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Next storm due, with more snow, rain - and freezing rain

The National Weather Service in Pendleton has issued a winter weather advisory for 7 p.m.  Tuesday to 1 p.m. Wednesday, warning of a few more inches of snow, warming eventually to rain - but in between, a threat of dangerous freezing rain and ice in the changeover.

Fuel tax hearing

Bend council hears gas tax input amid date debate

Bend’s proposed fuel tax is beginning to look like a pricey one, as a March special election would cost the city about $70,000, though it would allow a quicker move to fix up more roads. Monday evening, city councilors heard what the public had to say about the proposal.

Billy Chinook still open for biz

Jefferson Co. SO seeks Lake Billy Chinook boat moorage limits

The Oregon State Marine Board is seeking public comment on a proposed boat moorage rule requested  by the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office in the wake of an issue with a large boat that called Lake Billy Chinook home for the past couple of years.


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Chicago police superintendent asked to resign

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Tuesday that he has asked for the resignation of Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy.

The announcement at a news conference came amid angry protests in Chicago over the way the city responded when a white poli...

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State business agency adds C.O. finance officer

Business Oregon, the state’s economic development agency, said Tuesday it has expanded its staff in Central Oregon to include a business finance officer with 25 years of experience in commercial banking.

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Crook County Sheriff Jim Hensley retiring

Crook County Sheriff Jim Hensley announced Monday he will retire at the end of the year, after more than 33 years with law enforcement in the county, the last five as sheriff.

Cyber Monday big for C.O. biz

Cyber Monday gives C.O. businesses holiday boost

There might not be a place in Bend that resembled Santa's workshop more than the  Nashelle warehouse on Cyber Monday.

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Klamath Falls man charged with assault for opening fire on motorist

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — A Klamath Falls man is facing multiple charges for allegedly opening fire on another motorist.

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Oregon AG: Settlement to fund prescription drug abuse fight

Oregon Attorney General Rosenblum announced Tuesday the Oregon Coalition for Responsible Use of Meds and Oregon Health Sciences University will receive $567,000 to combat opioid (prescription pain-killer) drug abuse in the state.

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4 fires at Portland high school ruled arson

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Two fires at a Portland high school that forced classes to be dismissed have been ruled arson and are connected to two other recent fires at the school.

Pine Tavern hosts giving tree to help local homeless

Bend's Pine Tavern gives back through holiday giving tree

With temperatures dropping, more and more Central Oregonians are in need. One local restaurant is using the holidays to help make life a little easier for those in housing transitions.


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Amy Schumer stars in 2016 Pirelli calendar

Amy Schumer

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Get ready to see a lot more of Amy Schumer. The comedic actress is among an impressive group of women featured in the latest edition of the Pirelli calendar.

Rowling defends Snape from haters

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Severus Snape: good guy or bad guy?

If you said "bad guy," J.K. Rowling wasn't having it.

The Harry Potter author injected herself into a debate on Twitter of the Defense Against the Dark Arts professor -- and regular Potter tormentor -- after a user w...

'Hunger Games' wins 5-day Thanksgiving box office contest

Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 2

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"The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2" won the five-day Thanksgiving weekend, bringing in an estimated $75.7 million in the U.S.

Joey + Rory share a last dance as she battles cancer

Joey and Rory Feek, October 2011

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Joey Feek is no longer able to get out of bed, but her husband, Rory Feek, who with his wife makes up the country duo Joey + Rory, says she is still fighting cancer.

Adele's '25' sells record 3.38 million copies in first week


Adele.com via CNN

Adele's official numbers are in, and they are historic.


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