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Ferrioli outlines Oregon lawmakers' steps to curb shootings

Senate Republican Leader Ted Ferrioli (R-John Day) responded Tuesday to questions about the steps Oregon has taken to prevent firearm tragedies following the tragic shooting at Umpqua Community College last week.

Prayer circle at site of Oregon shooting

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Online writings on guns linked to shooter's mom

The apparent online writings of the mother of the man who killed nine people at a community college in Oregon discuss guns and the autism spectrum, painting a partial picture of the environment the family lived in, their beliefs and the challenges th...

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USFS to close west Bend trail for thinning project

The Deschutes National Forest said it is planning to close the Storm King trail in west Bend on weekdays beginning Wednesday for commercial thinning operations.

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Senate OKs defense bill despite veto threat

A giant defense bill that breaks budget caps to give extra funding for the military cleared a key procedural hurdle Tuesday despite facing a presidential veto threat and initial uncertainty it would have enough votes to pass.

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Avakian running for Oregon secretary of state

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian says he's running for Oregon secretary of state.

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Report: Deschutes County home prices up 9 percent in year

Bend-Redmond (Deschutes County) home prices rose 9 percent over the year ending in August, CoreLogic, a property information firm, reported Tuesday.

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Old Jefferson County Courthouse makes National Register

A two-story, nearly century-old building in Madras known as "the Old Courthouse" has just been added to the National Register of Historic Places, state officials said Tuesday.

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Deschutes County to reevaluate solar farms after complaints

BEND, Ore. (AP) — Deschutes County commissioners are reviewing permit applications for two solar farms east of Bend after neighbors of the project sites filed appeals.


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Deschutes Land Trust holding out hope for Skyline Forest

BEND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon land trust says it might be able to follow through on its proposed Skyline Forest project despite an investment company's purchase of the land it was planning to use.

Bend's Deschutes Brewery expanding

McAuliffe wants Bend brewery to build new site in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Gov. Terry McAuliffe has confirmed he's incentivizing Deschutes Brewery of Bend, Oregon, to pick Virginia as its new East Coast site.

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Rubio misses vote on defense spending bill

Sen. Marco Rubio missed a key Senate vote on defense spending Tuesday so that he could continue campaigning in New Hampshire, a Rubio spokesman told CNN.

Rubio was not present for the Senate's vote on the annual National Defense Authorization Act, whi...


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  • Microsoft unveils its first ever laptop

    Microsoft Surface Book

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    Microsoft stunned the world on Tuesday by launching its first ever laptop, the Microsoft Surface Book.

    Over the past few years, Microsoft has said that its Surface tablets would replace traditional laptops, but now the company has a backup product -- ...

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Leno on why he didn't appear on Letterman's final shows

Jay Leno, January 2015

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One of the biggest questions leading up to David Letterman's final run as "Late Show" host was whether long-time rival Jay Leno would appear to say goodbye.

Aaron Sorkin: Steve Jobs would have liked this film

Steve Jobs trailer

Universal Pictures

Set to be released just days after the fourth anniversary of Steve Jobs' death, a new biopic reveals the complicated genius, ruthless ambition and headstrong visionary that was Jobs.

Pepsi goes 'Back to the Future' with collectible bottle

Pepsi Perfect on hoverboard


Pepsi is releasing a new limited edition "Pepsi Perfect" bottle on Oct. 21 to pay tribute to the day Marty McFly arrived in the future in 1989's "Back to the Future II."

'Buffy' star accused of choking girlfriend

Nicholas Brendon

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Actor Nicholas Brendon, known for roles in "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and "Criminal Minds," was arrested Wednesday in Saratoga Springs, New York.

Tupac Shakur prison letter goes up for sale

Tupac Shakur in Poetic Justice

Columbia Pictures

A Tupac Shakur letter that appears to renounce the "thug life" he embodied is up for sale.


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