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Feds close books on Bend ADA enforcement

The city of Bend received a letter Wednesday from the U.S. Department of Justice, saying it has closed its files on enforcing the city’s 2004 Project Civic Access settlement agreement for violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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C.O. Interagency Dispatch Center

Storms move on; will warm-up bring 'sleeper' fires?

As thunderstorms left the High Desert late Wednesday but lingered to the north and east, Central Oregon initial attack crews responded to several more smoke reports and waited for hotter weather in days to come, when more "sleeper" fires could be spotted.

Dam goes creek flows fish go

Dam going, creek flowing -- so fish can get going

It's muddy, messy, splashy work on Jack Creek, but boy will the bull trout be grateful when the dam is removed and the creek is restored.

Dog bite protocol in Deschutes County

Dog-bite protocols differ in C. Oregon

Numerous bites and an inured arm, that's the aftermath for 6-year old Kaylee from Prineville after a dog attacked her. But what happens next in dog bite cases can very from one community to another.

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Oregon says its faring better on health care infections

Oregon does better than the national average on health care-acquired infections, according to the latest report of infections released Thursday by the Oregon Health Authority.

OR National Guard aiding in wildfire fight

Ore. National Guard helping on Logging Unit fires

As thousands of acres burn across Oregon, the Oregon Army National Guard is now helping in the fight, including four helicopters stationed in Madras.

Cycling cross country for cancer

College cyclists crossing U.S. for cancer research

What would you do to cure cancer?  How would you get from New York City to San Francisco?  Two seemingly unrelated questions, but 20 students from the University of Illinois are answering them together. 

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Bridge 99 Complex: 50 percent contained

Area closures have been reduced on the week-old, nearly 6,000-acre Bridge 99 Fires, now 50 percent contained. Here's Wednesday's update:

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Shaniko Butte Fire 80 percent contained

The 10-day-old, more than 40,000-acre Shaniko Butte Fire was 80 percent contained by late Wednesday, with the firefighting force dropping below 300 and full containment predicted Sunday night.

Relatives mourn family members killed in shelling at UN-run school

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U.N. official: Strike hits shelter in Gaza

A strike on a U.N. shelter in northern Gaza on Thursday has killed and injured multiple people, a United Nations spokesman said Thursday.

The coordinates of the school in Beit Hanoun, which was serving a shelter for families in Gaza, had been given t...

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GMO labeling initiative qualifies for Nov. ballot

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — It's official: an initiative to require the labeling of genetically modified foods in Oregon has qualified for a statewide vote in November.

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Waterman Complex fires 90 pct. contained

Mitchell School thank you sign

The 12,520-acre Waterman Complex of wildfires was 90 percent contained by late Wednesday, as crews quickly caught three new…

Evacuation notice lifted on Logging Units Fires

Camas Prairie Fire

Due to progress on the 10,350-acre Logging Unit Fires on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation, all pre-evacuation…

C.O. public lands impose campfire restrictions

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With hot and dry weather returning and numerous wildfires being tackled, federal land managers in Central Oregon said…

Last Marks Creek evacuation notices lifted

Evacuees prepare to head back

The Waterman Complex Fire closed Highway 26E east of Prineville to Mitchell for several days, but on Tuesday it reopened…

Ochoco Complex update: Storms bring help, trouble

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Storms dropped rain on some of the fires in the 6,500-acre Ochoco Complex of blazes on the Ochoco National Forest, which as…

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5 Oregon child care owners have marijuana cards

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SALEM, Ore. (AP) — State officials say five Oregon home-based child-care centers are owned by people who have medical…

Second HS coach sex scandal rocks Madras

Madras track coach arrested on sex abuse

A second coach-related sex scandal hit Madras High School in just eight months as a track coach was arrested Monday.

Dog attacks girl, 6, at Ochoco Reservoir, still free

6-yr old attacked by dog dog remains free

"It bit me and scratched me and bit me a few more times," 6-year old Kaylee said. It is a day she will not forget. Kaylee…

Oregon pot measure qualifies for November ballot

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SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon voters will be deciding this year whether to legalize marijuana for recreational use.

2 dead, 25 hurt after storm hits campground

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The voices in the video tell the story.

"Something crazy is going on outside," a woman shouts. "I'm scared."

Moments later,…

Obama weighs sending guard troops to border

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The Obama administration, after initially resisting the idea, is weighing whether to deploy National Guard troops to the…

Report: Israel swears in new president

Reuven Rivlin

Israel has sworn in new President Reuven Rivlin, replacing Shimon Peres, according to The Associated Press.

