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Crook County trailer fire displaces family of 9

A family of nine, including seven children, was displaced by a fire at their home east of Prineville early Wednesday, authorities said.

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Powell Butte woman still missing; mother worries

There's no new leads to report in the growing effort to find a 27-year-old Powell Butte woman who disappeared late Thursday night, leaving behind her purse, cellphone, car and dogs. Her worried mother talked with NewsChannel 21 on Tuesday.

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Ore. lawmakers hear heated testimony on gun-control bill

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A proposal that would require background checks on private firearms sales drew two hours of heated testimony from gun-rights advocates and gun control proponents.

Cascade Natural Gas files for 12.4 percent rate cut

Cascade Natural Gas seeks rate increase

Cascade Natural Gas said it filed a natural gas rate increase request with the Oregon Public Utility Commission Tuesday. If approved, it would increase residential customers’ monthly bill by an average of $1.88 a month.

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Firefighters battle blaze at Albany high school

ALBANY, Ore. (AP) — Fire officials in Albany, Oregon, say they're battling a large fire that broke out early Wednesday at a high school.

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California issues mandatory water restrictions

California Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday imposed mandatory water restrictions for the first time on residents, businesses and farms, ordering cities and towns in the drought-ravaged state to reduce usage by 25%.

"This historic drought demands unpreced...

Mountain avalanche

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3 dead, 7 missing after Alps avalanche

Three people are dead and about seven others remain unaccounted for after an avalanche Wednesday in the French Alps, an official in the Hautes-Alpes prosecutor's office said.

One person was evacuated to a hospital in Grenoble, France, in "extremely se...

Sheldon Glacier, Adelaide Island, Antarctica

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Antarctica hits 63 degrees, may be a record

A high temperature of 63.5 degrees Fahrenheit might sound like a pleasant day in early spring -- unless you're in Antarctica.

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Boardman coal export terminal gets water OK from DEQ

PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — Oregon environmental regulators have given a water quality OK to a proposed coal export terminal on the Columbia River, but the project still faces an adverse ruling from another state agency and questions about its economics in a slumping coal market.

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Convicted UO rapist charged in Beaverton woman's killing

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The teenager who raped a woman outside Autzen Stadium last football season has been charged with killing a woman at a Beaverton apartment complex.

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11 Atlanta educators convicted of racketeering

All but one of 12 defendants charged with racketeering and other crimes in the Atlanta Public Schools cheating scandal were convicted Wednesday.

"We've been fighting for the children in our community, particularly those children who were deprived by t...

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Homes and home sites, NE Bend

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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