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Oregon AG moves to block 'E-cigarette' sales

Oregon House votes to ban sale of e-cigarettes to minors

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon House has overwhelmingly approved a bill barring the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors and prohibiting their use in bars and workplaces.

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Union Pacific says 2 trains derail in Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Union Pacific says two freight trains derailed in Oregon on Monday morning, one in the Blue Mountains of Eastern Oregon, the other in the Cascade Range.

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New partnership eyes C.O. student success indicators

This week, a local movement called Better Together releases the first and most comprehensive collection of Central Oregon data on student success indicators.

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Oregon lawmaker's bill targets Common Core

State Rep. Carl Wilson (R-Grants Pass) has introduced legislation that would prohibit the Oregon Department of Education from requiring school districts to align instruction or assessments with Common Core state standards.

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Transient arrested in SE Bend motel stabbing

A 44-year-old Redmond transient was arrested early Monday in the stabbing of a roommate during a dispute at a southeast Bend motel, police said.

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Dow sets record as Nasdaq tops 5,000

The Nasdaq topped the 5,000 level for the first time in 15 years Monday as the Dow Jones industrial average set a closing record.

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Work set to begin on Hwy. 97 Madras project

Managers from the Oregon Department of Transportation and Contractor High Desert Aggregate and Paving will join elected and appointed officials from the city of Madras on Wednesday to kick off a major highway improvement project on Highway 97.

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House OKs bill to expand forest fire damage assessments

The Oregon House on Monday unanimously passed House Bill 2501, legislation that sponsors say will allow for the reporting or cataloging of forest fire damage, including that of private property loss, for fires of 1,000 acres or more.

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IRS phone scam tops Oregon consumer complaints

For the first time, the IRS imposter phone scam and magazine subscription fraud topped Oregon’s list of the Top 10 Consumer Complaints for 2014, Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum said Monday.

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University of Oregon opens mass vaccination clinic

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The University of Oregon is opening a mass vaccination clinic Monday at Matthew Knight Arena in the campaign against a blood stream infection that can cause a form of meningitis, called meningococcemia.

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ODOT warns of 'spring forward' drowsy-driving danger

This weekend, Oregonians will “spring forward” by setting clocks ahead one hour (officially at 2 a.m. Sunday), and according to the National Sleep Foundation, any disruption of your normal routine can have consequences.

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  • Air Traffic Control vulnerable to hacking

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    Problems with the Federal Aviation Administration's cybersecurity is "threatening the agency's ability to ensure the safe and uninterrupted operation of the national airspace system," a new Government Accountability Office report out Monday found.

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Michelle Rodriguez's challenge to Hollywood

Michelle Rodriguez

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Actress Michelle Rodriguez challenged racial minorities in Hollywood to "develop their own mythology" and tell their own stories instead of recasting traditionally white characters as different races.

"It's not about taking Catwoman or Superman or Gre...

'The Sound of Music': Where are they now?

Captain von Trapp The Sound of Music

Fifty years after its premiere, "The Sound of Music" is still among millions of fans' favorite things.

The Julie Andrews film, about the von Trapp family and its "problem" governess, Maria, is beloved enough to have spawned audience singalongs. The pe...

Dakota Johnson's mom defends 'SNL' gig

Dakota Johnson, 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

Don't listen to the haters, Dakota Johnson: You made your famous mother proud.

The "Fifty Shades" actor received mixed reviews for her appearance this weekend on "Saturday Night Live." Despite a few crowd-pleasing moments, a controversial sketch starr...

'Question everything,' says the creator of Netflix's 'House of Cards'

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Netflix's "House of Cards" is back for a third season, and the binges are underway.

2 shot at party featuring T.I., Young Jeezy

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Two people were shot Saturday at a nightclub party in Charlotte, North Carolina, featuring rappers T.I., Young Jeezy and Yo Gotti. Both victims are expected to survive, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department said in a news release.

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