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Gunman holds up Prineville gas station, gets away

A gunman held up the Chevron gas station-convenience store in downtown Prineville early Sunday morning and fled with an undisclosed amount of cash, police said. Officers released two security-camera images in hopes the public can help them identify and arrest the suspect.

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Deschutes County Sheriff's Office

Ten injured in Highway 97 crash north of Bend

Ten people were taken to two hospitals with serious to minor injuries after a nearly head-on crash on Highway 97 north of Bend Sunday afternoon, just one of a large string of crashes around the region that officials said serve as a reminder to slow down on the still-slick streets.

Highway 97 at Lava Butte

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More crashes, power outages as record cold lingers

A third day of record cold kept Central Oregon roads slick on Sunday and police and medics busy with another round of crashes, including a 2-vehicle crash on Highway 97 north of Bend that injured several people. More than 600 Sisters-area residents were without power for several hours.

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Joanne Edwards

Rescue underway for two Mt. Jefferson climbers

A Coast Guard helicopter was called in from Astoria Sunday night to help rescuers reach a pair of climbers on Mt. Jefferson, one of whom fell into a crevasse and was injured, Marion County sheriff's deputies said.

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Colorado Springs Police Dept.

Planned Parenthood suspect due in court

The man suspected of killing three people at a Colorado Planned Parenthood is due in court Monday in a case that has united even staunch opponents in the abortion debate.

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Bend residents turn out for Climate Change March

Over 2,000 events worldwide were held on Sunday, including one in Bend, with one message for global leaders, to cut back on fossil fuel by thinking green.


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Redmond police chase, catch fugitive sex offender

Acting on a tip, Redmond police on Saturday found a convicted sex offender wanted on a four-year-old warrant, leading to a brief pursuit on snowy streets, a crash and the fugitive’s subsequent arrest, officers said Sunday.

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Extreme weather kills 10; more snow, flooding

It's not even winter yet, but the deadly weather in parts of the U.S. suggests otherwise.

Black ice and treacherous road conditions led to the deaths of five people in Kansas.

Minnesotans are about to get walloped with a foot of snow.

And Texas is gr...

Obama and Xi Jinping

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Greenhouse gas giants talk climate change

Nearly 150 world leaders are meeting in Paris over one mission: Agree on legally binding reductions in greenhouse gas emissions.

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China issues year's highest smog alert

Residents in northern China have been told stay indoors after air pollution in Beijing and neighboring regions rose to hazardous levels.

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Saudi Arabia: 900 women run for office

More than 900 women are campaigning for public office in Saudi Arabia -- a first in the kingdom's history.

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