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Car topples SW Bend power pole

Last power restored after SUV topples pole

An SUV crashed into and knocked over a power pole on Powers Road in southwest Bend Thursday afternoon, knocking out power to about 1,300 Pacific Power customers; about half had it back by evening but some lost power until repairs were complete around  3 a.m. Friday.

Warm Springs killer again violates terms of release

A Warm Springs woman who killed her 17-month-old son more than a decade ago has been struggling to meet the terms of her supervised release from prison.

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Oregon woman released in East Timor

American traveler Stacey Addison says she was detained for months in East Timor because she unwittingly shared a taxi with a stranger carrying methamphetamine. Now she's out of jail -- and a guest of a former East Timor leader.

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Food carts get home in Western-themed Sisters

SISTERS, Ore. (AP) — A few food carts could become a permanent fixture in downtown Sisters after a recent decision by the city approved them for a corner lot next to a bike and ski shop owned by Mayor Brad Boyd, whose term ends in January.

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Portland paying $80K to settle excessive-force claim

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The city of Portland is paying $80,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by a man who alleged a police officer used excessive force at a mental health outpatient clinic.

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Portland Christmas: Shots fired in SE neighborhood

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police are investigating a Christmas Day report of shots fired in the Montavilla neighborhood of southeast Portland.

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Christmas fire injures 1 in Beaverton

BEAVERTON, Ore. (AP) — A fire in suburban Portland sent one person to the hospital on Christmas.

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Slain NYPD officer saw work as his ministry

Rafael Ramos was an unusual cop.

He saw the streets of New York as his ministry.

In fact, he was just hours away from becoming a lay chaplain and graduating from a community-crisis chaplaincy program before he and fellow New York police Officer Wenjian...

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$2 gas is becoming more widespread

Missouri gas stations had a nice Christmas present for drivers.

On Thursday, the state became the first in five years to have a statewide average gas price below $2 a gallon.

And gas that cheap is getting easier and easier to find elsewhere as well, w...

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Rising from the debris of the 2004 tsunami

Ten years ago, a towering wall of water engulfed cities across the Indian Ocean, ravaging communities as far afield as Thailand, Indonesia, Somalia and Madagascar.

The 2004 tsunami was sparked by a massive, 9.1 magnitude earthquake which struck off t...

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'Fearless' indie theaters screen 'The Interview'

This day, Christmas, might be the first good day Sony Pictures has had in a month.

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