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Terrebonne dog killed

Goats' guard dog shot to death in Terrebonne

Big, white, fluffy dogs watch over Terrebonne rancher Ed Barnes' hundreds of goats, protecting them from coyotes and cougars. But Sunday morning, one of his Maremmas couldn't protect itself from the only animal Barnes really fears.

Old Bend-Redmond Hwy Fire

Bend Fire and Rescue

Roadside fire caught small, carries big message

A small fire, sparked in an unusual way, was stopped fast along the Old Bend-Redmond Highway on Monday, prompting fire officials to remind residents that despite recent rain from thunderstorms, the grass is dry and the heat is back, keeping the wildfire threat very high.

State overpays Bend man

Bend man told: Return extra state jobless pay

Tyler Smith has a job, recently graduated school, and was recently receiving unemployment benefits from the state of Oregon -- that is, until he got a phone call saying they made a mistake, and he owes them money.

Special Report Fires not all bad

Special report: Wildfires are not all bad

Wildfires can cause concern about long-term damaging effects on the landscape we call home, but NewsChannel 21’s Samantha O’Connor spoke with some experts who say wildfire can be a good thing.

4-H brothers prep pigs for fair

4-H kids prepare for Deschutes Co. Fair

There’s a great way to enjoy the 2014 Deschutes County Fair and help NeighborImpact feed thousands of families in Central Oregon.

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Could insurance incentives cut wildfire fighting costs?

Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden plans to try to convene a group of insurance companies and wildland firefighting agencies to discuss the idea of homeowner incentives to take steps that could cut the threat of destructive wildfires -- and the billions in costs.

World Junior track championships

3 of 4 missing Ethiopian athletes found in Oregon

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — University of Oregon police have found three of the four members of the Ethiopian track team who were reported missing from the World Junior Championships in Eugene over the weekend.

Jennifer Huston missing flyer

Police: No sign of crime in woman's disappearance

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police in Yamhill County say they consider the disappearance of a Dundee woman a missing person case, and there's no evidence so far of a crime or a threat to the public.

Madison lost found dog

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Hikers find dog lost in woods for 22 days

ALBANY, Ore. (AP) — A dog that apparently wandered lost in the woods for 22 days has been reunited with her owners.

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Congress reaches tentative VA reform deal

Calling it a "cost of war," Republican and Democratic leaders announced a $17 billion compromise bill Monday that would get veterans to a doctor more quickly, hire more medical staff, add dozens of new facilities and cut bonuses at the Department of ...

Shujaiya neighborhood, Gaza

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Hamas rejects Palestinian call for cease-fire

Hamas on Tuesday rejected a call from Palestinian leadership in the West Bank for a 24-hour truce to halt the bloodshed in Gaza.

A report by official Palestinian news agency WAFA said Palestinian leadership was offering a 24-hour truce, which could be...

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Bridge 99 update: Hatchery, campgrounds reopen

Bridge 99 incident meteorologist gathering data

Several campgrounds and the Wizard Falls Fish Hatchery have reopened to the public as crews continue to make solid progress…

Logging Units update: Fires now 80 pct. contained

Camas Prairie Fire

The 2-week-old, nearly 10,500-acre Logging Unit Fires on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation still have more than 1,200…

Forest Service chief visits High Desert

Forest service chief visits High Desert

U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell came to the High Desert on Saturday to meet with firefighting crews and others  due…

Warm Springs tribal leaders: Racing proposal still alive

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BEND, Ore. (AP) — Tribal officials haven't given up on the idea of an auto racing complex on the Warm Springs reservation in…

Plea deal due in ex-Madras HS coach abuse case

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As one former Madras High School coach accused of abuse pleaded not guilty Friday, word came that another, similar case is…

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Why is U.S. Marine still in Mexican jail?

Andrew Tahmooressi

A U.S. Marine Corps reservist held in a Mexican prison for more than three months on a weapons charge could have been…

Forest Service chief visits High Desert

Forest service chief visits High Desert

U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell came to the High Desert on Saturday to meet with firefighting crews and others  due…

Oregon man arrested over bribe for traffic ticket

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TILLAMOOK, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State Police say they arrested a man after he tried to bribe a trooper to tear up a citation…

Cyclist hits pickup, injured in SW Bend

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A 20-year-old Bend cyclist was hospitalized in fair condition Friday after colliding with the rear of a pickup truck parked…

Hamas rejects Palestinian call for cease-fire

Shujaiya neighborhood, Gaza

Hamas on Tuesday rejected a call from Palestinian leadership in the West Bank for a 24-hour truce to halt the bloodshed in…

Ebola outbreak in West Africa is deadliest ever

Ebola victim Dr

The deadliest Ebola outbreak in history continues to plague West Africa as leaders scramble to stop the virus from spreading.

