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Powell Butte man killed in Calif. big-rigs crash

A 50-year-old Powell Butte man was killed and three people injured early Friday in a Northern California head-on crash involving two semi trucks, the California Highway Patrol reported.

Bend joins in climate change marches

Climate change action urged in Bend, worldwide

Dozens of protesters staged a climate change march through Bend on Sunday, joining thousands of others around the world demanding action to reduce carbon emissions and head off what they believe will be environmental calamity..

Scoggins Creek Fire from Hagg Lake

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Residents return amid progress on fire W. of Portland

Evacuation levels were lowered and residents returned home Sunday as crews made good progress on the Scoggins Creek Fire, which broke out Friday and burned more than 200 acres west of Portland, in rural Washington County.

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Officer shoots armed man in Cottage Grove

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. (AP) — Police in Cottage Grove say one of its officers shot an armed man in the foot in a confrontation Saturday night.

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Linn County DA: officer's shooting justified

ALBANY, Ore. (AP) — The Linn County district attorney has cleared a Springfield police officer who shot a 44-year-old woman after she pointed a realistic-looking pellet gun at officers following a car chase last month.

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Agency leaders meet, prep before Oregon pot vote

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The leadership of Oregon's largest agencies has quietly convened high-level meetings to discuss how to deal with an upcoming marijuana legalization measure.

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Coast Guard rescues 2 after boat capsizes

WARRENTON, Ore. (AP) — The Coast Guard says it has rescued two people from a sinking boat near Long Beach, Washington.

White House fence jumper

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White House security beefed up after 2 incidents

The U.S. Secret Service is planning to boost its presence and its surveillance measures around the White House on Monday after an Iraq war veteran, who is apparently suffering from PTSD, jumped over a White House fence.

Climate change protesters march September 21

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Marchers sound call for climate change action

Tens of thousands of people marched through Manhattan sounding an urgent call for action to reverse global climate change Sunday.

One marcher's sign read "cut your emissions or you'll sleep with the fishes."

White House fence jumper

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Ex-stepson: White House fence jumper has PTSD

An Iraq war veteran who was arrested after jumping a White House fence suffers from PTSD, his former stepson told CNN Sunday.

Omar Gonzalez hopped the north fence Friday and sprinted just past the north portico White House doors when he was stopped, ...

Ebola outbreak, Sierra Leone

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Sierra Leone ends 3-day Ebola lockdown

Sierra Leone lifted Sunday a nationwide lockdown, which had been put in place to help stop the spread of Ebola.

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Enterovirus may have reached Central Oregon

Enterovirus D68

An unusual enterovirus called EV-D68 that has caused severe respiratory illnesses in over 120 children in 22 other states…

Feds, Old Mill owners OK spotted frog plan

Oregon spotted frog

BEND, Ore. (AP) — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and landowners have reached a deal to protect Oregon spotted frog…

Bend worries: Safe or scary path to school?

Walking hazard

No sidewalk, barely a shoulder along a busy road, and a few seconds every day 10-year-old Ella Kanapek holds her breath on…

Wickiup Reservoir algae health alert issued

Toxic algae warning returns at Wickiup Reservoir

The Oregon Health Authority issued a health advisory late Friday due to high levels of blue-green algae in Wickiup Reservoir…

FDA rewrites disputed 'spent grain' rule

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has proposed new rules that would relieve Oregon brewers and farmers from the threat…

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Bend worries: Safe or scary path to school?

Walking hazard

No sidewalk, barely a shoulder along a busy road, and a few seconds every day 10-year-old Ella Kanapek holds her breath on…

Enterovirus may have reached Central Oregon

Enterovirus D68

An unusual enterovirus called EV-D68 that has caused severe respiratory illnesses in over 120 children in 22 other states…

For third time, House passes Bowman Dam bill

Bowman Dam, Prineville Reservoir on Crooked River

The U.S. House on Thursday -- for the third time -- passed the Central Oregon Jobs and Water Security Act, a bill that…

Study: 63 percent drop in uninsured Oregonians

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A study released Thursday shows that the number of uninsured Oregonians fell by 63 percent in the year ended June 30th.

