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Oregon students face tough test this school year

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — More than 500,000 students return to school in Oregon this week, and their parents will need to add a phrase to their own vocabulary — Smarter Balanced.

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Bend firearms instructor speaks in wake of Ariz. tragedy

A firearms instructor who trained officers at Oregon's police academy for a decade spoke to NewsChannel 21 Sunday about the recent tragic fatal accident in Arizona as he distributed flyers outside the Oregon Trail Gun Show.

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Oregon State Police

OSP: Texting Hwy. 30 driver hit, killed bicyclist

A Vernonia man without a valid driver's license was texting on his cellphone when his pickup traveled onto the shoulder of Highway 30 just west of Rainier and struck a 74-year-old bicyclist from St. Helens, OSP said Sunday. The driver continued on for five miles, until he was stopped and arrested.

Workhouse hosts classes, workshops

Bend 'Workhouse' offers workshops, classes

The Workhouse in Bend is hosting over a dozen different art workshops and nutritional classes this fall.

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School's $100M donor is Columbia Sportswear chair

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The anonymous donor that gave $100 million to Oregon Health & Science University last month has been revealed to be Columbia Sportswear's chairwoman Gert Boyle, and the donation was made to honor her late sister.

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Early, low pear harvest in S. Oregon

MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — Midway through an early harvest, one of the world's largest pear growers says its Rogue Valley crop isn't meeting expectations.

Jeffrey Fowle, Kenneth Bae, Matthew Todd Miller

CNN

Americans detained in N. Korea ask for help

Three Americans detained in North Korea spoke out about their conditions and pleaded for U.S. help in interviews with CNN.

Kenneth Bae, Matthew Todd Miller and Jeffrey Edward Fowle were presented to CNN's Will Ripley at a Pyongyang hotel Monday. Each...

Philippines airport bomb threat

TV5

Alleged bomb plot foiled at Manila airport

Manila's international airport is on high alert after authorities foiled an alleged bomb plot Monday, state-run media in the Philippines report.

Counter-terror agents acting on a tip interrupted a group of men allegedly assembling improvised explosiv...

Pro-Russian separatists Ukraine

REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

NATO to create 'high-readiness force'

NATO members meeting this week in Wales are expected to create "a very high-readiness force" to deal with Russian aggression in Ukraine, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said Monday.

In a speech on the NATO website, Rasmussen said the figh...

UK Prime Minister David Cameron

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Cameron unveils new anti-ISIS proposals

British Prime Minister David Cameron called Monday for a new law to give police the temporary power to seize a passport in case a British citizen is suspected of trying to travel to support ISIS.

Cameron told lawmakers meeting in the House of Commons ...

Pakistan violent protests

REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

Pakistan military denies report PM to resign

With protests raging in the streets of Islamabad, Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif met with military leaders Monday to discuss the option of resigning for three months, a government official with direct knowledge told CNN.

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'Guardians of the Galaxy' top movie of 2014

Guardians of the Galaxy

Walt Disney Pictures

The Star-Lord is officially the star of the box office. "Guardians of the Galaxy" is now the top-grossing domestic movie of the year, Entertainment Weekly reports.

One weekend, three celebrity weddings

Dwayne Wade, Gabrielle Union

CNN

Wedding bells rang for three different celebrity couples over Labor Day weekend.

5 things we learned from summer movies

Transformers Age of Extinction

From Paramount Pictures

Was it the end of the world at the summer box office?

Jennifer Lawrence's rep slams stolen pics

Jennifer Lawrence, 2014 Oscars

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In a major breach of privacy, a hacker leaked a series of pictures allegedly showing Jennifer Lawrence and other female celebrities in the nude.

New on Netflix and Amazon for September

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Netflix, Amazon and Hulu have added titles to their streaming options in September.

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