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Same-sex marriage rally

Same-sex marriage supporters rally in Bend

On Wednesday, a federal judge will hear oral arguments over Oregon’s ban on same-sex marriage. Foes of the ban held vigils around the state Tuesday, including one that drew about 60 people in downtown Bend.

Former Prineville scoutmaster arrested on sex abuse

Prineville family talks of scoutmaster's alleged abuse

A former Prineville Boy Scout leader arrested on sex abuse charges is out on bail, but a family accusing him of child molestation hopes he'll soon again be behind bars.

Radloff to join new Bend church

Removed Bend pastor quits church, joins another

More than six months after his removal as pastor of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Bend, Father James Radloff announced Tuesday he is resigning from the Roman Catholic Church and will start a new parish in Bend, affiliated with the Evangelical Catholic Diocese of the Northwest.

Long-time Redmond restaurant closing

Iconic Redmond restaurant closing after 29 years

By next week, a Redmond staple will close its doors after nearly three decades in business.

Chain restaurants have hard time in CO

Some chain restaurants have hard time in C.O.

Bend's economy is doing well. According to the Bend Chamber, 91 percent of businesses that open their doors in Bend stay open. Meanwhile, some chain restaurants are still looking for the recipe for success, as several have closed in Bend in recent years.

Obama in Oso Washington

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Obama vows government support post-landslide

Calling their grit, resiliency and sense of community an inspiration to all Americans, President Barack Obama promised Tuesday that those impacted by last month's deadly landslide in Washington won't be forgotten -- least of all by the federal govern...

Bodies from ferry recovered

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S. Korea: Boy made 1st distress call on ferry

The first distress call from the ferry Sewol came not from the crew, but from a boy who used a cell phone to contact emergency services from aboard the sinking ship, the South Korean coast guard confirmed to CNN Tuesday.

CNN affiliate JTBC reported th...

Federal judge to hear Oregon gay marriage case

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A federal judge in Oregon is ready to hear arguments about the state's voter-approved prohibition of same-sex marriage, but no one will be in court to support it.

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Oregon Humane Society

Nearly 60 cats rescued from Newberg apartment

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Humane Society says nearly 60 cats and kittens that had been living in a Newberg, Ore., apartment have been rescued and taken to the society's shelter in Portland.

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MGN graphic

Medford schools saved $725,000 during strike

MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — The Medford School District says it saved $725,000 while teachers were on strike for 11 workdays in February.

Lawsuit: 'abnormally dangerous' duck attacked

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon duck accused of having "abnormally dangerous propensities" finds itself at the center of a lawsuit that seeks $275,000 in damages.

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Bend police ID teen suspect in hydrant vandalism

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Bend police said Tuesday they have identified a 16-year-old Bend boy as a suspect in a weekend incident of fire hydrant…

Officers revive Bend driver who crashed into house

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A Bend man was hospitalized in critical condition Monday after crashing his van into a home off Mount Washington Drive,…

Bend business owners share Facebook tips

Facebook tips for small businesses

Hundreds of small business owners gathered in Bend Monday for a Facebook "Small Business Boost" workshop.

More 'phishing' scam calls target Bank of Cascades

'Bank of Cascades' scam switches to text messages

Hundreds more people in Oregon and Idaho received the latest in a periodic wave of “phishing” scam calls Monday, falsely…

Walden talks with C.O. brewers about FDA rules

Rep Walden talks with CO brewers about FDA rules

Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., met with Central Oregon brewers and ranchers in Bend Monday to discuss proposed federal rules…

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What made Nevada rancher fight the feds?

Cliven Bundy

When the Bureau of Land Management retreated from a standoff with Cliven Bundy, a few hundred people traveled to his Nevada…

Removed Bend pastor quits church, joins another

Radloff to join new Bend church

More than six months after his removal as pastor of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Bend, Father James Radloff…

Bend police ID teen suspect in hydrant vandalism

Bend hydrant floood

Bend police said Tuesday they have identified a 16-year-old Bend boy as a suspect in a weekend incident of fire hydrant…

30-day sentence in Sherwood teacher sex case

HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) — A woman who had sex with her Sherwood High School student was sentenced to 30 days in custody.

Delinquent IRS employees paid bonuses by the agency

IRS

The IRS is in damage control mode Tuesday after an audit revealed that it paid bonuses to employees who were in trouble over…

Death toll from Ebola outbreak goes up to 142

Ebola

A total of 142 deaths have been reported from the Ebola outbreak in Guinea and Liberia, the World Health Organization said.

MH370: Inside a black box lab

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Just a handful of countries have the capability and technical know-how to decipher what's inside a black box.

