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Prineville hit hard by mill layoffs

Mill layoffs deal big blow to Prineville economy

Prineville's economy was built around the timber industry. At the turn of the last century, there were five mills. After Tuesday's layoffs at Woodgrain Millwork, there's only one, unless something changes in coming weeks.

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Man who fled manslaughter-DUII conviction caught in Bend

A Clackamas County man who failed to show up Monday for his manslaughter and DUII conviction in a May 2012 crash was apprehended in Bend Tuesday night when officers responded to a call of a suspicious man, possibly on drugs, trying to break into a car in the Sportsman’s Warehouse parking lot, police said.

Redmond man's marijuana struggles

Redmond man shares story of marijuana struggles

Getting high was the center of 32-year-old Redmond resident Jacob Hayes' life for 12 years, although at first he didn't realize it.

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OSP; Deschutes County Jail

OSP makes arrest in illegal mule deer kill

A 54-year-old man was arrested on charges he illegally harvested a trophy-class mule deer and hunted on the enclosed lands of another, Oregon State Police said Wednesday.

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C.O. hits the gas on busiest travel weekend in years

The Thanksgiving weekend is the busiest travel weekend of the year. AAA expects around 46 million people to travel on the roads nationwide and 7.5 million in the Northwest, making it the biggest travel period since the beginning of the recession.

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State appeals ruling that city can ban pot outlets

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — The state of Oregon is appealing a Circuit Court ruling that a city in the heart of southern Oregon marijuana country can ban medical marijuana dispensaries.

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Ferguson: Small band of protesters gathers

Perhaps it was the biting cold or maybe because it was Thanksgiving. But Ferguson was much calmer early Thursday than it has been the past two days.

A few dozen protesters showed up outside police headquarters in Ferguson late Wednesday night. And st...

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City of Ferguson

Wilson's lawyers discuss his time in hiding

Days after he fatally shot an unarmed black teen in August, Officer Darren Wilson was cutting grass when he was told his home address was circulating online.

Within three hours, he'd grabbed some bags and gone into hiding, according to his attorneys.

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Vancouver police kill man carrying replica gun

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Vancouver, Washington, police officers responding to a report of a fire and domestic disturbance at an apartment complex fatally shot a man who they say refused to drop what appeared to be an AR-15 style weapon.

Black Friday mass of shoppers

Jonathan Alcorn / Reuters

Black Friday (or Thursday) is upon us, but the deals have already begun

You may be one of the faithful Black Friday shoppers lining up outside malls and department stores across America.

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San Francisco passes retail worker 'bill of rights'

Retail and chain-restaurant workers in San Francisco may soon benefit from an expansive, first-of-its kind law passed unanimously this week.

If signed by Mayor Edwin Lee, the ordinance aimed at improving workers' job scheduling and pay security would...

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