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Bend dog killed in off-leash park

Dog killed at Bend's Pine Nursery Park

Deschutes County sheriff's deputies say a bulldog killed a smaller dog Tuesday afternoon at Bend's Pine Nursery off-leash dog park.

Downtown Bend parking in focus

Bend to take closer look at downtown parking

On Wednesday night, Bend city councilors directed staff to move forward with crafting plans for a new study of parking downtown, as requested by a merchants group, and possibly examine the situation in other commercial areas of the city.

Bend man pleads guilty to Wisconsin tax evasion

A Bend man and former Wisconsin resident who co-founded three self-help and personal development companies there pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court in Madison to failing to report more than $1.3 million in earnings, prosecutors said.

How to be safe on Craigslist

Craigslist full of deals - and scams

Buying things off Craigslist is just a click away, but many people on the High Desert have learned the hard way that there are plenty of scammers on the Website.

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Cover Oregon: Oracle says it's not to blame

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — After six months of near silence about the problems at Cover Oregon, the project's main technology contractor is fighting back.

South Korean ferry sinks, search efforts

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S. Korea ferry captain to families: 'I am sorry'

There were 46 lifeboats attached to the South Korean ferry that sank in frigid waters, but only one lifeboat was deployed, CNN affiliate YTN reported Thursday.

House, home, garage, suburbs

Nearly 2M homeowners no longer 'seriously' underwater

Surging home prices have helped nearly two million homeowners get back above water on their mortgages over the past year.

Retired S. Ore. Marine convicted of killing wife

MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — A retired Marine has been convicted of killing his wife after a Medford jury rejected his testimony that she shot herself.

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NY trial of Egyptian imam set to begin

NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers are poised to make opening statements in the trial of an Egyptian Islamic preacher charged with conspiring to support al-Qaida in part by trying to open a training camp in Oregon.

Report: Oregon prison spending No. 2 in nation

NE Ore. prison on lockdown after inmate fight

UMATILLA, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon Corrections Department spokeswoman says a northeast Oregon prison is on lockdown after a fight involving two dozen inmates broke out Wednesday in a housing unit.

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Portland plans reservoir flush after teen cited

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Once again, Portland officials are preparing to flush millions of gallons of treated water because a young person urinated into a city reservoir.

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Flaherty, Hummel trade more jabs in third forum

Flaherty Hummel trade more jabs in third forum

In their first two debates, Deschutes County District Attorney Patrick Flaherty and  challenger John Hummel went back and…

Park board: NHL-sized rink for Simpson Pavilion

Park board

The Bend Parks and Recreation Board made more decisions Tuesday evening about the details of the Simpson Pavilion, one of…

Year later, Redmond runner reflects on Boston bombing

Redmond runner reflects on bombing

A Redmond runner who crossed the finish line just moments before the bombs went off, in Boston last year reflects on the…

Patient counts surge, ebb in Cover Oregon's wake

Sliding scale of patients after Cover Oregon

Under the Affordable Care Act, millions of people who previously had no insurance now have access to health care, and that…

New program takes bite out of kids' tooth decay

Rooting out a problem

A Central Oregon dental nonprofit has launched a new school program to battle tooth decay among children.

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Portland plans reservoir flush after teen cited

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Once again, Portland officials are preparing to flush millions of gallons of treated water because a…

Dog killed at Bend's Pine Nursery Park

Bend dog killed in off-leash park

Deschutes County sheriff's deputies say a bulldog killed a smaller dog Tuesday afternoon at Bend's Pine Nursery off-leash…

Flaherty, Hummel trade more jabs in third forum

Flaherty Hummel trade more jabs in third forum

In their first two debates, Deschutes County District Attorney Patrick Flaherty and  challenger John Hummel went back and…

Prineville man cited in wild Redmond DUII crash

Redmond Walgreen's pickup

A 61-year-old Prineville man faces DUII, hit-and-run and other charges after his pickup left a path of destruction in and…