Ebola lockdown workers find dozens of cases

Ebola virus

One hundred thirty new cases of Ebola were identified during a three-day lockdown in Sierra Leone, Stephen Gaojia, the…

Why is ISIS taunting the West?

ISIS soldiers

For a while, it seemed that the threat from ISIS was limited to sparsely populated desert regions in the Middle…

Police: Pennsylvania cop killer's rifle found

Eric Frein state police shooting suspect

Authorities hunting suspected cop-killer Eric Matthew Frein say they discovered an AK-47 rifle, some magazines and a small…

2 passenger planes turn back to Dallas

American Airlines

Two American Airlines flights flew back to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport early Monday because of unrelated…

200K flee Syria in 4 days, monitor says

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The sudden, massive flood of refugees fleeing the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria is unlike any other displacement in the…

White House security beefed up after 2 incidents

White House fence jumper

The U.S. Secret Service is planning to boost its presence and its surveillance measures around the White House on Monday…

Speed-dating diplomacy on tap at UN

United Nations

The world comes to New York this week, accompanied by baggage full of crises. It's the 69th annual United Nations General…

Missing girl's parents: Please help us

Hannah Graham missing UVA student

The father of missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham held up his daughter's favorite stuffed rabbit for…

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GOP doctor appeals on social issues in Oregon race

Monica Wehby Website

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Looking to leave behind her highly specialized medical career for a seat in the U.S. Senate, pediatric…

Decision 2014: $14 million Sisters school bond

Sisters schools looking for bond money in November election

The Sisters School District is taking on leaky roofs, split sidewalks and unusable athletic tracks at their buildings. And…

Wehby blames former staff for copied policies

Monica Wehby Website

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Republican U.S. Senate candidate Monica Wehby is blaming former staff members for policy briefs on…

Oregonians to vote on driving cards for illegal immigrants

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — For a time last year, Oregon joined seven other states in giving driving privileges to people living…

Measure 86 aims to help more students go to college

Measure 86 boosts college aid

Measure 86 was proposed by Oregon State Treasurer Ted Wheeler to expand opportunities for the Legislature to fund student…

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Pay it Forward: Laundry Love

Pay it Forward Laundry Love

This month, NewsChannel 21's Grace Joyal presents the $500 to a woman who wants to help Laundry Love, a Redmond organization that helps those in need get their clothes clean.

Pay it Forward: Affordable Auto Repair

Pay it Forward Affordable Auto Repair

This month's Pay it Forward recipient gets to bring $500 to Affordable Auto Repair, Skip Black's Redmond business that helps out people in need

Pay it Forward: Camp Courage

Pay it Forward Camp Courage

NewsChannel 21's Bob Shaw is on hand as Camp Courage receives a 'Pay it Forward' gift of $500 for its program that helps kids who have experienced a loss.

Pay it Forward: Families & Communities Together

Pay it Forward Families Communities Together

Each month, NewsChannel 21 and local sponsors are giving away $500 to a nominee who then pays it forward to a worthy group or individual on the High Desert. Travis Knudsen surprised Dee Ann Lewis and the Giggles Learning Center of La Pine.

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Apple sells 10M iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Pluses

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Those long lines at Apple Stores around the world translated into record iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus sales over the weekend.

These brands will make you cool

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The annual CoolBrands Top 20 ranking is based on a survey of independent influencers and over 2,000 British consumers.

Gen Xers are poorer than their parents

Gen X'ers poorer than parents

Gen Xers may be taking home bigger paychecks than their parents did at the same age, but they haven't been able to…

Stocks: 5 things to know before the open

Stock market traders

Investor enthusiasm seems to have waned now that the Alibaba IPO has come and gone.

