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300 in Powell Butte under boil-water notice

Avion Water has issued a boil-water notice for its Red Cloud Ranch customers in Powell Butte for nearly a week, and it could be another week until the all-clear is given.

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Bend won't renew Mirror Pond Plaza lease

The 500-square plaza in the heart of downtown Bend is known for bikes and beers, but changes might be coming soon. Crow's Feet Commons just lost the city lease on the plaza. Wanda Moore talked to both sides on Friday.

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La Pine-area woman cited on arson charges

Oregon State Police cited a La Pine-area woman on first-degree arson charges Thursday evening after responding to reports of several small fires in Sun Forest Estates, off Highway 31 in north Klamath County.

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Girl, 9, dies, was trapped in sand at Oregon beach

LINCOLN CITY, Ore. (AP) — Police in the coastal town of Lincoln City say a 9-year-old girl trapped when a sand hole collapsed on her has died.

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Wounded Klamath deputy undergoes surgery

The Klamath County sheriff says a deputy shot during a traffic stop has undergone successful surgery to have a bullet removed from his head.

Report: Oregon prison spending No. 2 in nation

DA: NE Oregon prison guard shoots, kills inmate

PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — An inmate at the state prison in Pendleton has been shot and killed by a guard while fighting in the yard.

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New wildfire burns 1,200 acres near Monument

A new wildfire spotted Friday afternoon has burned 1,200 to 1,500 acres nine miles south of the Grant County community of Monument, the Oregon Department of Forestry reported.

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5 things to know about Oregon's 2014 elections

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — By the time Oregonians cast their ballots, the issues and candidates will be well-known. Gov. John Kitzhaber's cowboy boots and Senate candidate Monica Wehby's surgeon scrubs will be all over television. But here are five things you might now know about the upcoming election:

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EU: 'Point of no return' looms in Ukraine

Russia's actions in eastern Ukraine -- including what Western officials say is the incursion of hundreds of Russian troops as the Ukrainian military battles pro-Russian rebels -- could lead to a "point of no return" if a political solution isn't foun...

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Judge OKs Portland police use-of-force reforms

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A federal judge has accepted the settlement between the U.S. Department of Justice and the city of Portland on reforms intended to improve the way police deal with the mentally ill.

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Woman found dead in Hillsboro apartment

HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) — Police responding Friday to a report of a stabbing found a woman dead in an apartment in the Portland suburb of Hillsboro.


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  • Can levitating appliances be far off?

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    From Crealev

    Ger Jansen is puzzling about how to fit a windshield. His problem is not installing it in a car, but hanging the glass in thin air and keeping it hovering for a prolonged display.

    This is a fairly typical challenge for the Dutch engineer, who along w...

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Daughter: Joan Rivers' condition 'serious'

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Comedian Joan Rivers is "resting comfortably" in a New York hospital after apparently suffering cardiac and respiratory arrest during a procedure at a medical clinic Thursday.

Her daughter, Melissa Rivers, issued a statement on Friday.

"My mother would...

McCartney appeals to Scotland to stay in UK

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Beatles star Paul McCartney became the latest high profile figure to sign a letter calling on Scottish voters to choose to remain part of the United Kingdom in a vote on independence next month.

Summer movies 2014: 5 things we learned

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Was it the end of the world at the summer box office?

There certainly was plenty of destruction to go around. Not only were several cities destroyed, including San Francisco ("Godzilla") and Chicago ("Transformers: Age of Extinction"), there was also ...

Chelsea Clinton is leaving NBC

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Chelsea Clinton, who joined NBC as a special correspondent in 2011, is stepping down from the news network.

Kendall Jenner drops her famous last name

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Add Kendall Jenner to the long list of celebrities who are too big for two names.


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