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Bendite in Tel Aviv

Bend native hunkers down in Tel Aviv as rockets fall

"When the sirens go off, we have to go into a safe room," says Bendite Nick Papa, who just moved to Tel Aviv a week ago for a job. Since then, he has heard many sirens, warning Israelis to seek shelter.

Sisters Quilt Show sews dispute

Quilt show squabble: Sisters vendors, merchants at odds

The city of Sisters may get caught in the middle of a permitting dispute as downtown businesses cry for changes to how transient vendors are treated.

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Cigarettes, abandoned campfire spark C.O. wildfires

While crews keep watch for and douse more lightning-sparked holdover fires in Central Oregon, investigators have found the specific cause of three human-caused fires -- two discarded cigarettes and an abandoned campfire.

Trucking troubles in Bend roundabouts

Truckers' traffic troubles in Bend roundabouts

There are now 30 roundabouts in the city of Bend alone, and that has some truck drivers cringing. But that doesn't mean the city is ignoring trucks in the roundabout design process.

Fire Outlook through October 2014

Hot, dry -- but not necessarily more C.O. wildfires

Central Oregon’s fire season is typically from July 1st through early October. Looking at the Southern Oscillation — most commonly referred to as El Niño and La Niña — through October, it favors an El Niño pattern, NewsChannel meteorologist Travis Knudsen says.

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Northwest heat wave forecast into next week

SEATTLE (AP) — The Weather Service says a Northwest heat wave will last into the middle of next week.

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Oregon Dept. of Energy

Senate OKs Wyden-Merkley bill to boost geothermal

Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., on Thursday applauded the Senate’s passage of their legislation to encourage more geothermal energy production on federal lands.

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Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

LeBron James: 'I'm coming home' to Cleveland

After four years away, King James is sensationally taking his throne back to Cleveland.



Grandfather runs into burning RV to rescue kids

A grandfather is in the hospital recovering from his injuries after he went back into the burning camper to save his grandkids.

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1 reported killed in Portland apartment fire

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A man has reportedly died in an apartment fire in southeast Portland.

Environmentalists say they'll sue over bull trout

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Environmentalists say they intend to sue U.S. officials unless more is done to protect threatened bull trout.


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  • Amazon to FAA: Let us fly our drones

    Amazon Prime Air, drone

    Courtesy Amazon

    Getting all your deliveries by drone is getting one step closer to reality. Amazon has asked the Federal Aviation Administration for permission to conduct outdoor tests near its Seattle headquarters.

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HBO gives 'Thrones,' 'True Detective' updates

Game of Thrones

Courtesy HBO

HBO execs say they have nothing to worry about with "Game of Thrones" -- and not just because it's the most-nominated program at the Emmys this year.

Glee' star Becca Tobin's boyfriend found dead

Becca Tobin

Phil McCarten/Reuters

The boyfriend of "Glee" star Becca Tobin, Matt Bendik, was found dead in a Philadelphia hotel room, the actress' manager confirmed to CNN.

Mel Gibson sympathizes with Shia LaBeouf

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Charles Platiau/Reuters

Shia LaBeouf has at least one high profile supporter.

New 'Planet of the Apes' vs. summer slump

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

From 20th Century Fox

When it comes to this year's summer box office, Hollywood can't afford to monkey around.

5 interesting facts about Prince George

Prince George

Marty Melville/Pool/Reuters

Believe it or not, it has been almost a year since the birth of Prince George Alexander Louis, the son of Britain's Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge, the former Kate Middleton.


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