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C.O. bikers deliver teddy bears

Every year, C. Oregon bikers tough as teddy bears

Bikers packed up and hit the road to five Central Oregon hospitals on Saturday, making their annual Santa-like delivery of dozens of stuffed animals to the emergency rooms for kids who need something soft, plush and furry to hold in troubled times.

Scoggins Creek Fire from Hagg Lake

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Crews report progress on wildfire W. of Portland

The Washington County Sheriff's Office says roughly 90 homes have been put on some type of evacuation notice due to a wildfire burning west of Portland; several other major blazes continue to be fought around the state as summer draws to a close.

Oregon spotted frog

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Feds, Old Mill owners OK spotted frog plan

BEND, Ore. (AP) — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and landowners have reached a deal to protect Oregon spotted frog habitat near the Old Mill District in Bend while allowing future development.

Monica Wehby Website

GOP doctor appeals on social issues in Oregon race

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Looking to leave behind her highly specialized medical career for a seat in the U.S. Senate, pediatric neurosurgeon Monica Wehby burst onto the political scene with a splash last year.

Eric Frein state police shooting suspect

Pennsylvania State Police

Police in active hunt for Pa. trooper slaying suspect

Hundreds of law enforcement officers searched Saturday for the suspect in the slaying of a Pennsylvania state trooper -- hours after authorities appeared to be closing in on the self-taught survivalist and bursts of gunfire were heard near the man's ...

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Anatomy of ISIS: How 'Islamic State' is run

Put yourself in the shoes of ISIS' Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the mysterious boss of the terror group that is striking fear into the hearts of leaders around the world.

In the past couple of years you've managed to avoid dr...

Australia

Australia boosts house of parliament security

Australia ordered federal police to take over security at the house of parliament Friday, a day after police conducted one of the nation's largest counter-terrorism operations in the port city of Sydney.

Prime Minister Tony Abbott said an urgent revie...

Eric Frein state police shooting suspect

Pennsylvania State Police

Police in active hunt for Pa. trooper slaying suspect

Hundreds of law enforcement officers searched Saturday for the suspect in the slaying of a Pennsylvania state trooper -- hours after authorities appeared to be closing in on the self-taught survivalist and bursts of gunfire were heard near the man's ...

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Burglary suspect shot at Clackamas Co. home

OREGON CITY, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a suspected burglar was shot by someone staying at the Oregon home he was trying to enter.

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Sexual predators target of Eugene police stings

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Eugene police say 85 men responded within three hours to a sex ad on social media that was written by an undercover detective pretending to be a teenage girl.

Hwy 395 marijuana bust near Lakeivew

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Calif. man jailed in Hwy. 395 traffic stop-pot bust

A California man was arrested Friday afternoon during an Oregon State Police  traffic stop north of Lakeview when a trooper found about 20 pounds of marijuana in a suitcase in his SUV, troopers said.

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Enterovirus may have reached Central Oregon

Enterovirus D68

An unusual enterovirus called EV-D68 that has caused severe respiratory illnesses in over 120 children in 22 other states…

Bend worries: Safe or scary path to school?

Walking hazard

No sidewalk, barely a shoulder along a busy road, and a few seconds every day 10-year-old Ella Kanapek holds her breath on…

Wickiup Reservoir algae health alert issued

Toxic algae warning returns at Wickiup Reservoir

The Oregon Health Authority issued a health advisory late Friday due to high levels of blue-green algae in Wickiup Reservoir…

FDA rewrites disputed 'spent grain' rule

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has proposed new rules that would relieve Oregon brewers and farmers from the threat…

Bend residents react to vacation rental debate

Bend debates vacation rentals

The city of Bend has found itself in the middle of a debate between homeowners who want to make money with short-term…

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Bend worries: Safe or scary path to school?

Walking hazard

No sidewalk, barely a shoulder along a busy road, and a few seconds every day 10-year-old Ella Kanapek holds her breath on…

Enterovirus may have reached Central Oregon

Enterovirus D68

An unusual enterovirus called EV-D68 that has caused severe respiratory illnesses in over 120 children in 22 other states…

For third time, House passes Bowman Dam bill

Bowman Dam, Prineville Reservoir on Crooked River

The U.S. House on Thursday -- for the third time -- passed the Central Oregon Jobs and Water Security Act, a bill that…

Study: 63 percent drop in uninsured Oregonians

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A study released Thursday shows that the number of uninsured Oregonians fell by 63 percent in the year ended June 30th.

