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Feds close books on Bend ADA enforcement

The city of Bend received a letter Wednesday from the U.S. Department of Justice, saying it has closed its files on enforcing the city’s 2004 Project Civic Access settlement agreement for violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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C.O. Interagency Dispatch Center

Storms move on; will warm-up bring 'sleeper' fires?

As thunderstorms left the High Desert late Wednesday but lingered to the north and east, Central Oregon initial attack crews responded to several more smoke reports and waited for hotter weather in days to come, when more "sleeper" fires could be spotted.

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Dam going, creek flowing -- so fish can get going

It's muddy, messy, splashy work on Jack Creek, but boy will the bull trout be grateful when the dam is removed and the creek is restored.

Dog bite protocol in Deschutes County

Dog-bite protocols differ in C. Oregon

Numerous bites and an inured arm, that's the aftermath for 6-year old Kaylee from Prineville after a dog attacked her. But what happens next in dog bite cases can very from one community to another.

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Oregon says its faring better on health care infections

Oregon does better than the national average on health care-acquired infections, according to the latest report of infections released Thursday by the Oregon Health Authority.

OR National Guard aiding in wildfire fight

Ore. National Guard helping on Logging Unit fires

As thousands of acres burn across Oregon, the Oregon Army National Guard is now helping in the fight, including four helicopters stationed in Madras.

Cycling cross country for cancer

College cyclists crossing U.S. for cancer research

What would you do to cure cancer?  How would you get from New York City to San Francisco?  Two seemingly unrelated questions, but 20 students from the University of Illinois are answering them together. 

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Steve Ziel

Bridge 99 Complex: 50 percent contained

Area closures have been reduced on the week-old, nearly 6,000-acre Bridge 99 Fires, now 50 percent contained. Here's Wednesday's update:

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William Charba

Shaniko Butte Fire 80 percent contained

The 10-day-old, more than 40,000-acre Shaniko Butte Fire was 80 percent contained by late Wednesday, with the firefighting force dropping below 300 and full containment predicted Sunday night.

Relatives mourn family members killed in shelling at UN-run school

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U.N. official: Strike hits shelter in Gaza

A strike on a U.N. shelter in northern Gaza on Thursday has killed and injured multiple people, a United Nations spokesman said Thursday.

The coordinates of the school in Beit Hanoun, which was serving a shelter for families in Gaza, had been given t...

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GMO labeling initiative qualifies for Nov. ballot

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — It's official: an initiative to require the labeling of genetically modified foods in Oregon has qualified for a statewide vote in November.

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    Robot furniture that builds itself

    Biorobotics Laboratory, EPFL

    Imagine that the chair you're sitting on became a sofa on demand as the day moved from light to dark. Or if all your furnishings could move out of your way as you walk through a room. These thoughts could one day become reality through research being conducted at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology.


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'Weird Al' Yankovic hits No. 1

Weird Al Yankovic

CNN

It's "Mandatory": "Weird Al" Yankovic is Number One.

'Fifty Shades of Grey' trailer sees 'Red'

Fifty Shades of Grey

Courtesy Focus Features

"Fifty Shades of Grey's" infamous "Red Room" has arrived. The first trailer for the romance drama, which is adapted from E L James' best-selling erotic novel, gives fans a racy hint of what's to come.

Colbert 'Late Show' staying in New York

Colbert visits Late Show

CBS

The host of CBS' "Late Show" may be changing, but the location is staying the same.

'Pristine' original Superman comic up for auction

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From eBay

Superman's debut comic book sold for just 10 cents in 1938. But today, a rare original is worth many times more.

More 'Iron Man'? Sounds good, Downey says

Iron Man 3

Courtesy Walt Disney Pictures

Another go at "Iron Man"? Robert Downey Jr. would welcome the opportunity.

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