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C.O. job growth paces state, but jobless rates stuck

Job growth in Central Oregon is outpacing the state, a regional economist said Monday -- but despite that, jobless rates in the area have barely budged and remain much higher than the state and nation.

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South Sister climbers call in help for family

Some citizens worried about a family with three young children who climbed South Sister Sunday afternoon contacted authorities, saying they didn’t appear prepared for the suddenly stormy conditions. A search-and-rescue operation followed, to find them, but they apparently were doing fine.

Joint Base Cape Cod

WCVB

3 missing Afghan soldiers now in custody

Three missing Afghan National Army soldiers who were training in Massachusetts are now in custody at the U.S.-Canada border, according to authorities in Massachusetts.

The men are in custody at the Rainbow Bridge, a checkpoint on the border at Niagara...

Colorado Dam project park-trail closures

Bend Park & Recreation District

Work gets under way on Colorado Dam Safe Passage

Now that the project contract has won board approval, the Bend Park & Recreation District began site preparation work Monday and announced upcoming closure and detour plans for the Colorado Avenue Dam Safe Passage construction, set to begin in October.

Mt. Shasta mudslide

Shasta-Trinity National Forest

Melted glacier sends miles of mud down Mt. Shasta

MT. SHASTA, Calif. (AP) — Crews are working to clear two roads on Northern California's Mt. Shasta after a glacier melted or shifted, sending mud and debris down the mountain.

RAPTOR 2014 Oregon wildfires

Oregon RAPTOR

After Oregon wildfires comes higher flood threat

Areas in Oregon downstream of wildfires are at greater risk for flooding this year, and the Oregon Office of Emergency Management, Oregon Dept. of Land Conservation and Development, and FEMA Region X are urging home and business owners in affected areas to purchase flood insurance.

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Study links changing winds to warming in Pacific

A new study has found that warming temperatures in Pacific Ocean waters off North America over the past century closely follow natural changes in the wind, not increases in greenhouse gases related to global warming.

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1 in 5 laid-off workers can't find a job

More than 20% of workers laid off in the last five years haven't found new jobs, according to a Rutgers University survey released Monday.

That's about the same proportion of people who said they had been laid off in that time, and it illustrates how ...

White House fence jumper

CNN

More Secret Service after White House breach

The U.S. Secret Service boosted its presence and its surveillance measures around the White House on Monday after an Iraq war veteran, who is apparently suffering from PTSD, jumped over a White House fence.

Officers patrolling the area will be out in...

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Grants Pass man dies after gunfire at home

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Police in Grants Pass say a man who barricaded himself inside his home died after both he and officers fired shots.

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Portland boy, 3, dies after fall from window

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The medical examiner's office says a Portland boy who fell from a second-story window onto a concrete landing has died.

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  • 'Call of Duty' creators: Noriega suit absurd

    Manuel Noriega

    Jim Tanner/Reuters

    The creators of the "Call of Duty" video game franchise on Monday filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit by former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega, who says the 2012 video game "Call of Duty: Black Ops II" has damaged his reputation.

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'Call of Duty' creators: Noriega suit absurd

Manuel Noriega

Jim Tanner/Reuters

The creators of the "Call of Duty" video game franchise on Monday filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit by former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega, who says the 2012 video game "Call of Duty: Black Ops II" has damaged his reputation.

Stephen King's '11/22/63' is coming to Hulu

Stephen King speaking

Mike Segar/Reuters

Hulu just went into business with the King of suspense.

Howard Stern caller Eric Lynch dead at 39

Howard Stern

Eric "The Actor" Lynch, who became a celebrity among celebrities by calling in to Howard Stern's radio show, died Saturday, his manager said.

Emma Watson latest to use power to help women

Emma Watson UN speech

United Nations

Actress Emma Watson not only stirred the Internet with her recent moving speech before the United Nations, but she also joined a cadre of celebrities who have used their star power to bring attention to gender issues.

New chapter in Paula Deen's comeback

Paula Deen

CNN

Paula Deen has purchased all her old shows from the Food Network.

They will be available along with her new cooking shows on The Paula Deen Network, which launches online Wednesday.

Deen, the media maven of Southern cuisine known for her catchphrase "h...

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