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MBSEF scraps Nordic leg in PPP

PPP replaces Nordic course with short trail run

Due to the unseasonably mild winter and low Mt. Bachelor snowpack, the Nordic leg of the 39th annual U.S. Bank Pole Pedal will be replaced with a 1-mile trail run that will begin at the alpine-to-Nordic transition and finish at the normal Nordic-to bike exchange area, officials decided Tuesday.

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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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Search for suicidal driver prompts Century Drive roadblock

A call to authorities reporting an erratic driver southwest of Bend led to a search for a reportedly suicidal man, a crash and a police roadblock that closed Century Drive for a time Tuesday afternoon, Deschutes County sheriff’s deputies said.

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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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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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More Oregon horses have Equine Herpes Virus

Three more cases have been found in Oregon of horses infected with Equine Herpes Virus 1, or EHV-1, officials said Tuesday, and one animal has the most serious “neurotropic” form of the virus that is far more likely to cause serious, sometimes permanent neurological damage.

Baltimore mayor promises police body cameras

The Baltimore Police Department will have body cameras by the end of the year, mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake promised during a press conference Wednesday morning.

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Clinton calls for full citizenship path

Hillary Clinton is inviting -- and practically baiting -- Republican presidential contenders into a battle over immigration.

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DEA reprimands agents after student forgotten in cell

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency has punished agents responsible for keeping a San Diego college student handcuffed and in a cell for five days without food or water.

Six agents were given a letter of reprimand, DEA spokeswoman Amy Roderick said. Of t...

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Firefighters jump into chilly Willamette to rescue woman

MILWAUKIE, Ore. (AP) — Three Oregon firefighters who decided they couldn't wait for a water rescue team jumped into the chilly Willamette River in a Portland suburb to rescue a woman in the middle of the current.

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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.

Study: Rap is more important than The Beatles

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Forget The Beatles and The Rolling Stones, the most important development in pop music in the past half century is hip-hop.

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...

Kylie, Kendall Jenner to trademark names

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TMZ is reporting that Kylie and Kendall Jenner have applied to trademark their first names.

Bollywood star convicted in hit-and-run case

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Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, one of India's most bankable stars, was sentenced to five years in prison for running over several men sleeping on a Mumbai pavement, and killing one of them.

If his sentence is upheld, Khan's absence could cost the I...

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