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Dog bite protocol in Deschutes County

Dog-bite protocols differ in C. Oregon

Numerous bites and an inured arm, that's the aftermath for 6-year old Kaylee from Prineville after a dog attacked her. But what happens next in dog bite cases can very from one community to another.

COIDC lightning map

C.O. Interagency Dispatch Center

Storms move on; will warm-up bring 'sleeper' fires?

As thunderstorms left the High Desert late Wednesday but lingered to the north and east, Central Oregon initial attack crews responded to several more smoke reports and waited for hotter weather in days to come, when more "sleeper" fires could be spotted.

Mitchell School thank you sign

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Waterman Complex fires 90 pct. contained

The 12,520-acre Waterman Complex of wildfires was 90 percent contained by late Wednesday, as crews quickly caught three new fire starts in the area from the latest round of lightning.

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Dam going, creek flowing -- so fish can get going

It's muddy, messy, splashy work on Jack Creek, but boy will the bull trout be grateful when the dam is removed and the creek is restored.

OR National Guard aiding in wildfire fight

Ore. National Guard helping on Logging Unit fires

As thousands of acres burn across Oregon, the Oregon Army National Guard is now helping in the fight, including four helicopters stationed in Madras.

Cycling cross country for cancer

College cyclists crossing U.S. for cancer research

What would you do to cure cancer?  How would you get from New York City to San Francisco?  Two seemingly unrelated questions, but 20 students from the University of Illinois are answering them together. 

Bridge 99 tractor working fire line

Steve Ziel

Bridge 99 Complex: 50 percent contained

Area closures have been reduced on the week-old, nearly 6,000-acre Bridge 99 Fires, now 50 percent contained. Here's Wednesday's update:

Shaniko Butte sunset William Charba

William Charba

Shaniko Butte Fire 80 percent contained

The 10-day-old, more than 40,000-acre Shaniko Butte Fire was 80 percent contained by late Wednesday, with the firefighting force dropping below 300 and full containment predicted Sunday night.

Air Algerie flight

Thomas Noack/Reuters

Contact lost with Air Algerie plane

An Air Algerie flight with 116 people on board has dropped off radar, prompting a search for the missing plane, the airline's operator said Thursday.

Flight 5017 lost radar contact 50 minutes after takeoff from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, early Thursd...

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GMO labeling initiative qualifies for Nov. ballot

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — It's official: an initiative to require the labeling of genetically modified foods in Oregon has qualified for a statewide vote in November.

Medical marijuana (MGN graphic)

MGN graphic

5 Oregon child care owners have marijuana cards

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — State officials say five Oregon home-based child-care centers are owned by people who have medical marijuana cards, but the owners may soon have to give up either their pot cards or their day-care licenses.

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    It wasn't long ago that Facebook was widely seen as having a "mobile problem." Those days are gone, and investors couldn't be more pleased.

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Colbert 'Late Show' staying in New York

Colbert visits Late Show

CBS

The host of CBS' "Late Show" may be changing, but the location is staying the same.

'Pristine' original Superman comic up for auction

Action Comics No 1

From eBay

Superman's debut comic book sold for just 10 cents in 1938. But today, a rare original is worth many times more.

More 'Iron Man'? Sounds good, Downey says

Iron Man 3

Courtesy Walt Disney Pictures

Another go at "Iron Man"? Robert Downey Jr. would welcome the opportunity.

'Glee's' Naya Rivera is married

Naya Rivera

Fred Prouser/Reuters

"Glee" star Naya Rivera is now Mrs. Ryan Dorsey.

'Batman' TV series to be freed from belfry at San Diego Comic-Con

Batman Blu ray cover

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment

One of the big panels at this year's San Diego Comic Con this week isn't about an upcoming superhero movie, but a major video release of a classic television series.

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