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Boom or bust winter weather impacts on business

Bust or boom? C.O. businesses see both from the snow

Side-swipes, rollovers, rear-enders: The lot at Precision Body & Paint features cars with all sorts of damage , the aftermath of a week of snow and ice on Central Oregon roads.

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Incoming storm loses some punch, but icy impacts linger

The National Weather Service in Pendleton has revised its winter weather advisory for 7 p.m.  Tuesday to 7 a.m. Wednesday, warning of 1-2 inches of snow over the High Desert and a possibility of ice and freezing rain mainly from Redmond northward. But still-icy roads led to more crashes and traffic delays.

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Body of climber who died on Oregon's Mt. Jefferson recovered

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities have recovered the body of a climber who died after falling into a crevasse on Mount Jefferson in Oregon.

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Online post prompts more police at Crook County HS

An anonymous comment posted on a social media app prompted an increased police presence Tuesday at Crook County High School, and a student from another school soon came forward to admit posting it, officials said.

Ex-Bend postal worker sentenced for $156,000 in thefts

USPS asks: Please clear area around mailboxes

In the aftermath of the area’s recent snowstorm, Bend Postmaster Nathan Leigh reminded postal customers Tuesday to always clear and maintain a safe, accessible path to their mailboxes.

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4,300 in southern Bend to lose power early Friday

About 4,300 Pacific Power customers in south Bend will have their electricity interrupted for up to three hours early Friday morning so crews may finalize work after upgrading substation equipment, officials said Tuesday.

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CEC announces 5.7 percent January rate hike

Due to the impacts of an Oct. 1 increase in the wholesale rates the Bonneville Power Administration charges Central Electric and other electric cooperatives, CEC will implement a 5.7 percent rate increase effective with January’s bills. The increase will be applied uniformly to all energy, facilities, and demand charges.

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Laquan McDonald shooting: Why so long for video?

In April, Chicago City Alderman Howard B. Brookins Jr. was prepared to vote in favor of a $5 million settlement for the family of Laquan McDonald.

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Search suspended for climber near Leavenworth

CHELAN COUNTY, Wash. (AP) — Officials say the search for a Portland man who planned to climb Colchuck Peak near Leavenworth but failed to return on time has been suspended.

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Bend cracks down on residents slow to shovel snow

BEND, Ore. (AP) — Bend residents who are hesitant to break out the shovel after a snowstorm could find themselves with a fine, now that officials are increasing enforcement of the city's snow-removal code.

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Winnebago opening RV plant in Lane County

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Winnebago Industries plans to open a manufacturing plant in Junction City.


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Women accused porn star James Deen of rape, assault

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With his average build, impish smile and mop of brown hair, adult film star James Deen is known for having carved out a niche in the industry as the guy who doesn't look like he belongs there.

AIDS charity offers chance to smoke with Snoop Dogg

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A "wellness break" with Snoop Dogg is one of more than a dozen in-person celebrity experiences being offered to people who donate at least $10 this holiday season to Red, an organization that raises money to fight AIDS.

1976 memo assures studio execs 'Star Wars' will be big

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In less than three weeks, "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" will fly into theaters with the potential to break all types of box office records.

Seinfeld cast records birthday wishes for dying fan

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Some "Seinfeld" actors recorded a series of videos for a dying man, James Anthony Calder, after his son reached out to say his dad was a super fan who could use a boost on his 67th birthday.

Amy Schumer stars in 2016 Pirelli calendar

Amy Schumer

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Get ready to see a lot more of Amy Schumer. The comedic actress is among an impressive group of women featured in the latest edition of the Pirelli calendar.


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