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Nepal quake damages buildings

USGS

7.9 magnitude earthquake rocks Nepal

A massive 7.9 magnitude earthquake has struck Nepal less than 50 miles from the capital, Kathmandu, the U.S. Geological Survey said Saturday. Witnesses said people were killed and injured, and historic buildings in Kathmandu had tumbled to the ground...

Campus decision delayed again

Could another OSU-Cascades delay postpone opening?

A decision on whether OSU-Cascades can build their new campus at a disputed site in northwest Bend is going to be delayed by another three to four weeks.

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Motorcycle rider hurt in head-on crash SE of Bend

An Oregon City motorcyclist was flown to a Bend hospital for treatment Friday after two dirt bikes collided head-on in an off-road riding area southeast of Bend, authorities said.

Salem bus tear gas KGW

KGW

Police end 7-hour Salem standoff, fatally wound armed man

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A seven-hour standoff with a gunman who had barricaded himself inside a converted bus near a Salem Wal-Mart after shooting at police ended Friday evening after tactical officers fatally wounded the man.

Wolf OR-7's two pups

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

State eyes 2 options to take wolves off endangered list

The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission, meeting Friday in Bend, directed ODFW staff to develop two options for taking wolves off the state Endangered Species Act -- one for Eastern Oregon and another statewide. But it also kept open the possibility of leaving wolves on the list instead.

Missing plane's wreckage in Linn County

Lane County Sheriff's Office

Wreckage of plane, body found in Cascade foothills

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Linn County sheriff's office says searchers looking for a missing small plane have found wreckage and a body in the foothills of the Cascade Range.

Three Sisters Irrigation District

Drought order sought for Sisters-area rrigation district

Full reservoirs should help keep much of Deschutes County from experiencing severe drought conditions this summer – but county officials want to help one Sisters-area irrigation district that depends solely on Whychus Creek for its water.

Sweet Cakes bakery Gresham

KGW.com

Judge proposes Gresham bakery pay $135,000 to lesbian couple

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An administrative law judge proposes that the owners of a Gresham bakery pay $135,000 to a lesbian couple refused service more than two years ago.

C.O. firewood cutting season set to begin

Personal use firewood collection in designated woodcutting areas of the Deschutes National Forest will open Monday, officials said, and on the Ochoco National Forest and Prineville BLM next Friday.

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Starbucks computer glitch means free drinks

Starbucks stores across the U.S. and Canada were hit by a computer glitch Friday and some stores responded by giving away free drinks until the system was fixed.

Oregon Lottery turns 30, tallies billions raised

Thirty years ago, the Oregon Lottery launched ticket sales with its first-ever game, the Pot of Gold Scratch-it.  On Friday, it marked the anniversary with a tally of the money raised and prizes given over that time.

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    Westerlund 2 as captured by the Hubble Space Telescope

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    It's up there right now -- flying about 340 miles over the Earth and circling us every 97 minutes. It's a telescope -- in the sky. Just think about that for a bit. It's called the Hubble Space Telescope.

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Bruce Jenner: 'For all intents and purposes, I'm a woman'

Bruce Jenner in black

Ethan Miller/Getty Images for Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational

Bruce Jenner, who has spent his entire adult life in the public spotlight, has secretly spent his entire life as a woman. Now the secret is out after he confirmed in a TV interview he is a transgender woman.

Next for Jenner: Reality show on E!

Bruce Jenner

Ethan Miller/Getty Images for Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational

Bruce Jenner will follow up on his extraordinary TV interview by further sharing life as a transgender woman in a reality TV series for the E! cable channel. The eight-episode series will debut July 26.

Jenner, Lewinsky, Armstrong: 8 TV interviews everyone watched

Lance Armstrong, Oprah

Harpo Studios, Inc/George Burns

ABC is preparing for what could be one of the biggest interviews of 2015 when it airs Diane Sawyer in conversation with Bruce Jenner on Friday.

'Avengers' sequel opens internationally, flying towards record U.S. debut

"Avengers" actors take over Times Square on Good Morning America, April 24, 2015

Bryan Bedder/Getty Images

Avengers assemble! That's the rallying cry that movie theaters are hearing around the world this week as the highly anticipated "Avengers: Age of Ultron" debuts in many markets internationally.

'Bend Follies' set for two-night comedy show

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The Tower Theatre is hosting the "Bend Follies" show in its third year. Friday and Saturday night, familiar faces from around Central Oregon will take the stage to "laugh at ourselves."

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