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Hoodoo hoping winter's back

Will Hoodoo finally get the snow it needs?

Many people have been praying for snow, only to have those prayers answered with sun and record-breaking temperatures. Now snow is finally back in the forecast, which is good news for ski resorts like Hoodoo, after only being able to open for 11 days so far this season.

Father charged in Crook County dispute

Prineville dad charged in Crook County HS outburst

John Kriner of Prineville was charged with disorderly conduct, but he said all he was doing was helping his autistic son, Christopher.

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La Pine man charged in N. Klamath drive-by shooting

A La Pine man arrested late last month after a reported drive-by shooting in northern Klamath County and a standoff at a La Pine home has surrendered to face attempted murder charges, Oregon State Police said Thursday.

Homes and home sites, NE Bend

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Deschutes County 2014 home price rise No. 10 in U.S.

A slowdown in the fourth quarter did not boot Deschutes County (the Bend-Redmond metro area) out of the nation’s top 10 for home price appreciation in 2014, federal statistics out Thursday said.

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Lawsuits keep alive scandals surrounding ex-governor

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Former Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber's fiancée, Cylvia Hayes, has launched a legal fight to keep her private emails out of the public eye.

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Report: 13,000 Deschutes Co. homes at high wildfire risk

Nearly 900,000 homes across 13 Western states - including nearly 13,000 in Deschutes County - are designed at high or very high risk for wildfire damage, according to CoreLogic, a property information and analysis company.,

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Oracle lawsuit: Kitzhaber advisers manipulated Cover Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oracle America Inc. has filed a lawsuit accusing former Gov. John Kitzhaber's campaign consultants of orchestrating the abandonment of the now-defunct Cover Oregon health insurance exchange portal to assist his re-election effort.

ISIS smashing antiquities

Video shows ISIS destroying antiquities

They take sledgehammers to statues with an uncommon gusto -- destroying in seconds what may have survived centuries.

New video released by ISIS shows militants smashing what they say are antiquities at a museum in Mosul, Iraq.

Men shove statues off ped...

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United issues scathing safety memo to pilots

United Airlines sent a scathing memo to its pilots warning that alarming behavior of its flight teams must stop now.

The memo reveals some cockpits are dysfunctional, with pilots ignoring their copilots warnings about an "unsafe situation."

The memo,...

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Bin Laden documents outline U.S. attacks

Screeds seized at the 2011 raid in which Osama bin Laden was killed outlined plans to unleash terror attacks in the U.S. heartland -- with hopes of pressuring "300 million Americans" to demand an end to what al Qaeda called the "unjust wars" against ...

Stolen, found Klamath County house

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Klamath sheriff: Home reported 'stolen' is found

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — A southern Oregon sheriff says the mystery of the missing "stolen" house has been solved, but other mysteries remain.

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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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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...

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 his contrition over his well-documented disses.

"I would like to publicly apologize to Beck. I'm sorry Beck," West tweeted Thursday ni...

Actress's $150,000 pearl Oscars dress stolen

87th Annual Academy Awards

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The $150,000 pearl-studded gown worn by actress Lupita Nyong'o to Sunday's Academy Awards was stolen Wednesday from her hotel room in West Hollywood, California.

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...

Fox's 'Empire' grows for 7th week in a row

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The "Empire" streak continues.

Fox's smash hit drama grew again on Wednesday night, with 13.8 million total viewers and a 5.3 rating among 18- to 49-year-olds.

Each week's episode of "Empire" has been higher-rated than the one before...

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