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More apartments due in Bend

Bend could get 1,000 new apartments soon

Bend could get more than 1,000 new apartments this year, according to city planners.

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Masked gunman holds up SE Bend coins-jewelry shop

A masked gunman held up a Bend coin and jewelry shop Friday morning and ran from the scene, prompting a police search of the area and the release of surveillance photos in hopes of catching him; a Crime Stoppers reward also is out..

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Three S. county residents sickened by toxic mushrooms

Four La Pine-area residents were rushed to St. Charles Bend Thursday afternoon after they ingested poison mushrooms, having used a phone app to identify which kinds were safe to eat, sheriff’s deputies said.

Treasurer: Legislature's inaction will raise pension costs

TIGARD, Ore. (AP) — State Treasurer Ted Wheeler says school districts and local governments will have to pay more for employee pensions because legislative leaders are blocking his effort to restructure the management of Oregon's investments.

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3 Pacific Crest Trail hikers found OK, unaware of search

Deschutes County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue members on horseback Friday found three Pacific Crest Trail hikers from Spokane who were fine -- and unaware the voice mail they left with the PCT Association about having lost the trail triggered a two-day search effort, deputies said.

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Guard unit with Prineville platoon back from Kuwait

The Oregon Army National Guard plans a Saturday demobilization ceremony to welcome home about 180 soldiers of the 234th Engineer Company, 1249th Engineer Battalion, including a Prineville-based platoon.

Buck Norris the mule deer

Ryan Heltemes

Famed Bend mule deer 'Buck Norris' struck, killed

Sad news Friday for Bend-area deer-watchers: The famous, much-photographed Bend mule deer “Buck Norris” was struck by a vehicle and killed, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife reported..

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ISIS fighter was trained by State Department

An ISIS fighter who calls for jihad in a new online video was trained in counterterrorism tactics on American soil, in a program run by the United States, officials tell CNN.

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Judge rejects request to block S. Ore. county's GMO ban

MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — A federal judge in southern Oregon has rejected a request by two alfalfa farms to block Jackson County's ban on genetically engineered crops.

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Linn Co. deputy uses Heimlich maneuver on choking inmate

ALBANY, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon sheriff says a corrections deputy likely saved a county jail inmate's life by performing the Heimlich maneuver after the inmate choked while eating a breakfast bar.

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Alarmed by accidents, Portland bicyclists ride for safety

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A spate of high-profile bicycle accidents has alarmed Portland riders, and some are rallying to raise safety awareness.

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Actor Reynaldo Rey dies at 75

Rey succumbs to stroke complications

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Actor and comedian Reynaldo Rey died Thursday of complications from a stroke, his manager said. Rey was 75.

Lindsay Lohan off probation after seven years

Lindsay Lohan in court

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For the first time in more than seven turbulent years, Lindsay Lohan is off probation.

Why hasn't '19 Kids' been canceled? It's complicated

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The scandal-scarred show "19 Kids and Counting" is in limbo, and one person connected to the show's production says bluntly that the reality is simple: "The show's over."

Soul-Sucking Dementor wasp has Harry Potter buzz

'Ampulex dementor' name has Harry Potter connection

Michael Ohl/ Museum Fur Naturekunde via CNN

Branding can get you everywhere, even if you're just a bug. Boy, does the "Ampulex dementor" wasp know it. Over a year ago, officially, no one was aware that it even existed.

But on Wednesday, Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling retweeted its photo, an...

Trevor Noah to start on 'Daily Show' in September

Trevor Noah

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Trevor Noah will debut as the new host of "The Daily Show" on September 28, the show announced in a tweet.

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