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Oregon AG: State to defer to feds on Kitzhaber-Hayes investigation

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum announced Friday that, at the request of federal authorities, she will temporarily defer the Oregon Department of Justice’s investigation into allegations against former Governor John Kitzhaber and fiancee Cylvia Hayes.

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OLCC urges separate medical, recreational pot sales

Recreational and medical marijuana should not be sold at the same retail outlets unless both products are tracked and tested in the same way, the Oregon Liquor Control Commission said Friday in a message to the Oregon Legislature.

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FD: Sprinklers, alarm saved SE Bend welding shop

A fire in a southeast Bend industrial park Thursday night caused $30,000 damage to a welding shop, but likely would have been far more severe and spread to adjoining businesses if a sprinkler system and fire alarm hadn’t kicked in, officials said.

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Oregon House votes to dissolve Cover Oregon

The Oregon House voted Friday to abolish Cover Oregon as a public corporation and transfer management of the state’s health insurance exchange to the Department of Consumer and Business Services.

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Boris Nemtsov former Russian deputy prime minister

Outspoken critic of Putin shot and killed

Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was killed Friday night, shot several times from a car on a bridge he was walking across, the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation said in a statement Saturday.

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DHS showdown: Merkley urges House to 'pass clean bill'

Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., released the following statement Friday after the U.S. House of Representatives failed to pass a bill that would extend funding for the Department of Homeland Security for several weeks.

Boris Nemtsov former Russian deputy prime minister

Boris Nemtsov former Russian deputy prime minister

Outspoken critic of Putin shot and killed

Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was killed Friday night, shot several times from a car on a bridge he was walking across, the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation said in a statement Saturday.

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Leonard Nimoy of 'Star Trek' dead at 83

Leonard Nimoy, whose portrayal of "Star Trek's" logic-driven, half-human science officer Spock made him an iconic figure to generations, died Friday. He was 83.

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Despite West Coast deal, Portland container terminal hurting

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The settlement of contract negotiations at West Coast ports didn't resolve the union-management differences that are hurting the container business at the Port of Portland's Terminal 6.

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Parents say school drops cardboard screen for punishment

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon school that was the focus of outrage on Facebook over the tardiness punishment given to a 6-year-old boy says it won't be doing that again.

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ODFW set to collar, GPS track 500 deer in S. Blue Mtns.

Data from 500 GPS radio collars will soon replace an older population model and conventional wisdom about mule deer in the southern Blue Mountains.

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    It's been a year since American billionaire Sheldon Adelson's casino company was hacked. Now the blame is officially being placed on Iran.

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Barack Obama: 'I loved Spock'

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President Barack Obama added himself to the long list of those remembering beloved actor Leonard Nimoy -- who died earlier today at the age of 83.

Leonard Nimoy of 'Star Trek' dead at 83

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Leonard Nimoy, whose portrayal of "Star Trek's" logic-driven, half-human science officer Spock made him an iconic figure to generations, died Friday. He was 83.

Kanye West apologizes to Beck, Bruno Mars

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Kanye West is on an apology spree.

In a series of tweets, West reached out to singers Beck and Bruno Mars to express remorse over his well-documented disses.

"I would like to publicly apologize to Beck. I'm sorry Beck," West tweeted Thursday night.

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Eddie Redmayne, transgender pioneer role

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An image posted Friday on Twitter gives a very different view of Oscar-winning British actor Eddie Redmayne.

The O'Reilly controversies: Where they stand

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Bill O'Reilly is used to attracting criticism for what he says on Fox News. But over the last week, O'Reilly has mostly drawn scrutiny for what he did -- or didn't do -- long before he became the top-rated host in cable news.

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