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Pedestrian laws can confuse walkers, drivers

Many NewsChannel 21 viewers took to Facebook after Tuesday's Bend police pedestrian enforcement operation, asking us what the crosswalk laws actually are. We looked into the rules, which many aren't fully aware of.

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Grand jury to 'thoroughly' mull Ferguson case

Two months. It looks like it might be that long before a local grand jury decides whether to bring charges in the death of Michael Brown -- the loud, passionate calls for swift justice notwithstanding.


Almond, peanut butter recall affects C.O. food bank

NeighborImpact learned Wednesday through the Oregon Food Bank of a voluntary recall by nSPIRED Natural Foods, Inc., of certain kinds of almond butter and peanut butter because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

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Lines hold on lightning-sparked fire in Maury Mtns.

Firefighters on the Ferguson Springs Fire, about nine miles southeast of Prineville Reservoir, are mopping up and holding the bulldozer lines around the 48-acre fire that broke out two days ago, officials said Wednesday.

Fishy farm thrives in Bend

New Bend business boasts aquaponic garden

Every good crop needs to stay hydrated, but at Bend's Volcano Veggies, traditional farming ends with the H2O.

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Report: Firefighting costs eroding conservation

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is detailing the toll that the escalating cost of fighting forest fires has had on other projects as it pushes Congress to overhaul how it pays for the most severe blazes.

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New details in Oregon beach killing

COOS BAY, Ore. (AP) — Some new details have emerged in the shooting that left a Michigan man dead at an Oregon beach.

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Oregon Democrats back legal pot, food labels

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Democratic Party of Oregon is giving its formal blessing to legal marijuana.

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Oregon agency grants permit for oil train terminal

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon regulators have approved an expansion of a crude oil train terminal near Clatskanie to move 1.8 billion gallons of oil annually, enough to bring 50 oil trains per month through Portland and small towns along the Columbia River.

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OSU expert: Legal marijuana's fiscal impact hazy

The economic impact of legalizing marijuana in Oregon is difficult to estimate because the potential market will depend in large part on what kind of policies would be adopted if a proposed ballot measure passes in November, according to an Oregon State University sociologist who studies the issue.

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S. Oregon man explains bonfire gunshots

COOS BAY, Ore. (AP) — If there's a lesson to be learned from the account that Coos County sheriff's officers heard recently, it might be this: if you bring your gun to a fire you've built on the beach, be very sure you know where it is.


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    When confronted by gruesome images of a man being beheaded by terrorists, what should you do?

    News organizations have grappled with these kinds of questions for decades. Now, with the prevalence of social media, website operators and ordinary Internet...

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Happy 25th anniversary, 'Saved by the Bell'

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We're so excited -- and so scared: "Saved by the Bell" is a quarter of a century old today.

Beyonce and Jay Z's Cuba trip declared legal

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Beyonce and Jay Z don't have to be "On the Run" anymore.

Jill Duggar and Derick Dillard are expecting

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From TLC

Might there be a spinoff of "19 Kids and Counting"?

Faster Netflix streaming coming to Time Warner Cable



Netflix is opening up its wallet once again to improve streaming speeds on one of the country's largest Internet providers.

Taylor Swift releases new song and video

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Are Taylor Swift and country music never, ever, ever getting back together?


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