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C.O.'s white Christmas Eve: Fun, pretty - dangerous

A white Christmas is at hand for much of the High Desert after a storm brought Christmas Eve snowfall that made for some slick travels and last-minute shopping. Much of the snow melted later in the day, but many streets again froze up after dark, causing more icy roads and crashes.

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Authorities still investigating train tank puncture

BEND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities are continuing to investigate a rail fuel spill caused by somebody placing a piece of railroad track that punctured a moving locomotive fuel tank near downtown Bend.

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'Best present ever': Oregon Guard soldiers come home

While more than 1,000 Oregon National Guard soldiers remain mobilized in Afghanistan this Christmas, several will be able to give their families and loved ones the gift of their safe return for Christmas. The first of many returned home on Christmas Eve day.


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Where in the world is Santa Claus?

With the help of NORAD, track the progress of Santa Claus as he delivers presents to good little boys and girls worldwide.


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Seaside man accused in death of 2-year-old girl

ASTORIA, Ore. (AP) — An ex-convict living in the coastal Oregon home where a 2-year-old girl died of blunt-force trauma has been charged with aggravated murder.

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Police: Teen killed near Ferguson was armed

A Missouri police officer shoots and kills a teenager just two miles from the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, where another young man's death months earlier set off protests across the country.

But even though both cases involved white officers and blac...

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Legionnaires' bacteria found at Roseburg VA

ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — The bug that causes Legionnaires' disease has turned up in the water at the Roseburg VA Medical Center.

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Man shot by Reedsport officer dies in hospital

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State Police say a man shot by a local police officer along the Oregon coast has died.

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CDC: Lab tech may have been exposed to Ebola

A technician from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will be monitored for three weeks after possibly being exposed to the Ebola virus at one of the agency's Atlanta labs, the CDC said Wednesday.

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You can now stream 'The Interview'

A bit of Hollywood history unfolded on Wednesday. And it might be a glimpse into the future.

The controversial Sony Pictures comedy "The Interview" was released on YouTube, Google Play, the Microsoft Xbox video game console, and a special Web site.



Oregon congregation emerges from arson, to rebuild

ARLINGTON, Ore. (AP) — A year after their church building burned in a case of arson, members of the Arlington Church of the Nazarene along the Columbia River say they're ready to rebuild.

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