Police in active hunt for Pa. trooper slaying suspect

Eric Frein state police shooting suspect

Hundreds of law enforcement officers searched Saturday for the suspect in the slaying of a Pennsylvania state trooper --…

Launch brings new technology to space

International Space Station from Shuttle Atlantis

A spacecraft that launched early Sunday is transporting a 3-D printer that could change life on the International Space…

Afghan rivals sign power-sharing deal

Abdullah, Kerry, Ghani

Afghan presidential candidates Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah signed a power-sharing agreement Sunday after months of…

Pope Francis rebukes religious militants

Pope Francis speaks at Copacabana

During a trip to the mostly Muslim nation of Albania, Pope Francis rebuked militants who act in the name of religion, saying…

'Date rape' drug allegations investigated

Fraternity row sign

A fraternity at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is being investigated on suspicion that members put "date rape" drugs…

Man accused in death of Peterson's son free on bail

Adrian Peterson London

Beleaguered by felony child abuse charges over the spanking of his toddler son, NFL star Adrian Peterson may now be facing…

Turkish Kurds to fight against ISIS in Syria

Syria, neighoring countries

Hundreds of Kurdish fighters from Turkey have arrived in the Syrian Kurdish town of Ayn al-Arab to join a Kurdish militia…

Beer cruise canned after ship runs aground

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A beer-tasting cruise around New York's Lower Manhattan fizzled Saturday when the tour company's sailboat ran aground near…

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GOP doctor appeals on social issues in Oregon race

Monica Wehby Website

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Looking to leave behind her highly specialized medical career for a seat in the U.S. Senate, pediatric…

Decision 2014: $14 million Sisters school bond

Sisters schools looking for bond money in November election

The Sisters School District is taking on leaky roofs, split sidewalks and unusable athletic tracks at their buildings. And…

Wehby blames former staff for copied policies

Monica Wehby Website

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Republican U.S. Senate candidate Monica Wehby is blaming former staff members for policy briefs on…

Oregonians to vote on driving cards for illegal immigrants

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — For a time last year, Oregon joined seven other states in giving driving privileges to people living…

Measure 86 aims to help more students go to college

Measure 86 boosts college aid

Measure 86 was proposed by Oregon State Treasurer Ted Wheeler to expand opportunities for the Legislature to fund student…

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Pay it Forward: Laundry Love

Pay it Forward Laundry Love

This month, NewsChannel 21's Grace Joyal presents the $500 to a woman who wants to help Laundry Love, a Redmond organization that helps those in need get their clothes clean.

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.

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Will Yahoo use Alibaba cash to buy AOL?

Yahoo building

Yahoo is cashing in on part of its Alibaba stake.

Will it buy AOL with the money?

There have been rumors about a Yahoo and…

What will make stocks go even higher?

Stock market traders

The bull market just keeps going higher and higher.

Stocks hit fresh records last week after the Federal Reserve soothed…

GM recalls 205,000 Cadillacs, Impalas

2014 Chevy Impala

Add 205,309 more cars to General Motors' recall tally.

On Saturday, the automaker announced it was recalling Cadillac XTS and…

P&G pulls out of NFL breast cancer campaign

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Another NFL sponsor is distancing itself from the league amid an ongoing domestic violence controversy.

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Efforts underway to change GOP on gay marriage

Same-sex marriage, gay marriage

Gay conservatives are undertaking the most coordinated effort yet to change the Republican Party's position on same-sex…

New Zealand's National Party takes election

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New Zealand's center-right National Party, led by Prime Minister John Key, won Saturday's general election with 48% of the…

Ron Paul blasts war with ISIS

Ron Paul

Sen. Rand Paul said this week that he would vote in favor of going to war with ISIS, but his father, former Rep. Ron Paul,…

Opponents try to oust GOP senator without Dem. candidate

The Democratic candidate running for Senate in Kansas took his case to the state Supreme Court this week to get his name off…

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Every year, C. Oregon bikers tough as teddy bears

