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Rescue of 2 injured hikers underway on Mt. Hood

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Clackamas County sheriff's office says a rescue operation is under way on Mount Hood after two climbers were injured.

SE Bend captured, tranquilized cougar

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Big cat, big fright: Cougar caught behind SE Bend home

A cougar lounging in a tree high above a southeast Bend home was tranquilized and captured by wildlife officials and law enforcement Friday afternoon as shocked neighbors watched and snapped photos; ODFW biologist said it would be euthanized as relocations don't resolve issues.

Local vet takes advantage of education benefits

G.I. Bill helps veterans, pays for flight school

Veterans from across the nation are coming to Central Oregon to enroll in flight training. Central Oregon Community College offers a professional pilot program that gives students training and skills -- and thanks to the G.I. Bill, veterans who qualify get their schooling paid for through the VA.

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Video: ISIS purportedly beheads hostage

A newly distributed ISIS release appears to show the decapitated body of captive Japanese journalist Kenji Goto, after an English-language lecture is given by masked ISIS member "Jihadi John" to the people of Japan.

The video, 67 seconds long, was rel...

Whitney Houston, Bobbi Kristina Brown

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Whitney Houston's daughter placed in coma

Whitney Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown was placed in a medically induced coma Saturday after being found facedown and unresponsive in a bathtub full of water, a source close to the family has told CNN legal analyst Sunny Hostin.

Brown, 21, "w...

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Gaps in GOP field present opening for Walker

Scott Walker says he sees "gaps" in the potential Republican presidential field for 2016. But is he the candidate best positioned to fill them?

On one side you have the establishment candidates favored by the business class of Republicans - Jeb Bush ...

Portland mayor seeks $15 minimum wage for city workers

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland Mayor Charlie Hales called for a $15 minimum wage for city workers and contractors during his third annual State of the City address.

Protests in Kiev, Ukraine

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Source: Ukraine talks in Minsk yield no deal

No agreement was reached in Belarus on Saturday in talks aimed at ending months of deadly fighting between the Ukrainian military and pro-Russian rebels, a diplomat with knowledge of the discussions said.

The talks in Belarus' capital, Minsk, ended "w...

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U.S., Russian cross Pacific in balloon

They didn't go around the world, but then again it didn't take them close to 80 days. Regardless, it's likely Jules Verne would be very proud of American Troy Bradley and Russian Leonid Tiukhtyaev, who broke records crossing the Pacific together in a...

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Obama, Dalai Lama to attend prayer breakfast

President Barack Obama will appear at a public event next week that the Dalai Lama is also attending, a move that is likely to anger Chinese officials.

Obama will address attendees about the importance of religious freedom on Feb. 5 at the annual Nati...

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What Super Bowl? The Ad Bowl has already begun

The Super Bowl is Sunday evening, but the Ad Bowl is already underway.

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Bend-area home price rise still No. 8 in U.S.

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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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