Stuck whale-watching boat docks in Boston

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After more than 12 hours stuck at sea, passengers aboard a whale-watching boat off the Massachusetts coast reached shore…

MH17 investigators fail to reach crash site

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International investigators and observers were again prevented from reaching the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17…

WH: Major costs to delaying climate change policy

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If lawmakers delay taking action now on climate change it could cost taxpayers exponentially more in the future to deal with…

1 in 3 US adults have 'debt in collections'

1 in 3 Americans have 'debt in collections'

Americans have a debt problem.

Judge: Clippers sale can go forward

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Shelly Sterling says she can finally get some rest now that it looks like she will be able to sell the Los Angeles Clippers…

Police seek tips in FSU professor's slaying

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The mystery behind the killing of a nationally renowned law professor has authorities in Florida asking for the public's…

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High time for legal pot? Oregonians to vote

Oregon vote Legal pot or not

At The Medication Station in Bend, Ryan Garcia has been selling cannabis to Oregon Medical Marijuana Program patients for…

GMO labeling initiative qualifies for Nov. ballot

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — It's official: an initiative to require the labeling of genetically modified foods in Oregon has…

Oregon pot measure qualifies for November ballot

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SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon voters will be deciding this year whether to legalize marijuana for recreational use.

Left sees way to get past Oregon Senate roadblock

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SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Environmentalists, gun-control advocates and others on the left have repeatedly been thwarted by…

GOP abandons Oregon candidate with criminal record

REEDSPORT, Ore. (AP) — Republican leaders in Oregon have abandoned a legislative candidate after learning he served eight…

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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: Ken's Bikes

Pay it Forward Ken s Bikes

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 on Tuesday surprised Ken Cardwell of Redmond, who rebuilds and restores bikes to donate to those in need.

Pay it Forward: A Redmond girl's lasting legacy

Pay it Forward A young girl s legacy

In this month's Pay it Forward, we're honoring the memory of one very special Redmond girl after she lost her battle to leukemia in October.

Pay it Forward: Ochoco Elem. library needs books

Pay it Forward Ochoco Elem Library gets boost

Students at Ochoco Elementary spend time every day reading in the library. But what do the kids do when some of the shelves are bare and the books are outdated? In this segment of Pay it Forward, we help give the Mustangs a little library makeover.

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Delta to offer free entertainment on US flights

Delta in-flight entertainment

With their plethora of fees, airlines aren't known for giving away services. But Delta Air Lines says it will offer free…

1 in 3 US adults have 'debt in collections'

1 in 3 Americans have 'debt in collections'

Americans have a debt problem.

Enter through 'Poor Door': Income 'segregation' in NY

Condo with 'poor' door

It's a tale of two cities in Manhattan, as the city OK'd plans for a luxury condominium with a separate door for low-income…

Grieving parents hit with $200,000 in student loans

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When his 27-year old daughter Lisa died suddenly of liver failure five years ago, Steve Mason was as devastated as any…

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WH: Major costs to delaying climate change policy

Pollution, smoke stacks

If lawmakers delay taking action now on climate change it could cost taxpayers exponentially more in the future to deal with…

U.S.: Russia violated missile treaty

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The United States accused Russia on Monday of violating the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, citing cruise…

Appeals court rejects Virginia same-sex ban

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A federal appeals court on Monday struck down Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage, the first such decision in a southern…

What will get done before Congress' recess?

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Congress faces several big issues before beginning its August recess at the end of the week.

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Ebola outbreak in West Africa is deadliest ever

Ebola victim Dr

The deadliest Ebola outbreak in history continues to plague West Africa as leaders scramble to stop the virus from spreading.

Medicare's outlook improves as health spending slows

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The long-term prognosis for Medicare has improved thanks to slower health spending, while the outlook for Social Security…

Knight match: Donor puts OHSU $100 million closer

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon Health & Science University says its drive to match Nike co-founder Phil Knight's challenge for…

Bill would legalize some cannabis strains

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Doctors in Macon, Georgia, told Janea Cox that her daughter, Haleigh, might not live another three months.

That was the…

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Investors help the rich pay off student loans

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Investors are so hungry for yield in the bond market that they're giving rich college grads money to help pay off their…

Expelled lesbian accepted at another school

Christian Minard

An honor-roll student who was expelled from Southwestern Christian University in Oklahoma after she married another woman is…

Obama offers rules for success as he expands program for young minority men

Obama in Oval Office

Setting daily goals. Keeping an open mind. Separating honest criticism from blind "hating."

