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La Pine woman arrested in assault with knife

A 26-year-old La Pine woman was arrested on attempted murder and assault charges Saturday night, accused of cutting a 52-year-old La Pine man with a knife, Deschutes County sheriff’s deputies said Sunday.

Smoke plume from Estacada wildfire

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Wildfire closes highway, campground near Estacada

ESTACADA, Ore. (AP) — A 1,000-acre wildfire burning in the Mount Hood National Forest prompted the closure of a campground, a recreational vehicle park and a highway near Estacada.

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State budgets $2 million for Cover Oregon lawsuit

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon has budgeted $2 million for its legal fight with software giant Oracle over the state's failed health care exchange website.

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Kerry: Countries willing to aid against ISIS

Secretary of State John Kerry closed a trip to the Middle East saying countries "in the region" and "outside the region" are prepared to engage in military assistance against ISIS and "in actual strikes if that is what it requires."

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Who is part of the coalition to battle ISIS?

In his speech about ISIS last week, President Barack Obama said, "American military power is unmatched, but this can't be America's fight alone."

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NFL star Greg Hardy doesn't play amid uproar

Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy, who was convicted of domestic violence this summer, did not play Sunday in his team's win over the Detroit Lions.

The news comes amid increased focus on the National Football League and the way it handles p...

Muslim Brotherhood, Egypt

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Muslim Brotherhood: Qatar asked us to go

Several top members of the Muslim Brotherhood have been asked to leave Qatar, an Egyptian leader of the group said Sunday.

Hillary and Bill Clinton Iowa steak fry 2014

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Hillary Clinton to Iowa crowd: "I'm back!"

Hillary Clinton told reporters Sunday that the purpose of her return to Iowa for the first time in over six years was "to support candidates." But 2016's presidential politics were everywhere on a sun-soaked field in Indianola, Iowa.

Clinton captured ...

Kenneth Feinberg GM payouts

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Kenneth Feinberg to unveil death toll from GM ignition flaw

Attorney Ken Feinberg will announce Monday how many deaths and injuries he has so far tied to General Motors' ignition switch flaw, his office said Sunday.

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Leaking vapors prompt shutdown of I-90 in Spokane

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Leaking vapors from a tanker truck prompted the shutdown of Interstate 90 near the Washington-Idaho border.

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Hurricane Odile threatens Baja California

Hurricane Odile churned toward Mexico's Baja California peninsula on Sunday, threatening to slam the popular tourist destination with powerful winds and heavy rains.

Forecasters warned that the Category 3 storm could strengthen overnight.

As of 8 p.m. ...

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Bend man's pickup crashes on Hwy. 126W; mother killed

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A 65-year-old Bend man crashed his pickup into a tree along Hwy. 126W in Lane County Friday afternoon, and his 87-year-old…

Culver horse tests positive for West Nile virus

West Nile virus in JeffCo horse

A Bend equine veterinary clinic says it has diagnosed a case of equine West Nile virus in a horse from the Jefferson County…

After suicide: Moving forward, as a family

Bend family rocked by suicide speaks

Matt McDonald concludes our week-long series of special reports marking National Suicide Prevention Week with a conversation…

C.O. police test tactics in 'shooter' drill

Nightmare scenario Shooter drill

It took months of planning and more than 300 people to prepare Friday's "active shooter" drill on COCC's Bend campus, the…

BMC drops Cascade Cycling Classic title sponsorship

Cascade Cycling Classic in jeopardy of cancellation

After a nine-year partnership, Bend Memorial Clinic is not renewing its title sponsorship of the Cascade Cycling Classic,…

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Ballot measure would create college aid fund

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SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Students are facing a rising loan burden, and Oregon's state treasurer wants the state to be able to…

State to mail 900,000 voter registration reminders

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Nearly 900,000 Oregonians who have a driver's license or state identification card but aren't registered…

Reed Market Rd. work sparks driver dismay

Bend road project frustrates drivers

More construction cones, more frustration. Drivers on Reed Market Road in southeast bend are getting agitate, while city…

BMC drops Cascade Cycling Classic title sponsorship

Cascade Cycling Classic in jeopardy of cancellation

After a nine-year partnership, Bend Memorial Clinic is not renewing its title sponsorship of the Cascade Cycling Classic,…

Obama 'shocked' by Ray Rice video

Ray Rice, Janay Rice

The growing outcry over how the NFL and Commissioner Roger Goodell deal with incidents of domestic violence has reached the…

Hillary Clinton to Iowa crowd: "I'm back!"

