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Threat prompts S. Oregon University to cancel classes

ASHLAND, Ore. (AP) — Southern Oregon University canceled classes Wednesday because of a "potential threat" found in a school facility.

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Oregon gun laws allow concealed-carry on campuses

In the wake of the tragic event in Roseburg, gun control laws are once again being debated. Umpqua Community College does not allow guns on campus, and neither does OSU-Cascades.

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Green light for Reed Market after biz struggles, detours

A week earlier than scheduled, city of Bend officials cut a ribbon across Reed Market Road to celebrate Tuesday's reopening of the key east-west thoroughfare, more than two years after construction began.

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Green vs. green: Bend 'solar farm' fight continues

It's a tale that the evergreen-filled and ever-growing city of Bend knows all too well. A developer wants to build, and neighbors don't like it.

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New wildfire burns 60 acres east of Mt. Hood

A fire that broke out over the weekend in steep, rugged terrain east of Mt. Hood forced evacuation of a popular hunting area and had burned about 60 acres by Tuesday, forest officials said – a visible reminder that wildfire season is not yet over. But smoke in the High Desert skies late Tuesday was from a prescribed burn to our west.

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South Carolina still on edge from flooding

The rain may have stopped, but South Carolina is grappling with a host of new concerns. Dam breaks. Billions of dollars in damage. And rivers that still haven't crested.

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Ben Carson defends remark on shooting as advice for future

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson says he's trying to plant in people's minds the idea that they should rush a shooter in a situation like the Oregon community college attack.

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Prescription drug abuse summit next week in Bend

Experts from around Oregon will meet in Redmond next Wednesday to join with Central Oregon leaders to develop an Action Plan to combat the epidemic of prescription drug abuse.

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Livestock-killing cougar shot, killed by homeowner

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A cougar believed to have been responsible for killing livestock near Canby has been shot and killed south of Oregon City.

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OSU crowd-funding to support 'beer history'

Lovers of beer and history now have an easy way to support the preservation of Oregon beer history.

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UAW strike at Fiat Chrysler would affect 40,000 workers

The United Auto Workers union is prepared to strike Fiat Chrysler at 11:59 p.m. Wednesday, the union told the automaker Tuesday.


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ABC Family is changing its name to 'Freeform'

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ABC Family announced Tuesday that it plans to change its name to "Freeform" in January, aiming to attract television viewers who are 14 to 34 years old.

'The Martian's' biggest challenge

'The Martian' 2015

From Twentieth Century Fox

To make "The Martian," director Ridley Scott had to simulate space storms, the explosion of a rocket during launch and the desolate, otherworldly surface of Mars. But that wasn't his biggest challenge.

Cindy Crawford defies aging in bikini photo

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There is at least one non-airbrushed photo of which Cindy Crawford approves.

Keshia Knight Pulliam defends 'Cosby Show' legacy

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As more allegations are made against Bill Cosby, his former co-star says the scandal doesn't negate the importance of his iconic television show.

Keshia Knight Pulliam told The Grio that "The Cosby Show" had a profound effect on fans.

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Bill Clinton talks Trump, Sanders with Colbert

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Asked by Stephen Colbert who he likes in the 2016 election -- with the comedian joking, "And please, try to be impartial here" -- President Bill Clinton quipped, "The lady I saw singing on Saturday Night Live," referencing Hillary Clinton's turn on t...


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