Asia grads searching for Google jobs

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Asia's top students are hoping to hook up with Western firms such as Google, Apple and Deloitte when they enter the…

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OkCupid set up bad dates in 'an experiment'

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Facebook isn't the only social network that experiments on its users.

Yo backer launches new app

Mirage

Got more on your mind than the word "Yo" conveys? A new messaging app called MIRAGE has you covered.

BuzzFeed fires editor for plagiarizing

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Confronted by charges of plagiarism, BuzzFeed on Friday fired Benny Johnson, the viral politics editor whose work often…

Solar storm barely missed earth in 2012

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Two years ago, modern infrastructure came very close to a serious disruption. The culprit? One of the largest solar storms…

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US aims to make oil transport safer

Lac-Megantic, Quebec, Canada train explosion

When a runaway train exploded in a Quebec town last year, the fireball killed 47, destroyed 40 buildings and sent thousands…

California beach goes heavy on the anchovies

Anchovies at California beach

Who ordered the anchovies? That's what beach-goers may be asking after a huge swarm of the oily fish descended on the…

Settlement reached in chemical spill

West Virginia residents line up for bottled water

A settlement was reached Friday with the company at the center of a January chemical leak that contaminated the water supply…

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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Judge: Clippers sale can go forward

Donald Sterling Clippers owner

Shelly Sterling says she can finally get some rest now that it looks like she will be able to sell the Los Angeles Clippers…

Vikings RB Peterson may skip preseason

Adrian Peterson against Washington

Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson may not take a snap during the preseason.

Redskins GM: Griffin III rushed back from injury

Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins, Seahawks, Wildcard game

Washington Redskins general manager Bruce Allen recently told ESPN 950 that quarterback Robert Griffin III was rushed back…

Reloaded Wisconsin embraces expectations

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Wisconsin might have some rebuilding ahead as it replaces 13 starters from a team that went 9-4 last fall -- including 10…

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Hikers find dog lost in woods for 22 days

Madison lost found dog

ALBANY, Ore. (AP) — A dog that apparently wandered lost in the woods for 22 days has been reunited with her owners.

Goats' guard dog shot to death in Terrebonne

Terrebonne dog killed

Big, white, fluffy dogs watch over Terrebonne rancher Ed Barnes' hundreds of goats, protecting them from coyotes and cougars…

Dogs on vacation living in the lap of luxury

Diamond the dog

More and more animal lovers who aren't opposed to splurging on their furry friends are choosing overnight stays at…

Dog passes out with joy when owner returns

Happy dog passes out

A dog is so happy when its owner returns from two years in Europe that it passes out in joy.

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GM's most popular pickups recalled 6 times this year

Chevy Silverado

For owners of GM's most popular pickups, recalls have been almost a monthly occurrence this year.

Lyft gets the green light in New York City

Lyft

If you see a pink-mustachioed automobile or two zipping around the streets of New York City Friday, you're not imagining…

GM to pay victims at least $400 million

General Motors

General Motors expects to pay between $400 million to $600 million to compensate victims of the faulty ignition switch tied…

GM recalls 718,000 more vehicles

GM dealership

In a year clogged with a record number of recalls, General Motors had gone three weeks without any new ones.

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'Mad Max: Fury Road' wheels into Comic-Con

Mad Max Fury Road

The trailer for "Mad Max: Fury Road" is out, and it's gotten a 21st-century makeover. Where the 1979 film starred Mel…

'The Situation' gets counseling in plea deal

Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino, Jersey Shore

Former "Jersey Shore" star Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino will get anger management counseling to settle an assault charge…

David Duchovny touts Russian pride in beer ad

David Duchovny Russian beer commercial

David Duchovny's latest role is stirring up more intrigue than any episode of "The X-Files." The actor plays himself in a…

ESPN commentator apologizes for abuse remark

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ESPN star Stephen A. Smith apologized on Monday for what he called "the most egregious error of my career," a Friday…

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Meet Chadwick Boseman

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Chadwick Boseman is getting early Oscar buzz for his portrayal of James Brown in “Get on Up.” Learn more about the actor…

Philip Seymour Hoffman's final exit intrigues

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There are so many layers to “A Most Wanted Man,” but primary among them is that the movie would be Philip Seymour Hoffman's…

Scarlett Johansson through the years

Scarlett Johansson

As Scarlett Johansson stars in "Lucy" take a look at images of the actress throughout her career.

‘Lucy’ more about style than substance

Lucy

Find out what our reviewer thought of "Lucy" before you head to the theater.

