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Investigation continues fundraisers set up after crash

Driver's bail increased in deadly Hwy 97 crash

Grief counselors were at Redmond schools Monday as several fund-raising efforts emerged after a violent Highway 97 crash that killed a 7-year-old girl and seriously injured three others. Meanwhile, the victim's stepfather made his first court appearance and a judge increased his bail to $500,000.

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Bend council OKs Westside campus - with misgivings

At the close of a nearly 5-hour appeal hearing Monday afternoon, the Bend City Council unanimously affirmed a hearings officer’s approval of controversial plans for OSU-Cascades’ new Westside campus – but not before they tacked on some new conditions and expressed strong disappointment at the university’s method of winning approval.

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La Pine crews douse small brushfire near Hwy. 97

Deschutes County sheriff’s deputies are seeking witnesses after firefighters doused a small, human-caused brushfire on the east side of Highway 97 in La Pine Monday afternoon.

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Bend police investigating downtown fight

Bend police released some details Monday about an alcohol-fueled weekend altercation downtown involving a California police sergeant who they said displayed a handgun during the dispute.

Flying car From dream to reality

Flying car slowly taking shape in Prineville

Want to get away? Wish you had a private jet? Well, there’s a prototype in the works which will turn your car into an airplane and your driveway into a runway.

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C.O. burn season set to begin - where it's allowed

The Central Oregon Fire Chiefs Association announced Monday that burn season will open this week across Deschutes, Crook and Jefferson counties -- except in cities where burning is not permitted.

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Oregon schools catch a break in pension payments

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon school districts have caught a break in public pension payments that have been battering their budgets since the 2008 recession.

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson

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Secret Service director calls WH breach 'unacceptable'

U.S. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson called an incident in which a man scaled a fence and entered the White House "unacceptable" and told a congressional committee Tuesday she takes "full responsibility."

Wildlife population decline

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World has lost half its wildlife in 40 years

The world's animal population has halved in 40 years as humans put unsustainable demands on Earth, a new report warns.

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USGS: Bats may mistake wind turbines for trees

 Certain bats may be approaching wind turbines after mistaking them for trees, according to a study to be published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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Rescue dog finds boy, 5, safe at bottom of ravine

NORTH BEND, Ore. (AP) — The Coos County sheriff's office says a search and rescue dog found a missing 5-year-old autistic boy unharmed but stuck in mud at the bottom of a ravine in a wooded area.

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Clooney and Alamuddin's wedding photos revealed

George Clooney , Amal Alamuddin wedding photo

People

It may have taken him awhile, but it looks like waiting to get married was more than worth it for George Clooney.

'Crouching Tiger' sequel to hit Netflix, theaters on same day

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon The Green Legend

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Mark Aug. 28, 2015 on your calendar: it will be a history-making day for Hollywood.

Amanda Bynes arrested on DUI charge

Amanda Bynes court appearance May 2013

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Amanda Bynes was arrested on a DUI charge early Sunday morning in Sherman Oaks, California, Officer Juan Galvan with the California Highway Patrol confirmed to CNN.

Walmart: Tracy Morgan didn't wear seat belt

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REUTERS/Phil McCarten

Walmart has responded to a lawsuit filed by Tracy Morgan over a deadly car crash that left the comedian in critical condition. The big box store blamed the injuries suffered by Morgan on his failure to wear a seat belt.

George Clooney legally ties the knot

George Clooney, Amal Alamuddin go to civil ceremony

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George Clooney, the man long considered one of Hollywood's most eligible bachelors, followed up his private wedding to British human rights attorney Amal Alamuddin with a civil ceremony in Venice, Italy, on Monday.

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