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Bend driver, 16, charged in Hwy. 20W rollover crash

A distracted teen driver with a suspended license swerved to avoid a crash on Highway 20 west of Bend Monday night, causing the car to spin 180 degrees and roll several times, throwing a passenger to the ground, Deschutes County sheriff’s deputies said.

Redmond RV park fined over raw sewage on ground

The Oregon DEQ has issued a $56,285 penalty to the owners of Green Acres RV Park south of Redmond for operating a septic system that is discharging untreated or partially treated sewage onto the ground.

Terrebonne dog killed

Goats' guard dog shot to death in Terrebonne

Big, white, fluffy dogs watch over Terrebonne rancher Ed Barnes' hundreds of goats, protecting them from coyotes and cougars. But Sunday morning, one of his Maremmas couldn't protect itself from the only animal Barnes really fears.

Old Bend-Redmond Hwy Fire

Bend Fire and Rescue

Roadside fire caught small, carries big message

A small fire, sparked in an unusual way, was stopped fast along the Old Bend-Redmond Highway on Monday, prompting fire officials to remind residents that despite recent rain from thunderstorms, the grass is dry and the heat is back, keeping the wildfire threat very high.

State overpays Bend man

Bend man told: Return extra state jobless pay

Tyler Smith has a job, recently graduated school, and was recently receiving unemployment benefits from the state of Oregon -- all was well, until he got a phone call saying they made a mistake, and he owes them a sizable chunk of money.

Kid cycles now running across country for obscure syndrome

Teen bikes cross-country; now he'll run home

From Maryland to Bend. Kevin Payne's path around the U.S. takes about 9,000 miles.  In Bend on Monday night, he was preparing for his return trip.  But it’s not a flight out of Redmond.  He’s giving up the bicycle, and running home -- all to raise money to fight a syndrome many haven't ever heard of.

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Progress on fire that threatened homes near Grants Pass

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Firefighters have nearly contained a wildfire that threatened seven rural homes in drought-parched woods about 15 miles southwest of Grants Pass.

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Eugene City Council passes sick leave law

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The Eugene City Council has joined cities such as Seattle, Portland and San Francisco in approving a mandatory sick leave law.

U.S. Capitol

Govs urge Congress: Pass wildfire funding bill

Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber has joined California Governor Jerry Brown and Washington Governor Jay Inslee in calling for support of the federal Wildfire Disaster Funding Act, to provide the U.S. Forest Service with access to emergency funding for wildfire suppression and protection of programs aimed at reducing wildfire risk.


Group: No Fukushima radiation in Oregon

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A group testing West Coast waters for radiation from a damaged Japanese nuclear power plant says no evidence of contamination has been found in Oregon.


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Obama announces new sanctions against Russia

New, stepped-up U.S. sanctions against Russia as tensions continue in Ukraine will ratchet up pressure against the country, U.S. President Barack Obama said Tuesday.


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  • Facebook: Get Messenger or else

    Facebook on phone

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    For mobile users who text with friends via Facebook, it's almost time to download the social-media giant's dedicated app for doing so, or lose the ability.

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'Die Hard' actor James Shigeta dies

James Shigeta

Public Domain

James Shigeta, a prolific and pioneering Asian-American actor whose 50-year career includes the movies "Die Hard" and "Flower Drum Song," died in his sleep in Los Angeles on Monday.

Freddie Prinze Jr. slams 'unprofessional' Kiefer Sutherland

Freddie Prinze Jr

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Freddie Prinze Jr. and Kiefer Sutherland have very different memories of working together on "24."

'Mad Max: Fury Road' wheels into Comic-Con

Mad Max Fury Road

The trailer for "Mad Max: Fury Road" is out, and it's gotten a 21st-century makeover. Where the 1979 film starred Mel Gibson, this time around, Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron are at the helm.

'The Situation' gets counseling in plea deal

Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino, Jersey Shore

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Former "Jersey Shore" star Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino will get anger management counseling to settle an assault charge connected to a tanning salon fight with a brother, his lawyer said.

David Duchovny touts Russian pride in beer ad

David Duchovny Russian beer commercial


David Duchovny's latest role is stirring up more intrigue than any episode of "The X-Files." The actor plays himself in a beer commercial imagining how proud he would be if he were Russian.


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