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Madras students witness shots fired; suspect car sought

Two shots were fired in a southwest Madras neighborhood Monday morning, apparently over drugs, and several students witnessed it, school officials said. That led to a hunt for a suspect car and a brief, precautionary lockdown of area schools, including the Central Oregon Community College campus, officials said.

Central Oregon jobs picture mixed as '14 ends

Central Oregon closed out 2014 with mixed results on the jobs front, with a strong year for two of three counties but Crook County lagging, the Oregon Employment Department reported Monday.

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Northeast officials: Stay off the streets

Snow is falling at a faster rate. Wind gusts are getting stronger. And temperatures are frigid. It may not look bad yet, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said Monday night, but it will be soon.

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Central Oregon homeless count in 10th year

For the 10th straight year, the Central Oregon Homeless Leadership Coalition  is conducting a one-day count Thursday of people who are homeless or in transitional housing in Deschutes, Crook and Jefferson counties.

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Campaign aims to 'light up,' save walkers, cyclists

A total of 18 pedestrians and cyclists have been struck and killed in Deschutes County over the past six years, many in low-light conditions, according to organizers of a yearly campaign called, "Light Up the Night/See and Be Seen."

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OLCC marijuana 'listening session' set in Bend

The Oregon Liquor Control Commission has announced eight more listening sessions to hear from communities around the state as the agency implements Oregon's recreational marijuana law, including one on Feb. 19 in Bend.

Oregon posted worst 2013 HS graduation rate in US

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon has nowhere to go but up when it releases the graduation rate for the class of 2014 on Thursday.

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Anniversary of 'great Cascadia' coastal quake marked

Monday marked the anniversary of the last major Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake that rocked the Pacific Northwest 315 years ago. Scientists predict the next major Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake could strike our state at any time.

Measles alert

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Measles outbreak that began at Disneyland grows to 87 cases

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A measles outbreak that originated at Disneyland has grown to 87 cases.

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Craigslist disappearance: Bodies recovered

Two bodies, one male and one female, were recovered Monday in the case of a Marietta, Georgia, couple, who went missing after contacting a car seller on Craigslist.

The bodies have not yet been identified, said Telfair County Sheriff Chris Steverson....

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Secret Service investigates White House drone crash

The man operating the drone that crashed on the White House grounds called the U.S. Secret Service on Monday morning to "self-report" his involvement in the incident.

The drone's owner and operator is a government employee who said he was using the dr...

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  • Uber to limit price surges during blizzard

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    Uber is putting a lid on fares as the blizzard.

    The taxi app normally lets prices surge when demand is heavy -- like when public transportation grinds to a halt and driving is hazardous because of a storm.

    During this storm, Uber will instead aim to k...

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Actor apologizes for 'colored' comment

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Benedict Cumberbatch called himself an "idiot" after referring to non-white actors as "colored" on a PBS talk show.

The Miss Universe winner is ...

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At this year's Miss Universe pageant, a loss may have overshadowed the win.

Disney launches 'Frozen' cruise

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Disney is launching a special cruise for those fans who just couldn't get enough of "Frozen."

'Orange,' Aduba, Macy win SAG Awards

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One of the performers from "Orange Is the New Black" joked during the red-carpet preshow to the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards that the TV director would need a wide shot to capture the cast if the show won.

'Birdman' takes top SAG Award prize

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"As the World Turns" got the shout-outs -- but "Birdman" took the top prize at the SAG Awards Sunday night.

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