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Autopsy planned for man's body found in Deschutes River

A body found in the Deschutes River near downtown Bend likely will take at least a week to identify, police said Friday. A weekend autopsy is planned on the remains, spotted by workers Thursday afternoon near the Newport Avenue bridge and dam.

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Two drug raids. six arrests at NW Redmond mobile home park

Six Redmond residents, including a 17-year-old girl, were arrested in a drug raid early Friday at a northwest Redmond mobile home park, police said. It was the second such raid in the same park to turn up heroin and methamphetamine in five days, though authorities said the two cases were unrelated.

Three-tier minimum wage hike gains momentum in Legislature

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A handful of state senators handed down their first decision on raising Oregon's minimum wage on Friday by narrowly favoring a bill that would increase wages in a three-tiered system.

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Van hits deer, bursts into flames on Highway 97

A catering van burst into flames shortly after hitting a deer on Highway 97 near Deschutes Junction north of Bend on Friday, but the driver got out and was uninjured, officials said.

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Early Look: Mourners fill pews for LaVoy Finicum funeral

Soft music played as hundreds of people from across the country crowded into a Mormon church in a small Utah town for Friday's funeral of the spokesman for the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge armed standoff.

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Multnomah County Jail

The Latest: Man charged in refuge standoff wins jail release

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A man arrested in the armed takeover of an Oregon wildlife refuge has been allowed to leave jail.ildings at a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon (all times local):

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Archie Briggs not only C.O. bridge falling short

The city of Bend has placed signs to warn commercial truck drivers of the new, lower weight limits on the Archie Briggs Road bridge over the Deschutes River for some heavy vehicles.

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FBI: Man said he wanted to shoot up church

The FBI arrested a man who told an undercover FBI employee that he wanted to shoot up a Detroit-area church to show support for ISIS, according to a criminal complaint released Friday.

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Shevlin Park fuels reduction project planned

Starting next Tuesday, the Bend Park and Recreation District will be implementing a wildfire fuels reduction project on 37 acres in Shevlin Park west of Bend.

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Bend-La Pine grows to fifth-largest school district in state

BEND, Ore. (AP) — Bend-La Pine Schools has grown to be the state's fifth-largest school district.

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1 man fatally shot, 3 suspects caught after police chase

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say three suspects in a fatal shooting have been arrested after a police chase from Oregon into Washington.

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  • LinkedIn stock plummets 43% on tepid outlook

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    LinkedIn had been teetering on the edge too long. Investors just knocked it off a cliff.

    Shares of LinkedIn tanked on Friday, falling 43% after the company gave a somewhat conservative outlook for the current quarter.

    LinkedIn said its sales for the c...

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James Franco to direct 'Zola' story

James Franco at Jan. 9, 2016, event in Pasadena

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Twitter's most famous story is reportedly getting the Franco treatment. Variety reports that James Franco is set to direct a movie based on the Twitter tale by Azia "Zola" Wells.

'Force Awakens' to become third film to cross $2 billion

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At the box office, "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" has become even more powerful than some could have possibly imagined.

Why India's annoyed with Coldplay and Beyoncé

Beyonce, Chris Martin of Coldplay

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An unassuming fishing village in the heart of Mumbai -- and two of the biggest names in western music -- are at the center of a raging debate in India.

Kanye West: Late father-in-law helped with album

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Kanye West says his new project received some help from the great beyond.

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Thanks to the diligent work of some "Simpsons" obsessives, there's now a search engine for every quote from the show featuring America's favorite TV family.

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