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Madras man killed in Highway 26 rollover crash

Oregon State Police and medics were called to the scene of a fatal single-vehicle crash on Highway 26 south of Madras Wednesday evening.

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Bend drug arrests lead to car's two hidden compartments

Central Oregon drug agents on Wednesday revealed the details of a southeast Bend traffic stop earlier this spring that led the discovery of methamphetamine in a hidden compartment behind the car’s dashboard – and another, empty hidden storage area in the front bumper.

Bethlehem Inn cuts include executive director

Bethlehem Inn to house newly released offenders

Deschutes County Adult Parole & Probation announced Wednesday it is entering into a new partnership with the Bethlehem Inn emergency shelter in Bend to take in a small number of offenders released from prison who need transitional housing.

Toxicity mushrooming problem for dogs

Bend vets see uptick in dog mushroom poisoning

Bend veterinarians are warning pet owners to be on the outlook for mushrooms following a recent spike in dogs coming down with toxicity illnesses.

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C.O.'s rental squeeze extends to storage units

Finding a place to live in Bend is not easy. One industry is feeling the trickle-down effect of that, as the storage industry is also at 95 percent capacity.

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

Bend post office spared further consolidation - for now

Oregon's congressional delegation said Wednesday that the U.S. Postal Service had agreed not to close its processing centers in Bend and Eugene "for the foreseeable future," but an agency spokesman said they and dozens of other spared facilities around the nation are still slated for consolidation, as soon as next year.

Oregon Legislature

Lawmakers pass bill to ease cities' UGB approval path

The Oregon Senate gave final legislative approval Wednesday to a bill aimed at helping cities like Bend make it through the lengthy urban growth boundary approval process by being able to focus on the issues raised by state land use officials

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Pataki makes long-shot bid for President

George Pataki, the Republican who won the governorship three times in heavily Democratic New York, is running for President in 2016.

"My vision was not a partisan vision. It was a vision about people, about what we could accomplish together," Pataki s...

Prosecuting Pot

Deschutes DA: Recreational pot legal soon - but with rules

Last fall, Oregonians voted to legalize marijuana for recreational use. But with the July 1 change to state law just over a month away, Deschutes County District Attorney John Hummel made it clear Wednesday: There are still rules to follow -- and enforce.

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Stayton motorcyclist killed in Highway 22 crash

A motorcyclist from Stayton was killed Wednesday when a pickup apparently made a left-hand turn into his path on state Highway 22 east of Gates in Marion County, Oregon State Police said.

Agents raid $50 million marijuana grow in Ochocos

C.O. forest visitors warned: Beware of pot grows

For the past several years, Central Oregon has been identified by drug trafficking organizations as an ideal location for outdoor marijuana grows, both on public and private lands adjacent to public lands.

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  • Hear this: Apple announcements coming June 8

    Apple world wide developers conference

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    Let the guessing begin. Apple has started inviting reporters to the keynote address at its annual developers conference.

    Save the date: Monday, June 8 at 10 a.m. Pacific Time.

    The week-long World Wide Developers Conference, or WWDC, takes place every ...

Entertainment Headlines

Toy company makes Fey, Poehler action figures

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Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are superheroes to many comedy fans, and now they have the action figures to prove it.

U2 tour manager dies in hotel room

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Longtime U2 tour manager Dennis Sheehan died Wednesday, the band said on its website.

"With profound sadness we confirm that Dennis Sheehan, U2's longstanding tour manager and dear friend to us all, has passed away overnight," said Arthur Fogel, an ex...

Amy Schumer is everywhere

Amy Schumer Bachlorette

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No, your eyes are not deceiving you. You are seeing a great deal of Amy Schumer.

Tracy Morgan settles with Walmart over car crash

Tracy Morgan seen after crash

From Entertainment Tonight

Comedian Tracy Morgan has settled with Walmart for an undisclosed amount over the deadly car crash that left him seriously injured.

'19 Kids and Counting' sees sponsor exodus

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TLC's "19 Kids and Counting" has lost more than a dozen sponsors since one of the show's stars, Josh Duggar, admitted last week that he had molested several girls when he was a teenager.

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