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NW Bend pot shop raises concern

NW Bend marijuana shop location draws concern

A home off Galveston Avenue in northwest Bend is being transformed into a new recreational marijuana shop. It's located just a few feet from a pre-school and day care, sparking concern and even outrage from some area neighbors and businesses.

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Daimler Trucks set to build $18 million Madras test track

Daimler Trucks North America announced Friday night its commitment to bring more jobs to Oregon with an $18 million investment to upgrade its current research and development facility in Madras.

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Two Bend teens accused of stealing from unlocked cars

Two Bend teens were arrested early one morning this week, accused of entering at least 10 unlocked cars parked in a southeast Bend neighborhood and taking items from them, police said Friday.

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Highway 97 reopens after crash S. of Sunriver

A two-vehicle crash on Highway 97 south of Sunriver on Friday afternoon injured four people and brought an air ambulance to the scene, prompting a closure of the highway, initial reports indicated.

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State may approve up to $15-hour wages for home-care workers

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Home-care workers and the state will likely approve a contract that makes $15-per-hour wages possible.

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Oregon hiring 11 recreational marijuana inspectors

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Liquor Control Commission is recruiting 11 marijuana compliance specialists in preparation for the Oct. 1 rollout of recreational marijuana.

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Grant County firefighters prepare for windy weather

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Structural fire crews have returned to protect homes on a wildfire in eastern Oregon as National Guard and other fire crews worked to reinforce lines against winds forecast to be gusting up to 40 mph.

Ore. secretary of state rules on presidential ballot spots

Oregon Secretary of State Jeanne P. Atkins announced Friday that Oregon law does not require candidates for president to be declared members of the political party for which they seek to be nominated.

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WDBJ slayings: Killer fired 17 rounds

A television station in small-town Virginia started getting back to normal on Friday.

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Mom accused of killing at coast hotel had seen psychologist

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A mother accused of killing her 2-year-old daughter in a Cannon Beach hotel room last year had seen a psychologist about a month before the alleged crime.

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Kapowsin Meats recalls pork from Washington, Oregon, Alaska

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Graham-based Kapowsin Meats is recalling more than 520,000 pounds of pork shipped to Washington, Oregon and Alaska after food inspectors found that it may be contaminated with salmonella.

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Collectibles companies team up to give away life-size Terminator replica

The Terminator is back, and this time, he wants to see you in person.

Rock band launches free 26-city tour

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For a professional touring musician, it sounds like a recipe for disaster.

You and your bandmates pile into a bus for a nationwide tour. But almost everywhere you go, nobody pays a dime to get into your shows. You have no corporate sponsor. No record ...

Miley and music videos: Why VMAs matter

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Is YouTube killing the video star? Not so much according to Van Toffler, the executive producer of this weekend's Video Music Awards on MTV.

Betty White to appear on 'Bones'

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Betty White will have some "Bones" to pick.

The seemingly ageless actress, who wrapped up "Hot in Cleveland" earlier this year, isn't taking much of a rest. On Thursday she tweeted that she'll be appearing on "Bones" this coming season.

"Wanted to let ...

Palin: ESPN 'buys into ISIS propaganda'

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Sarah Palin tore into ESPN on Thursday night, calling the network "whimpering" and "intolerant" for suspending baseball analyst Curt Schilling for a tweet comparing radical Muslims to Nazis.

In a Facebook post, Palin accused ESPN of buying into terro...

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