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Sisters schools looking for bond money in November election

Decision 2014: $14 million Sisters school bond

The Sisters School District is taking on leaky roofs, split sidewalks and unusable athletic tracks at their buildings. And this November, they’re taking on an election to try and change that.

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Scotland rejects independence in referendum

Scotland will remain part of the United Kingdom -- along with England, Wales and Northern Ireland -- following a historic referendum vote.

By 55% to 45%, a majority of voters rejected the possibility of Scotland breaking away and becoming an independe...

Bend debates vacation rentals

Bend residents react to vacation rental debate

The city of Bend has found itself in the middle of a debate between homeowners who want to make money with short-term vacation rentals and neighbors who don't like lots of tourists staying next door.

Bend trial for super-bug vaccine

Bend clinical trial targets deadly 'super-bug'

C-Diff, or Clostridium Defficile, is now the most common cause of infections associated with health care in the U.S.  Bend Memorial Clinic is part of an effort trying to change that.

Bowman Dam, Prineville Reservoir on Crooked River

For third time, House passes Bowman Dam bill

The U.S. House on Thursday -- for the third time -- passed the Central Oregon Jobs and Water Security Act, a bill that author Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., says would deliver much needed water to Prineville for job creation and pave the way for clean energy generation at Bowman Dam in Crook County.

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Study: 63 percent drop in uninsured Oregonians

A study released Thursday shows that the number of uninsured Oregonians fell by 63 percent in the year ended June 30th.

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Activists block tracks near Oregon oil terminal

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Activists opposed to oil train shipments are blockading the tracks that lead to an oil-by-rail terminal on the Columbia River at Port Westward near Clatskanie.

Hwy 38 dangling bridge

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Crash leaves truck dangling over S. Ore. bridge rail

REEDSPORT, Ore. (AP -- Authorities say a driver has been cited after a truck hauling lumber products crashed at an Umpqua River bridge in southern Oregon, leaving the truck trailer hanging over the bridge railing above the waterway.

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JetBlue flight makes scary emergency landing

Many wept. Some prayed. But after their smoke-filled plane rattled to an emergency landing, passengers had a new lease on life, as they exited a JetBlue flight Thursday via inflatable chutes.

"I'm just happy to be alive," said passenger Jarrod West, w...

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Fleeing driver collides with Ore. deputy's car

GASTON, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a fleeing Oregon driver who may have been experiencing a drug overdose forced a state trooper to dive out of the way and collided head-on with a deputy's patrol car, leaving the deputy with minor injuries.

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Ex-OSU worker accused of selling 388 cellphones

A former Oregon State University employee turned herself in to Oregon State Police Thursday after her indictment on charges she sold nearly 400 university-owned cellphones, troopers said.

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Rivers doctor denies 'unauthorized' procedure

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Joan Rivers' personal throat doctor denies "performing an unauthorized procedure" before the comedian suffered cardiac arrest, a source close to the doctor told CNN.

Dr. Gwen Korovin also "categorically denies" taking a selfie photo while Rivers was u...

Matthew McConaughey out of 'Magic Mike' sequel

Matthew McConaughey at 2012 Magic Mike premiere

Mario Anzuoni/Reuters

Channing Tatum's "Magic Mike" sequel has lost one of its star players.

First 'Central Oregon Arts Summit' planned

The Arts & Culture Alliance of Central Oregon is partnering with the Oregon Arts Commission to produce the first Central Oregon Arts Summit on Monday, Oct. 6, at the Riverhouse Convention Center in Bend.

Is there a Beyonce/Jay Z album in the works?

Jay-Z and Beyonce

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It seems there's no such thing as time off for Jay Z and Beyonce.

On Tuesday, Dash Radio's DJ Skee reported that the "Drunk in Love" duo have plans to collaborate on a joint album, according to sources close to the couple. DJ Skee believes the album ...

Dancers: Cher fired us for reporting assault

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Three dancers fired from Cher's tour accuse the singer of covering up an alleged sexual assault by another dancer.

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