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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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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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OLCC seeks marijuana rules advisory panel applicants

Anyone wishing to serve on the Oregon Liquor Control Commission’s marijuana rules advisory committee has until March 15  to submit a brief e-mail outlining their qualifications and areas of expertise to marijuana@oregon.gov.

Multiple deaths in Missouri

Houston Herald

7 people killed in 4 Missouri homes

[Breaking news update, posted at 3:35 p.m. ET]

The gunman in the Tyrone, Missouri, mass killing was identified as Joseph Jesse Aldridge, 36, who was believed to be a cousin to four of the seven slain victims, the Missouri State Highway Patrol said Fri...

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Native American tribes gather to discuss pot legalization

TULALIP, Wash. (AP) — Tribal representatives from around the country are converging in Washington state to discuss the risks and rewards of marijuana legalization.

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Wyden questions FS chief on wildfire, county funding

Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., secured a commitment from U.S. Forest Service Chief Thomas Tidwell at a hearing Thursday to provide much-needed funding to resource-dependent counties in Oregon, take the next step toward a solution in the Klamath River Basin and fix the broken funding system for fighting wildfires.

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WH gets confrontational toward Netanyahu

The White House has significantly lowered the level of representation it is sending to the annual conference of a large pro-Israel lobbying group, as tensions between the U.S. and Israel continue to mount.

National Security Adviser Susan Rice and U.S....

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34 Democrats skipping Netanyahu's speech

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to a joint session of Congress next week has further strained an already tense relationship with President Barack Obama.

And a number of top Democrats --- including Vice President Joe Biden, whose job...

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Shaky Ukraine ceasefire takes hold

A dispute over natural gas supply flared Friday between Russia and Ukraine, even as a ceasefire between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine appeared to be taking hold.

Both sides in the conflict have begun withdrawing their...

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'Library girl' pleads not guilty for OSU porn video

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — The 19-year-old woman who appears in a pornographic video recorded in the Oregon State University library pleaded not guilty Thursday in Corvallis to a charge of public indecency.

Oregon appeals court overturns dog bite conviction

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Court of Appeals has overturned the conviction of a woman accused of allowing her 10-year-old daughter to be bitten by her boyfriend's dog.

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  • The 'memristor': A new era for electronics?

    Memristor

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    In 1971, a physicist conceptualized the existence of a fourth fundamental element in the electronic circuit, besides the three that were already in use at the time.

    His name was Leon Chua and he believed -- for reasons of symmetry -- that an extra com...

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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.

Be...

Leonard Nimoy of 'Star Trek' dead at 83

Leonard Nimoy

Gage Skidmore/Wikimedia Commons

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.

Redmayne plays transgender pioneer in next role

Eddie Redmayne, transgender pioneer role

The Working Title

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

Bill O'Reilly roundup

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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.

What started with questi...

What's streaming on Netflix, Amazon in March

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From Netflix

Raise your hand if you are ready for spring and some warmer weather.

We can't offer you that, but we can bring a little happiness in the form of the new original programming, classics and documentaries streaming in March.

This time around we've added A...

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