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Pot grows may go to voters

Deschutes County may put hold on cannabis growers

Deschutes County commissioners are considering implementing a moratorium on large-scale growing operations in rural areas.

Police exclude man from downtown Bend

Police say Bend man broke bank windows downtown

Police arrested a Bend man on theft and other charges early Friday morning in downtown Bend after they say they saw him smash a bank window with a chair.

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More evacuations on 6,500-acre SW Oregon wildfire

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office issued an evacuation order Friday for 35 more homes on the south end of the 6,500-acre Stouts Fire east of Canyonville, though about two dozen others on the north side were allowed to go home, officials said.

David Ruhl killed firefighter

1 firefighter dies; thousands battle CA fires

A firefighter battling one of the large wildfires burning in California died in the line of duty this week, the U.S. Forest Service said.

David Ruhl of Rapid City, South Dakota, lost his life fighting the Frog Fire in far northern California's Modoc N...

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New wildfire burns at least 8 structures in Washington

SHELTON, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a fast-moving wildfire in a rural part of Mason County has burned at least eight structures and scorched more than 100 acres.

Corner Creek Fire

Wolf Mountain Lookout

Corner Creek Fire closure area being reduced

Beginning Sunday morning, the closure area for the Corner Creek fire on the eastern end of the Ochoco National Forest will be reduced, allowing public access again to Black Canyon Wilderness and several other popular roads and recreation sites.

Bend Neff and Shepard roads crash

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Driver injured in crash at NE Bend intersection

A 59-year-old Corvallis man was taken to St. Charles Bend after he apparently ran a stop sign and his car collided with an SUV at a northeast Bend intersection, police said.

Pension system changes will cost state, local governments

TIGARD, Ore. (AP) — The experts overseeing Oregon's public pension system are making changes that will significantly increase costs for state and local governments.

Fatal crash Hwy. 101 Lincoln County

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Ex-La Pine resident involved in fatal coast crash

A Lincoln City man was killed Friday morning when his car struck the rear of a gravel truck that had just turned onto Highway 101, Oregon State Police reported. The truck driver had just recently moved from La Pine to Lincoln City.

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Airliners, drone have near miss close to JFK

Two airplanes flying near one of the nation's busiest airports each came within 100 feet of a drone on Friday, according to audio from each flight's radio calls.

The first, JetBlue Flight 1843, reported spotting a drone at 2:24 p.m. while approaching ...

Walter Palmer's office

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Can Zimbabwe have lion's killer extradited?

As the controversy boils over Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer's killing of a lion in Zimbabwe, some -- including Zimbabwe -- have called for Palmer's extradition to Zimbabwe to stand trial.

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Lynn Anderson, 'Rose Garden' singer, dies

Lynn Anderson

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Lynn Anderson, whose version of the song "(I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden" was one of the biggest country hits of the 1970s, has died. She was 67.

Jennifer Beals responds after leaving dog in car

Jennifer Beals, 2013

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Jennifer Beals has been accused of locking her dog in a hot car, a charge she says is just not true.

Zuckerberg and wife expecting a baby

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Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife are expecting a baby girl.

Here are Jon Stewart's final "Daily Show" guests

Jon Stewart to sign off

From Comedy Central

Jon Stewart will spend his final week as "Daily Show" host with fellow comedians.

Italian Foo Fighters fans get band's attention

Dave Grohl, Foo Fighters

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If you want to get the attention of a world-famous rock band, try this: Grab hundreds of your closest friends and make a video of one of their songs.

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