Paul Ryan to spell out proposal to help the poor

Paul Ryan at RNC 2012

Rep. Paul Ryan will lay out his plan Thursday to fight poverty, a pilot program that would combine 11 federal programs into…

Ukrainian Prime Minister and Cabinet resign

Ukraine Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk and his Cabinet announced their resignation Thursday

"I announce my resignation…

U.N. official: Strike hits shelter in Gaza

Relatives mourn family members killed in shelling at UN-run school

A strike on a U.N. shelter in northern Gaza on Thursday has killed and injured multiple people, a United Nations spokesman…

Journalist helping CNN detained in Ukraine

Anton Skiba

A Ukrainian journalist working as a freelancer for CNN remains in detention two days after he was abducted by pro-Russian…

Air Algerie says plane likely crashed in Mali

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An Air Algerie flight with at least 116 people on board which dropped off the radar in the early hours of Thursday appears…

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Brazil claims 'victory' in World Cup

Brazil World Cup 2014

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Brazil's national football team may have been smoked on the pitch by Germany, but now government officials are claiming a…

Heroes' welcome for German World Cup winners

Germany's Mario Goetze, Andre Schuerrle celebrating World Cup victory

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The streets of Berlin have turned black, red and gold as up to a million flag-waving fans gather in the German capital to…

Luiz Felipe Scolari resigns as Brazil manager

Luiz Felipe Scolari, Brazil soccer coach

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Luiz Felipe Scolari's second stint as Brazil manager didn't go nearly as well as the first.

Argentine police, fans riot after World Cup

Argentina World Cup riots

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Police in Argentina arrested at least 120 people Sunday after a World Cup celebration in downtown Buenos Aires got out of…

World Cup walloped social-media records

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In terms of online entertainment, the World Cup seemed to have it all.

Pay it Forward: Families & Communities Together

Pay it Forward Families Communities Together

Each month, NewsChannel 21 and local sponsors are giving away $500 to a nominee who then pays it forward to a worthy group or individual on the High Desert. Travis Knudsen surprised Dee Ann Lewis and the Giggles Learning Center of La Pine.

Pay it Forward: Ken's Bikes

Pay it Forward Ken s Bikes

Each month, NewsChannel 21 and local sponsors are giving away $500 to a nominee who then pays it forward to a worthy group or individual on the High Desert. Travis Knudsen on Tuesday surprised Ken Cardwell of Redmond, who rebuilds and restores bikes to donate to those in need.

Pay it Forward: A Redmond girl's lasting legacy

Pay it Forward A young girl s legacy

In this month's Pay it Forward, we're honoring the memory of one very special Redmond girl after she lost her battle to leukemia in October.

Pay it Forward: Ochoco Elem. library needs books

Pay it Forward Ochoco Elem Library gets boost

Students at Ochoco Elementary spend time every day reading in the library. But what do the kids do when some of the shelves are bare and the books are outdated? In this segment of Pay it Forward, we help give the Mustangs a little library makeover.

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Can the S&P 500 top 2,000?

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The S&P 500 rose to another new high Thursday and is now within range of 2,000.

The Dow Jones industrial average and the…

Rotten bosses come in at least 6 different flavors

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We asked CNNMoney readers to tell us what makes a rotten boss. Based on their answers, seriously awful managers seem to fall…

GM to pay victims at least $400 million

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General Motors expects to pay between $400 million to $600 million to compensate victims of ifs faulty ignition switch tied…

Facebook at all-time high on mobile might

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It wasn't long ago that Facebook was widely seen as having a "mobile problem." Those days are gone, and investors couldn't…

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Paul Ryan to spell out proposal to help the poor

Paul Ryan at RNC 2012

Rep. Paul Ryan will lay out his plan Thursday to fight poverty, a pilot program that would combine 11 federal programs into…

Fake applicants got Affordable Care Act subsidies

Affordable Health Care Act support in Rhode Island

Nearly a dozen fake applicants were able to obtain coverage subsidies under the Affordable Care Act during undercover…

Obama poll numbers not great, but hold steady

Obama Afghanistan announcement 5-27

President Barack Obama's poll numbers are nothing to brag about, but there's little evidence he has suffered so far this…

CNN poll: Is Obamacare working?

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More than half the public says the Affordable care Act has helped either their families or others across the country,…

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Oregon says its faring better on health care infections

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Oregon does better than the national average on health care-acquired infections, according to the latest report of…

India doctors remove 232 teeth from boy's mouth

India 232 teeth removed

Now that's a mouthful. Doctors in India remove 232 teeth from the mouth of a 17-year-old boy.

Train like a lady lumberjack

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Shana Verstegen started logrolling when she was 7.

McDonald's stands by rotten meat supplier

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McDonald's is standing by a troubled supplier, even after allegations the company processed tainted and expired meat in…

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Expelled lesbian accepted at another school

Christian Minard

An honor-roll student who was expelled from Southwestern Christian University in Oklahoma after she married another woman is…

Obama offers rules for success as he expands program for young minority men

Obama in Oval Office

Setting daily goals. Keeping an open mind. Separating honest criticism from blind "hating."

