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Blast Reported Near DA's Office In Southern Oregon

MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) - Authorities in Medford, Ore., say a pre-dawn explosion erupted Wednesday at or near the office of the Jackson County district attorney.
    
Police Chief Tim George would not provide details, but he said, "there's a criminal act that's occurred here."
    
George says bomb technicians are "in safety mode" as they inspect the building, including a check for what he called any "secondary device."
    
No injuries were reported. George said he couldn't describe the extent of the damage, although he said it didn't appear as bad as it had before daylight.
    
George said state and federal bomb experts are helping in the investigation.
    
George says the district attorney's office is part of a cluster, or campus, of government offices in downtown Medford.

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