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Record rain triggers Redmond-area flooding

Thunderstorms brought intense downpours that brought high water to areas of southern Redmond late Thursday afternoon, amid flash flood warnings and watches for much of the region.

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Bend man missing 2 weeks; police seek tips

Police turned to the public for tips or any leads Thursday as they try to find a missing Bend man who hasn’t been heard from by family or friends in nearly two weeks.

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Redmond girl accused of bringing knife to school

A Redmond middle school student was arrested Wednesday, accused of bringing a large knife to school, police and school officials confirmed Thursday.

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Pro cyclist Boswell gives talk back home in Bend

Pro cyclist Ian Boswell is back home in Bend for a visit after racing in the Tour of California. Thursday night, he answered questions before an appreciative crowd at Crow's Feet Commons.

Oregon Legislature

Bill would keep kicker for budget reserves, education

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon Democrat has introduced a bill that would cancel anticipated "kicker" tax rebates and use the money instead for education and the state's reserve fund.

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Ireland to vote on same-sex marriage

Irish voters were choosing Friday whether to change the country's constitution to allow same-sex marriage.

It's a landmark referendum that, if passed, would make Ireland the first country in the world to adopt same-sex marriage through a popular vote.

FAA rules won t keep C O drones grounded

Senators hail FAA red-tape cuts for UAS test sites

Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley praised Thursday’s announcement by federal regulators that cuts red tape for unmanned aircraft systems test sites in Pendleton, Tillamook and Warm Springs to conduct research that creates jobs in an innovative industry.

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Wyden, Dems target unfair consumer contracts

Sens. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and Al Franken (D-Minn.), Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Ga.) and a broad coalition of more than 50 members of Congress continued to fight Thursday to protect the rights of consumers in Oregon and across the country who are being hurt by forced arbitration contracts in the financial services industry.

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Oregon police boosting holiday weekend patrols

Motorists who choose to drive impaired, not use their safety restraints, drive distracted or make other dangerous driving decisions should expect to draw the attention of law enforcement officers statewide during the 2015 Memorial Day holiday weekend.

U.S. Capitol

Wyden bill aims to boost credit union small-biz loans

Sen.  Ron Wyden, D-Ore., introduced a bill Thursday that would support new jobs and economic growth by providing small businesses greater access to business capital from credit unions.

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Merkley opposes loosening Wall Street's rules

Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., released the following statement Thursday after the U.S. Senate Banking Committee passed on a party-line vote a sprawling bill that would deregulate many key aspects of the financial industry:

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  • Selling your Android phone? Don't. It keeps your data.

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    If you recently sold your old Android phone, chances are your text messages, emails, pictures and Facebook key are still in there, even if you wiped its memory clean.

    A new study by computer researchers at the University of Cambridge shows that "facto...

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Neville Longbottom is all grown up

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Matthew Lewis, who starred as the lumpy Neville Longbottom in the "Harry Potter" films, has toned up considerably as an adult. A new fashion spread in "Attitude" magazine features photos of the former child actor wearing very little fashion.

Lewis, 25...

Bone Thugs-n-Harmony rapper helps diabetic driver

Layzie Bone, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony rapper, 2007

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Rap group Bone Thugs-n-Harmony scored a Grammy with their song "Tha Crossroads," which paid tribute to loved ones they had lost. But rapper Layzie Bone may have helped save a life recently.

What is Red Nose Day?

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You've probably noticed a lot of photos lately of celebrities wearing red clown noses.

Letterman gets 13.7M in finale, but Leno did better

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Even on one of David Letterman's best nights, he still couldn't beat his rival Jay Leno.

The extra-long finale Wednesday averaged 13.7 million and was the largest audience for the host since February 1994.

Leno's 2014 farewell from "The Tonight Show" a...

Letterman replaced with CBS reruns until Colbert

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Replacing David Letterman tonight and in the near future will be Patrick Jane.

The 11:35 p.m. time slot that was Letterman's "Late Show" will be filled by a rerun of the CBS drama, "The Mentalist," aka "Patrick Jane." The network says the crime series...

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