Asia grads searching for Google jobs

Sign at Google campus

Asia's top students are hoping to hook up with Western firms such as Google, Apple and Deloitte when they enter the…

John Wayne's family, university 'Duke' it out

John Wayne in True Grit

John Wayne's family is fighting Duke University in federal court over the use of "Duke" to sell whiskey.

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Facebook at all-time high on mobile might

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It wasn't long ago that Facebook was widely seen as having a "mobile problem." Those days are gone, and investors couldn't…

Only 3 in 10 Twitter workers are women

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Twitter's staff looks just like that of other tech companies: overwhelmingly male and white. .

Apple sued by employees over labor issues

Apple

Apple has another employee lawsuit to contend with.

Dark Mail: Email that hides from the NSA

NSA, National Security Agency HQ, Fort Meade, Md

You can run from NSA surveillance -- but you can't hide. One way or another, the U.S. government will be able to snoop on…

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California beach goes heavy on the anchovies

Anchovies at California beach

Who ordered the anchovies? That's what beach-goers may be asking after a huge swarm of the oily fish descended on the…

Settlement reached in chemical spill

West Virginia residents line up for bottled water

A settlement was reached Friday with the company at the center of a January chemical leak that contaminated the water supply…

Golfing green: Bend course goes electric

Golf course goes electric

One Bend golf course has made some new improvements to make golfing more enjoyable, putting "green" vehicles on the greens.

Manatees may lose endangered status

Snooty oldest manatee

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has begun a review of the status of the manatee to determine whether the lovable sea cow…

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Tigers bolster bullpen with Soria trade

Joakim Soria, Texas Rangers, September 2013

Texas Rangers' reliever Joakim Soria is headed to the Detroit Tigers in a trade for pitching prospects Jake Thompson and…

Report: Ravens' Rice suspended two games

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Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice has been suspended for the first two games of the regular season by the NFL following…

Lewis fails physical; Mavs sign Aminu

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Forward Rashard Lewis failed his physical with the Dallas Mavericks, who planned to sign him to a one-year deal worth the…

Gruden: RG3 'hands down' Redskins' best QB

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Jay Gruden is not leaving any room for interpretation. The Washington Redskins' rookie head coach said Robert Griffin III is…

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Poison suspected in death of NE Oregon police dog

PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — A recently retired police dog for the Umatilla County Sheriff's Office has died, and investigators…

Dog-bite protocols differ in C. Oregon

Dog bite protocol in Deschutes County

Numerous bites and an inured arm, that's the aftermath for 6-year old Kaylee from Prineville after a dog attacked her. But…

Bend Parks reminder: Keep dogs on leash

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Bend Park & Recreation District reminds citizens that dogs must be on-leash in the city limits except in the seven…

Dog who guarded dying friend needs a home

Dog guards dying friend

A dog who's captured the hearts of many for guarding his dying friend now needs a new home.

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GM to pay victims at least $400 million

General Motors

General Motors expects to pay between $400 million to $600 million to compensate victims of ifs faulty ignition switch tied…

GM recalls 718,000 more vehicles

GM dealership

In a year clogged with a record number of recalls, General Motors had gone three weeks without any new ones.

Chrysler recalls 792,000 older Jeeps

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Chrysler recalled about 792,000 older SUVs Tuesday for ignition switch problems.

The flaw affects Jeep Commanders from…

Classic VW Beetle goes electric

VW Beetle electric

If you want an electric car with some personality, how about a classic Volkswagen Beetle? Not many cars have more…

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'Weird Al' Yankovic hits No. 1

Weird Al Yankovic

It's "Mandatory": "Weird Al" Yankovic is Number One.

'Fifty Shades of Grey' trailer sees 'Red'

Fifty Shades of Grey

"Fifty Shades of Grey's" infamous "Red Room" has arrived. The first trailer for the romance drama, which is adapted from E L…

Colbert 'Late Show' staying in New York

Colbert visits Late Show

The host of CBS' "Late Show" may be changing, but the location is staying the same.

'Pristine' original Superman comic up for auction

Action Comics No 1

Superman's debut comic book sold for just 10 cents in 1938. But today, a rare original is worth many times more.

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Take a closer look at Emma Stone

 Emma Stone

As she appears in "Magic in the Moonlight," take a look back at the career of Emma Stone in photos.

Woody Harrelson through the years

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As he celebrates his birthday, take a look at images of actor Woody Harrelson throughout his career.

Selena Gomez: On and off set

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As Selena Gomez celebrates her birthday take a look at images of the actress and singer on and off set.

Bust a move for best dance flicks ever

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Dance flicks can make for an entertaining movie. Take a look at some of the best dance movies of all time.

