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Pickup driver killed in crash with semi on SE 27th Street

The driver of a pickup was killed Thursday afternoon when his truck crossed into the oncoming lane and collided head-on with a semi-truck on Southeast 27th Street near the entrance to Knott Landfill, Deschutes County sheriff's deputies said.

Threat prompts Ridgeview lockdown

Ridgeview HS briefly locked down over threat via text

A brief, 12-minute lockdown took place at Ridgeview High School in Redmond Thursday morning after a student reported that someone off campus had teted "a threat to the school," officials said.

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DA: No charges against man who held Redmond suspect at gunpoint

Deschutes County District Attorney John Hummel announced Thursday he won't file criminal charges against a Springfield man who rescued two people from a Redmond DUII crash in mid-August, then chased and held at gunpoint the car's fleeing driver.

Bend firefighter calls Roseburg home

Bend firefigther has close ties to Roseburg

Bend firefighter paramedic Derek Findlay wears his uniform proudly, but it's the one he hung up recently that puts him closer than most to tragedy.

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In Roseburg visit, Obama will find grief but also resentment

ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — When President Barack Obama arrives Friday in Roseburg, Oregon, he will find a timber town still in mourning over the shooting that killed eight community college students and a teacher.

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Congressional resolution honors Roseburg bravery, sacrifice

Oregon’s congressional delegation on Thursday introduced a congressional resolution to recognize the acts of heroism and sacrifice of the victims and survivors in the senseless murder and wounding of 18 people at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg a week ago.

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Wyden, Merkley call for action to stop gun violence

Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., called on Congress Thursday to take action to stop gun violence in remarks on the steps of the U.S. Capitol week after a mass shooting in Roseburg claimed nine lives and injured nine others.

Hwy 97 crash N of La Pine


Pickup, semi collide on Hwy. 97 north of La Pine

Two people were taken to St. Charles Bend with minor injuries early Thursday after their pickup truck crossed the center line of Highway 97 and collided with an oncoming semi-truck north of La Pine, Oregon State Police reported.

Prineville Reservoir Kitty Nicholson-Cottrill

Kitty Nicholson-Cottrill

Central Oregon reservoirs reach record low levels

BEND, Ore. (AP) — The Wickiup Reservoir south of Bend and the Prineville Reservoir are both at their lowest points in more than 20 years.

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The Scott Family

Walter Scott's family reaches $6.5 million settlement in SC

The family of the late Walter Scott and the city of North Charleston, South Carolina, have reached a $6.5 million settlement.

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Oregon justices decline to exclude Oracle execs from lawsuit

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Supreme Court has denied a request by Oracle Corp. to have five of its executives excluded from a lawsuit filed by the state over the failure of the Cover Oregon health insurance exchange.


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  • Verizon to add $20 to grandfathered unlimited data plans

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    If you're still clinging to your Verizon unlimited cell phone plan, your monthly bill is about to jump by $20.

    Verizon is planning to raise the price of unlimited data plans from $29.99 to $49.99 per month. The company confirmed the move to CNNMoney o...

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For $150K, you can ride choppers with Keanu

Keanu Reeves, John Wick premiere

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For a mere $150,000, you and a companion can join actor Keanu Reeves in California for a two-day motorcycle ride along the Pacific Coast and through the Santa Monica Mountains.

Boehner cancels 'Tonight Show' appearance

Boehner quitting Congress

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Outgoing House Speaker John Boehner has canceled his appearance on NBC's "Tonight Show" in the wake of Rep. Kevin McCarthy's decision to drop out of the House Speaker race, a network spokesperson told CNN.

Boehner's office had announced Wednesday that...

Want to smell like an Andy Kaufman prank?

Andy Kaufman's Milk & Cookies

Xyrena via CNN

Well, this smells like a prank. But, apparently, it's not.

Xyrena, a California company that bills itself as a "celebrity partnered on-demand perfumery," is releasing "Andy Kaufman Milk & Cookies," a fragrance inspired by the comedian's 1979 Carnegie ...

Daniel Craig: I'd rather 'slash my wrists' than play Bond again

Daniel Craig, Lea Seydoux SPECTRE James Bond

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After playing James Bond in the last four films of the successful franchise, including the forthcoming "Spectre," Daniel Craig told Time Out London he's ready to put the role behind him.

Ashley Judd returns to hometown roots with 'Big Stone Gap'

Ashley Judd and Patrick Wilson in 'Big Stone Gap'


Acclaimed actress Ashley Judd talks about the hometown feel of her new film, "Big Stone Gap."


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