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Last day to mail election ballots in Oregon

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon secretary of state's office says Thursday is the last day for residents to put their ballots in the mail if they want them to arrive in time for Tuesday's election.

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Woman critically wounded, son dead at SE Bend home

A 60-year-old woman was found stabbed and critically wounded outside her southeast Bend home late Wednesday afternoon, police confirmed. Her 23-year-old son called medics to the scene, they said -- but when police arrived, he ran inside and apparently shot and killed himself.

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4 killed in crash near Wichita airport

Four people died after a small plane crashed into a building near Wichita's Mid-Continent Airport in southern Kansas Thursday morning, city Fire Marshal Brad Crisp said.

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St. Charles Bend tackles patient parking squeeze

St Charles Bend officials said Wednesday they've restructured their parking policy in an effort to address their patients' greatest complaints. But it's a bigger parking squeeze on employees, who can get tickets for illegal parking - or even dismissal.

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OSU-Cascades leader confident rough seas will ease

OSU-Cascades Vice President Becky Johnson isn’t about to say the effort to build a campus on Bend’s Westside has been smooth sailing of late, or that the land-use fight to get it built is over. But she still sounded upbeat and confident about the future during a talk Wednesday with NewsChannel 21.

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Bend-La Pine Schools start work on new boundaries

If you have kids in the Bend-La Pine Schools, changes are coming for your family. During meetings this week, officials are working on redrawing new boundary lines.

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City of Redmond moving in 'green' direction

The city of Redmond announced Wednesday it's embarking on a $1.2 million Energy Savings Performance Contract to improve city buildings, boost efficiency and cut costs.

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Oracle to Ore. lawmakers: Lawsuit a waste of money

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oracle Corp. is appealing to Oregon legislative leaders in its legal fight over the failed Cover Oregon health insurance website.

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Feds, state, locals duke it out over Ferguson inquiry

Justice Department and FBI representatives have had a front row seat to the St. Louis County investigation into the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.

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'Unusual' Russian flights concern NATO

An "unusual" uptick in the size and scale of Russian aircraft flying throughout European airspace in recent days has raised alarm bells for NATO officials that come amid other provocations already rattling the West.

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Christie to heckler: 'Sit down and shut up'

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie once again flashed the pugnacious attitude that's made him a gladiator to some and a bully to others on Wednesday, telling a heckler to "sit down and shut up."

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    Turns out I'm not actually that popular with the ladies of flirtcrowd.com. The Federal Trade Commission has fined UK-based JDI Dating for using fake, computer-generated profiles to trick users into upgrading to paid memberships.

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Jennifer Lopez: I've felt abused in the past

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Not all abuse leaves physical scars, and that's a reality Jennifer Lopez is exploring in a new memoir.

UC Berkeley overturns vote to disinvite Maher

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The controversy over having TV host Bill Maher speak at the University of California Berkeley has taken another turn. Well, make that two.

Taylor Swift's new single to benefit NYC schools

Taylor Swift at 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival

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Taylor Swift bought a $20 million townhouse in Manhattan this year, and it seems like she really wants her new home town to like her. So the pop star has pledged to donate all the money she makes from her new song "Welcome to New York" to the city's school system.

History Channel to teach college history

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Many college kids spend hours watching The History Channel. Now, students at the University of Oklahoma will be able to get college credit for it.

Suge Knight, Katt Williams arrested

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Former rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight and comedian Micah "Katt" Williams were arrested Wednesday, accused of stealing a photographer's camera last month.

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