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Snow brings travel danger

Snowstorm dumps foot-plus on much of High Desert

The first big winter storm of the season dropped a foot or more of snow over much of the High High Desert on Tuesday, causing so many crashes and slide-offs authorities were prompted to advise against travel if at all possible. But those on the road - especially Highway 97 south of Bend - endured many hours of delays.

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Your photos: High Desert Snow Dump 2015

Our fall photo album took a turn for the white Tuesday as a foot or more of snow dumped over much of the High Desert. Here's a few of those photos - feel free to send 1-2 of yours (and where taken) to stories@ktvz.com.

Friends remember crash victim

Redmond man recalled for humor, inspiration, accomplishments

At Redmond's Opportunity Foundation Thrift Store, it's hard to get in the spirit of the holidays when there's an empty spot where a beloved greeter always stood.

Risky toys still on shelves

OSPIRG warns of dangerous toys for holiday season

The Oregon State Public Interest Research Group Foundation has released its latest "Trouble in Toyland" report and list of dangerous toys. It says despite improvements from recent safety regulations, there are still dangerous toys on store shelves.

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'Chicago ... could be just like Ferguson'

The violence many feared would erupt in Chicago never materialized after police released a graphic dashcam video showing an officer shooting 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.

McDonald died after being shot 16 times.

Protesters took to the streets, occasion...

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Central Oregon's fall jobless rates on decline

After recent revisions, fall hiring across the High Desert was in line with normal seasonal ebbs and flows, while unemployment levels showed their first signs of improvement in over six months, the state Employment Department reported Tuesday.

Buehler will not run for governor

Rep. Knute Buehler announces 2016 legislative bills

State Rep. Knute Buehler, R-Bend, announced Tuesday the two bills he will introduce during the upcoming 2016 session. Legislators are limited to two bills for even-year legislative sessions. Buehler intends to focus on two priorities: preventing prescription, especially narcotic, drug abuse and enhancing whistleblower protections.

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Flying from RDM over holidays? Show up 90 minutes early

With traffic through Redmond Airport expected to surge over the holidays, officials urged travelers Tuesday to arrive 90 minutes prior to the departure time of their scheduled flight.

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Portland officer reassigned over Black Lives Matter tweet

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Portland Police Bureau has reassigned an officer who allegedly sent a tweet about an upcoming Black Lives Matter/Don't Shoot Portland protest.

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Lewis & Clark student says he's forgiven attackers

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A black Lewis & Clark College student who told police he was assaulted by three white men on campus says he forgives the attackers.

U.S. Capitol

Wyden, colleagues urge closure of terroist gun loophole

Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., joined colleagues Tuesday calling on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Speaker Paul Ryan to move quickly on legislation to close an egregious loophole and prevent individuals on the Federal Terrorist Watchlist from being able to buy guns and explosives that may be used in connection with terrorism.


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  • SpaceLiner concept jet could fly at Mach 25


    Courtesy German Aerospace Center via CNN

    London to Melbourne in 90 minutes? Paris to San Francisco in under an hour?

    That's travel at 25 times the speed of sound -- or barely enough time to take in an in-flight movie.

    Few areas of aviation generate wilder predictions than hypersonic flight ...

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Bindi Irwin takes home 'Dancing With The Stars' trophy

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Bindi Irwin, the 17-year-old daughter of late Australian naturalist Steve Irwin, took home the mirror-ball trophy Tuesday as champion of season 21 of ABC's “Dancing With The Stars.”

'Captain America: Civil War' trailer debuts on 'Kimmel'

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Marvel's Avengers assembled on "Jimmy Kimmel Live," and brought with them a few surprises.

Chris Evans and Robert Downey Jr., who play Captain America and Iron Man, sat down with Jimmy Kimmel Tuesday night to debut the new trailer for the next film in...

John Stamos pleads no contest to DUI

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Actor John Stamos entered a no contest plea Tuesday to one misdemeanor count of driving under the influence of a drug, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said.

The 52-year-old actor known for his roles on "Full House" and "ER" did not a...

Soap actor David Canary dies

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David Canary, who played twin brothers Adam and Stuart Chandler on the ABC soap opera "All My Children," has died at 77.

Canary died of natural causes on November 16, according to a Bouton Funeral Home obituary posted Tuesday. He is survived by wife, ...

Adele's '25' breaks single week sales record


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Adele is breaking hearts and records.

The British artist's latest album "25" sold 2.43 million copies in a little over three days surpassing the single-week sales record of *NSYNC's "No Strings Attached" which sold 2.4 million copies in 2000.

Adele's ...


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