C.O. bikers deliver teddy bears

Bikers packed up and hit the road to five Central Oregon hospitals on Saturday, making their annual Santa-like delivery of…

Sierra Leone starts nationwide Ebola lockdown

Ebola outbreak, Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone started a three-day nationwide lockdown Friday in an effort to halt an Ebola outbreak that has left thousands…

Enterovirus may have reached Central Oregon

Enterovirus D68

An unusual enterovirus called EV-D68 that has caused severe respiratory illnesses in over 120 children in 22 other states…

NIH researcher becomes human guinea pig for Ebola vaccine

Ebola virus

Earlier this week, Brian Shepherd sat down in a small doctor's office in Bethesda, Maryland. A technician swabbed his arm…

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'Date rape' drug allegations investigated

Fraternity row sign

A fraternity at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is being investigated on suspicion that members put "date rape" drugs…

School officials liable in alleged rape?

Desks in classroom

It's an unimaginable horror. A 14-year-old girl with special needs allegedly was raped at school after a teacher's aide…

Clemson students challenge sex survey

Clemson Tillman Hall

Clemson University suspended a mandatory online course that asked students and faculty about their sex lives and drinking…

Obama sets new plan against college assaults

Biden, Obama

The Obama administration is launching a big new offensive: Combating sexual assault on college campuses.

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'Dead Beat' page exposes 'absentee parents'

Facebook home page

Private parental disputes in Kenya are going online -- and viral.

Single parents in the East African nation are turning to a…

Hot startups not following Alibaba to Wall Street

Alibaba IPO

Bankers advising Alibaba on its IPO aren't charging top dollar, but they are thrilled for whatever fees they can get. That's…

Joan Rivers' Facebook page plugs iPhone 6

Joan Rivers looking glamorous

Something tells us Joan Rivers would laugh about this.

On Friday, the famed comedian, who died September 4 at age 81,…

Larry Ellison: The billionaire with the shiniest toys

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison

Larry Ellison, the top-paid CEO and fifth-richest person in the world, now has a bit more time to live his extraordinarily…

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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,…

Golfing green: Bend course goes electric

Golf course goes electric

One Bend golf course has made some new improvements to make golfing more enjoyable, putting "green" vehicles on the greens.

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Man accused in death of Peterson's son free on bail

Adrian Peterson London

Beleaguered by felony child abuse charges over the spanking of his toddler son, NFL star Adrian Peterson may now be facing…

FSU benches Winston then barely wins game

Florida State QB Jameis Winston, November 2013

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston missed all of Saturday night's marquee game against Clemson --- not just one half…

P&G pulls out of NFL breast cancer campaign

hands holding breast cancer ribbon

Another NFL sponsor is distancing itself from the league amid an ongoing domestic violence controversy.

NFL's Goodell: 'We'll get our house in order'

Roger Goodell news conference

Embattled NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell apologized Friday for what he said was his mishandling of the Ray Rice domestic…

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Missing Texas Yorkie found in Indianapolis 6 years later

Dog missing 6 years

A 10-year-old Yorkie has turned up in Indianapolis six years after he disappeared from his comfortable home in Austin,…

Puppy stolen from Portland animal shelter

Stolen puppy

The Oregon Humane Society said Friday it is offering a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of…

Donations to Obie the dachshund investigated

Obie the dachshund

He may be Portland, Oregon's, favorite dog, but his owner is facing another battle. Obie quickly became a viral sensation…

Dog suffers burns while saving family from fire

fire

A family made it out of their burning home because of their dog.

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2015 Mustang: Ford's pony has new tricks

2015 Ford Mustang

The 2015 Ford Mustang has just stolen my heart.

GM recalls 205,000 Cadillacs, Impalas

2014 Chevy Impala

Add 205,309 more cars to General Motors' recall tally.

On Saturday, the automaker announced it was recalling Cadillac XTS and…

California OKs first tests of self-driving cars

Audi self-driving car

California, a state synonymous for cars, has issued its first approvals to test self-driving cars. Audi and Google have…

Safety regulators share blame for GM recall failure

GM, General Motors

Federal safety regulators should have known that General Motors cars with a flawed ignition switch should have been taken…

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'Honey Boo Boo's' Mama June, Sugar Bear split

June Shannon, Here Comes Honey Boo Boo

Honey Boo Boo's parents are calling it quits.

