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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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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.

Mitchell School thank you sign

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Waterman Complex fires 90 pct. contained

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.

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.

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. 

Bridge 99 tractor working fire line

Steve Ziel

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:

Shaniko Butte sunset William Charba

William Charba

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.

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U.S. ends ban on flights into Tel Aviv

The Federal Aviation Administration removed its ban on U.S. passenger planes flying to and from Tel Aviv Wednesday night, a day-and-a-half after stopping all the flights citing security concerns.

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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.

Medical marijuana (MGN graphic)

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5 Oregon child care owners have marijuana cards

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — State officials say five Oregon home-based child-care centers are owned by people who have medical marijuana cards, but the owners may soon have to give up either their pot cards or their day-care licenses.

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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

Campfires

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

Fox Fire Ochoco Complex

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

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…

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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

Marijuana (MGN graphic)

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

Pest repellent sickens, kills NE Bend birds

Avitrol use is ruffling feathers

The roof of the Prestige Senior Living High Desert facility is littered with Avitrol, a bird repellent used by licensed…

Ariz. inmate's execution takes 2 hours

Joseph Wood executed Arizona

The State of Arizona executed Joseph Wood on Wednesday. It took him nearly two hours to die after his veins were injected…

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…

MH17: What happens to victims' bodies next?

MH17 bodies the Netherlands

Miles away from the somber ceremony on a tarmac where coffins containing the remains of victims of Flight MH17 were returned…

Report: 48 killed in Taiwan plane crash

Taiwan plane crash wreckage

At least 48 people were killed when a twin-engine turboprop plane crashed Wednesday while attempting to land in Taiwan's…

Inmate gasps, snorts during Arizona execution

Joseph Wood executed Arizona

Joseph Wood snorted and struggled to breathe during his nearly two-hour lethal injection Wednesday, his attorney said.

"It…

Teen pilot killed at sea in quest for record

Around the world airplane

An American teenager who was trying to set a world record for flying around the world was killed and his father is missing…

Dutch pay respects to MH17 victims

MH17 -- Convoy of hearses in Netherlands

A lone bugler sounding the traditional military farewell "Last Post" marked the arrival Wednesday in the Netherlands of the…

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…

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2014 World Cup

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

Channel 13 Argentina

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

Mario Gotze scores

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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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Facebook is officially a mobile company

Facebook mobile blurb

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

'Pristine' original Superman comic up for auction

Action Comics - Superman

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

A "pristine…

Chinese homebuyers are flocking to these US states

Homes neighborhood

Chinese buyers are now the biggest international players in the U.S. housing market and some states are seeing billions of…

That was fast -- New records for some stock indexes

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It wasn't exactly "shock-and-awe," but stocks churned out another record close on Wednesday thanks to strong results from…

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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…

CNN poll: Is Obamacare working?

Affordable Care Act website, health care website

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

Outsider beats insider in Ga. GOP primary runoff

Rep. Jack Kingston vs. David Perdue

Businessman David Perdue won Tuesday's Republican Senate primary runoff in Georgia, narrowly edging out Rep. Jack Kingston.

White House revises contraception opt out

Battle over birth control

The Obama administration announced revisions to the Obamacare contraception mandate so that nonprofit religious…

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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…

College cyclists crossing U.S. for cancer research

Cycling cross country for cancer

What would you do to cure cancer?  How would you get from New York City to San Francisco?  Two seemingly unrelated questions…

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…

CDC lab chief resigns after anthrax incident

CDC file

The head of the bioterrorism lab involved in potentially exposing dozens of workers at the Centers for Disease Control and…

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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.

Want to study pot? There's a school for that

Medical marijuana 101

A new school is launching this fall that will teach you everything you've ever wanted to know about pot.

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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…

Is this Apple's new iWatch?

Possible Apple iWatch

Apple was granted a patent for a smartwatch Tuesday, lending credence to rumors that the company will unveil a new "iWatch"…

Verizon's offer: Let us track you, get free stuff

Verizon Wireless

Are you comfortable having your location and Web browsing tracked for marketing purposes? If so, Verizon's got a deal for…

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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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Seahawks WR Rice retires

Sidney Rice, Seattle Seahawks, January 2013

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Sidney Rice announced his retirement from the NFL on Wednesday.

Broncos owner steps down to battle Alzheimer's

Pat Bowlen, Broncos owner

Longtime Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen is giving up control of the team so he can battle Alzheimer's disease.

Report: Charles gets extension from Chiefs

Jamaal Charles, Kansas City Chiefs, December 2013

Running back Jamaal Charles reached an agreement on a two-year, $18 million contract extension with the Kansas City Chiefs…

Rafal Majka proves King of the Mountains

Rafal Majka, 2014 Tour de France, 17th stage

When two-time winner Alberto Contador was forced to quit the Tour de France after a painful crash the outlook looked bleak…

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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

Bend Parks and RecDistrict logo

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 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

Chrysler logo, car

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…

Fiat: We're not talking merger with VW

Fiat

Fiat denied Thursday it was in merger talks with Volkswagen, but its shares held on to strong gains in a weaker Italian…

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'Pristine' original Superman comic up for auction

Action Comics - Superman

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

A "pristine…

More 'Iron Man'? Sounds good, Downey says

Iron Man 3

Another go at "Iron Man"? Robert Downey Jr. would welcome the opportunity.

Lawsuit: 'Duck Dynasty' stole 'camo' idea

Duck Dynasty

When Uncle Si Robertson declared on "Duck Dynasty" that "My favorite color is camo" it spurred a line of clothing sold to…

'Glee's' Naya Rivera is married

Naya Rivera

"Glee" star Naya Rivera is now Mrs. Ryan Dorsey.

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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.

Cameron Diaz through the years

Cameron Diaz, What to Expect premiere 2012

As Cameron Diaz stars in "Sex Tape," take a look at images of the actress throughout her career.

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Thief sues pizzeria for injuries during hold-up

Pizza

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

World's largest 'Catsup' bottle for sale

World's largest Catsup bottle

The World's Largest Catsup Bottle can be yours for just $500,000.

D'oh! Fleeing man runs into police academy

Police lights file

A Mississippi man fleeing a traffic stop unknowingly runs into a law enforcement academy.

Pranksters smear Ore. cars with doughnuts

frosted donuts doughnuts with sprinkles

Police in Oregon are on the hunt for vandals smearing cars in one neighborhood with doughnuts and other baked goods.

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Bloomberg flying to Israel to protest FAA ban

Bloomberg blurb

A combative Michael Bloomberg told CNN on Wednesday the United States erred in banning airline flights to Israel after a…

U.S. extends ban on flights into Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv airport

Critics lashed out Wednesday against the Federal Aviation Administration, which extended its ban on U.S. airlines' flights…

FAA ban: Israeli setback, Hamas victory

Passengers at Israels Ben Gurion Airport

The FAA's ban on U.S. flights to and from Israel's main airport for a second day marks another blow to that country's…

Fighters escort private jet to landing in UK

Welcome to Stansted Airport

Military fighter planes escorted a Gulfstream jet to the London area's Stansted Airport on Wednesday evening after the jet…

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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

Confeitaria Nacional

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

Shaniko Butte sunset William Charba

William Charba

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?

COIDC lightning map

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

Bridge 99 tractor working fire line

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

InciWeb

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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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

Geese

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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.

Benefits of cycling

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Cycling is a great social activity to do with friends, and it provides you with a way to see some beautiful scenery and explore nature. It also has a lot of health benefits.

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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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Come see why this event was recently ranked among the Top 15 shows in the nation

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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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