On TV, Snowden asks Putin about surveillance

Snowden meets with human rights activists

Months after accepting asylum in Russia, fugitive U.S. intelligence leaker Edward Snowden on Thursday asked Russian…

Van with children hits river; mother charged

Police lights file

A New Jersey woman accused of driving a van with her three teenage children into a river has been charged with attempted…

S. Korea ferry captain to families: 'I am sorry'

South Korean ferry sinks, search efforts

There were 46 lifeboats attached to the South Korean ferry that sank in frigid waters, but only one lifeboat was deployed,…

An accidental car thief: Mom takes wrong car

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What started out as a simple mother-daughter favor in New York City ended up as grand theft auto. Well, kind of.

Base attack overshadows Russia, Ukraine talks

Russia Ukraine clashes 4_17

Ukrainian, Russian and Western diplomats held emergency talks in Switzerland on Thursday, in the hope of resolving a…

Texas town tighter than ever year after blast

West Texas explosion crater

West, Texas, isn't just a town. It's a family. That's why it hurt so much one year ago Thursday when an enormous explosion…

S. Korea ferry disaster: The challenge ahead

South Korean ferry sinks, search efforts

The South Korean ferry that sank dramatically on Wednesday with hundreds of passengers on board had been modified after…

Lost sea lion pup found in California orchard

Hoppie the sea lion

Up a river without a paddle.That's the situation an adventurous California sea lion found himself in after swimming up the…

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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.

HHS secretary: Work is far from over

Kathleen Sebelius

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius showed her appreciation to her department's employees after more than…

Obama: 7.1 million sign up for health care

Obama touts ACA success

President Barack Obama declared success Tuesday, saying 7.1 million people have signed up for Obamacare through federal and…

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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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Beer, grilled cheese and really clean clothes

Red and white clothes in laundry

Nestled on a New York side street, a new type of laundromat has opened its doors, offering gourmet cheese sandwiches and…

Stocks: Caution returns as tech stumbles

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Following three days of stock market gains, investors are feeling cautious again after Google and IBM posted earnings that…

Ousted Yahoo exec gets $58 million golden parachute

Yahoo headquarters

Former chief operating officer Henrique de Castro left Yahoo with a severance package worth $58 million, according to a…

Nearly 2M homeowners no longer 'seriously' underwater

House, home, garage, suburbs

Surging home prices have helped nearly two million homeowners get back above water on their mortgages over the past year.

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Judge overturns North Dakota abortion law

Abortion rights, anti-abortion supporters

A federal judge ruled Wednesday that North Dakota's abortion law, considered one of the most restrictive in the nation, is…

2014 midterms: What's at stake

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Their approval rating is horrendous. They rarely get along or get anything done. So here's your chance to do something about…

Will Chelsea Clinton go into the family business?

Chelsea Clinton

Chelsea Clinton is once again keeping the door open to a possible run for office in the future.

Has Aung San Suu Kyi lost her voice?

Aung San Suu Kyi, Obama

Having endured nearly 15 years of house arrest with grace and courage, Aung San Suu Kyi has earned a reputation throughout…

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3-D printing the human body

3-D ear

The 21st century has seen the growth of 3-D printing, with well-known applications in architecture, manufacturing,…

Apathy in older folks could signal shrinking brain

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Being apathetic is usually defined as showing a lack of enthusiasm or energy. Most people who experience it say they just…

Casual marijuana use may damage your brain

Smoking marijuana

If you thought smoking a joint occasionally was OK, a new study released Tuesday suggests you might want to reconsider.

