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DOJ to review Bend jail death

Oregon Dept. of Justice agrees to review jail inmate death

The Oregon Department of Justice said Tuesday that it has agreed to review the death of an inmate last December at the Deschutes County Jail in Bend, as requested by DA John Hummel.

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Culver middle schooler brings gun to school, arrested

A Culver Middle School student was arrested Tuesday after bringing an unloaded revolver to school for the past two days, authorities said.

After lawsuit Senate Bill hopes to protect ski resorts

Bill in Oregon Senate aims to protect ski resorts

Oregon ski resorts want more protection from liability lawsuits, and a Senate committee is considering a bill to do just that.

Local schools react to OR school budget

Ore. House OKs $7.25 billion K-12 budget in party-line vote

The Oregon House voted along party lines Tuesday to pass Democrats' $7.255 billion K-12 education budget, over the objections of Republicans who say more state funds should go to the state's schools and not other "misplaced priorities."

Oregon s discrimination laws explained

Oregon's anti-discrimination laws discussed

Should a business be able to refuse service to someone based on their sexual orientation? It's a question being debated nationwide following a controversial law passed in Indiana.

Bridge Creek, Bend's water source

Bend water project critics release dire watershed study

Flows in the headwaters of Tumalo Creek will be severely reduced in the coming decades, according to a new study released Tuesday by Central Oregon LandWatch, which has been fighting the city of Bend for several years to stop its water withdrawals from Bridge Creek.

Kitzhaber Scandal graphic

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As Kitzhaber departed, state officials secured electronics

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Ten computers and four cellphones used by aides to former Gov. John Kitzhaber were seized after federal authorities issued subpoenas in an influence-peddling investigation.

Andrew Getty death

Andrew Getty, grandson of J. Paul Getty, dies

Andrew Getty, the 47-year-old grandson of J. Paul Getty, died Tuesday afternoon in his home in Los Angeles, according to a statement from his mother and father.

Ann and Gordon Getty also "requested that members of the media and the public respect [th...

Financier sentenced to prison for defrauding Oregon widow

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A man who provided investment services to the wealthy has been sentenced to almost six years in prison for defrauding an Oregon widow of more than $1 million during the 2008 recession.

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Walmart to Arkansas gov.: Veto religious freedom law

Walmart's CEO is standing up against a religious freedom law that just landed on the governor's desk in Arkansas, home to the company's headquarters.

It's similar to the law Indiana adopted last week, which sparked outrage from those who say it opens...

Reported executions 2014

CNN/Amnesty International

Executions down, death sentences on the rise

Governments around the world are using the threat of terrorism -- real or perceived -- to advance executions, Amnesty International alleges in its annual report on the death penalty.

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  • Will Instagram shut down this 17-year-old's app?

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    It's a 17-year-old kid against a $35 billion company.

    Los Angeles high school student Caleb Benn has developed an app called Uploader for Instagram, which is exactly what it sounds like. It allows users to upload photos to Instagram directly from thei...

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Singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell hospitalized

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Singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell has been hospitalized in Southern California.

Paramedics from the Los Angeles Fire Department were called to her home around 2:30 p.m. PT (5:30 p.m. ET) Tuesday on the report of a medical emergency, spokesman Robert Hin...

Comedy Central defends Trevor Noah

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Comedy Central is standing by Trevor Noah after he faced heavy criticism from the Internet community less than 24 hours after being named Jon Stewart's replacement as host of "The Daily Show."

Fans of the show scoured Noah's Twitter to learn more abou...

Supposed Zayn Malik demo hits Twitter

Zayn Malik One Direction

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Just when folks were starting to heal from the shock of Zayn Malik's decision to quit One Direction on Wednesday, a social media dustup has fans all a-Twitter.

Rolling Stones tour scheduled to play Indiana July 4

The Rolling Stones

Courtesy Mark Seliger

The Rolling Stones announced a North American tour Tuesday which will include a stop in a now-controversial location -- Indianapolis, Ind.

Did Rihanna save DreamWorks Animation?

Rihanna arriving at 2014 MTV Movie Awards

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The nightmare for DreamWorks Animation may be over. The beleaguered studio can thank Rihanna and Sheldon from "The Big Bang Theory" for the turnaround.

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