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Speed-dating diplomacy on tap at UN

United Nations

The world comes to New York this week, accompanied by baggage full of crises. It's the 69th annual United Nations General…

Bill Clinton drops grandchild due date hint

Chelsea Clinton

Nine months could be winding down to the last nine days.

In an interview that aired Sunday, former President Bill Clinton…

Blair: West must fight ISIS, its ideology

Tony Blair

When Tony Blair heard British aid worker David Haines mention the former prime minister prior to his beheading, it…

Efforts underway to change GOP on gay marriage

Same-sex marriage, gay marriage

Gay conservatives are undertaking the most coordinated effort yet to change the Republican Party's position on same-sex…

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Ebola lockdown workers find dozens of cases

Ebola virus

One hundred thirty new cases of Ebola were identified during a three-day lockdown in Sierra Leone, Stephen Gaojia, the…

Climate change action urged in Bend, worldwide

Bend joins in climate change marches

Dozens of protesters staged a climate change march through Bend on Sunday, joining thousands of others around the world…

Sierra Leone ends 3-day Ebola lockdown

Ebola outbreak, Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone lifted Sunday a nationwide lockdown, which had been put in place to help stop the spread of Ebola.

Fight against Ebola is grossly underfunded

Ebola outbreak, Sierra Leone

The Ebola virus has already killed thousands in West Africa, an immeasurable loss for many families. As medical workers try…

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'Date rape' drug allegations investigated

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A fraternity at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is being investigated on suspicion that members put "date rape" drugs…

School officials liable in alleged rape?

Desks in classroom

It's an unimaginable horror. A 14-year-old girl with special needs allegedly was raped at school after a teacher's aide…

Clemson students challenge sex survey

Clemson Tillman Hall

Clemson University suspended a mandatory online course that asked students and faculty about their sex lives and drinking…

Obama sets new plan against college assaults

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The Obama administration is launching a big new offensive: Combating sexual assault on college campuses.

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7 safety tips from hackers

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It's easy to get hacked. And yes, it can happen to you. Follow this advice from actual hackers, and you'll be a lot safer…

MAVEN spacecraft enters Mars orbit

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MAVEN has arrived in Mars's orbit after traveling 442 million miles in the course of 10 months to get there.

Launch brings new technology to space

International Space Station from Shuttle Atlantis

A spacecraft that launched early Sunday is transporting a 3-D printer that could change life on the International Space…

Emerging clues may point to dark matter

International Space Station file

Take a look around you, and in your mind's eye, randomly wipe out all but a small fraction of what you can see. Pretend the…

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Climate protesters to 'flood' Wall Street on Monday

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Hundreds of environmental activists plan to "flood" Wall Street on Monday to protest the role Big Business plays in climate…

How researchers track great white sharks

Great white shark

Mary Lee has logged more than 16,000 miles in the past two years. She's been to Florida, Bermuda and Cape Cod.

She's not a…

BP found 'grossly negligent' for Gulf spill

BP oil spill, Deepwater Horizon fire

A single word change means BP could be on the hook for billions more for the worst oil spill in U.S. history.

A federal…

Halliburton in $1.1 billion oil spill settlement

BP oil spill, Gulf of Mexico, oil rig, smoke, ships

Halliburton will pay $1.1 billion to settle lawsuits stemming from the worst oil spill in U.S. history.

The settlement,…

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Former Titans kicker Rob Bironas in crash

Titans beat Steelers

Former Tennessee Titans kicker Rob Bironas died in a single-car crash in Nashville, Tenn., on Saturday night.

Roethlisberger, Steelers roll past Panthers

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Ben Roethlisberger threw two third-quarter touchdown passes to wide receiver Antonio Brown, and the Pittsburgh Steelers…

Ravens spend 'six figures' on Ray Rice jersey swap

Ray Rice runs throw defender

The Baltimore Ravens were overwhelmed this weekend by fans looking to exchange Ray Rice jerseys.

