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Groups seek court order to change Deschutes River flows

A motion filed Tuesday by two environmental groups seeking a federal court order for immediate changes in Deschutes River management to protect the Oregon spotted frog has the potential to disrupt water supplies to thousands of Central Oregon farms, ranches and families, the region's irrigation districts said.

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Early Look: Bend FD, Deschutes 911 debut life-saving phone app

To aid cardiac arrest victims quickly, Bend Fire & Rescue and the Deschutes County 9-1-1 Service District said Wednesday they are making the PulsePoint app available to Central Oregonians.

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Early Look: The latest on Day 40 of Malheur Refuge occupation

Grant County is considering a resolution Wednesday, calling an end to the armed occupation at the Malheur Wildlife Refuge. Meanwhile, the ACLU of Oregon is defending the Firstt Amendment rights of Pete Santilli, one of the 16 people indicted in connection with the occupation.

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Former Malheur occupier arrested on unrelated warrant

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A man who had been with the armed occupiers at Malheur National Wildlife Refuge has been arrested on an unrelated warrant.

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Christie likely to suspend campaign, source says

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will likely suspend his presidential bid Wednesday afternoon, according to a source close to the campaign.

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Oregon confirms case of travel-associated Zika virus

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Public health officials say Oregon has a confirmed case of the Zika virus.

Appeals court denies Kip Kinkel's bid for shorter sentence

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Kip Kinkel has lost another bid to reduce the 111-year sentence he received for the 1998 mass shooting at Springfield's Thurston High School.

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State: No carcinogens found in air at Portland schools

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Air tests at five Portland schools have found no traces of carcinogens that have been found in other neighborhoods of the city.

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Oregon considering local seed, crop regulation

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon lawmakers are considering a proposal that would once again allow localized regulation of crops and seeds.

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Oregon pension funds see 20 percent rise in deficit

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon's pension funds for public employees continue to see low rates of return, putting upward pressure on payments the system's employees are required to make.



Obama confronts his political failure on campaign anniversary

Even as he works to accentuate eight years of achievements, President Barack Obama paused Wednesday to highlight where he readily admits he's failed.

Returning to Springfield, Illinois, site of his presidential campaign launch nine years ago, Obama co...

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Report: Deschutes County home prices up 9 percent in year

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Bend-Redmond (Deschutes County) home prices rose 9 percent over the year ending in August, CoreLogic, a property information…

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