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Crews rescue fallen hiker

Bend man falls 30 feet, critically injured near Dillon Falls

A Bend man standing at the edge of a steep overlook along the Deschutes River south of Bend lost his balance and fell about 30 feet to the rocks below Tuesday afternoon, prompting a multi-agency,  2 1/2-hour rescue of the critically injured hiker.

Warm RDM can t avoid blizzard woes

RDM travelers feel impact of East Coast blizzard

With 7,600 flights canceled and 3,200 others delayed, air travelers in Central Oregon were concerned Tuesday if their flights were still on track. For the most part, they were.

Oregon Legislature's transportation debate heats up

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Legislative Republicans are threatening to block a proposed transportation package if Democrats move forward with legislation aimed at combating greenhouse gases.

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43,000 Oregonians waiting in Medicaid application backlog

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon health officials say about 43,000 low-income Oregonians are waiting for their Medicaid applications to be fully processed.

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Jordan: We'll swap terrorist for ISIS captive

Jordan on Wednesday indicated it is willing to release a longtime prisoner if ISIS releases one of its pilots -- one of the latest developments surrounding the terror group's apparent threat to kill the pilot and a Japanese hostage.

Jordan would relea...

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Oregon wolf population hits level to consider delisting

Oregon officials said Tuesday they are moving to Phase II of the state's wolf recovery plan after wildlife biologists documented seven breeding pairs of wolves in Oregon last year.

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Poultry quarantine lifted in SE Washington

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The Washington Agriculture Department has lifted a quarantine that restricted the movement of eggs, poultry and poultry products in parts of southeast Washington after avian flu was found in two Benton County backyard flocks in December.

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Gunmen attack Corinthia Hotel in Libya

At least 10 people and two attackers were killed in Tuesday's attack against the luxurious Corinthia Hotel in Tripoli, Libya, a spokesman for a security division of the Ministry of Interior in Tripoli said.

Five foreigners -- one American, one French...

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Alabama judge warns gov against gay marriage

Alabama's Supreme Court chief justice hand delivered a letter to Gov. Robert Bentley on Tuesday urging him to oppose the "tyranny" of federal court rulings that have used "specious pretexts" to rule against same-sex marriage bans.

"As of this date, 44...

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Did Fox and NBC get Bowe Bergdahl story wrong?

Why did three separate military spokesman deny on Tuesday that a decision has been made to charge Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl with desertion?

Because of an inflammatory Fox News segment and an anonymously-sourced NBC News story that sent reporters scrambling f...

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Michelle Obama shakes hands with Saudi king

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama made a quick stop in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday to pay respects to the late King Abdullah, and to hold meetings with the new leader, King Salman bin Abdulaziz. But one aspect of the encounter stood ou...

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