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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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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Hwy. 97-Murphy Road project set to open Monday

Three construction seasons after it began, the U.S. Highway 97-Murphy Road project in southern Bend is wrapping up with traffic opening a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Monday.

Gun shop sees more interest in handguns

Bend gun dealer, officials see spike in firearm interest

It's mass shootings -- like last week's tragedy at Umpqua Community College -- that have some new customers arming up.

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Campus gun laws: Students can carry, guards can't

There is a lot of confusion on Central Oregon Community's campus about whether you're allowed to carry a gun on school grounds.

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Kevin McCarthy drops out of speaker race

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy has dropped out of the race to succeed Speaker John Boehner, a shocking move that throws the House into chaos.

The move came without warning as House Republicans were in a closed-door meeting to select their nomine...

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State leaders hold mental health town hall in Bend

The Oregon Health Authority held a town hall in Bend Wednesday night on a very timely topic -the state's mental health services. 

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Bend steps up to help first responders cope better

The tragedies of places like Roseburg and Sandy Hook garner headlines, but thousands of first responders in Bend and across the nation deal every day with less-prolific but just as real trauma of a more typical sort -- and it all can take its toll, both physically and mentally.

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Senate Democrats preparing legislative package to curb guns

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats are preparing a legislative push to curb guns, a week after a mass shooting at an Oregon community college refocused attention on the nation's toll of firearms deaths.

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C.O. research helps fox avoid endangered species list

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service declined Wednesday to list the Sierra Nevada red fox under the Endangered Species Act due in part to research conducted in Central Oregon showing a significant extension of its range.

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Train hero Spencer Stone stabbed in U.S.

Just two months after he was wounded while famously thwarting an attack on a Paris-bound train, Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone was stabbed early Thursday near a bar in northern California, officials say.

Stone was stabbed more than once during an alte...

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Get this: Americans ARE spending their gas savings

The average American driver saved $360 this year on gas -- nearly a dollar a day. So what are people doing with that "extra" money?

Americans claim they have been saving it, but that may be a fib.

When the JPMorgan Chase Institute looked at people's ...


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

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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."

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees are...

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This year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees include some familiar faces and one star who has just returned to the scene.

Selena Gomez reveals she has lupus

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Pop singer Selena Gomez has revealed in Billboard that her diagnosis with the autoimmune disease lupus was behind a recent hiatus from the spotlight.

Sheryl Crow set to perform at CNN Debate

Sheryl Crow

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Grammy-award winning singer Sheryl Crow is scheduled to sing the National Anthem at the first Democratic primary debate being held in Las Vegas, Nevada, on October 13.


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