The Ravens said earlier…

Chiefs get road win over Dolphins

Kansas City Chiefs helmet

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- Alex Smith threw three touchdown passes to lead the Kansas City Chiefs to their first win of the…

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Missing Texas Yorkie found in Indianapolis 6 years later

Dog missing 6 years

A 10-year-old Yorkie has turned up in Indianapolis six years after he disappeared from his comfortable home in Austin,…

Puppy stolen from Portland animal shelter

Stolen puppy

The Oregon Humane Society said Friday it is offering a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of…

Donations to Obie the dachshund investigated

Obie the dachshund

He may be Portland, Oregon's, favorite dog, but his owner is facing another battle. Obie quickly became a viral sensation…

Dog suffers burns while saving family from fire

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A family made it out of their burning home because of their dog.

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2015 Mustang: Ford's pony has new tricks

2015 Ford Mustang

The 2015 Ford Mustang has just stolen my heart.

GM recalls 205,000 Cadillacs, Impalas

2014 Chevy Impala

Add 205,309 more cars to General Motors' recall tally.

On Saturday, the automaker announced it was recalling Cadillac XTS and…

California OKs first tests of self-driving cars

Audi self-driving car

California, a state synonymous for cars, has issued its first approvals to test self-driving cars. Audi and Google have…

Safety regulators share blame for GM recall failure

GM, General Motors

Federal safety regulators should have known that General Motors cars with a flawed ignition switch should have been taken…

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Comic books invade the small screen

Gotham

Just as superheroes have become a cash cow for movie studios, the comic book is now the choice source material for TV.

Loyal 'Friends,' 20 years later

Friends TV show

If it hasn't been your day -- or even your year -- you can still count on a select group of "Friends" to make you smile.…

'Honey Boo Boo's' Mama June, Sugar Bear split

June Shannon, Here Comes Honey Boo Boo

Honey Boo Boo's parents are calling it quits.

June Shannon and Mike Thompson -- a.k.a Mama June and Sugar Bear on the hit…

Internet pushes 'Deadpool' movie for 2016

Ryan Reynolds at 2011 Comic Con

A long-held wish for fans of Marvel's Deadpool is finally coming true.

According to studio 20th Century Fox, the comic book…

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Top movies coming this fall

Mockingjay Part I

As fall nears studios are looking to release their top movies of the year. Take a look at some of the movies to look…

5 acting couples who met on set

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As Jada Pinkett Smith celebrates her birthday, take a look at Jada and Will and other couples who met on set.

Jennifer Aniston through the years

Jennifer Aniston, 2012, Wanderlust premiere

Take a look at Jennifer Aniston's life and career over the years.

Actors who make us laugh

Amy Poehler Tina Fey Globes

As Amy Poehler celebrates her birthday, take a look at some of the best comedy actors and actresses of all time.

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Walmart Mexico investigated for in-store cockfight

Chicken rooster blurb

Walmart Mexico, the country's biggest retailer, is under investigation after shoppers complained that a store hosted a…

Man catches 17-foot anaconda with bare hands

Anaconda pulled from water

A math teacher in French Guiana catches a 17-foot anaconda with his bare hands and relocates it after the snake ate his…

Man tries to rent girlfriend to buy an iPhone 6

iPhone 6

A Shanghai man goes to extremes in his attempts to buy an iPhone 6.

Burned armpit hair causes Idaho car crash

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An SUV full of teens crashes in Idaho after one of the passengers lit the driver's armpit hair on fire.

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2 passenger planes turn back to Dallas

American Airlines

Two American Airlines flights flew back to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport early Monday because of unrelated…

JetBlue flight makes scary emergency landing

JetBlue side of plane

Many wept. Some prayed. But after their smoke-filled plane rattled to an emergency landing, passengers had a new lease on…

And the world's busiest airport is ...

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

It's probably no surprise to anyone who has flown through Atlanta that the city's airport is still the busiest passenger…

Hurricane strands tourists in Mexico

Tourists stranded, Hurricane Odile

Authorities in Mexico say thousands of tourists were trapped after Hurricane Odile left airports unable to reopen.

