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Peeping Tom laws lax

Peeping Tom victims, lawmakers say penalties too lax

A Beaverton man who pleaded guilty Tuesday to invasion of personal privacy is expected to spend two years behind bars, the punishment for using a hidden camera to spy on an underage teen girl naked for nearly five years. Some say the penalties are too lax, and want them increased.

Bend-La Pine graduation rate tops state

Students at Bend-La Pine Schools are graduating at a higher rate than their peers around the state, according to data released Thursday by the Oregon Department of Education.

Retirement town hall meeting draws few

Bend town hall on retirement proposal draws few

Surveys across the nation find that American's aren't saving enough for retirement. An AARP poll shows that one in six Oregonians between 45 and 65 have less than $5,000 in their retirement savings accounts.

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Average 401(k) balance hits record $91,300

401(k) balances reached a record high last year, thanks to a soaring stock market and larger contributions from workers participating in the savings plans.

At Fidelity, the average 401(k) balance hit $91,300 by the end of 2014. While that's up just 2...

Local engagement photo wins big

Peak experience: Special engagement photo wins big

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but what about $20,000? A Bend couple's mountaintop engagement photo won just that.

Kitzhaber, Hayes talk Oregon economy

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Clean energy group paid Cylvia Hayes $118,000

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — More of the consulting work done by Gov. John Kitzhaber's fiancée is coming to light.

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Boehner defends House GOP immigration lawsuit

House Speaker John Boehner on Wednesday confirmed House Republicans are filing a lawsuit against Obama's executive action delaying deportations for millions of immigrants here illegally.

"The President's overreach when he took executive action to deal...

Missing Malaysia plane, messages

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Malaysia declares people aboard MH370 dead

The government of Malaysia has officially declared the loss of Malaysia Airlines flight 370 an accident and all of its passengers and crew presumed dead.

But the search for the missing Boeing 777 will continue.

The formal declaration, read Thursday by...

Obamacare Complaints - Generic

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Millions to owe Affordable Care Act tax penalty

Some 3 million to 6 million Americans will have to pay an Affordable Care Act tax penalty for not having health insurance last year, Treasury officials said Wednesday.

Michael Brown funeral

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Cops, citizens scuffle at St. Louis meeting

An attempt to mend the relationship between citizens and police in St. Louis broke into a shouting and shoving match late Wednesday -- between citizens and police.

Council members considering a bill to establish a civilian oversight board over police ...

Drone

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FAA says 'no' to drones at Super Bowl

Headed to the Super Bowl this weekend? Bring your money, foam finger and tickets -- heck, even bring your face paint -- but please leave your drone at home.

At least that's what the Federal Aviation Administration wants.

The FAA released a 15-second vi...

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  • FAA says 'no' to drones at Super Bowl

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    Headed to the Super Bowl this weekend? Bring your money, foam finger and tickets -- heck, even bring your face paint -- but please leave your drone at home.

    At least that's what the Federal Aviation Administration wants.

    The FAA released a 15-second vi...

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African-Americans propel prime time TV hits like 'Empire'

Empire premiere

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For broadcast television, this is the Year of the African-American Viewer.

What many of this season's biggest hits have in common is a huge following in black households. This is most pronounced with Fox's new musical drama "Empire," which has quickl...

Taylor Swift trademarks 'This sick beat'

Taylor Swift NYE

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If you were planning on using a Taylor Swift-penned phrase on, say, a locket or a jewelry box, think again. Because you could be trying to shake off a legal bill.

T. Swizzle, whose business savvy is rivaled only by her aptitude for earworms, has take...

Interview: Kevin Costner tackles difficult story of race relations with 'Black or White'

Octavia Spencer and Kevin Costner in 'Black or White'

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Oscar-winning filmmaker and actor Kevin Costner discusses his new film "Black or White," which confronts the issue of race relations in our country.

Bill Gates reveals his only regret

Bill Gates, Microsoft

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Bill Gates has made his mark on the world. So what does he regret?

Tim Burton photographer, writer looks at 'Big Eyes' from different perspective

'Big Eyes' book, Leah Gallo, Derek Frey

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Longtime Tim Burton photographer and writer Leah Gallo talks about her new book, "Big Eyes: The Film, The Art."

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