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Hiker seriously injured in 30-foot fall near Dillon Falls

A hiker looking over the edge of a cliff in the Deschutes River Canyon south of Bend fell about 30 feet and was seriously injured Tuesday afternoon, resulting in a challenging, 2 1/2-hour rescue effort, offcials said.

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43,000 Oregonians waiting in Medicaid application backlog

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon health officials say about 43,000 low-income Oregonians are waiting for their Medicaid applications to be fully processed.

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Official: American killed in Libya hotel attack

At least 10 people and two attackers were killed in Tuesday's attack against the luxurious Corinthia Hotel in Tripoli, Libya, a spokesman for a security division of the Ministry of Interior in Tripoli said.

Five foreigners -- one American, one French...

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New England slammed by 'crippling' storm

Massive waves crashed along the Massachusetts coast Tuesday evening as stormy weather walloped New England, flooding homes, burying cars and snarling travel throughout the region.

"We're still very much in the middle of this storm. ... It's not the ti...

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Oregon says wolf recovery going well; 7 breeding pairs

Oregon officials said Tuesday they are moving to Phase II of the state's wolf recovery plan after wildlife biologists documented seven breeding pairs of wolves in Oregon last year.

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Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl could be charged with desertion

The Army is expected to decide in the coming days how to proceed with disciplinary action against Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the soldier who left his post in Afghanistan, and was captured and held by the Taliban for years before being exchanged last year fo...

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Man charged with murder in Craigslist case

A south Georgia man was charged Tuesday with murder in the death of a couple who went missing last week after contacting a car seller on Craigslist, police said.

Ronnie "Jay" Adrian Towns, 28, also was charged with armed robbery, the Telfair County Sh...

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Drone operator worked for U.S. intel agency

The Secret Service questioned a Defense Department intelligence agency staffer on Monday after the man reported that he flew the drone that crashed on White House grounds in the early morning hours.

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency -- a li...

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Mt. Ashland Ski Area tries to stay viable despite lack of snow

MEDFORD, Ore (AP) — Mt. Ashland Ski Area officials are looking beyond downhill skiing and snowboarding to keep the resort financially viable in the long term.

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Fire at Portland truck plant; hundreds evacuated

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A fire at the Western Star Trucks plant in Portland triggered the evacuation of hundreds of workers, but the blaze was quickly put out and there were no injuries.

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Kitzhaber has skin cancer removed from cheek

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber has had skin cancer removed from his face.

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Deschutes County’s home prices are still rising among the 10 fastest in the country, though the market reflected some…

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