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Beware of Olive Garden passes on eBay

Never Ending Pasta Pass

Olive Garden's all-you-can-eat pasta passes are already for sale on eBay, but buyers should beware.

Woman finds dead frog in Pret A Manger salad

Frog in salad

A Wall Street Journal staffer returning to the newsroom found a stomach-churning stowaway after opening her Pret A Manger…

New world record set for largest Fritos Chili Pie

Fritos Chili Pie

Sure it can feed 5,000, but a Fritos Chili Pie that was cooked up in Texas this week did more than just kick up some snack…

Nestlé releases candy bars linked to cash

Nestlé Kit Kat UK

It may sound like the next "Willy Wonka" movie, but the maker of KitKat chocolate bars says it has hidden global…

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Residents return amid progress on fire W. of Portland

Scoggins Creek Fire from Hagg Lake

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Evacuation levels were lowered and residents returned home Sunday as crews made good progress on the Scoggins Creek Fire, which broke out Friday and burned more than 200 acres west of Portland, in rural Washington County.

Evacuations ordered in new W. Oregon wildfire

Fire near Hagg Lake

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GASTON, Ore. (AP) — Fire officials say a new wildfire in a rural area west of Portland has burned across more than 200 acres, prompting urgent evacuation notices to more than 30 homes.

Fire ignites on Umatilla Indian Reservation

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PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a fire burned 80 to 100 acres on the Umatilla Indian Reservation.

Fire E. of Sacramento threatens 2,000 homes

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SACRAMENTO (AP) — Officials say more than 2,000 homes are threatened and huge swaths of timberland have been destroyed by an out-of-control wildfire in Northern California.

Officials: C.O. wildfire threat remains high

Fire danger remains threat on High Desert

Fire officials said Wednesday that wildfire danger remains high on the High Desert, but lessening activity in September has allowed for reduction of fire crews.

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Tips for golfing in colder temps

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As the temperatures start to fall, get tips on how to still enjoy a round of golf before the season ends.

How to prepare days before a race

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With the start of the fall season comes various running events. When getting ready to run your race make sure you are properly prepared by following these tips the days leading up to the event.

Mountain biking basics

Mountain biking

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For those looking to change up their workout routine, mountain biking can be a fun cross between hiking and cycling. Before you hit the trails take a look at these basic tips.

How to enjoy running in the fall

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As fall nears, it can be a great time to run. For many, fall can be one of the best times of the year to run with comfortable temperatures and pretty autumn scenery.

Fishing methods for using artificial lures

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When fishing with artificial lures, take a look at some fishing methods that can help you succeed on your next fishing trip.

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15 healthiest foods for your kids

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A healthy diet is extremely important for kids' development. Check out 15 healthy food options for your children.

How is autism spectrum disorder diagnosed?

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Find out how autism spectrum disorder is diagnosed in children, and what tests and observations are commonly done.

Whole grains: Hearty options for a healthy diet

Wheat grain

Find out why it's important to include whole grains in your healthy diet.

Back to school: Develop good dental hygiene

Make sure your kids are following proper dental hygiene to reduce their risk of oral infection.

Keeping kids in sports

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To fight childhood obesity it's important for kids to be involved in sports. But occasionally, kids might lose interest and want to quit. See tips here on how to keep your kids in sports.

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Running with the dogs

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Ever notice things dogs do on trail runs that would be weird if humans did them?

Tour the Tin Pan Alley Art Collection

Discover great local artists and public art installations at the Tin Pan Alley Art Collection

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Kia Soul now plugs in

2015 Kia Soul EV

On the outside, it looks much like the conventional Kia Soul. However, this version doesn't have a gas tank, or a fuel…

Big Subaru sedan gets big changes

2015 Subaru Legacy

Subaru has big plans for its big sedan.

New F-150 is key to Ford's future

Ford showed off the next generation of America's best-selling vehicle Monday morning at the Detroit Auto Show.

Corvette Z06: Now wiith even more umph

Do you want a Corvette with even more power? Then take a look at the all new Z06.

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