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New bike bill could require reflective gear

New Oregon bike bill would require reflective gear

Wear a reflective coat or vest, or receive a sizable fine. An Oregon lawmaker wants cyclists to be fined $250 if they are riding without the proper safety gear at night.

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Obamacare on the line at SCOTUS

The future of health care in America is on the table -- and in serious jeopardy -- Wednesday morning in the Supreme Court.

After more than an hour of arguments, the Supreme Court seemed divided in a case concerning what Congress meant in one very spec...

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Justice Department: No Darren Wilson charges

The Justice Department formally closed its investigation of Ferguson Police officer Darren Wilson, declining to bring criminal charges for the killing of Michael Brown.

Former Bend police officer out of prison

Ex-Bend PD captain out of prison, on house arrest

A former Bend police captain, convicted along with his wife in a multimillion dollar fraud and money-laundering scheme, has been released from a halfway house and now sits on house arrest, a federal corrections official confirmed Tuesday.

Governor endorses Oregon Health Authority nominee

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Gov. Kate Brown has asked the state Senate to approve her predecessor's nominee to head the Oregon Health Authority.

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Spring-like weather forecast for Northwest

SEATTLE (AP) — Northwest residents may think spring has arrived early as sunshine and high temperatures nearing 60 are forecast through the weekend.

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Another $8 million needed on Hwy. 58 tunnel project

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Department of Transportation says it will spend $8 million more than originally planned to finish rebuilding the Salt Creek Tunnel on Highway 58 east of Oakridge.

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FTC: Oregon still a 'hot spot' for fraud, ID theft

New data confirms that Oregon remains a hotspot in the national fraud epidemic,  the National Consumers League warned Wednesday.

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Tsarnaev attorney: 'It was him'

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's attorney made one thing clear during her opening statement in the Boston Marathon bombing trial: He did it.

"It was him," defense attorney Judy Clarke told jurors.

Tsarnaev carried one of the pressure cooker bombs on April 15, 201...

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S. Ore. mother blames deputies, stun guns in suit over son's death

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The mother of a Southern Oregon man who died during an incident with law enforcement officers has sued the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, alleging deputies wrongfully fired stun guns.

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New York schools: No class on Muslim holiday

New York City public schools will now observe two Muslim holidays, officials announced Wednesday, making the district -- the nation's biggest -- one of the few to put Islamic holy days on its calendar.

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    It must be true, I found it on the Internet!

    Naive? Maybe. After all, cyberspace has its fair share of myths. Now Google may have found a way to clean house, or at least throw the trash in the basement.

    The company is figuring out how to rank website...

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Leonardo DiCaprio and Netflix partner on film projects

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Leonardo DiCaprio, one of the most famous actors in Hollywood, has agreed to a partnership with Netflix to produce documentaries for the streaming service.

'Sharknado 3' to storm back this summer

Sharknado returns

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Say what you will about the "Sharknado" franchise, but there's no doubt, it's swimming in irony.

Take a couple of a key casting choices announced this week.

"Shark Tank" star and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban will play the President of the United S...

Tom Brokaw to release book on battling cancer

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Tom Brokaw, the NBC newsman and author of "The Greatest Generation," is writing a new book about his personal struggle with cancer.

China tops U.S. at the box office for first time

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Move over Hollywood! There's a new star stealing the spotlight -- China has beat the U.S. for the first time in monthly box office sales.

China brought in $650 million in box office revenue for February, surpassing sales in the U.S. of $640 million, a...

'Walking Dead' town for sale

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The faded downtown of a small town in Georgia, made famous by an appearance on "The Walking Dead," can now be yours for the right price.

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