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Holiday kitchen fire heavily damages NE Bend home

A Thanksgiving night kitchen fire extensively damaged a northeast Bend home and brought the American Red Cross to help four roommates find shelter for the evening, fire officials said.

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Bend Salvation Army, volunteers deliver Thanksgiving meals

More ta 100 people got a warm Thanksgiving meal in Bend Thursday afternoon. The Salvation Army and AmeriCorps volunteers worked around the clock to get everything ready.

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Bend's 'I like Pie' runners also liked the snow, too

This Thanksgiving, many Central Oregonians ate pie for breakfast, but not until they completed a 2-K run. Thursday was FootZone's ninth annual "I Like Pie" run at snowy Drake Park in Bend.

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France memorializes Paris terror victims

All over France, blue-white-red national flags flew from buildings on Friday. President Francois Hollande had asked people to hoist the tricolor in patriotic solidarity with the 130 people terrorists massacred two weeks ago in Paris.

And in the grand ...

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Fall photos: Big High Desert Snow Dump, more

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 - and others from earlier this fall. Feel free to send 1-2 of yours (and where taken/by whom) to stories@ktvz.com.

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Portland high school cancels dance over dirty dancing

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Administrators at a Portland high school have canceled an upcoming winter dance because of concerns about dirty dancing.

Suit claims man was roughed up at Eugene bus station

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — A man is suing the Eugene-area transit district saying he was slammed into a sidewalk and handcuffed at a downtown bus station.

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Pope visits Kenyan slum, lashes out at nation's elite

Pope Francis waded into the heart of a Kenyan shantytown Friday, spreading a message of acceptance and lashing out at the nation's elite for neglecting the poor.

Francis' visit to Kangemi aligned with his message of service to the poor during his thr...

Tyshawn Lee poster

The Faith Community of Saint Sabina

Arrest in Chicago killing of Tyshawn Lee

Police announced Friday that they had made an arrest in the death of Tyshawn Lee, a 9-year-old whose alleged gang-related slaying spurred outrage in Chicago.

Chicago police detectives made "an arrest in the unspeakable murder," department spokesman An...


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Turkish PM to Russia: Let's work against ISIS

Scary as the shooting down of a Russian warplane was -- especially by Turkey, a NATO member -- signs emerged Friday that some leaders involved are working to ease tensions between the two countries.

For one thing, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutogl...

Black Friday shoppers


Shoppers descend on Black Friday deals

Cue the bargain hunters, and let the Black Friday shopping marathon begin.

Millions of people are participating in retail's annual event, which began again this year on Thanksgiving day. And, of course, most markdowns are available online.

An early re...


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  • NASA says space anomaly caused by comets

    Comet ISON

    Cameron McCarty/MEO/MSFC/NASA

    An anomaly in deep space that has been the focus of speculation and observation for weeks over possible extraterrestrial life may have just been solved.

Entertainment Headlines

Rock band supports bullied girl's dreams

Foster the People

Foster the People at SXSW 2011 by Jason Persse - Flickr. Licensed via Commons

It's another example of how one person's story can make a big impact.

Nanae Munemasa, 17, spoke to CNN in September about the rising teen suicide rates in her home country of Japan.

She shared her story of being bullied since elementary school, which b...

Casey Kasem's children file wrongful death suit

Casey Kasem


Three children of radio host Casey Kasem filed a wrongful death suit against his widow, accusing her of elder abuse and emotional neglect.

"Casey's early death occurred as a direct and proximate result of Jean's neglect and physical abuse of Casey," t...

Bend's 'I like Pie' runners also liked the snow, too

I like pie (1)

This Thanksgiving, many Central Oregonians ate pie for breakfast, but not until they completed a 2-K run. Thursday was FootZone's ninth annual "I Like Pie" run at snowy Drake Park in Bend.

Why Adele speaks to you

Adele 25 cover

CNN, XL Recordings, Jive Records, Spotify, BBC, TF1 Productions

As you read this, the numbers cited below are changing at such a spectacular rate that the recording industry is pinching itself to see if it's dreaming ... or, more likely, in utter disbelief that it's still alive. And well.

Because in an age when ni...

'Concussion' ads start to air during NFL games

DET vs PHL Week 12

Gregory Shamus Getty Images

At the end of the first quarter of the Thanksgiving Day Eagles-Lions football game, there was a startling commercial for "Concussion."


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