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Masked gunman holds up SE Bend coins-jewelry shop

A masked gunman held up a Bend coin and jewelry shop Friday morning and ran from the scene, prompting a police search of the area.

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Three S. county residents sickened by toxic mushrooms

Four La Pine-area residents were rushed to St. Charles Bend Thursday afternoon after they ingested poison mushrooms, having used a phone app to identify which kinds were safe to eat, sheriff’s deputies said.

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BLM plans mercury cleanup at Barnes Butte

Portions of Barnes Butte in Prineville will be temporarily closed to public access from June 822 while the Prineville BLM works with a contractor to remove mercury-contaminated soil.

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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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C.O. physicians opening high-risk breast clinic

A group of Central Oregon physicians has together created a new High-Risk Breast Clinic, what officials call an important new service that will help reduce women’s risk of breast cancer and promote early detection of the disease.

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OSU-Cascades weighs costs of campus plan

BEND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State University-Cascades has discovered it will take millions of dollars to make the 46-acre pumice mine on Bend's west side suitable land for a college campus.

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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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5 questions from Hastert indictment

Breaking news update at 4:12 p.m.: Former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert was paying a former student in order to keep quiet about allegations of sexual misconduct from the time when Hastert was a teacher and wrestling coach in Illinois, two sour...

Deschutes County may let more wind power bloom

Wyden seeks radar update to clear way for wind energy

PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden says outdated Air Force radar is preventing the production of nearly 4,000 megawatts of wind energy across eastern Oregon and Washington.

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Parent visits U of O, gets meningitis-causing infection

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Public health officials say a parent who visited the campus of the University of Oregon in early May was infected with the bacteria that can cause meningitis.

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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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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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