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India doctors remove 232 teeth from boy's mouth

India 232 teeth removed

Now that's a mouthful. Doctors in India remove 232 teeth from the mouth of a 17-year-old boy.

Naked thieves steal 60 burgers from Florida eatery

Naked burger thieves in Florida

Police say three naked men broke into an eatery in southwest Florida and made off with 60 hamburgers.

Police: Man wore nametag while robbing bank

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Police say a man accused of robbing a bank was wearing a nametag identifying himself when he approached tellers and demanded…

Thief sues pizzeria for injuries during hold-up

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A man who held up a local pizzeria at gunpoint is now suing the shop's employees for allegedly roughing him up as he…

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World unrest raises travel tension

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It's been a tension-filled week for travelers used to flying safely around the world.

Air Algerie says plane likely crashed in Mali

Air Algerie flight path map

An Air Algerie flight with at least 116 people on board which dropped off the radar in the early hours of Thursday appears…

Minn. man kicked off flight over tweet

Southwest Airlines jet

A Minnesota man claims he and his two sons were asked to leave a Southwest Airlines flight over a tweet he posted.

Drunk passenger mistakes plane door for bathroom door

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A man who had been drinking vodka and beer to steady his nerves while on his first flight ever attempted to open the plane's…

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Hot diggity dog! It's National Hot Dog Day

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Hot diggity dog! July is National Hot Dog Month and July 23 is National Hot Dog Day.

Europe's oldest pastry shops

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Here are nine of the world's oldest pastry shops -- tried and trusted by centuries of cake-hungry visitors.

Would you order this $78 taco?

Caviar tacos

Caviar is the new condiment.

In-flight gourmet fine dining possible?

In-flight fine dining

More and more airlines are teaming up with world-class chefs, hoping to solve that ultimate #firstworldproblem: how to…

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Shaniko Butte Fire 80 percent contained

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The 10-day-old, more than 40,000-acre Shaniko Butte Fire was 80 percent contained by late Wednesday, with the firefighting force dropping below 300 and full containment predicted Sunday night.

Storms move on; will warm-up bring 'sleeper' fires?

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C.O. Interagency Dispatch Center

As thunderstorms left the High Desert late Wednesday but lingered to the north and east, Central Oregon initial attack crews responded to several more smoke reports and waited for hotter weather in days to come, when more "sleeper" fires could be spotted.

Waterman Complex fires 90 pct. contained

Mitchell School thank you sign

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The 12,520-acre Waterman Complex of wildfires was 90 percent contained by late Wednesday, as crews quickly caught three new fire starts in the area from the latest round of lightning.

Bridge 99 Complex: 50 percent contained

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Steve Ziel

Area closures have been reduced on the week-old, nearly 6,000-acre Bridge 99 Fires, now 50 percent contained. Here's Wednesday's update:

Ochoco Complex update: Storms bring help, trouble

Fox Fire Ochoco Complex

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Storms dropped rain on some of the fires in the 6,500-acre Ochoco Complex of blazes on the Ochoco National Forest, which as of Wednesday were 22 percent contained.

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How to shave strokes off your golf game

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Recreational golfers have the option of switching to better equipment to better their golf score.

Walking: Is it enough for weight loss?

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Can you lose weight if the only exercise you do is walking? Find out here.

What to hunt in the summer months

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While the summer months can be considered off-months for hunters, there are still some prey you might want to set your sights on over the summer.

GPS allows for modern day treasure hunts

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With GPS, hikers can participate in modern day treasure hunts while geocaching.

Must-haves for your tackle box

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When going fishing, don’t leave home without having these key must-have items in your tackle box.

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How to fit carbs into your family's healthy diet

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Not all carbs are bad. Find out how to fit good carbs into your family's healthy diet.

Should children be tested for high cholesterol?

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As adults we get our cholesterol checked regularly, but should our children also be getting checked? Find out here.

Make the most of family time this summer

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Summer can be busy. To make the most of family time follow these tips to make time for family bonding.

What is autism spectrum disorder?

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Find out more about autism and how it impacts a child's life.

Study: BMI could be missing 25 percent of obese kids

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Researchers find that body mass index tests may miss children who have a normal BMI but also have excess body fat.

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Tour the Tin Pan Alley Art Collection

Discover great local artists and public art installations at the Tin Pan Alley Art Collection

Premier Art Show Coming to Bend!

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Kia Soul now plugs in

2015 Kia Soul EV

On the outside, it looks much like the conventional Kia Soul. However, this version doesn't have a gas tank, or a fuel…

Big Subaru sedan gets big changes

2015 Subaru Legacy

Subaru has big plans for its big sedan.

New F-150 is key to Ford's future

Ford showed off the next generation of America's best-selling vehicle Monday morning at the Detroit Auto Show.

Corvette Z06: Now wiith even more umph

Do you want a Corvette with even more power? Then take a look at the all new Z06.

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