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Study: 63 percent drop in uninsured Oregonians

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

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Home Depot: Malware hits 56 million payment cards

Home Depot said Thursday that 56 million payment cards from its U.S. and Canadian networks have been affected by a data breach between April and September.

Bend council reviews vacation rentals

Wave of Bend vacation rentals swamps city council

The Bend City Council's big decision late Wednesday night -- to hear the appeal of OSU-Cascades' Westside campus -- came after hours of testimony on another hot-button issue, as many residents pleaded for action to stem a surging wave of homes turned into short-term vacation rentals hollowing out their neighborhoods.

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Mill worker killed when wood press activates

MILL CITY, Ore. (AP) — A 33-year-old Mill City lumber mill worker was killed late Wednesday when a wood press he was repairing activated and crushed him.

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Bear killed near Eastern Oregon school

PILOT ROCK, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon State Police trooper shot and killed a black bear that wandered near an elementary school in Pilot Rock.

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Cattle 'help' OSP find missing elderly Eugene man

Why did the cattle cross the road? Probably not to help Oregon State Police find a missing elderly Eugene man in Burns, but that's just what happened Thursday.

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Crater Lake's Rim Drive goes car-free Saturday

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — Sections of Rim Drive at Crater Lake National Park will be free of cars the next two Saturdays.

Phone subsidy available for low-income Oregonians

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Tens of thousands of low-income Oregon residents already receive a public subsidy to help cover the cost of their cellphone or land line, and the state agency overseeing the program is encouraging more people to apply for the aid.

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Dog found in Oregon heading back to Pennsylvania

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Gidget is going back to Pennsylvania.

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Obese dog donations probed by attorney general

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — After thousands of dollars began to pour into the donation coffers for an obese and famous Dachsund, the Oregon Attorney General's Office took notice.

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Armpit hair set on fire, triggers Idaho crash

A teenager crashed his SUV Sunday morning after a passenger used a lighter to set his armpit hair on fire, according to the Ada County Sheriff's Office.

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Iranian 'Happy' dancers get prison time, lashes

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Six Iranians who were arrested after making a dance video set to Pharrell Williams' song "Happy" received suspended sentences of six months in prison and 91 lashes.

Source names Joan Rivers' throat doctor

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The doctor who began a biopsy on Joan Rivers' vocal cords before she suffered cardiac arrest last month has been identified by clinic staffers as Dr. Gwen Korovin, a source close to the death investigation said.

Korovin is the same doctor who a clinic...

Darrell Hammond takes over as 'SNL' announcer

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Darrell Hammond will be the new Don Pardo.

Is there a Beyonce/Jay Z album in the works?

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It seems there's no such thing as time off for Jay Z and Beyonce.

On Tuesday, Dash Radio's DJ Skee reported that the "Drunk in Love" duo have plans to collaborate on a joint album, according to sources close to the couple. DJ Skee believes the album ...

Why the Cosby sweater still rules

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It all started with a gift from a friend. In the 1980s, actress and singer Josephine Premice was well-aware of fashion designer Koos van den Akker's eye-catching work and asked whether he could make a sweater for one of her friends, Bill Cosby.

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