Patient counts surge, ebb in Cover Oregon's wake

Sliding scale of patients after Cover Oregon

Under the Affordable Care Act, millions of people who previously had no insurance now have access to health care, and that…

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Distressed parents: Prom dresses too sexy

Shopping for prom dress

For Holly Manson, a mom of three teens in Oakland, Maine, one simple saying has made the difference between absolute dread…

Obama, Biden announce millions for job training

Obama Biden jobs near Pittsburgh

Hoping to help close the gap between workers' skills and the needs of businesses, President Barack Obama on Wednesday…

No more $5 vocab words on redesigned SAT

School testing, SAT

The days of memorizing arcane, recondite vocabulary words might be ending for high school students who will take a…

UNC: Experts see flaws in whistleblower work

Poorly written paper earns UNC Chapel Hill student A-minus

The University of North Carolina says that three independent experts in the field of adult literacy have finished a…

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3-D printing the human body

3-D ear

The 21st century has seen the growth of 3-D printing, with well-known applications in architecture, manufacturing,…

Ousted Yahoo exec gets $58 million golden parachute

Yahoo headquarters

Former chief operating officer Henrique de Castro left Yahoo with a severance package worth $58 million, according to a…

Google's future phone: The customizable Ara

Google modular Ara phone

Google is jumping into its next futuristic hardware project. This time it's a modular smartphone dubbed Project Ara that…

US Airways won't fire worker who sent lewd tweet

US Airways tweet

The US Airways employee responsible for sending out a pornographic tweet Monday will not be fired, the company said, because…

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U.N.: To slow warming, no 'business as usual'

Heat From California Sunset

Keeping global warming down to a level people can live with means cutting carbon emissions to "near zero" by the end of the…

New volcanic island eats its neighbor

Japan island eats another island

One Japanese island has swallowed another.

Chinese residents line up for bags of fresh air

Chinese line up for bags of fresh mountain air

Whatever the motive behind the event, it made for some powerful images of some China residents' desperation for better air.

Climate change could cost $100 billion a year

Drought affected corn in Missouri

Tackling the effects of climate change could cost governments around the world more than $100 billion a year, a United…

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Tanaka dominates Cubs in 3-0 victory

Masahiro Tanaka, New York Yankees spring training

Masahiro Tanaka allowed a pair of bunt singles and struck out 10 in eight dominant innings, leading the New York Yankees to…

UNC: Experts see flaws in whistleblower work

Poorly written paper earns UNC Chapel Hill student A-minus

The University of North Carolina says that three independent experts in the field of adult literacy have finished a…

Clippers' Griffin gets one-game suspension

Blake Griffin dunking, Los Angeles Clippers

Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin received a one-game suspension without pay for receiving his 16th technical foul…

Report: LB Smith may not play for 49ers in 2014

Aldon Smith, San Francisco 49ers, 2012

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith, who was arrested over the weekend for making false bomb reports at a Los…

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Lost sea lion pup found in California orchard

Hoppie the sea lion

Up a river without a paddle.That's the situation an adventurous California sea lion found himself in after swimming up the…

Dog killed at Bend's Pine Nursery Park

Bend dog killed in off-leash park

Deschutes County sheriff's deputies say a bulldog killed a smaller dog Tuesday afternoon at Bend's Pine Nursery off-leash…

Family dog called to jury duty in New Jersey

Dog summoned for jury duty

Man's best friend is called upon to perform his civic duty in New Jersey -- as a juror.

Portland woman awakened by cat escapes house fire

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Portland woman says it was her cat that awoke her and not the fire alarm when a blaze began burning…

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BMW melds SUV, coupe in new X4

Whether you think it's an SUV, a hatchback or a coupe, the new BMW X4 is definitely distinctive.

Toyota's frumpy Camry gets a New York make-over

2015 Camry

In a bid to maintain its standing as America's most popular car, Toyota unveiled a substantially redesigned -- and less…

All-new Acura TLX bows in New York

After seeing the concept version earlier this year, Acura is now showing off the production version of its all-new 2015 TLX…

New Jeep takes small package off road

Jeep is hoping its new small SUV with global roots will be a big hit here at home.

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'X-Men' director named in sex abuse lawsuit

Bryan Singer X-Men director

A lawsuit filed Wednesday accuses "X-Men" director Bryan Singer of sexually abusing a teenage boy 15 years ago.

Jenny McCarthy, Donnie Wahlberg are engaged

Jenny McCarthy on red carpet

What are the odds that Jenny McCarthy and Donnie Wahlberg will give us the '90s wedding of our dreams?

