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New bike bill could require reflective gear

New Oregon bike bill would require reflective gear

Wear a reflective coat or vest, or receive a sizable fine. An Oregon lawmaker wants cyclists to be fined $250 if they are riding without the proper safety gear at night.

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Deschutes inmate died of overdose; family still has questions

The state Medical Examiner’s Office has determined that a Bend man died in the Deschutes County Jail of a methamphetamine overdose. But Edwin Mays' family says they still have questions about what happened that night.

Officer Darren Wilson

St. Louis County

Justice Department: No Darren Wilson charges

The Justice Department formally closed its investigation of Ferguson Police officer Darren Wilson, declining to bring criminal charges for the killing of Michael Brown.

Former Bend police officer out of prison

Ex-Bend PD captain out of prison, on house arrest

A former Bend police captain, convicted along with his wife in a multimillion dollar fraud and money-laundering scheme, has been released from a halfway house and now sits on house arrest, a federal corrections official confirmed Tuesday.

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Spring-like weather forecast for Northwest

SEATTLE (AP) — Northwest residents may think spring has arrived early as sunshine and high temperatures nearing 60 are forecast through the weekend.

Campus medical records not as private as you thought

Just how private are college medical records?

A recent rape investigation at the University of Oregon has brought an apparent loophole to light and is outraging many in the community, once they learn of it.

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Another $8 million needed on Hwy. 58 tunnel project

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Department of Transportation says it will spend $8 million more than originally planned to finish rebuilding the Salt Creek Tunnel on Highway 58 east of Oakridge.

Tsarnaev trial jury selection

Art Lien

Tsarnaev attorney: 'It was him'

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's attorney made one thing clear during her opening statement in the Boston Marathon bombing trial: He did it.

"It was him," defense attorney Judy Clarke told jurors.

Tsarnaev did carry the pressure cooker bombs on April 15, 2013, an...

Mitch McConnell

CNN

McConnell wants to fast-track Iran bill

A bill that would give the Senate sign-off on an international agreement with Iran over its nuclear program will be on the Senate floor next week, despite objections from Democrats who want to wait for an agreement to be reached with Iran before pass...

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Lone wolf stalks Minn. snowmobilers

A lone wolf has been following snowmobile riders on a stretch of trail in far northern Minnesota, according to a national park official.

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Stillborn babies found in hospital laundry

Workers at a Henderson laundry facility were startled Tuesday morning to find two stillborn babies in a shipment of linen from an area hospital.

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  • The truth, according to Google

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    It must be true, I found it on the Internet!

    Naive? Maybe. After all, cyberspace has its fair share of myths. Now Google may have found a way to clean house, or at least throw the trash in the basement.

    The company is figuring out how to rank website...

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Leonardo DiCaprio and Netflix partner on film projects

Leonardo DiCaprio, 2014 Golden Globes

CNN

Leonardo DiCaprio, one of the most famous actors in Hollywood, has agreed to a partnership with Netflix to produce documentaries for the streaming service.

'Sharknado 3' to storm back this summer

Sharknado returns

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Say what you will about the "Sharknado" franchise, but there's no doubt, it's swimming in irony.

Take a couple of a key casting choices announced this week.

"Shark Tank" star and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban will play the President of the United S...

Tom Brokaw to release book on battling cancer

Tom Brokaw

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Tom Brokaw, the NBC newsman and author of "The Greatest Generation," is writing a new book about his personal struggle with cancer.

China tops U.S. at the box office for first time

Man from Macau II

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Move over Hollywood! There's a new star stealing the spotlight -- China has beat the U.S. for the first time in monthly box office sales.

China brought in $650 million in box office revenue for February, surpassing sales in the U.S. of $640 million, a...

'Walking Dead' town for sale

Walking Dead cast

Courtesy AMC

The faded downtown of a small town in Georgia, made famous by an appearance on "The Walking Dead," can now be yours for the right price.

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