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NFL enduring off-field PR nightmares

The bad news keep piling on the National Football League.

Bend council reviews vacation rentals

Wave of Bend vacation rentals swamps city council

The Bend City Council's big decision late Wednesday night -- to hear the appeal of OSU-Cascades' Westside campus -- came after hours of testimony on another hot-button issue, as many residents pleaded for action to stem a surging wave of homes turned into short-term vacation rentals hollowing out their neighborhoods.

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Feds sign off on Bend N. Highway 97 project

ODOT announced Wednesday that Federal Highway Administration project managers have issued a "record of decision" for the U.S. Highway 97 Bend North Corridor Project, a project that's been in the development stage for nearly a decade.

Seasonal hiring in full swing

Seasonal hiring set to give C.O. a jobs boost

The calendar might still say September, but seasonal job searchers are on the prowl. It turns out many stores are already hiring part-time holiday employees. What exactly does that say about our economy?


Mill worker killed when wood press activates

MILL CITY, Ore. (AP) — A 33-year-old Mill City lumber mill worker was killed late Wednesday when a wood press he was repairing activated and crushed him.

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Bear killed near Eastern Oregon school

PILOT ROCK, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon State Police trooper shot and killed a black bear that wandered near an elementary school in Pilot Rock.

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Crater Lake's Rim Drive goes car-free Saturday

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — Sections of Rim Drive at Crater Lake National Park will be free of cars the next two Saturdays.

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Book ignites controversy at S. Oregon board meeting

MURPHY, Ore. (AP) — Some parents with children in a southwest Oregon school district are complaining about a book in the high school libraries.


Feds warn OHSU over monkey care at research center

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Federal officials have warned Oregon Health & Science University that primates at a research center are receiving inadequate care.

Phone subsidy available for low-income Oregonians

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Tens of thousands of low-income Oregon residents already receive a public subsidy to help cover the cost of their cellphone or land line, and the state agency overseeing the program is encouraging more people to apply for the aid.

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Obese dog donations probed by attorney general

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — After thousands of dollars began to pour into the donation coffers for an obese and famous Dachsund, the Oregon Attorney General's Office took notice.


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Source names Joan Rivers' throat doctor

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The doctor who began a biopsy on Joan Rivers' vocal cords before she suffered cardiac arrest last month has been identified by clinic staffers as Dr. Gwen Korovin, a source close to the death investigation said.

Korovin is the same doctor who a clinic...

Darrell Hammond takes over as 'SNL' announcer

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Darrell Hammond will be the new Don Pardo.

Is there a Beyonce/Jay Z album in the works?

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It seems there's no such thing as time off for Jay Z and Beyonce.

On Tuesday, Dash Radio's DJ Skee reported that the "Drunk in Love" duo have plans to collaborate on a joint album, according to sources close to the couple. DJ Skee believes the album ...

Why the Cosby sweater still rules

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It all started with a gift from a friend. In the 1980s, actress and singer Josephine Premice was well-aware of fashion designer Koos van den Akker's eye-catching work and asked whether he could make a sweater for one of her friends, Bill Cosby.

TMZ tackles TV with new sports show

TMZ founder Harvey Levin


By leading the way with coverage of the Donald Sterling and Ray Rice scandals, TMZ has bolstered its sports brand. And now it's coming to television.


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