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Sage grouse signing agreement

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Jewell, Brown visit Bend, sign sage grouse habitat pact

U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell joined Oregon Gov. Kate Brown and other dignitaries in Bend Friday afternoon to celebrate landmark agreements to let Central and Eastern Oregon landowners enroll their property in a voluntary sage grouse habitat conversation program.

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Oregon DMV

Body of missing woman with C.O. ties found in lake

A mother and daughter out canoeing on a lake in Klamath Falls discovered the remains of a 35-year-old woman with Central Oregon ties who disappeared two months ago, police said Friday.

Amanda Knox in court

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Amanda Knox 'relieved' conviction overturned

An eight-year legal drama that gripped the United States, Britain and Italy has ended.

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OLCC: Marijuana director fired for lying about document

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Liquor Control Commission says it fired the official hired to lead Oregon's preparations to regulate recreational marijuana because he shared an internal document with a lawyer representing marijuana growers, and then lied about it.

Andreas Lubitz house investigation

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Officials: Co-pilot declared 'unfit to work'

Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz was hiding an illness from his employers and had been declared "unfit to work" by a doctor, according to German authorities investigating what could have prompted the seemingly competent and stable pilot to steer his jetliner into a French mountain.

Rep. Greg Walden

Walden schedules Prineville, Madras town halls

Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., will listen to concerns of Central Oregon residents early next week in town halls, meetings with local veterans, and a workshop to help Oregonians save money at tax time, his office said Friday

Scott Kelly

NASA

Astronaut lifts off on history-making mission

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly has left Earth for what could be a very long time -- and to make U.S. spaceflight history.

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Plans dropped for big wind farm in north-central Oregon

BEND, Ore. (AP) — State regulators say plans for a big wind farm in north-central Oregon have been scrapped.

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Jackson County to start local pot tax at zero

MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — Commissioners in Jackson County plan to tax recreational marijuana sales once pot becomes legal July 1 — but won't collect any revenue for a year.

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Would pilotless planes make sense?

Would you be willing to fly on a plane with no pilot?

U.S. Capitol

Wyden intros bill to extend Land Water Conservation Fund

A group of six U.S. senators, led by Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) and Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), has introduced legislation (S. 890) to permanently authorize and fully fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund, which conserves and promotes public access to the country’s national parks, forests and public lands.

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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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