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Crews rescue fallen hiker

Bend man falls 30 feet, critically injured near Dillon Falls

A Bend man standing at the edge of a steep overlook along the Deschutes River south of Bend lost his balance and fell about 30 feet to the rocks below Tuesday afternoon, prompting a multi-agency,  2 1/2-hour rescue of the critically injured hiker.

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Parents, teachers at Eugene event critical of state testing

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon schools chief Rob Saxton visited Eugene to hear what parents and teachers think about the new state standardized tests.

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Parole board holds hearing for John Day cop-killer

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Board of Parole says it will rule as soon as possible on the latest release request from Sidney Dean Porter who killed a police officer in 1992 in John Day.

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How much did the Northeast snowstorm cost?

The economic hit taken by the Northeast this week is kind of like the storm itself: not as bad as it could have been.

Beaverton teen wants tougher penalties for hidden cameras

BEAVERTON, Ore. (AP) — A Beaverton teen who was recorded in her bedroom by a hidden camera says the neighbor who secretly spied on her is getting off too easy.

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Oregon craft beers boom as Super Bowl Sunday nears

The Seattle Seahawks make a return trip to this year’s Super Bowl to take on the New England Patriots. The advice to beverage drinkers who will be watching the game on TV is simple: Enjoy a Northwest brew while cheering for a Northwest team.

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Gas prices finally stop falling

The steady four-month decline in gas prices which has saved motorists more than a dollar per gallon has ended, at least for the moment.

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Lynch faces anti-Obama ire at hearing

Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch is a career prosecutor who spent her career notching high-profile courtroom victories and climbing to the top of the legal ranks of Brooklyn's U.S. attorney's office.

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Cops: Woman cuts kids' throats to quiet them

A young mother in Washington state has been charged with attempted murder after authorities say she cut her children's throats in an attempt to keep them quiet.

Over the weekend, Christina Booth called 911 to report that her three children were cryin...

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Jordan: We'll swap terrorist for ISIS captive

What started as a dire, but unfortunately familiar, kidnapping by ISIS of two Japanese citizens has evolved into something else.

It was a life-and-death negotiation between ISIS and Japan that has apparently claimed one life and brought another count...

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74.5 million iPhones is ...

Apple had a record-setting quarter during the last three months of 2014, posting the biggest corporate profit for any company in history.

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Bend-area home price rise still No. 8 in U.S.

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Deschutes County’s home prices are still rising among the 10 fastest in the country, though the market reflected some…

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