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Prescribed burn planned today by Black Butte Ranch

Given favorable weather conditions, Deschutes National Forest fuel specialists on the Sisters Ranger District plan to conduct a prescribed burn Wednesday on land beside Black Butte Ranch.

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Bend oxycodone-steroids dealer arrested, drug agents say

A Bend man was arrested late last week on charges he ran a long-standing, region-wide drug trafficking operation. While a raid of his home allegedly turned up $150,000 worth of oxycodone, steroids and other drugs, he was released from jail the next day, authorities said Tuesday.

High Desert rolls toward second record Memorial Day tourism

As summer starts, C.O. tourism industry sizzles

It appears Central Oregon has broke its second tourism record in a row for the Memorial Day holiday, according to a preliminary analysis conducted by the Central Oregon Visitors Association.

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Central Oregon homeless count down, but not in Bend

The results of an annual count of Central Oregon's homeless, released Tuesday, showed improvement in some areas, but little change in Bend, where higher rents and few vacancies have made it a continued struggle for many to keep a roof over their heads.

South Sister rescue prompts safety tips

South Sister family hike goes awry; safety tips given

A family of seven from Corvallis called for help over the weekend when they got stuck and called for help while coming down South Sister on Sunday. They made it down safely, but their tough time prompted reminders on how to stay safe when experiencing the great outdoors.

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Senators urge funding for sage grouse conservation

DENVER (AP) — Five Democratic senators are asking colleagues to fund preservation efforts for the imperiled greater sage grouse and Gunnison sage grouse.

Hundreds gather in Salem to protest planned LNG pipelines

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Hundreds of people rallied at the Oregon Capitol, calling on Gov. Kate Brown to block two proposed liquefied natural gas export terminals in the state.

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Hays County Sheriff's Office

Texas floods: 13 missing, more rain to come

Here we go again.

After days of deadly torrential rains and flooding, some Texas residents got hit by another round Wednesday, including a fresh barrage of intense precipitation in Houston and a new threat to a dam outside Dallas.

The endangered dam is...

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Loretta Lynch reveals details of FIFA corruption investigation

[Breaking news update at 11:47 a.m. ET]

"The indictment also alleges that corruption and bribery extended to the 2011 presidential FIFA election, and to agreements regarding sponsorship of the Brazilian national soccer team by a major U.S. sportswear ...

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Loretta Lynch reveals details of FIFA corruption investigation

[Breaking news update at 11:47 a.m. ET]

"The indictment also alleges that corruption and bribery extended to the 2011 presidential FIFA election, and to agreements regarding sponsorship of the Brazilian national soccer team by a major U.S. sportswear ...

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Don't mess with Texas: it's got several of America's fastest growing cities.

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    It's May 2, and in London, the Duchess of Cambridge has entered St. Mary's hospital to give birth to her second child. CNN Royal Correspondent Max Foster is waiting just outside in a crowded press area. He can't do much on TV until the baby is born. ...

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Will Amy Schumer be the next Bachelorette?

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The day after comedian Amy Schumer appeared on ABC's "The Bachelorette," the Internet was all a twitter about her becoming the show's next star.

'Jonny Quest' hitting the big screen

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Jonny Quest is going into action once again.

The animated adventures of the young adventurer thrilled kids in the 1960s (and in the many reboots that followed), but now he's headed for the big screen in live-action form.

Even though the show lasted one...

Pitch-correcting software has changed music forever

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"Do you believe in life after love?" Cher used to sing. And if you've ever heard that song, you might now have an earworm in your head.

The singer's 1998 comeback track marked the first prominent use of a technology called "Auto-Tune", a pitch correct...

Daughters: B.B. King was 'poisoned'

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Two of B.B. King's daughters are alleging that the blues legend was poisoned to death by his closest associates. But the coroner says preliminary autopsy results don't support that contention.

King's daughters, Patty King and Karen Williams, made the ...

'Tomorrowland' tops slow Memorial Day box office

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Hollywood did not have a happy Memorial Day weekend. In fact, it was the worst since 2001. Disney's futuristic utopian film "Tomorrowland" took the top spot, but opened to a somewhat dystopian $41.7 million at the box office.

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