Hillary and Bill Clinton Iowa steak fry 2014

Hillary Clinton told reporters Sunday that the purpose of her return to Iowa for the first time in over six years was "to…

Hurricane Odile threatens Baja California

Typhoon Neoguri waves

Hurricane Odile churned toward Mexico's Baja California peninsula on Sunday, threatening to slam the popular tourist…

Kerry: Countries willing to aid against ISIS

John Kerry August 12

Secretary of State John Kerry closed a trip to the Middle East saying countries "in the region" and "outside the region" are…

Who is part of the coalition to battle ISIS?

ISIS militants and tank

In his speech about ISIS last week, President Barack Obama said, "American military power is unmatched, but this can't be…

Muslim Brotherhood: Qatar asked us to go

Muslim Brotherhood, Egypt

Several top members of the Muslim Brotherhood have been asked to leave Qatar, an Egyptian leader of the group said Sunday.

Kenneth Feinberg to unveil death toll from GM ignition flaw

Kenneth Feinberg GM payouts

Attorney Ken Feinberg will announce Monday how many deaths and injuries he has so far tied to General Motors' ignition…

NFL star Greg Hardy doesn't play amid uproar

Greg Hardy

Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy, who was convicted of domestic violence this summer, did not play Sunday in his…

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Ballot measure would create college aid fund

Decision 2014 logo

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Students are facing a rising loan burden, and Oregon's state treasurer wants the state to be able to…

State to mail 900,000 voter registration reminders

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Nearly 900,000 Oregonians who have a driver's license or state identification card but aren't registered…

Legal pot debate down to contrasting drug stats

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SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A week after growling at each other in the press over whether marijuana should be legalized, Congressman…

Oregon postcards to urge registering to vote

This month, the Oregon Secretary of State’s Office will be mailing postcards to eligible Oregonians, reminding them of the…

Kitzhaber, Richardson agree to Portland debate

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon's gubernatorial candidates have finalized plans for a debate in Portland.

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Pay it Forward: Affordable Auto Repair

Pay it Forward Affordable Auto Repair

This month's Pay it Forward recipient gets to bring $500 to Affordable Auto Repair, Skip Black's Redmond business that helps out people in need

Pay it Forward: Camp Courage

Pay it Forward Camp Courage

NewsChannel 21's Bob Shaw is on hand as Camp Courage receives a 'Pay it Forward' gift of $500 for its program that helps kids who have experienced a loss.

Pay it Forward: Families & Communities Together

Pay it Forward Families Communities Together

Each month, NewsChannel 21 and local sponsors are giving away $500 to a nominee who then pays it forward to a worthy group or individual on the High Desert. Travis Knudsen surprised Dee Ann Lewis and the Giggles Learning Center of La Pine.

Pay it Forward: Families & Communities Together

Pay it Forward Families Communities Together

A non-profit brings daycare and preschool to southern Deschutes County.

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Red light! GM stops sales of Corvettes

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The new Corvette goes from 0 to 60 mph in 3.8 seconds, but good luck getting your hands on one. General Motors has told…

Uber CEO: We'll run your errands

Uber, car taxi service app

The future of Uber is about pharmacies and rickshaws. So says CEO Travis Kalanick, who is bullish the company is worth more…

Kenneth Feinberg to unveil death toll from GM ignition flaw

Kenneth Feinberg GM payouts

Attorney Ken Feinberg will announce Monday how many deaths and injuries he has so far tied to General Motors' ignition…

Investors tell Fed: Don't fumble interest rates

Stock markets, money, investing

Forget football -- the most watched event this week for the markets concerns the Federal Reserve.

