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Two Bend raids turn up pricey stolen bikes

Two men have been arrested during a pair of raids over the past week that led to the recovery of at least a half-dozen stolen high-end bicycles, officers said Tuesday; over 180 bikes have been reported stolen in Bend this year alone.

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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.

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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Fugitive ex-cheerleader caught in San Francisco

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The FBI says an Oregon woman accused of sex trafficking a minor has been arrested a month after she removed an ankle monitoring device and failed to show for a court hearing.

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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.

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Eugene law calls for carbon emission reductions

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The Eugene City Council has approved an ordinance calling for city government operations to be carbon neutral by 2020, either by cutting its own greenhouse gas emissions or by funding emission-reduction projects.

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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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US, EU hit Russia with more sanctions

United States and European Union officials agreed Tuesday to ratchet up economic pressure on Russia as fighting escalated in Ukraine.


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  • Facebook: Get Messenger or else

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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