June Shannon and Mike Thompson -- a.k.a Mama June and Sugar Bear on the hit…

Internet pushes 'Deadpool' movie for 2016

Ryan Reynolds at 2011 Comic Con

A long-held wish for fans of Marvel's Deadpool is finally coming true.

According to studio 20th Century Fox, the comic book…

Emmy-winning actress Polly Bergen dies

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Emmy-winning actress Polly Bergen, whose TV and movie career spanned more than six decades, has died, her publicist said.

'Fashion Police' to continue without Rivers

Joan Rivers Fashion Police

E! will keep producing "Fashion Police" without Joan Rivers, the talk show's ringleader who died earlier this month.

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Top movies coming this fall

Mockingjay Part I

As fall nears studios are looking to release their top movies of the year. Take a look at some of the movies to look…

5 acting couples who met on set

movie slate, clapper, set

As Jada Pinkett Smith celebrates her birthday, take a look at Jada and Will and other couples who met on set.

Jennifer Aniston through the years

Jennifer Aniston, 2012, Wanderlust premiere

Take a look at Jennifer Aniston's life and career over the years.

Actors who make us laugh

Amy Poehler Tina Fey Globes

As Amy Poehler celebrates her birthday, take a look at some of the best comedy actors and actresses of all time.

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Walmart Mexico investigated for in-store cockfight

Chicken rooster blurb

Walmart Mexico, the country's biggest retailer, is under investigation after shoppers complained that a store hosted a…

Man catches 17-foot anaconda with bare hands

Anaconda pulled from water

A math teacher in French Guiana catches a 17-foot anaconda with his bare hands and relocates it after the snake ate his…

Man tries to rent girlfriend to buy an iPhone 6

iPhone 6

A Shanghai man goes to extremes in his attempts to buy an iPhone 6.

Burned armpit hair causes Idaho car crash

Police lights file

An SUV full of teens crashes in Idaho after one of the passengers lit the driver's armpit hair on fire.

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And the world's busiest airport is ...

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

It's probably no surprise to anyone who has flown through Atlanta that the city's airport is still the busiest passenger…

Hurricane strands tourists in Mexico

Tourists stranded, Hurricane Odile

Authorities in Mexico say thousands of tourists were trapped after Hurricane Odile left airports unable to reopen.

Are these the world's sexiest accents?

Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz at 2010 Cannes

It's estimated that there are nearly 7,000 languages on earth. That's nearly 7,000 different ways to traipse clumsily…

The ultimate first-class perks

Luxurious jets

We've broken down the top first-class perks to see which carriers offer the best value.

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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.

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…

New world record set for largest Fritos Chili Pie

Fritos Chili Pie

Sure it can feed 5,000, but a Fritos Chili Pie that was cooked up in Texas this week did more than just kick up some snack…

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Crews report progress on wildfire W. of Portland

Scoggins Creek Fire from Hagg Lake

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The Washington County Sheriff's Office says roughly 90 homes have been put on some type of evacuation notice due to a wildfire burning west of Portland; several other major blazes continue to be fought around the state as summer draws to a close.

Evacuations ordered in new W. Oregon wildfire

Fire near Hagg Lake

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GASTON, Ore. (AP) — Fire officials say a new wildfire in a rural area west of Portland has burned across more than 200 acres, prompting urgent evacuation notices to more than 30 homes.

Fire ignites on Umatilla Indian Reservation

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PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a fire burned 80 to 100 acres on the Umatilla Indian Reservation.

Fire E. of Sacramento threatens 2,000 homes

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SACRAMENTO (AP) — Officials say more than 2,000 homes are threatened and huge swaths of timberland have been destroyed by an out-of-control wildfire in Northern California.

Officials: C.O. wildfire threat remains high

Fire danger remains threat on High Desert

Fire officials said Wednesday that wildfire danger remains high on the High Desert, but lessening activity in September has allowed for reduction of fire crews.

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Tips for golfing in colder temps

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As the temperatures start to fall, get tips on how to still enjoy a round of golf before the season ends.

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

Mountain biking

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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

Fishing in lake

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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.

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15 healthiest foods for your kids

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A healthy diet is extremely important for kids' development. Check out 15 healthy food options for your children.

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

Wheat grain

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.

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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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