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200 workers lose job from C O lumber mill

About 200 Prineviille mill workers losing jobs

Prineville's Woodgrain Millwork is the 27th-largest private employer in Central Oregon, with 237 employees. At least, it was, until recent heavy snow led to a large roof collapse -- one it told workers Tuesday it won't repair.

Gustafson sentenced in abuse case

Nearly 33-year sentence for Bend gymnastics coach

Former Bend gymnastics coach Richard Gustafson was sentenced Tuesday to nearly 33 years in prison on sex abuse charges involving students he fondled during overnight sleepovers at the gymnastics academy he founded, as well as child pornography and other charges.

Ferguson protests aftermath

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Ferguson: Protesters torch cars but fewer arrests, incidents

The tension here got thicker with every tick of the clock Tuesday night. But in the end, Ferguson was spared the kind of damage inflicted on it a day earlier.

Michael Brown, Darren Wilson

CNN

Ferguson grand jury: What the witnesses said

Did Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson shoot Michael Brown dead as he staggered to the ground, hobbled by gunshot wounds? Or, did the 18-year-old aggressively charge at Wilson even after the officer ordered him to stop?

A St. Louis County grand jur...

Portland Ferguson protest

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Pepper spray, 7 arrests in Portland Ferguson protest

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police in Portland used pepper spray and arrested seven people after hundreds of demonstrators roamed the city and blocked traffic Tuesday night while protesting a grand jury decision not to indict a Missouri police officer in the killing of an 18-year-old.

35 dogs seized near Bend

Deputies seize 35 dogs in neglect case east of Bend

Deschutes County sheriff’s deputies raided a property east of Bend Monday night and cited two women on animal neglect charges, seizing 30 dogs and five puppies they said were living in their own waste, some severely emaciated and many suffering from health problems.

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Oregon GMO labeling recount has Dec. 12 deadline

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Secretary of State Kate Brown has set a Dec. 12 deadline to finish the hand recount for an Oregon ballot measure seeking labels for genetically modified foods.

Mt. Bachelor Tuesday evening Nov. 25

Mt. Bachelor Webcam

Too-warm storm prompts Mt. Bachelor pause

Mt. Bachelor said Tuesday it will alter its planned operating schedule this week due to an unexpected shift to warm and wet weather through Thanksgiving Day. It won't open more lifts Wednesday and will close for the holiday, with hopes a colder storm late in the week gets things back on track.

Bend home construction

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Bend-area home price rise still No. 8 in U.S.

Deschutes County’s home prices are still rising among the 10 fastest in the country, though the market reflected some cooldown, as also seen nationwide, new figures out Tuesday showed.

Giving Tuesday

Deschutes United Way, Tower join #GivingTuesday

United Way of Deschutes County and the Tower Theatre Foundation have joined #GivingTuesday, a first of its kind effort that will harness the collective power of a unique blend of partners — charities, families, businesses and individuals — to transform how people think about, talk about and participate in the giving season.

Prisoners fraudulent tax refunds

CNNMoney

Prisoners got $70M from fake tax refund claims

Prisoners are filing bogus tax refund claims from jail, and some are actually getting away with it.

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