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Ore. National Guard to fly over, scout high-altitude training sites

Oregon Army National Guard aviators are scheduled to conduct high-altitude survey flights with HH-60M Blackhawk helicopters on Thursday near the summits of Mt. Bachelor, Tumalo Mountain and Kwohl Butte.

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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.

Amid steady growth, warning signs loom for Oregon's economy

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — State economists say Oregon's economy and job market continue to grow at a steady pace but they warn that ongoing problems in the stock market could take a big chunk out of tax revenues starting next year.

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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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GOP establishment braces for SC showdown

Donald Trump's dominance in the New Hampshire primary is sparking a feverish battle in South Carolina for someone to emerge as the establishment favorite.

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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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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.

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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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