Abuse suspect commits suicide at Deschutes County Jail

The owner of a Portland martial arts studio, arrested a week ago on charges of abusing a boy in the Sisters area, died of an apparent suicide early Sunday in the Deschutes County Jail, sheriff’s deputies said.

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Abuse suspect commits suicide at Deschutes County Jail

The owner of a Portland martial arts studio, arrested a week ago on charges of abusing a boy in the Sisters area, died of an apparent suicide early Sunday in the Deschutes County Jail, sheriff’s deputies said.

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Mountainous Tibet copes with strong aftershocks

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Portland considers limiting impact of infill construction

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland may tighten restrictions on new homes as community groups push to limit impacts of infill construction and demolition in close-in neighborhoods.

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Police ID armed man killed by police in Salem standoff

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Google exec. killed in Nepal quake while climbing Everest

Google executive Dan Fredinburg died while climbing Mt. Everest during the massive Nepal earthquake on Saturday.

Fredinburg was privacy director for the company's Google X team, which is responsible for some of the search company's more forward-thinki...

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With steroids gone, fewer stock market records to celebrate

During baseball's steroids era, it seemed like home run records were broken all the time. That's what the bull market in stocks has felt like the past few years.

The S&P 500 celebrated an incredible 98 record closing highs during 2013 and 2014, accord...

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Anti-frost fans at S. Ore. blueberry farm not winning fans

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — In the wee hours of a cold morning in mid-March, residents in the Jerome Prairie and Wilderville areas west of Grants Pass got a rude awakening.

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Invasive mussels found on boat hauled to Ore. from Ohio

ONTARIO, Ore. (AP) — Oregon wildlife official say they've found a boat being hauled from Ohio infested with invasive mussels.

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NBC's decision on Brian Williams' fate still weeks away

Questions about NBC's internal investigation into Brian Williams are mounting, but the network won't be announcing any decision about the anchorman's future for several weeks, a person involved in the process said Sunday.

A decision is still "weeks aw...

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