America's central bank…

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Obama 'shocked' by Ray Rice video

Ray Rice, Janay Rice

The growing outcry over how the NFL and Commissioner Roger Goodell deal with incidents of domestic violence has reached the…

Kerry: Countries willing to aid against ISIS

John Kerry August 12

Secretary of State John Kerry closed a trip to the Middle East saying countries "in the region" and "outside the region" are…

Who is part of the coalition to battle ISIS?

ISIS militants and tank

In his speech about ISIS last week, President Barack Obama said, "American military power is unmatched, but this can't be…

Britain vows to 'confront' the ISIS 'menace'

David Haines

The killing of British aid worker David Haines "will not lead Britain to shirk our responsibility" to work with allies to…

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Culver horse tests positive for West Nile virus

West Nile virus in JeffCo horse

A Bend equine veterinary clinic says it has diagnosed a case of equine West Nile virus in a horse from the Jefferson County…

Salem City Council considers sidewalk smoking ban

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SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The City of Salem is looking at banning smoking on some public sidewalks.

Enterovirus D68 confirmed in New York

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More than a dozen cases of Enterovirus D68 have been confirmed in New York state, according to officials.

"EV-D68 is causing…

Doc: Cancer-stricken employee laid off for benefits

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A Pennsylvania oral surgeon who laid off a cancer-stricken employee had good intentions -- aiming to help the woman get…

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Student debt over $50K is on the rise

Janessa Robinson

Janessa Robinson will soon join the "mega loan club" of college graduates with over $50,000 in student debt.

Student fights school's ChapStick ban

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An 11-year-old student who was denied ChapStick has decided to fight the school to lift the ban.

Student loan debt surges for senior citizens

Student loan receipt

When they should be worrying about affording retirement, a growing number of senior citizens are drowning in student loan…

Co-workers donate 154 sick days to teacher with cancer

Teachers donate sick days

Teachers at an elementary school in California are showing their compassion, donating 154 sick days to a colleague with…

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Big solar storm hitting Earth

Solar flare

Youvathana Sok looked up and saw more than just stars in the crisp, clear Maine night sky.

A colorful, spectacular showing of…

IPhone 6 pre-orders crash Apple Store

iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus

The iPhone 6 became available for pre-order on Apple's online store Friday morning -- though "available" is a relative term.…

Apple's Tim Cook on TV, Steve Jobs, iPhone 6

Tim Cook

In an in-depth interview with Charlie Rose taped on Friday, the Apple CEO said the current television experience is "stuck…

Yelp without fear, says new California law

Yelp

Ready to rip apart that dirty restaurant with the rude service, strange-looking patty melts and lukewarm coffee? California…

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How researchers track great white sharks

Great white shark

Mary Lee has logged more than 16,000 miles in the past two years. She's been to Florida, Bermuda and Cape Cod.

She's not a…

BP found 'grossly negligent' for Gulf spill

BP oil spill, Deepwater Horizon fire

A single word change means BP could be on the hook for billions more for the worst oil spill in U.S. history.

A federal…

Halliburton in $1.1 billion oil spill settlement

BP oil spill, Gulf of Mexico, oil rig, smoke, ships

Halliburton will pay $1.1 billion to settle lawsuits stemming from the worst oil spill in U.S. history.

The settlement,…

Weird sea critters invade West Coast beaches

Velella velella

Thousands of strange sea creatures are washing ashore on California beaches, puzzling tourists and thrilling scientists…

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Obama 'shocked' by Ray Rice video

Ray Rice, Janay Rice

The growing outcry over how the NFL and Commissioner Roger Goodell deal with incidents of domestic violence has reached the…

Manning throws for 3 TDs as Broncos beat KC

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Peyton Manning threw for 242 yards and three touchdowns to lift host Denver to its fifth straight victory over AFC West…

Packers come back to beat Jets

Green Bay Packers helmet

Aaron Rodgers tossed three touchdowns and Jordy Nelson reeled in a career-high 209 yards receiving and a score as host Green…

