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Dog that killed pigs spared

Dog back with owners after fatal pig attack

Three pigs died this week after a dog snuck into their pen and attacked in Deschutes River Woods - and later a 2-1 vote by a Deschutes County citizen panel had the dog returned to its owners.

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Madras man struck, killed walking on Hwy. 26

A 52-year-old Madras man walking in the travel lane of Highway 26 north of Madras was struck and killed Thursday night, Oregon State Police reported.

Deschutes County Sheriff's Office car

Cyclist hits pickup, injured in SW Bend

A 20-year-old Bend cyclist was hospitalized in fair condition Friday after colliding with the rear of a pickup truck parked along Brookswood Boulevard in southwest Bend, authorities said

Construction workers killed on job

ODOT reviews safety after 2 hwy. worker deaths

The Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division is investigating the Oregon Department of Transportation following two separate incidents in which construction workers were killed on the job this week on northeast Oregon highway projects.

Bridge 99 mopping up a stump

Jacob Welsh

Crews target more small wildfires around C.O.

Central Oregon firefighters responded to and contained several new fires Friday, more evidence that despite the heavy rain with this week's thunderstorms, the hundreds of lightning strikes ignited more blazes that could pop up in the new round of hot weather.

Bridge 99 tractor working fire line

Steve Ziel

Bridge 99 Fire evacuation levels lowered

The evacuation levels have been reduced for the Bridge 99 Complex, officials said Friday.  All evacuation Level II areas have been reduced to a Level I.  All evacuation Level I areas have been eliminated.  The Pacific Crest Trail is now open.

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Bend Park & Recreation District

State grant to help fund McKay Park upgrades

The Bend Park and Recreation District said Friday it has been awarded a $371,150 grant in support of enhancements to McKay Park on the Deschutes River, some tied to the nearby Colorado Dam Safe Passage Project.

Oil train tanker MGN graphic

MGN graphic

Kitzhaber issues oil train safety review

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Gov. John Kitzhaber has released a statewide review of oil train safety that calls for an increase in state rail inspectors, more funding for training, and improved reporting and transparency.

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Settlement ends SE Oregon coyote-killing contest

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An animal-rights group and the organizer of an annual coyote-killing contest in southeast Oregon have settled competing lawsuits with an agreement that there will be no more hunting contests.

Palestinians stand atop ruined house, Gaza City, Israel air strikes

Mohammed Salem/Reuters

Hamas says no to Mideast cease-fire extension

Israel agreed to extend a humanitarian cease-fire with Hamas for four hours Saturday as diplomats worked to create a longer truce in a conflict that has killed more than 1,000 people -- mostly civilians.

Hamas spokesman Abu Zuhri, however, said there ...

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New photos show wandering wolf OR-7 has 3 pups

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — New photos show that Oregon's famous wandering wolf, OR-7, has at least three pups that he and a mate are raising in the Cascade Range of southern Oregon.

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'Up the Down Staircase' author dies at 103

Up the Down Staircase

Bel Kaufman, author of the bestselling 1960s classic "Up the Down Staircase," has died at 103.

Sarah McLachlan on parenting, work and sex

Sarah McLachlan singing

REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Sarah McLachlan, the Grammy Award winning singer and songwriter whose ballads helped so many of us through heartache, breakups and loss, was barely out of her teenage years when her first album was released back in 1988.

Adam West: Ben Affleck will be a great Batman

Adam West

REUTERS/Phil McCarten

You can calm down now, Internet. Ben Affleck has gotten the original TV Batman's stamp of approval.

Adam West told People magazine at San Diego Comic-Con on Thursday that he has faith in Affleck's ability to carry the role of the Caped Crusader in the...

Morgan Freeman inhales helium on Fallon show

Morgan Freeman

Warner Bros./IMAX

You know the voice of Morgan Freeman: commanding, firm, resonant. He's even played God. What if it's on helium?

Man's 41 Homer Simpson tattoos set world record

Homer Simpson tattoos record

Guinness World Records

This is sure to be the talk of Springfield. A New Zealand man's 41 tattoos of Homer Simpson have set a new world record.

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