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Bend oxycodone-steroids dealer arrested, drug agents say

A Bend man was arrested late last week on charges he ran a long-standing, region-wide drug trafficking operation. While a raid of his home allegedly turned up $150,000 worth of oxycodone, steroids and other drugs, he was released from jail the next day, authorities said Tuesday.

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Central Oregon homeless count down, but not in Bend

The results of an annual count of Central Oregon's homeless, released Tuesday, showed improvement in some areas, but little change in Bend, where higher rents and few vacancies have made it a continued struggle for many to keep a roof over their heads.

South Sister rescue prompts safety tips

South Sister family hike goes awry; safety tips given

A family of seven from Corvallis called for help over the weekend when they got lost while coming down South Sister on Sunday. They made it down safely, but their tough time prompted reminders on how to stay safe when experiencing the great outdoors.

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'Highly visible' burn planned Thursday west of Bend

Specific wind and weather conditions should allow fuel specialists to stage a 70-acre prescribed burn Thursday in the West Bend Project area near Phil’s Trailhead off of Skyliners Road west of Bend, officials said.

Oregon bill would ban sneak photos up women's skirts

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A proposal advancing in the Oregon Legislature would close a loophole in state law that allowed a man to go unpunished after taking photos up a teenager's skirt.

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Oregon hospitals launch online data Website

The Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health Systems announced Tuesday that it launched Oregon Hospital Guide, a new Website that displays hospital data on a user-friendly platform. and  the first phase of a larger hospital transparency effort.

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Texas mom, kids among those missing after floods

Latest developments:

11:02 p.m. ET: Authorities in Williamson County, Texas, recovered a body Tuesday related to the flooding, spokeswoman Connie Watson said. This becomes the 31st storm-related death in the U.S. and Mexico.

10:50 p.m. ET: The Travis ...

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Court sides with TX against WH on immigration

A federal appeals court on Tuesday denied a request from Justice Department lawyers to allow President Barack Obama's controversial immigration actions to go into effect pending appeal.

The decision is a victory for Texas and 25 other states that are...

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Shooter kills employee at N. Dakota Walmart

A 21-year-old airman shot two Walmart employees, killing one, before apparently ending his own life in the store on Tuesday, police in Grand Forks said in a written statement.

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Ex-officer who wounded man in ammo mistake kills himself

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a former Portland police officer who seriously wounded a man after mistakenly loading lethal rounds into a beanbag shotgun has killed himself.

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10 new prehistoric rodent species found in John Day Basin

Paleontologists announced Tuesday the discovery of 10 new prehistoric rodent species found at the National Park Service John Day Fossil Beds National Monument and nearby public land administered by the Bureau of Land Management.

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  • Criminals use IRS website to steal data on 104,000 people

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    A "sophisticated" organized crime syndicate used the IRS website to steal tax forms full of personal financial information on 104,000 taxpayers, the agency said Tuesday.

    Until the IRS discovered this latest data leak, its website provided a service ca...

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Daughters: B.B. King was 'poisoned'

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Two of B.B. King's daughters are alleging that the blues legend was poisoned to death by his closest associates. But the coroner says preliminary autopsy results don't support that contention.

King's daughters, Patty King and Karen Williams, made the ...

Pitch-correcting software has changed music forever

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"Do you believe in life after love?" Cher used to sing. And if you've ever heard that song, you might now have an earworm in your head.

The singer's 1998 comeback track marked the first prominent use of a technology called "Auto-Tune", a pitch correct...

'Tomorrowland' tops slow Memorial Day box office

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Hollywood did not have a happy Memorial Day weekend. In fact, it was the worst since 2001. Disney's futuristic utopian film "Tomorrowland" took the top spot, but opened to a somewhat dystopian $41.7 million at the box office.

Kim Kardashian, Jessica Alba power his startups

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Brian Lee is a hustler. And he knows how to harness the power of a celebrity name. Those two traits have made him an entrepreneur extraordinaire.

Why Dave Grohl had a better weekend than you

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Fresh off his performance with his band the Foo Fighters on David Letterman's final show, Dave Grohl kept the good times rolling this weekend.

Grohl rocked out on guitar in London, joining Paul McCartney onstage for a performance of the Beatles' "I Sa...

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