Facebook makes it official: Third Prineville data center on way

Facebook officials made it official Tuesday, announcing they will build a third, larger data center in Prineville after city and Crook County officials approved a new property tax break last week.

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Facebook makes it official: Third Prineville data center on way

Facebook officials made it official Tuesday, announcing they will build a third, larger data center in Prineville after city and Crook County officials approved a new property tax break last week.

The Cove Fire

Cove Palisades Park manager speaks on destructive fire

The manager of Cove Palisades State Park provided more details and defended his staff Monday in the wake of a 280-acre fire traced to an accidental disposal of unburned charcoal that destroyed two homes and several outbuildings and prompted evacuations on Saturday.

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Crews make good progress on large wildfire near John Day

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Evacuation warnings remain for those threatened by a wildfire south of John Day, but mild weather helped crews fighting the blaze that has burned 165 square miles and destroyed 43 homes.

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3 sought in Illinois police officer's killing

An Illinois police officer was shot and killed in Lake County on Tuesday, authorities said, and a search is on for three suspects.

Law enforcement on foot and in helicopters are combing the area, said Lake County Sheriff's Sgt. Christopher Covelli.

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Deschutes County denies blame in inmate's death

BEND, Ore. (AP) — Deschutes County is denying responsibility for the December overdose death of an inmate in the county jail.

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Pope: All priests can forgive abortions

Pope Francis rocked the Catholic world -- again -- on Tuesday by announcing that contrite women who have had an abortion can seek forgiveness from all priests during the church's upcoming "Year of Mercy."

Traditionally, people involved in the procure...

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Obama wants new icebreakers in the arctic

President Barack Obama on Tuesday will propose speeding up the timeline for purchasing and constructing new Coast Guard icebreakers in the Arctic, an area where the United States has fallen behind Russia in resources as the melting sea ice creates mo...

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Dow falls 470 points on more China fears

Here we go again. Stocks took another nosedive Tuesday following more fears about a slowdown in China's economy.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 470 points, or 2.8%, and is 12% below the all-time high it set in May. The S&P 500 fell 3% and is...

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Lane County, Willamette National Forest lift campfire ban

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Lane County and the Willamette National Forest are lifting their bans on campfires in the wake of cooler and wetter weather.

COCC gets $200,000 grant for hybrid-electric car classes

Central Oregon Community College announced Monday it has received a $200,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to support the development of curriculum and the purchase of equipment to teach specific classes in the new concept of hybrid vehicle proactive repair.

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Pacific Crest Trail reopens through Crater Lake park

CRATER LAKE NATIONAL PARK, Ore. (AP) — The entire length of the Pacific Crest Trail within Oregon's Crater Lake National Park is now open.

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Inside the secret tests of Stephen Colbert's 'Late Show'

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Most of us won't see Stephen Colbert's "Late Show" for another week, but several hundred people have already watched him quiz guests and try out material.

These episodes aren't quite ready for television. They're test shows, designed to let Colbert wo...

Writer says Idris Elba 'too street' for Bond

Idris Elba, October 2014

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The writer of the new James Bond novel "Trigger Mortis" has set off a firestorm with a remark about Idris Elba.

Anthony Horowitz recently told the Daily Mail that he believes Elba is "probably a bit too 'street' for Bond. Is it a question of being sua...

Daniel Craig hopes his Bond 'is not as sexist'

Daniel Craig, Lea Seydoux SPECTRE James Bond

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Daniel Craig hopes that his James Bond character 'is not sexist' as the release of the latest movie in the series, "Spectre", inches closer.

Dylan's 'big pink' house available to rent

Live Aid Bob Dylan 2012

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If you are Bob Dylan's biggest fan, this just might be the holiday home for you.

The famous "big pink" house -- the place where Dylan and The Band recorded the "Basement Tapes" in 1967, honored in the title of The Band's 1968 album "Music from Big Pi...

VMAs TV ratings dip, but online viewing surges

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MTV's Video Music Awards were flamboyant and at times outrageous, but that couldn't prevent its television audience from slipping slightly.

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