Update: Unidentified 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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Update: Unidentified 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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EARLY LOOK: LaVoy Fincium's funeral expected to draw large crowd

The funeral for LaVoy Finicum, the Arizona rancher killed by a law enforcement officer last week, is expected to draw large a crowd on Friday in Kanab, Utah.


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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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Special report: What's in your drinking water?

Central Oregon is known for its good water quality. We put it to the test to see what officials do to guarantee our drinking water stays clean and safe.

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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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Deschutes National Forest trio save colleague's life

May 13, 2015 was a frightening day for three Deschutes National Forest employees as one of their colleagues, Steve Bigby, had a close call with death -- one they helped make sure he survived.

Oregon votes to strengthen prostitution laws

New sex-trafficking legislation advances in Salem

The Oregon House unanimously approved a bill Thursday strengthening anti-prostitution laws, a move cheered by a Central Oregon advocate who fights human trafficking around the country.

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Twitter goes to war against ISIS

Twitter has significantly ramped up its anti-ISIS efforts by shutting down thousands of terrorists' accounts and adding staff to monitor terrorist activity on its network.

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Sam Carpenter for Senate

Bend businessman Carpenter launches bid to unseat Wyden

Bend businessman Sam Carpenter announced his candidacy for the U.S. Senate on Thursday as the Republican seeks the party nomination to unseat longtime incumbent Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore.


Big boost in Oregon health insurance enrollees

More than 147,000 Oregonians signed up for health insurance through HealthCare.gov during the open enrollment period that ended Jan. 31, state officials said Thursday.

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office

Assn. defends sheriffs' role, sharply critical of occupiers

The Oregon State Sheriff's Association issued a statement Thursday that it said is a "response to questions about the Oregon office of sheriff" amid the continued occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.


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'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

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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.

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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.

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.

Netflix orders 3 new seasons of 'Orange is the new Black'

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"Orange is the New Black" won't return for a fourth season until June, but Netflix has already ordered the fifth, sixth and seventh seasons.


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