Colbert visits Letterman on 'Late Show'

Colbert visits Late Show

CBS began to introduce the next host of the "Late Show," Stephen Colbert, by having current host David Letterman interview…

S. Korea: Boy made 1st distress call on ferry

Bodies from ferry recovered

The first distress call from the ferry Sewol came not from the crew, but from a boy who used a cell phone to contact…

Ukraine calls for more anti-terror measures

Biden meets with leaders in Ukraine

Ukraine's acting President called on law enforcement agencies to renew anti-terror measures across the country, citing the…

Pujols belts 500th career homer

Albert Pujols, 500th home run

Los Angeles Angels first baseman Albert Pujols hit the 500th homer of his career on Tuesday night in the fifth inning of a…

Obama vows government support post-landslide

Obama in Oso Washington

Calling their grit, resiliency and sense of community an inspiration to all Americans, President Barack Obama promised…

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Will GOP's health law focus pay off in 2014 midterms?

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Nonpartisan political handicapper Stuart Rothenberg said Sunday it's hard to imagine Republicans can run entirely on a…

President: Republicans 'wrong' on Affordable Care Act

Obama makes Obamacare announcement

President Barack Obama called on his fellow Democrats to "forcefully defend and be proud" of the fact that millions of…

Sebelius: ACA hits 7.5 million sign-ups

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The number of people enrolled in the Affordable Care Act stands at 7.5 million -- an increase of 400,000 since the Obama…

Poll: Rate of uninsured Americans drops

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A new survey indicates 15.6 percent of Americans don't have health insurance, marking the lowest rate since 2008.

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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.

Pay it Forward: 'Carly's Kids' have outdoor fun

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Pay it Forward is NewsChannel 21’s segment bringing awareness to the good things happening around us every day here in Central Oregon. This month’s unsuspecting “target” is dedicated fifth-grade teacher Sandy Phillips – not for her classroom activities, but her efforts to support kids outside of the classroom.

Pay it Forward: 'Backpacks in Bend' feeds kids

Pay it Forward Backpacks in Bend

Imagine being a child going to school hungry Monday morning. That's the reality for hundreds of Central Oregon students, but "Backpacks in Bend" is helping solve the problem -- and this year's "Pay it Forward' selection.

Pay it Forward: 'Kits for Kids' helps homeless students

More than 20,000 Oregon students are homeless, and many live in Central Oregon. But one Bend organization is working to help make things a little easier for those kids.  

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Delinquent IRS employees paid bonuses by the agency

IRS

The IRS is in damage control mode Tuesday after an audit revealed that it paid bonuses to employees who were in trouble over…

Airbnb faces off with New York over housing rentals

Airbnb

New York may soon close the door on some of Airbnb's most popular hosts.

AT&T, Chernin set sights on streaming video

AT&T

Is AT&T preparing a new challenger to Netflix and Hulu?

You could soon use bitcoin to support political campaigns

Bitcoin

Bitcoin enthusiasts may soon be able to use the digital currency to support political campaigns.

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Delinquent IRS employees paid bonuses by the agency

IRS

The IRS is in damage control mode Tuesday after an audit revealed that it paid bonuses to employees who were in trouble over…

Rand Paul in Chicago: School choice is 'the great equalizer'

Rand Paul

Continuing his outreach to minority voters, Sen. Rand Paul told an audience in Chicago Tuesday that the debate over school…

GOP primary to fill seat after cocaine scandal

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Four Republican candidates are facing off Tuesday in a primary in southwestern Florida for a seat left open by the…

15 cities in running for 2016 Democratic convention

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The Democratic Party has asked 15 mayors to submit formal bids to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention, an event…

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Death toll from Ebola outbreak goes up to 142

Ebola

A total of 142 deaths have been reported from the Ebola outbreak in Guinea and Liberia, the World Health Organization said.

Indian surgeons find 12 gold bars in man's stomach

Gold bars in stomach

When a team of Indian surgeons opened up the stomach of a patient complaining of abdominal pain, they had no idea they'd…

11 myths fertility doctors hear

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Many couples spend years trying not to get pregnant, so it's only understandable that they may have a few issues when it…

Saudi officials see spike in MERS coronavirus

MERS CoV virus

Saudi health officials are stepping up efforts to fight the Middle East respiratory symptom coronavirus, or MERS-CoV, after…

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Michigan affirmative action ban upheld

Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld a Michigan law banning the use of racial criteria in college admissions, a key decision…

Rand Paul in Chicago: School choice is 'the great equalizer'

Rand Paul

Continuing his outreach to minority voters, Sen. Rand Paul told an audience in Chicago Tuesday that the debate over school…

Grads hit with defaults when co-signers die

College, university students

Student loan borrowers are suddenly being thrown into default when the co-signer on their loan -- often a parent or…

How some colleges are offering free textbooks

man looking at computer screen

Open textbooks are catching on among educators and institutions looking to save students money.

