Snowstorm hits High Desert hard; travel discouraged

The first big winter storm of the season dropped several inches of snow across the High Desert on Tuesday, causing so many crashes and slide-offs authorities were prompted to advise against travel if at all possible. Dozens if not hundreds of motorists were stuck for three hours or more at slick Highway 97 south of town at Lava Butte.


Highest cancer rates by state

POSTED: 8:52 AM PST February 4, 2014    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT June 3, 2015 

Cancer is expected to become America's No. 1 killer by 2030. Find out which states have the highest cancer rates.

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Cancer is expected to become America's No. 1 killer by 2030, according to the American Society of Clinical Oncology. Using 2011 statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (the most recent available), here's a look at states with the highest rates of this deadly disease:


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