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Driver falls asleep, sparks fire in Oregon

Driver falls asleep, sparks fire

A driver who fell asleep at the wheel slammed into a utility pole and sparked a fire in Oregon.

Cops: Times Square Spider-Man punches officer

Amazing Spider-Man 2

A street performer dressed as Spider-Man is accused of punching a police officer in New York's Times Square over money for a…

Man's 41 Homer Simpson tattoos set world record

Homer Simpson tattoos record

This is sure to be the talk of Springfield. A New Zealand man's 41 tattoos of Homer Simpson have set a new world record.

Police solve 'creepy' porcelain doll mystery

Porcelain doll

Deputies have solved the mystery of the appearance of porcelain dolls left on the front porches of several California homes.

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'Artbnb': Village offers artists free accommodation

Genalguacil

As vacation deals go this one isn't bad. The beautiful southern Spanish village of Genalguacil is offering free…

How Uganda became a top tourist destination

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Fifty years ago Uganda was the "Pearl of Africa," a newly independent republic with a thriving economy, a functioning…

China to soon be the world's top business travel market

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China is the world's hottest market for business travelers, and spending in the country could surpass the U.S. as soon as…

Richard Branson's Virgin America files for IPO

Virgin America

Virgin America, the U.S. airline formed by billionaire Richard Branson's Virgin Group seven years ago, has filed for an…

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Hot diggity dog! It's National Hot Dog Day

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Hot diggity dog! July is National Hot Dog Month and July 23 is National Hot Dog Day.

Europe's oldest pastry shops

Confeitaria Nacional

Here are nine of the world's oldest pastry shops -- tried and trusted by centuries of cake-hungry visitors.

Would you order this $78 taco?

Caviar tacos

Caviar is the new condiment.

In-flight gourmet fine dining possible?

In-flight fine dining

More and more airlines are teaming up with world-class chefs, hoping to solve that ultimate #firstworldproblem: how to…

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Special report: Wildfires are not all bad

Special Report Fires not all bad

Wildfires can cause concern about long-term damaging effects on the landscape we call home, but NewsChannel 21’s Samantha O’Connor spoke with some experts who say wildfire can be a good thing.

Oregon wildfires wind down, but lightning coming

Ochoco Complex Antler spike camp mess

InciWeb

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Most of the large wildfires burning east of the Cascade Range in Oregon for the past two weeks are at or near containment, but a new round of intense lightning storms is forecast this week.

Ochoco Complex update: Still nearly 500 on lines

Fox Fire Ochoco Complex

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The 2-week-old, over 10,000-acre Ochoco Complex of fires on the Ochoco National Forest was nearly 90 percent contained by Monday, with almost 500 firefighters still on the lines.

Logging Units update: Fires now 80 pct. contained

Camas Prairie Fire

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The 2-week-old, nearly 10,500-acre Logging Unit Fires on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation still have more than 1,200 personnel fighting them, having brought the blazes to 80 percent containment as of Monday.

Bridge 99 update: Hatchery, campgrounds reopen

Bridge 99 incident meteorologist gathering data

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Several campgrounds and the Wizard Falls Fish Hatchery have reopened to the public as crews continue to make solid progress on the 2-week-old, nearly 5,700-acre Bridge 99 Complex of fires 18 miles northwest of Sisters, officials said Monday.

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How to shave strokes off your golf game

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Recreational golfers have the option of switching to better equipment to better their golf score.

Walking: Is it enough for weight loss?

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Can you lose weight if the only exercise you do is walking? Find out here.

What to hunt in the summer months

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While the summer months can be considered off-months for hunters, there are still some prey you might want to set your sights on over the summer.

GPS allows for modern day treasure hunts

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With GPS, hikers can participate in modern day treasure hunts while geocaching.

Must-haves for your tackle box

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When going fishing, don’t leave home without having these key must-have items in your tackle box.

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How to fit carbs into your family's healthy diet

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Not all carbs are bad. Find out how to fit good carbs into your family's healthy diet.

Should children be tested for high cholesterol?

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As adults we get our cholesterol checked regularly, but should our children also be getting checked? Find out here.

Make the most of family time this summer

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Summer can be busy. To make the most of family time follow these tips to make time for family bonding.

What is autism spectrum disorder?

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Find out more about autism and how it impacts a child's life.

Study: BMI could be missing 25 percent of obese kids

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Researchers find that body mass index tests may miss children who have a normal BMI but also have excess body fat.

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Tour the Tin Pan Alley Art Collection

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

Premier Art Show Coming to Bend!

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Come see why this event was recently ranked among the Top 15 shows in the nation

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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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