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Netflix signs deal with Mitch Hurwitz

Netflix

Whether or not Netflix orders more episodes of "Arrested Development," the streaming service will remain in business with…

Is an Apple-Nike partnership on the way?

Nike+ FuelBand SE

It's a simple thing, really, the rubber and stainless steel band that a well-known CEO frequently wears around his wrist.

But…

AT&T eyes high-speed Internet in 100 cities

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AT&T has announced a plan that could see high-speed fiber Internet networks rolled out in as many as 100 cities in 21 metro…

Netflix to increase subscription prices

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Netflix prices are going up..

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Obama pushes back Keystone decision

Keystone XL pipeline

The Obama administration announced Friday that it is extending the comment period on the State Department's Keystone XL…

Can Mr. Poo stop public defecation in India?

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India has an unlikely new public health hero: a giant, anthropomorphic turd that chases people to squat in toilets.

What made Nevada rancher fight the feds?

Cliven Bundy

When the Bureau of Land Management retreated from a standoff with Cliven Bundy, a few hundred people traveled to his Nevada…

Asian air pollution linked to freak North American weather

Beijing pollution

A study finds that air pollution from Asia directly affects the storm pattern over the Pacific Ocean. Researchers further…

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Wizards go up 2-0 after road victory in Chicago

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Bradley Beal scored 26 points as the visiting Washington Wizards overcame a 10-point deficit in the fourth quarter to win…

Rangers open 2-1 series lead with road win

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Right winger Martin St. Louis and defenseman Dan Girardi each had a goal and assist, goaltender Henrik Lundqvist made 31…

Cabrera's bat comes alive in Tigers' 8-6 win

Baseball home plate

First baseman Miguel Cabrera broke out of a batting slump with three hits and three RBIs, including his second home run…

Bruins shut out Wings, take 2-1 series lead

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Boston is wary of the Detroit Red Wings' speed, but it was the Bruins who were the swifter team on Tuesday night.

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Lawsuit: 'abnormally dangerous' duck attacked

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon duck accused of having "abnormally dangerous propensities" finds itself at the center of a…

Nearly 60 cats rescued from Newberg apartment

Rescued Newberg cats OHS

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Humane Society says nearly 60 cats and kittens that had been living in a Newberg, Ore.,…

Prosecutor: Pair used cat to defraud owner

Woman face defraud charges

A once fat cat is now almost broke, literally. Not the Wall Street-type, but the four-legged, furry variety.

A 7-year-old…

When a rescue and a baby became besties

Zoey and Jasper

When you look at a picture of Zoey, a rescue dog from Taiwan, and Jasper, a 10-month-old Chinese-Korean baby, it's hard to…

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GM: Changes could have prevented recall crisis

GM logo

General Motors on Tuesday restructured its engineering and quality departments, saying the changes could have prevented its…

GM accused of hiding ignition flaws in 2009 bankruptcy

GM, General Motors

Lawyers pressing cases against General Motors say the automaker concealed the controversial ignition defect when it "took…

Tesla to build cars in China

Tesla Model S

Tesla is planning to build its electric cars in China.

Reports: Ford decides CEO succession

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Ford Motor will formally tap Mark Fields as its next CEO and reveal a formal retirement date for CEO Alan Mulally,…

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Can you see Leo DiCaprio as Steve Jobs?

Leonardo DiCaprio, 2014 Golden Globes

We hope Leonardo DiCaprio's an Apple fan. The actor is reportedly a favorite pick for the role of Steve Jobs in an upcoming…

Colbert visits Letterman on 'Late Show'

Colbert visits Late Show

CBS began to introduce the next host of the "Late Show," Stephen Colbert, by having current host David Letterman interview…

Tarantino loses round 1 of lawsuit against Gawker

Quentin Tarantino

A lawsuit filed by Academy Award winning screenwriter and celebrated director Quentin Tarantino against the Gawker website…

Netflix signs deal with Mitch Hurwitz

Netflix

Whether or not Netflix orders more episodes of "Arrested Development," the streaming service will remain in business with…

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5 movies that had us rooting for bad guys

cheering movie theater audience

You probably don't find yourself rooting for criminals and outlaws in real life, but in movies anything goes. Here are five…

5 greatest last lines in movie history

Vivien Leigh, Gone With The Wind

These movie last lines not only put the icing on the cake of these beloved films, but became pop culture fixtures in the…

James Franco through the years

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James Franco -- who celebrates his birthday this weekend -- has enjoyed a diverse career. Take a look at images of the…

Johnny Depp through the years

Johnny Depp, 2011 Golden Globes

Actor Johnny Depp has played an array of characters throughout his career. With his latest movie, "Transcendence" opening in…

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KKK forms neighborhood watch in Pennsylvania

KKK, Ku Klux Klan member

A Ku Klux Klan chapter in Pennsylvania is forming a neighborhood watch group in response to a string of break-ins.

