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Cove Palisades Park manager speaks on destructive fire

The manager of Cove Palisades State Park provided more details and defended his staff Monday in the wake of a 280-acre fire traced to an accidental disposal of unburned charcoal that destroyed two homes and several outbuildings and prompted evacuations on Saturday.

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Bend police arrest two amid rising tide of bike thefts

Bend has seen a rising tide of bicycle thefts this year – up 15 percent from last year – but active investigations have led to the arrests of two suspects in recent days, one caught twice with stolen bikes in the past two weeks, police said Monday.

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Pope changes rules for women and abortion

Pope Francis has made a major change in the way the Catholic Church treats women who have had an abortion, dropping the requirement that they have a bishop's permission to lift the ban of their excommunication.

But the change in policy will apply only...

COCC gets $200,000 grant for hybrid-electric car classes

Central Oregon Community College announced Monday it has received a $200,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to support the development of curriculum and the purchase of equipment to teach specific classes in the new concept of hybrid vehicle proactive repair.

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ODFW reopens Oregon streams to afternoon fishing

Oregon fishery managers announced Monday that the afternoon fishing ban in place on most rivers and streams in the state will be lifted, beginning Tuesday.

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Roseburg Guardsman who helped stop train attack returns home

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Army National Guard specialist who helped stop a gunman on a train bound for Paris has returned home.

Air tanker drop on Canyon Creek Fire

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Weather change helps on 105,000-acre Canyon Creek Fire

Strong weekend winds have pushed the Canyon Creek Complex Fire near John Day to over 105,000 acres as of Monday, two days after it consumed three more homes, bringing the total to 43 lost to the nearly 3-week-old blaze.

Mount McKinley

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Trump vows to reverse Obama name change

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump vowed on Monday evening to overturn President Barack Obama's decision to rename Alaska's Mt. McKinley.

"President Obama wants to change the name of Mt. McKinley to Denali after more than 100 years. Gre...

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Mayor of Idanha arrested for meth possession

JEFFERSON, Ore. (AP) — The Marion County Sheriff's office says the 68-year-old mayor of the small town of Idanha has been arrested for possession of methamphetamine.

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Salem City Council to weigh early marijuana sales

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Salem City Council will have to decide whether to allow "early sales" of recreational marijuana.

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Baltimore police cancel leave

Fearing unrest as pretrial hearings begin for six officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray, the Baltimore Police Department has canceled leave.

"We would rather err on the side of caution and have an abundance of people readily available as neede...

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Deschutes County 2014 home price rise No. 10 in U.S.

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A slowdown in the fourth quarter did not boot Deschutes County (the Bend-Redmond metro area) out of the nation’s top 10 for…

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