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Fugitive arrested after struggle in NE Bend home

A fugitive on the run since eluding a police chase and manhunt when he stole a car earlier this month was found hiding in a northeast Bend home Thursday and arrested after a brief struggle with police, and a woman at the home was charged with hiding him, officers said.

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Father of Deschutes Jail inmate who died suing for $10.7 million

The father of an inmate who died last December at the Deschutes County Jail, prompting a local and now state investigation, has filed a federal wrongful death lawsuit against Deschutes County, seeking $10.7 million in damages..

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Third C. Oregon power outage of day hits Tumalo

More than 400 Central Electric Cooperative members in the Tumalo area lost power for two hours or more Thursday night in the third sizable blackout on the High Desert in five hours.

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Bend pharmacist weighs in on easier birth control access

The Oregon House Rules Committee unanimously passed a measure written by Bend state Rep. Knute Buehler to expand access to birth control, but a Bend pharmacist isn't sure it's the right way to go..

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Prescribed burn west of Bend puts up familiar plume

A smoke column at times eerily similar to the Two Bulls Fire that hit west of Bend this time last year could be seen from Pilot Butte and across much of the area Thursday. The column however, was a prescribed burn, not a wildfire.  However, it did burn in the same area as last year's flames.

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More rain, flooding expected in Texas

The National Weather Service issued a flash flood emergency early Friday for Dallas after radar showed more than 5 inches of rain had fallen on the region overnight. Up to 3 more inches are possible.

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'Wild' effect? Welfare check on PCT hikers proves fruitless

A group of three hikers left a call for help on voice mail at the Pacific Crest Trail Association, prompting a search by Deschutes and Lane County searchers Thursday in the Lilly Lake area, but they could not be found or reached, officials said.

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Buehler: Kitzhaber whistleblower hero, not criminal

State Rep. Knute Buehler, R-Bend, spoke on the Oregon House floor Thursday in support of Michael Rodgers, the whistleblower who leaked the emails at the center of the Kitzhaber and Cylvia Hayes scandal.

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Inmate with medical problem dies in Yamhill County Jail

MCMINNVILLE, Ore. (AP) — An inmate who'd been moved to a medical observation cell has died in the Yamhill County Jail.

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Police: Gunshots at NE Portland fair; 3 people injured

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police say three young people have been wounded by gunfire at a street fair in northeast Portland.

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Senate backs bill allowing Oregon workers to talk about pay

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Senate has endorsed a bill that would allow people to sue if they're sanctioned by an employer for discussing pay.

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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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