Zuerlein's leg lifts Rams to victory of Tampa Bay

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Greg Zuerlein kicked four field goals, including the game-winner from 38 yards with 38 seconds left in the fourth quarter,…

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Bend Spay-Neuter Project at Project Connect

On Saturday, Bend Spay and Neuter Project participated in the annual Project Connect Central Oregon event.  A total of 47…

Culver horse tests positive for West Nile virus

West Nile virus in JeffCo horse

A Bend equine veterinary clinic says it has diagnosed a case of equine West Nile virus in a horse from the Jefferson County…

Donations flood in after UK dogs' home fire

Manchester dog

A suspected arson attack on a dogs' home in the northern English city of Manchester has killed 43 dogs, shocking a nation…

Zeus, world's tallest dog, dies

Zeus, world's tallest dog

The Doorlag family in Otsego, Michigan is mourning the loss of their dog Zeus, who passed away last week.

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Red light! GM stops sales of Corvettes

General Motors

The new Corvette goes from 0 to 60 mph in 3.8 seconds, but good luck getting your hands on one. General Motors has told…

Kenneth Feinberg to unveil death toll from GM ignition flaw

Kenneth Feinberg GM payouts

Attorney Ken Feinberg will announce Monday how many deaths and injuries he has so far tied to General Motors' ignition…

Barra: GM likely done with recalls on older vehicles

Mary Barra testifies

General Motors is likely done with the flood of recalls on its older vehicles.

GM's Mary Barra: New 'Super Cruise' cars will be safer

Mary Barra

General Motors' CEO Mary Barra wants to use technology to make driving safer.

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Timeline emerges in Joan Rivers' death

Joan Rivers

A new timeline emerged in the emergency response to comedian Joan Rivers' cardiac arrest. She stopped breathing and her…

'Django' actress says she was handcuffed for PDA

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"Django Unchained" actress Daniele Watts says Los Angeles police allegedly detained her because they thought she was a…

What Chris Brown would say to Ray Rice

Chris Brown Grammys 2013

Chris Brown has some words of advice for suspended NFL player Ray Rice.

'Married ... with Children' might get a spinoff

Married With Children

"Married ... with Children" may have ended in 1997, but that doesn't mean we've seen the last of the Bundys.

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The films of Morgan Freeman

Morgan Freeman promotional photo

Oscar-winning actor Morgan Freeman has built up an impressive resume as one of Hollywood's most distinctive talents. Take a…

Movie stars who can also sing

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As Harry Connick Jr. stars in "Dolphin Tale 2," take a look at other movie stars who also sing.

5 movies that had us rooting for bad guys

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You probably don't find yourself rooting for criminals and outlaws in real life, but in movies anything goes. Here are five…

Films of Adam Sandler

Adam Sandler

As Adam Sandler celebrates his birthday take a look back at films the actor has appeared in throughout his career.

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Pomeranian disappears: Did he become dinner?

Bear the Pomeranian

Police call the relationship "toxic." If the details of the police report are accurate, folks won't need much…

Police: Man hid drugs in D.A.R.E. stuffed animal

Cocaine lines on mirror, drugs

Police say a man was arrested after they caught him with drugs hidden inside a stuffed animal wearing a D.A.R.E. T-shirt.

Teen petitions to get cat, lasers in yearbook photo

Draven Rodriguez

A student is petitioning for the right to have his unique, cat-centric photo included as his senior portrait in the high…

Deputy suspended for using taekwondo kick on inmate

Jail cell, prison

A sheriff's deputy caught on video provoking a fight with an inmate by using a taekwondo kick has been suspended for 90 days.

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Airlines show off their new flying colors

Southwest Airlines new logo

It's been a big week for makeovers in the world of aviation.

Disney World splurges that are worth it

Four Seasons Orlando

Walt Disney World is expensive. No two ways about it. Thirty years ago, when I was a kid, you could get into the Magic…

Really? 10 unexpected cruise activities

Royal Caribbean, Quantum of the Seas

If you're one of the nearly 20% of Americans who have taken a cruise, you probably already know that these giant pleasure…

Rubber duck artist unveils giant Taiwan bunny

Moon Rabbit

Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman seems to think the world has had enough of his giant inflatable rubber duck.

