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Madras students witness shots fired; suspect car sought

Two shots were fired in a southwest Madras neighborhood Monday morning, apparently over drugs, and several students witnessed it, school officials said. That led to a hunt for a suspect car and a brief, precautionary lockdown of area schools, including the Central Oregon Community College campus, officials said.

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NW Crossing neighbors 'on alert' after weekend thefts

Thieves mostly taking advantage of unlocked garage and pet doors entered garages and at least eight parked vehicles in Bend’s NorthWest Crossing neighborhood over the weekend and took items from several of them, including a gun; some residents said Monday they feel less safe, will step up security.

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New apparent ISIS post threatens 2 captives

A video file posted online Tuesday purports to relay a new message from Japanese ISIS hostage Kenji Goto: He and a captive Jordanian military pilot will be killed in the next 24 hours if Jordan doesn't release a convicted would-be suicide bomber.

Oregon posted worst 2013 HS graduation rate in US

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon has nowhere to go but up when it releases the graduation rate for the class of 2014 on Thursday.

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Obama: We need more drone regulations

One day after a drone crashed at the White House, President Barack Obama reiterated the need to regulate the industry as the recreational and commercial use of drones expands.

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Oregon City couple critically wounded after chase, shooting

OREGON CITY, Ore. (AP) — Police in the Portland suburb of Oregon City say a man in one vehicle apparently chased and shot his wife as she drove in another vehicle, then shot himself.

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Passenger dead after Ore. police pursuit, crash

MOUNT ANGEL, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State Police and Marion County sheriff's officers are investigating the death of a woman who was a passenger in a pickup truck that fled from police in the small town of Mount Angel and later crashed.

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Ore. home brewers to try using treated sewage water

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A dozen home brewers in the Portland area will take part in an experiment this summer to make beer from water recycled from a sewage treatment plant.

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Pickup crashes into Portland drug store in attempted theft

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Thieves crashed a pickup truck into a Walgreens store in northeast Portland early Tuesday and tried to drag out an ATM machine.

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Eugene may not need to annex 300 acres after all

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Eugene city planners say the city may not need to annex 300 acres on its southern boundary after all.

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As Obama departs India, a push for reform

In the final hours of a visit meant to demonstrate the deep societal ties between the United States and India, President Barack Obama briefly broke from his gushing praise for the new Prime Minister to make a soft but undisguised push toward gender e...

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Petty gets songwriting credit on Sam Smith hit

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If you thought English pop star Sam Smith's hit song "Stay With Me" sounded a little bit like Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers' classic "I Won't Back Down," you are not alone.

Dropkick Murphys to Walker: 'We literally hate you'

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A veteran punk rock band has asked Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker to stop using their music at appearances because they hate him.

Emma Watson to star in 'Beauty and the Beast'

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Emma Watson revealed Monday that she's been cast as Belle in the live-action version of "Beauty and the Beast."

Cumberbatch sorry for 'colored actors' remark

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Oscar-nominated star Benedict Cumberbatch has apologized for referring to black actors as "colored" on a U.S. talk show.

NFL (officially) comes to YouTube

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The NFL has finally come to YouTube. Well, at least officially.

On Monday the NFL announced a new partnership with YouTube that will bring official content to the popular streaming video site.

This includes the launch of the NFL YouTube channel, which ...

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