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Feds: Sage grouse listing warranted, but must wait

New rules aim to protect sage grouse habitat in 10 states

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Interior Secretary Sally Jewell has revealed plans to preserve habitat in 10 Western states for an imperiled ground-dwelling bird, the federal government's biggest land-planning effort to date for conservation of a single species.

Hwy 26 fatal south of Madras

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Madras man killed in Highway 26 rollover crash

Oregon State Police and medics were called to the scene of a fatal single-vehicle crash on Highway 26 south of Madras Wednesday evening.

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Bend drug arrests lead to car's two hidden compartments

Central Oregon drug agents on Wednesday revealed the details of a southeast Bend traffic stop earlier this spring that led the discovery of methamphetamine in a hidden compartment behind the car’s dashboard – and another, empty hidden storage area in the front bumper.

India's heat wave

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India's scorcher: What's behind heat wave?

It's often hot in India. But the past 10 days have been exceptional, even for one of the hottest places on the planet. The highest temperature recorded on Wednesday reached 116.6 degrees Fahrenheit in the eastern states of Jharkhand and Odisha.

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Toxicity mushrooming problem for dogs

Bend vets see uptick in dog mushroom poisoning

Bend veterinarians are warning pet owners to be on the outlook for mushrooms following a recent spike in dogs coming down with toxicity illnesses.

Storage units a filling up in C O

C.O.'s rental squeeze extends to storage units

Finding a place to live in Bend is not easy. One industry is feeling the trickle-down effect of that, as the storage industry is also at 95 percent capacity.

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Walden blasts EPA over bid to expand water rules

Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., released the following statement Thursday after the Environmental Protection Agency’s decision to finalize its Waters of the United States rule, which would expand the federal government’s authority over waterways within the U.S.

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Natural Grocers recalls macadamia nuts

Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets Inc., a Lakewood, Colo., based natural grocery chain, is recalling two lots of Natural Grocers brand Macadamia nuts as the product has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

Ex-Bend postal worker sentenced for $156,000 in thefts

Bend post office spared further consolidation - for now

Oregon's congressional delegation said Wednesday that the U.S. Postal Service had agreed not to close its processing centers in Bend and Eugene "for the foreseeable future," but an agency spokesman said they and dozens of other spared facilities around the nation are still slated for consolidation, as soon as next year.

Black bear cub ODFW

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ODFW urges: Leave young wildlife in the wild

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife says a malnourished, seriously underweight yearling bear cub found begging for food near a reservoir east of Sweet Home in the Willamette Valley is likely an example of people interfering with wild animals.

Sea lions on Astoria docks

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Astoria port uses beach balls to scare sea lions off docks

ASTORIA, Ore. (AP) — The Port of Astoria is trying a more playful approach to keep sea lions off its docks: beach balls.

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Abuse claim against Michael Jackson dismissed

Michael Jackson leaves court, 2005

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A molestation claim made against the estate of Michael Jackson has been dismissed.

Congress flocks to Taylor Swift concert

Taylor Swift, 2014 iHeartRadio Jingle Ball

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There's plenty of bad blood between Republicans and Democrats in Congress, but on July 13, one woman will bring them together: Taylor Swift.

Toy company makes Fey, Poehler action figures

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Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are superheroes to many comedy fans, and now they have the action figures to prove it.

U2 tour manager dies in hotel room

U2, Bono

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Longtime U2 tour manager Dennis Sheehan died Wednesday, the band said on its website.

"With profound sadness we confirm that Dennis Sheehan, U2's longstanding tour manager and dear friend to us all, has passed away overnight," said Arthur Fogel, an ex...

Amy Schumer is everywhere

Amy Schumer Bachlorette

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No, your eyes are not deceiving you. You are seeing a great deal of Amy Schumer.

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