Another PPP change: Replacement run lengthened

Due to feedback from race participants, U.S. Bank Pole Pedal Paddle organizers made a new change to their revised plans Wednesday, making the Nordic leg replacement a 2 1/2-mile run, rather than just one mile.

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MBSEF scraps Nordic leg in PPP

Another PPP change: Replacement run lengthened

Due to feedback from race participants, U.S. Bank Pole Pedal Paddle organizers made a new change to their revised plans Wednesday, making the Nordic leg replacement a 2 1/2-mile run, rather than just one mile.

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Less snow also means low water levels at high lakes

It's official: Mt. Bachelor is closing for the season on Sunday due to low snow levels. And the impact of that low snowpack may well be felt by boaters as early as this spring in the high Cascade lakes.

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Redmond agrees to one-year deal with Butler Aircraft

A year-long legal dispute over aviation services at the Redmond Municipal Airport took another big step toward resolution Tuesday night.

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Redmond shooting suspect jailed in Salem

A 36-year-old Central Oregon resident, wanted in connection with a weekend shooting incident in Redmond, has been arrested on methamphetamine delivery charges in Marion County, police said Tuesday

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Four adaptive teams to compete in this year's PPP

All Central Oregonians know about the U.S. Bank Pole Pedal Paddle, the multi-sport event that starts up at Mt. Bachelor and ends in town with a sprint by the Deschutes River.  What locals may not know is that since 2005, there’s been an adaptive category.

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Police video bills gain Oregon House approval

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — With national attention focused on the use of force by police, the Oregon Legislature is looking to create parameters for recording video of interactions between officers and the public.

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Firefighters contain 100-acre blaze near Glendale

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — About 60 firefighters worked through the night to contain a 100-acre wildfire north of Glendale, Oregon.

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Portland seeks $2 million grant to tackle rape kit backlog

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — About half of the rape kits collected by Portland police during a 29-year span have never been submitted to the state crime lab for testing.

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Election 2016: Who are the richest candidates?

Promising economic mobility and championing the middle class are key themes for candidates from both sides of the political aisle as the 2016 presidential campaign gets underway.

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NFL report: Patriots probably violated rules

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was probably "at least generally aware of the inappropriate activities" of a locker room attendant and an equipment assistant in the controversy known as "Deflategate," according to an NFL-commissioned repor...

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Former House Speaker dead at age 92

Former House Speaker Jim Wright died early Wednesday morning at a nursing home in Fort Worth, Texas.

Wright was 92 years old, according to a representative from Thompson's Harveson and Cole, a funeral home in Fort Worth, who confirmed his death to CNN...

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Prince announces Rally 4 Peace concert in Baltimore

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First there was the song, then the concert.

Days after recording a protest song in the aftermath of the Freddie Gray protests, Prince has announced a Mother's Day Rally 4 Peace concert in Baltimore. The show will take place at Royal Farms Arena.

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Errol Brown, 'You Sexy Thing' vocalist, dead

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Errol Brown, the Hot Chocolate lead singer whose energetic, powerful vocals topped such hits as "You Sexy Thing" and "Every 1's a Winner," died Wednesday, his manager said. Brown was 71.

Ashton Kutcher may have just won Mother's Day

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He may be a superstar, but when it comes to his mother, Ashton Kutcher is just like the rest of us.

Man caught in Florida after 56 years on lam

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For 56 years, Frank Freshwaters was a free man -- though he shouldn't have been.

But not anymore.

The 79-year-old's life on the lam ended Monday when he was taken into custody at his Melbourne, Florida, mobile home. Freshwaters, who was living under th...

Royal Baby: Why Charlotte Elizabeth Diana?

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By nature Prince William and Kate are a very traditional couple, so their baby name decision was always going to be a conservative one, but it is one steeped in royal history and family tributes galore.

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