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DNC speeches Day 4: CNN vets the claims

The Democratic Party gathered in Philadelphia on Thursday for the fourth night of its convention, and CNN's Reality Check Team put the speakers' statements and assertions to the test.

The team of reporters, researchers and editors across CNN listened ...

Kaylee Sawyer homicide investigation

Kaylee Sawyer's body found in canyon west of Redmond

Authorities confirmed Thursday that the body of missing Bend woman Kaylee Sawyer was found earlier this week in a canyon off Highway 126 about 10 miles west of Redmond and said an autopsy had determined she died of "blunt force trauma."

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Bend woman gets six-plus years for smothering grandmother

A 45-year-old Bend woman who admitted smothering her 92-year-old grandmother with a pillow on New Year’s Eve was sentenced Thursday to more than six years in prison under a plea deal she accepted to avoid a murder trial.

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DCSO searchers help lost Bend hiker off South Sister

Deschutes County sheriff's deputies and Search and Rescue volunteers came to the aid Wednesday night of a hiker who became lost after summiting South Sister and sought assistance getting back to the trail, deputies said.

Algae prompts Odell Lake health advisory

State issues blue-green algae health alert for Odell Lake

A health advisory due to high levels of blue-green algae was issued Thursday by state health officials for Odell Lake, located 75 miles southeast of Eugene off Highway 58 in Lane County.

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Powell Butte Highway roundabout opens Friday afternoon

The new roundabout at Powell Butte Highway, Alfalfa Market Road and Neff Road east of Bend will open Friday at 4 p.m., Deschutes County officials said Thursday.


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Mystery surrounds death of Salem prison inmate

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The death of a 27-year-old Salem man at the Oregon State Penitentiary remains a mystery more than a week after it happened.

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Democrats honor fallen officers at convention

Democrats honored fallen police officers with a moment of silence Thursday night and appearances by family of those killed in the line of duty at their national convention.

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Hillary Clinton: 'The sky's the limit'

As Hillary Clinton playfully batted away an avalanche of balloons Thursday night, she appeared proud, happy and reconciled to her historic moment.

She had accepted the Democratic nomination with "humility, determination and boundless confidence in Ame...

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Ghostwriter: Trump is a megalomaniac

Donald Trump's former ghostwriter resumed his searing criticism of the Republican nominee Thursday, describing the Republican presidential nominee as a megalomaniac who cares only about himself.

Tony Schwartz, the credited co-author on Trump's 1987 me...

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10 takeaways from the Democratic convention

Hillary Clinton accepted the Democratic presidential nomination Thursday night, casting herself as a uniter working for the common good and Donald Trump as a divider stoking fear for political gain.

It capped a Democratic National Convention designed...

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