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Snow brings travel danger

Big dig follows big dump; COCC, OSU-Cascades closed

Central Oregonians awoke Wednesday after a huge dump of a foot-plus of snow over much of the region to the big chore of clearing roads, sidewalks and driveways on Thanksgiving Eve, traditionally one of the busiest travel days of the year.

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Your photos: High Desert Snow Dump 2015

Our fall photo album took a turn for the white Tuesday as a foot or more of snow dumped over much of the High Desert. Here's a few of those photos - feel free to send 1-2 of yours (and where taken) to stories@ktvz.com.

Friends remember crash victim

Redmond man recalled for humor, inspiration, accomplishments

At Redmond's Opportunity Foundation Thrift Store, it's hard to get in the spirit of the holidays when there's an empty spot where a beloved greeter always stood.

Risky toys still on shelves

OSPIRG warns of dangerous toys for holiday season

The Oregon State Public Interest Research Group Foundation has released its latest "Trouble in Toyland" report and list of dangerous toys. It says despite improvements from recent safety regulations, there are still dangerous toys on store shelves.

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Obama: No 'specific and credible threat' to U.S.

Ahead of the busy Thanksgiving holiday, the U.S. government is "taking every possible step" to keep the country safe, President Barack Obama said Wednesday, seeking to reassure travelers and adding there is no known "specific and credible threat" to ...

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Central Oregon's fall jobless rates on decline

After recent revisions, fall hiring across the High Desert was in line with normal seasonal ebbs and flows, while unemployment levels showed their first signs of improvement in over six months, the state Employment Department reported Tuesday.

Buehler will not run for governor

Rep. Knute Buehler announces 2016 legislative bills

State Rep. Knute Buehler, R-Bend, announced Tuesday the two bills he will introduce during the upcoming 2016 session. Legislators are limited to two bills for even-year legislative sessions. Buehler intends to focus on two priorities: preventing prescription, especially narcotic, drug abuse and enhancing whistleblower protections.

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Chiloquin man arrested after drive-by shooting

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — Authorities arrested a man accused of eluding police after shooting at a Klamath County home.

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Arson charges filed in Lebanon blaze that damaged 2 homes

LEBANON, Ore. (AP) — Charges have been filed against a man accused of starting a fire that damaged two homes in Lebanon, Oregon.

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Chicago on edge over police shooting video

Wednesday had been marked as the day by which Chicago officials had to release graphic dashcam video of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald's final moments and -- because of that -- the day the city could erupt.

It didn't happen quite that way, though the cit...

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Medicin Sans Frontiers via CNN

Human error led to MSF strike, general says

A U.S. airstrike that mistakenly killed 30 people at a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, last month was, in part, the result of military personnel inadvertently aiming at the wrong target -- the hospital compound -- instead of ...


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  • SpaceLiner concept jet could fly at Mach 25


    Courtesy German Aerospace Center via CNN

    London to Melbourne in 90 minutes? Paris to San Francisco in under an hour?

    That's travel at 25 times the speed of sound -- or barely enough time to take in an in-flight movie.

    Few areas of aviation generate wilder predictions than hypersonic flight ...

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Adele kills it on 'The Tonight Show'


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Fresh off of breaking chart records and already boasting the biggest-selling album of 2015 with "25," Adele positively crushed it Tuesday on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon."

Kim Kardashian says her unborn son is breech

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E! via Newsource

Kim Kardashian West received some news about her pregnancy that is making her nervous.

John Stamos pleads no contest to DUI

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Fox via CNN

Actor John Stamos entered a no contest plea Tuesday to one misdemeanor count of driving under the influence of a drug, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said.

'Captain America: Civil War' trailer debuts on 'Kimmel'

Cap signs an autograph

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Marvel's Avengers assembled on "Jimmy Kimmel Live," and brought with them a few surprises.

Chris Evans and Robert Downey Jr., who play Captain America and Iron Man, sat down with Jimmy Kimmel Tuesday night to debut the new trailer for the next film in...

Soap actor David Canary dies

David Canary

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David Canary, who played twin brothers Adam and Stuart Chandler on the ABC soap opera "All My Children," has died at 77.

Canary died of natural causes on November 16, according to a Bouton Funeral Home obituary posted Tuesday. He is survived by wife, ...


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