AC/DC's Malcolm Young ill, 'taking a break'

Malcolm Young

AC/DC rhythm guitarist Malcolm Young is ill and is "taking a break," the band posted on its website Wednesday.

Rapper severs penis, jumps off building

Police lights file 2

Rapper Andre Johnson severed his penis and jumped from a Los Angeles apartment building early Wednesday, police said.

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5 actors who haven't aged well

Frightened people watching scary movie

Remember those celebrities of the '80s we all drooled over? Turns out reality hit a lot of them hard, including these five…

Wayans talks second 'Haunted House,' embracing success, failures

Gabriel Iglesias and Marlon Wayans in 'A Haunted House 2'

Actor-filmmaker Marlon Wayans talks about his latest parody, the horror movie spoof "A Haunted House 2."

Emma Thompson through the years

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As she celebrates her 55th birthday, take a look at images of Emma Thompson throughout her career.

5 surprising celebrity soap opera stars

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Think soap operas are filled with nothing but second-rate actors? Clearly you haven't heard about these five celebrities…

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An accidental car thief: Mom takes wrong car

driver's hand on car steering wheel

What started out as a simple mother-daughter favor in New York City ended up as grand theft auto. Well, kind of.

Selfie-taker gets kicked in head by train conductor

Selfie-taker gets kicked by conductor

A man attempting to take a selfie as a train zips past him was kicked in the head by the train's conductor.

Teacher arrested on DUI charge while driving to school

Drunken driving

A high school teacher was arrested and charged with driving under the influence while on her way to school on a Monday…

Family dog called to jury duty in New Jersey

Dog summoned for jury duty

Man's best friend is called upon to perform his civic duty in New Jersey -- as a juror.

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Cruise companies on hunt for China's tourist dollars

Cruise ship

Royal Caribbean Cruises will base its newest ship in Shanghai, the latest move in a race to capture big tourism dollars…

MH370 families storm out of briefing

Well-wishes, Malaysian Airlines Flight 370

The man's anger at authorities giving a briefing on Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 could not be contained.

He screamed at the…

US Airways won't fire worker who sent lewd tweet

US Airways tweet

The US Airways employee responsible for sending out a pornographic tweet Monday will not be fired, the company said, because…

Flight attendant brings comedy to safety talk

Southwest flight attendant instructions

A Southwest Airlines flight attendant turns a routine safety announcement into an all-out comedy skit.

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Croissants stuffed with scrambled eggs, apples and brie

Eggs

These will be the star of your weekend brunch!

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…

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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…

25 healthiest cities for women

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From "greenest" to happiest to safest, check out the healthiest spots for women in the U.S.

Our favorite TV moms ever

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We pay tribute to some of the best known moms from television.

Top cities for working moms

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Forbes ranks the top cities in the U.S. for working moms based on earnings, safety and school districts.

Moms: 10 affordable ways to treat yourself

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You’re thinking of everyone else this year, except the one person who matters most -- you.

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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.

Why well-baby visits are essential

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You should always be sure keep your well-baby visit appointments with your baby's pediatrician because the visits help your doctor check on the growth and development of your child.

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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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Base attack overshadows Russia, Ukraine talks

Russia Ukraine clashes 4_17

Ukrainian, Russian and Western diplomats held emergency talks in Switzerland on Thursday, in the hope of resolving a…

Ukraine military push appears to stall

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Ukraine's armored vehicles rolled Wednesday, but its attempt to take back eastern towns from pro-Russian militants seemed…

Putin: Ukraine on 'brink of civil war'

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The escalating conflict in Ukraine "essentially puts the nation on the brink of civil war," Russian President Vladimir…

Ukraine hikes rates in bid to defend economy

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Ukraine's central bank has hiked its benchmark lending rate for the first time in eight months amid an escalating…

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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.

Images of the 2015 Jeep Renegade

Jeep's latest offering may be smaller than other Jeeps, but just as capable.

New Jeep takes small package off road

Jeep is hoping its new small SUV with global roots will be a big hit here at home.

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