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Beware of Olive Garden passes on eBay

Never Ending Pasta Pass

Olive Garden's all-you-can-eat pasta passes are already for sale on eBay, but buyers should beware.

New York City aims to slim down Happy Meals

Happy Meal

New York City wants to put the Happy Meal on a diet.

Twinkie bakery to close, putting 400 out of work

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Just 13 months after Twinkies made their celebrated comeback to store shelves, one of the four bakeries that make the…

Woman finds dead frog in Pret A Manger salad

Frog in salad

A Wall Street Journal staffer returning to the newsroom found a stomach-churning stowaway after opening her Pret A Manger…

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Wildfire closes highway, campground near Estacada

Smoke plume from Estacada wildfire

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ESTACADA, Ore. (AP) — A 1,000-acre wildfire burning in the Mount Hood National Forest prompted the closure of a campground, a recreational vehicle park and a highway near Estacada.

Wildfire weather west of Cascades, freezing east

White Salmon wildfire

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Forecasters say a combination of gusty winds and low humidity are creating a high wildfire danger through Friday evening west of the Cascades in much of western Washington and Oregon.

Winds fan wildfire that damages 3 Wash. homes

White Salmon wildfire

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — High winds and warm temperatures are challenging Northwest firefighters, especially in the typically windy Columbia River Gorge where a windblown wildfire on the Washington side damaged three homes and smoke from a fire on the Oregon side temporarily restricted traffic on Interstate 84.

Officer says Corvallis fire was human-caused

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Corvallis Gazette-Times

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a wildfire that gave Corvallis a scare over the weekend was human-caused.

Fire restrictions lowered on Ochoco Natl. Forest

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Beginning at midnight Monday, the Ochoco National Forest will drop the public use restrictions on campfires and firewood cutting that went into effect July 25.

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How to prepare days before a race

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With the start of the fall season comes various running events. When getting ready to run your race make sure you are properly prepared by following these tips the days leading up to the event.

Mountain biking basics

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For those looking to change up their workout routine, mountain biking can be a fun cross between hiking and cycling. Before you hit the trails take a look at these basic tips.

How to enjoy running in the fall

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As fall nears, it can be a great time to run. For many, fall can be one of the best times of the year to run with comfortable temperatures and pretty autumn scenery.

Fishing methods for using artificial lures

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When fishing with artificial lures, take a look at some fishing methods that can help you succeed on your next fishing trip.

How to plan a successful canoe trip

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Going on a canoe trip can be a great summer getaway. Before you head out take a look at these tips for a successful trip.

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How is autism spectrum disorder diagnosed?

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Find out how autism spectrum disorder is diagnosed in children, and what tests and observations are commonly done.

Whole grains: Hearty options for a healthy diet

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Find out why it's important to include whole grains in your healthy diet.

Back to school: Develop good dental hygiene

Make sure your kids are following proper dental hygiene to reduce their risk of oral infection.

Keeping kids in sports

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To fight childhood obesity it's important for kids to be involved in sports. But occasionally, kids might lose interest and want to quit. See tips here on how to keep your kids in sports.

Back to school: Healthy lunch line, after-school snacks

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As kids prepare to head back to school, take a look at some healthy snack options.

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Running with the dogs

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Ever notice things dogs do on trail runs that would be weird if humans did them?

Tour the Tin Pan Alley Art Collection

Discover great local artists and public art installations at the Tin Pan Alley Art Collection

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Kia Soul now plugs in

2015 Kia Soul EV

On the outside, it looks much like the conventional Kia Soul. However, this version doesn't have a gas tank, or a fuel…

Big Subaru sedan gets big changes

2015 Subaru Legacy

Subaru has big plans for its big sedan.

New F-150 is key to Ford's future

Ford showed off the next generation of America's best-selling vehicle Monday morning at the Detroit Auto Show.

Corvette Z06: Now wiith even more umph

Do you want a Corvette with even more power? Then take a look at the all new Z06.

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