000 for Local Family in Need

Fighting multiple medical conditions, six-year-old Bauer White and his family received nearly $5,000 from a crossfit challenge fundraiser put on by Fire District 3.

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Elementary School Students Help Boy with Rare Disorder

22-month-old Blake Crawford has a rare, undiagnosed neurological disorder. Grace Christian Elementary School has adopted Blake as a ‘Sparrow.’

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Rogue Valley Child in Fourth Cancer Fight

A Rogue Valley boy who is fighting cancer for a fourth time is being adopted as a Sparrow for the second time.

Ron Brown's Best

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Opening of the Rogue Valley Mall

In October of 1986, the Rogue Valley Mall opened after 15 years of work.

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Moments That Made Us Smile

Throughout Ron's 30 year career with NewsWatch 12, he has frequently made us smile.

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Mary D Hume History

Ron Brown is retiring after 30 years at KDRV and to say his goodbye here is tonight's Ron Brown's best. 

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Ron Brown: A Life in Television

A look back at Ron Brown's 30-year career. 

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Former Newswatch 12 Staff Say Goodbye

MEDFORD, Ore. -- Dozens of people have come through the Newswatch 12 doors.  Ron Brown has worked with hundreds of people in his nearly thirty years here.   To see what former Newswatch

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Speed Limit Ups to 65 Miles Per Hour

MEDFORD, Ore. -- NewsWatch 12's Ron Brown is retiring. Each night in May we are taking a lookback on some of his most impactful stories. Check out tonights segment, that had Ron a little too close to

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Bring Your Daughter To Work Day

MEDFORD, Ore. -- NewsWatch 12's Ron Brown is just days away from starting his retirement, but before he goes we are taking a look back on some of his most impactful stories. In tonights segment of Ron

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Whale Watching On The Oregon Coast

PORT ORFORD, Ore. -- NewsWatch 12's Ron Brown is retiring on May 29th, but before he goes we are taking a look back on some of his most impactful stories. Watch one of Ron's stories that actually got

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Reflecting on Service in Vietnam

MEDFORD, Ore. -- NewsWatch 12's Ron Brown is retiring on May 29th, but before he goes we are taking a look at some of his most impactful stories in Southern Oregon. One story, took him back to where

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Honor Flights

Over the last 30 years, people in Southern Oregon have enjoyed the hard work of Ron Brown. One of those topics that Ron has done better probably than anyone else is deal with stories on the military.

Oregon Trails

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Oregon Century: Sugar Factory

GRANTS PASS, Ore. -- In 1915, the Oregon Utah Sugar Company began advertising for potential sugar beet farmers to plant at least 5,000 acres of the sweet beet. In return, organizers promised that a

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Oregon Century: History of the Jackson County Fair

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. -- Rogue Valley residents have always liked to put on a show. The first Jackson County fair was called the Agricultural Show and it was held in Jacksonville in 1859.  Then, in

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Oregon Century: Logtown Rose

RUCH, Ore. -- John and Miriam McKee were newlyweds when they left Missouri and traveled by wagon train to the Rogue Valley in 1853. Under the seat of their wagon, probably in a clay jar, Miriam brought

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Oregon Century: Carpenter Hill

MEDFORD, Ore. -- In the years before World War I, Medford was booming. Orchards were sprouting up everywhere and the wealthy easterners planting roots here loved to get together. There were two Carpenter

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Oregon Century: Medford Natatorium

MEDFORD, Ore. -- The orchard boom around 1910 brought one of the most unique businesses in Oregon to Medford. The natatorium, a word you don't hear much anymore, is basically an indoor swimming pool. 

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Oregon Century: Newspapers in the Rogue Valley

MEDFORD, Ore. -- Getting the news to people has always been one of the first and sometimes  most controversial business in the west.  Looking across the pages of history there is a long list

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Oregon Century: Bozo the Clown

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. -- Bozo the Clown is possibly the best known of all the clowns and the original Bozo is from Jacksonville. Pinto Colvig, also known as Bozo the Clown, was born in a house on Oregon

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Oregon Century: Air Travel in the Rogue Valley

MEDFORD, Ore. – Air travel and transport and the Rogue Valley have almost grown up together. Five years after the Wright brothers’ first flight, aeronaughts began showing up at county fairs

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Oregon Century: Train Wrecks in the Rogue Valley

MEDFORD, Ore. -- At the turn of the century if you wanted to travel very far, you either took a horse, buggy, or a train. But taking a train back then had some real risks, and some of the accidents

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Oregon Century: The Town of Hilt

HILT, Calif. -- There's not much left that would tell you there were once hundreds of residents in the town of Hilt, just south of the Oregon border.  What's left is an old church built in 1923,

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