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OSP: Driver in fiery Hwy. 97 crash had medical condition

A La Pine woman whose SUV crossed the center line and struck a semi-truck nearly head-on Thursday afternoon apparently suffered a temporary medical condition that incapacitated her, causing the crash, Oregon State Police said Friday.

Birth control amendment falls

Buehler bid to expand birth control access fails

A bid by state Rep. Knute Buehler to allow access to birth control without a doctor's prescription failed to make it out of committee Friday, but the Bend Republican said he will continue working to address the issue.

Barnes Butte Elementary nearing finish line

New Prineville elementary school nears finish line

The Crook County School District's newest elementary -- Barnes Butte -- is now about two-thirds complete and on track for its fall debut, school officials said Friday.

Activist group files ballot measure for $15 minimum wage

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A Portland-based activist group has filed paperwork for a ballot measure boosting the statewide minimum wage to $15.

Growing wolf nos. may prompt state move in Bend

The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission will set ocean salmon and Pacific halibut seasons and discuss the status of wolves when it meets in Bend next Friday.

Silver Sage Street house fire

Bend Fire Dept.

Four escape SE Bend house fire traced to ashes

Four residents escaped unhurt from an early-morning fire at a southeast Bend home that investigators said was caused by the improper disposal of warming-fire ashes in a plastic bucket beside the house.

Oregon Secretary of State Kate Brown

Governor seeks to turn the page in 'state of the state'

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Gov. Kate Brown says Oregon is "through the hardest part" of the scandal that propelled her into office two months ago.

California pipeline explosion


Gas pipeline explosion injures at least 11, 3 critically

A gas pipeline explosion near Fresno, California, injured at least 11 people and shut down a section of highway for several hours Friday afternoon, the Fresno Fire Department said.

U.S. Coast Guard

Coast Guard rescues hiker who fell from Ore. beach cliff

NEWPORT, Ore. (AP) — The Coast Guard says it sent a helicopter to rescue a male hiker who fell about 40 feet from a cliff on the Oregon coast.

Oklahoma City bombing memorial

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Oklahoma City set to remember dark day

Former President Bill Clinton will speak at a ceremony Sunday marking 20 years since the Oklahoma City bombing.

Water faucet

Small city of Westfir declares water emergency

WESTFIR, Ore. (AP) — Officials in the small city of Westfir have declared a water emergency that prohibits outdoor uses of water, including watering lawns, washing cars and filling pools.


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Reports: Sofia Vergara sued over frozen embryos

Sofia Vergara at 2014 Golden Globes

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One of the hottest and most successful Latinas in Hollywood, Sofia Vergara is playing defense in a legal battle initiated by her ex-fiance: He wants to keep the two frozen embryos from their relationship.

Hey millennials: Coachella is getting seriously expensive

2015 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival on April 12, 2015 in Indio, California.

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Millennials are flocking to the world-famous music festival in the desert. But the hottest ticket in town doesn't come cheap. Heading into its second weekend, Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is attracting a young and hip crowd.

Sandy Hook benefit sparks backlash for Tim McGraw

Country singer Tim McGraw

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Country music star Tim McGraw has found himself in the middle of the nation's ongoing debate over gun control after agreeing to perform at a benefit concert for the Sandy Hook Promise foundation.

Gisele Bundchen gets love note from Tom Brady

Gisele Bundchen, 2015 Sao Paulo runway show

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Gisele Bundchen walked the runway for the last time Wednesday, and while Tom Brady wasn't just there to support her in person, he expressed his emotions to the world on Facebook.

Suge Knight to stand trial for murder

Suge Knight arraignment 2

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Former rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight was ordered Thursday to stand trial for murder and other charges stemming from a deadly hit-and-run confrontation on the movie set of the biopic "Straight Outta Compton" earlier this year.


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