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Sisters Quilt Show sews dispute

Quilt show squabble: Sisters vendors, merchants at odds

The city of Sisters may get caught in the middle of a permitting dispute as downtown businesses cry for changes to how transient vendors are treated.

Bendite in Tel Aviv

Bend native hunkers down in Tel Aviv as rockets fall

"When the sirens go off, we have to go into a safe room," says Bendite Nick Papa, who just moved to Tel Aviv a week ago for a job. Since then, he has heard many sirens, warning Israelis to seek shelter.

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Cigarettes, abandoned campfire spark C.O. wildfires

While crews keep watch for and douse more lightning-sparked holdover fires in Central Oregon, investigators have found the specific cause of three human-caused fires -- two discarded cigarettes and an abandoned campfire.

Fire Outlook through October 2014

Hot, dry -- but not necessarily more C.O. wildfires

Central Oregon’s fire season is typically from July 1st through early October. Looking at the Southern Oscillation — most commonly referred to as El Niño and La Niña — through October, it favors an El Niño pattern, NewsChannel meteorologist Travis Knudsen says.

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Central Washington wildfire grows dramatically

YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — One central Washington wildfire has burned across 28 square miles in just two days while another has broken out in hot, tinder-dry conditions.

Trucking troubles in Bend roundabouts

Truckers' traffic troubles in Bend roundabouts

There are now 30 roundabouts in the city of Bend alone, and that has some truck drivers cringing. But that doesn't mean the city is ignoring trucks in the roundabout design process.

Golf course goes electric

Golfing green: Bend 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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Oregon Dept. of Energy

Senate OKs Wyden-Merkley bill to boost geothermal

Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., on Thursday applauded the Senate’s passage of their legislation to encourage more geothermal energy production on federal lands.

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Shannon Stapleton/Reuters

July temps in the 40s? US in for a chill

Blame Canada, and especially Typhoon Neoguri: Next week isn't going to feel very much like summer in parts of the United States.

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Grandpa rescues twins from Ore. RV fire

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Family members who escaped from a burning recreational vehicle in the Salem area say a grandfather went back into the burning camper to save two 11-year-old twin grandchildren.

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Oregon State University

OSU engineers devise small, cheap radiation detector

Nuclear engineers at Oregon State University have developed a small, portable and  inexpensive radiation detection device that should help people all over the world better understand the radiation around them, its type and intensity, and whether or not it poses a health risk.

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  • Amazon to FAA: Let us fly our drones

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    Getting all your deliveries by drone is getting one step closer to reality. Amazon has asked the Federal Aviation Administration for permission to conduct outdoor tests near its Seattle headquarters.


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5 interesting facts about Prince George

Prince George

Marty Melville/Pool/Reuters

Believe it or not, it has been almost a year since the birth of Prince George Alexander Louis, the son of Britain's Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge, the former Kate Middleton.

Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes: Oh baby

Ryan Gosling- Eva Mendes

Is she or isn't she? People magazine is not citing the source in its report that Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling are expecting a baby in October.

And the Emmy nominees are...

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The 2014 Emmy nominations were announced on Thursday, with "Game of Thrones" in the lead with a total of 19 nods, and "Breaking Bad" getting its final round of recognition.

Rosie O'Donnell returning to 'The View'

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ABC is beginning its reconstruction of "The View" by bringing back Rosie O'Donnell, one of the most famous co-hosts from the talk show's history.

O'Donnell will rejoin the talk show in the fall, according to a Twitter message from the show's main acco...

Obama-Galifianakis interview nominated for Emmy

Barack Obama on between two ferns

FunnyorDie.com

He won't be walking the red carpet next month, but President Barack Obama has already made his mark on this year's Emmy Awards.

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