Woman finds bird leg in bagged spinach

spinach vegetable leaves

An Ohio woman says she's disgusted after finding a bird leg in her Dole bagged spinach.

Regulator reverses approval of powdered alcohol

Powdered alcohol Palcohol

A federal agency that had originally approved a new powdered alcohol product reversed its position Monday.

The Alcohol and…

Senator nearly hit by train during safety event

Richard Blumenthal blurb

A Connecticut senator is nearly hit by a train during a commuter safety press conference.

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Airbnb faces off with New York over housing rentals

Airbnb

New York may soon close the door on some of Airbnb's most popular hosts.

Official: Stowaway teen wanted to see his mom

Jumbo jet wheels

A 15-year-old boy who survived a flight from California to Hawaii by hitching a ride in the plane's wheel well said he was…

Teen stowaway signals 'big security breach'

San Jose to Maui

If a teen carrying nothing but a comb can do it, who else could breach airport security and hop aboard the bottom of a…

MH370: Australian official tells what's next

MH370 search

Australian officials are hammering out a new agreement put forward by the Malaysian government that will set out critical…

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KFC brings back its fabled Double Down

KFC Double Down

KFC is bringing back the Double Down, a bacon and cheese sandwich that uses two fried chicken filets as a bun. But like a…

World's best pizza not in Italy

Johnny Di Francesco

Australian pizza is now officially the best in the world. Well, sort of.

McDonald's fights back with free coffee

McCafe Premium Roast Coffee

It's another salvo in the ongoing fast-food breakfast war: McDonald's announced Friday that it will offer customers…

Woman finds dead frog in Pret A Manger salad

Frog in salad

A Wall Street Journal staffer returning to the newsroom found a stomach-churning stowaway after opening her Pret A Manger…

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Mother’s Day gifts kids can make for mom

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Sometimes the best gifts are the homemade ones. This Mother’s Day, consider having your little ones use these ideas to make…

Unusual celebrity baby names

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What do the words Bear, North and Blue Ivy have in common? They're both names given to the children of famous celebrities -…

Know the origins of Mother's Day?

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Mothers have been revered throughout history, from ancient pagan celebrations to church holidays to present-day Mother's Day.

Must-have items for baby

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If you're a mom-to-be, take a look at these must-have baby items.

Workouts for mom, child to do together

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Trying to find time to work out and spend time with your kids can be difficult. One way to keep you and your child healthy…

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Children with ADHD may have symptoms into adulthood

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Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a chronic, lifelong condition. Get tips on how to control it as your child ages.

Organic foods: Are they safer? More nutritious?

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Is there a difference between organic and regularly grown food when it comes to nutrition, safety and price? Find out here.

Drinking enough water important for kids and adults

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It's just as important for kids to drink enough water each day as it is for adults. Find out why here.

Should you give your kids fruit juice?

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Are fruit juice drinks healthy for your kids, or should you avoid them because of their high sugar content? Find out here.

Ideas to encourage your kids to eat well

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Use these tips to help your kids eat healthier.

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Pronghorn, in the News

It's been named home to one of the top golf courses in the United States. And now, Pronghorn Resort is getting bigger --…

Winter Cycling

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When winter comes to Bend it’s no reason to stop mountain biking. I think you will find some of the nicest conditions of…

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Ukraine calls for more anti-terror measures

Biden meets with leaders in Ukraine

Ukraine's acting President called on law enforcement agencies to renew anti-terror measures across the country, citing the…

Fatal shooting in eastern Ukraine ups tension

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Mystery surrounds a shooting incident on a country road in eastern Ukraine that left several people dead and ratcheted up…

Pro-Russian separatists ignore Geneva deal

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Two days after an international pact was brokered with the stated goal of easing tensions in Ukraine, the major players met…

House lawmakers push back on Ukraine aid

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The White House is not going far enough in sending aid to Ukraine, say top Republicans and Democrats on the House Armed…

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Latest Chevrolet SUV goes small

While Chevrolet has a history of building good full-size trucks and SUVs, the company's latest offering lands on the small…

Take a virtual tour of the new BMW X4

BMW is using this week's New York Auto Show for the world debut of its all-new BMW X4.

Pictures of the all-new Acura TLX

The all-new Acura TLX replaces two other sedans in the Acura lineup with one premium ride.

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