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Ore. health officials prep for Ebola, say risk is low

State public health officials said Wednesdasy they are ready to respond in the unlikely event a person ill with Ebola infection arrives in Oregon, but they emphasize that risk of exposure remains low.

Apartment where Ebola patient stayed

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'Mistake' in how hospital handled Ebola case?

The first person to be diagnosed with Ebola on American soil went to the emergency room last week, but was released from the hospital even though he told staff he had traveled from Liberia.

Oregon Dept. of Forestry keeps fire limits in place

After the parched summer, the recent rainfall in Central Oregon was heartily welcomed by local residents. But it wasn't enough to end wildfire danger, according to the Oregon Department of Forestry.

California officer in downtown Bend fight

Calif. police officer pulls gun during Bend dispute

NewsChannel 21 obtained exclusive video filmed just seconds after five men were involved in a fight in downtown Bend early Sunday. Bend police confirmed that Vallejo, Calif., police Sgt. Michael Kent Tribble pulled a gun during the dispute; we talked to a witness about what he says happened.

Apartment where Ebola patient stayed

REUTERS/Mike Stone

'Mistake' in how hospital handled Ebola case?

The first person to be diagnosed with Ebola on American soil went to the emergency room last week, but was released from the hospital even though he told staff he had traveled from Liberia.

Enterovirus

CDC

Four patients with enterovirus D68 die

Samples collected from four patients who recently died have tested positive for enterovirus D68, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It is unclear what role the virus played in their deaths.

Enteroviruses are very commo...

Hwy. 22 Mill City condenser blockage

Oregon State Police

Highway 22E reopens after condenser rolls

Oregon Hwy. 22E west of Mill City was partially blocked for much of Wednesday and a detour in place while workers cleared a truck crash in which a 70,000-pound cylindrical condenser rolled onto the highway, Oregon State Police said

Mohamed Osman Mohamud

U.S. Dept. of Justice

Ore. man gets 30 years in Christmas bomb plot

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for plotting to bomb a crowded holiday event in Portland's town square in 2010.

Complaint: Racial slurs, threats at Daimler plant

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian has filed a complaint against Daimler Trucks North America, alleging that five employees at its Portland plant were subjected to racial slurs and threats.

Whychus Creek Canyon

Deb Quinlan

Land trust launches new Whychus Creek campaign

The Deschutes Land Trust announced Wednesday it has embarked on a three year, $15 million comprehensive campaign to complete its core conservation strategy for Central Oregon’s Whychus Creek.

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Lane County commission OKs marijuana tax

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Lane County commissioners told county attorneys Tuesday to draft ordinances to tax both recreational and medical marijuana — if Oregon voters legalize the drug.

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New streaming films, TV shows in October

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Courtesy Netflix

Netflix, Amazon, Hulu and iTunes are adding titles to their streaming options in October.

From horror films to documentaries and new episodes of beloved series, it's all here for your viewing pleasure with this month's schedule of releases:

October 1

Ne...

Cullen brings boom to Optimus Prime's voice again with new 'Transformers'

Peter Cullen Optimus Prime

Paramount Home Media Distribution

Legendary voice actor Peter Cullen talks about voicing Optimus Prime in "Transformers: Age of Extinction," new on Blu-ray and DVD.

GLAAD praises networks in annual survey

Orange is the New Black

Netflix

For the first time, three networks have rated "excellent" in an annual survey of LGBT portrayals on television, the LGBT media advocacy organization GLAAD said Wednesday.

'Twilight' lives again as a short film series on Facebook

Twilight Breaking Dawn Part 2 Robert Pattinson Kristen Stewart

Summit Entertainment

Like its vampires, "Twilight" lives once more. This time, however, only on Facebook.

What we know about Mrs. Clooney

George Clooney, Amal Alamuddin in Venice

Stefano Rellandini/Reuters

Amal Alamuddin may have just accomplished what many believed was the impossible: snagging Hollywood's most notable bachelor.

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