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SUV also hit in shooting near Redmond park, police say

Whoever fired up to 13 gunshots near a southwest Redmond park on Friday night, hitting at least two nearby homes, also struck an SUV parked in a driveway, police said Monday as the incident became a Crime Stoppers case with a possible cash reward.

New hospital in Prineville on track to open in the fall

New Prineville hospital on track to open next fall

Construction at the new St. Charles hospital in Prineville is in full swing, and officials said Monday the project is on track to open in September 2015.

Central Oregon job growth slows in November

Oregon’s strong job growth in November was not reflected on the High Desert, where job growth slowed and unemployment levels remained largely unchanged, the state Employment Department reported Monday.

Whychus Creek flooding Anniemarie Norman

Annamarie Norman

Rain, snowmelt bring highest streamflows in years

Deschutes County water managers, sheriff’s deputies and homeowners along Whychus Creek in the Sisters area kept close watch Sunday as rain, warmer temperatures and melting snow prompted the fast-running creek to surge over its banks in some areas.

Santa Claus in sleigh

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The real story behind Santa Claus

Don't tell the kids, but we've got Santa Claus all wrong.

North Korea propaganda mural

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Analyst: North Korea's Internet disrupted

North Korea's Internet was back up Tuesday after a more than nine-hour outage, according to Dyn Research, a company that monitors Internet performance.

The disruption came amid an escalating war of words between the United States and North Korea over ...

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Police: Seaside girl, 2, died of blunt-force trauma

SEASIDE, Ore. (AP) — Authorities in Seaside say a 2-year-old girl who died Saturday was killed by blunt-force trauma, and the death is a homicide case.

Tsunami hazard zone sign

Oregon Office of Emergency Management

Oregon learned lessons from deadly 2004 quake, tsunami

Friday marks the 10-year anniversary of the "Boxing Day" earthquake that struck off the coast of Sumatra, Indonesia, causing a massive tsunami that devastated the island and damaged areas more than 3,000 miles away.

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Oregon ag agency expands water quality monitoring

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Department of Agriculture says it plans to expand its test program for notifying farmers about water-quality violations.

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Ore. holiday travelers see good news at gas pump

Average retail gasoline prices in Oregon have fallen 11.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.67 a gallon as of Sunday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 1,307 gas outlets in Oregon.

Judge upholds ousting protesters from Eugene plaza

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — A judge has upheld the ousting of homeless advocates who camped last fall in the Wayne Morse Free Speech Plaza in downtown Eugene.

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Playing wife of 'American Sniper' emotional roller coaster for Sienna Miller

Sienna Miller in American Sniper

Warner Bros.

Sienna Miller talks about the range of emotions she experienced playing the widow of Chris Kyle in the new biopic "American Sniper."

New York theater to stage 'The Interview'

The Interview posters

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"The Interview" may not hit the big screen this weekend as planned, but it will be performed on a small stage in New York.

Singer Joe Cocker is dead at 70

Joe Cocker, November 2010

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Joe Cocker, the British blues-rock singer whose raspy voice brought plaintive soul to such hits as "You Are So Beautiful" and the duet "Up Where We Belong," died Monday after a battle with lung cancer. He was 70.

Cocker's performing career spanned som...

Sony hires 'Scandal' inspiration for PR help

Sony HQ Tokyo

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Reality meets fiction re-meets reality: One of the consultants helping Sony Pictures recover from a cyberattack is Judy Smith, the woman described as the inspiration for the hit ABC series "Scandal."

Tim Burton brings eye-opening story of Margaret Keane to light with 'Big Eyes'

Tim Burton, 'Big Eyes'

The Weinstein Co.

Famed director Tim Burton talks about bringing the unusual story of artist Margaret Keane to theaters with "Big Eyes."

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