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Deschutes inmate died of overdose; family still has questions

The state Medical Examiner’s Office has determined that a Bend man died in the Deschutes County Jail of a methamphetamine overdose. But Edwin Mays' family says they still have questions about what happened that night.

Former Bend police officer out of prison

Ex-Bend PD captain out of prison, on house arrest

A former Bend police captain, convicted along with his wife in a multimillion dollar fraud and money-laundering scheme, has been released from a halfway house and now sits on house arrest, a federal corrections official confirmed Tuesday.

Campus medical records not as private as you thought

Just how private are college medical records?

A recent rape investigation at the University of Oregon has brought an apparent loophole to light and is outraging many in the community, once they learn of it.

Oregon class-action lawsuit bill headed to governor

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon legislative Democrats have voted to change the way the state handles class-action lawsuits.

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Supreme Court case could kill Obamacare

The future of health care in America is on the table -- and in serious jeopardy -- this morning in the Supreme Court.

Rep. Greg Walden

Walden backs Netanyahu message to U.S.

Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., applauded Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's address to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday, saying he shares his concern about talks with Iran over the threat ofl nuclear weapons.

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House clears DHS bill for Obama

The U.S. House passed a bill Tuesday to fund the Department of Homeland Security through September, averting a partial shutdown of the department.

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China's chess move against the U.S.: Latin America

China is making friends right under America's nose.

Latin America is China's latest business buddy. Chinese banks increased investments in Latin America by 71% last year, and the country plans to double its trade volume with the Central and South Ame...

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Deadly superbug scopes sold without approval

CNN has learned that the manufacturer of the endoscope involved in two superbug deaths at UCLA never obtained permission to sell the device, according to an official at the Food and Drug Administration.

Olympus started selling its TJF-Q180V duodenosc...

IRS tests time-saving appointments in Bend

The IRS began testing an appointment-based service approach on Feb. 23 in 10 of its larger Tax Assistance Centers around the country. Since the original announcement, the test has been expanded to 34 other offices nationwide, including Bend.

Ore. woman sues, says brain tumor sample for biopsy is lost

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon woman has sued a Portland hospital for $900,000, alleging that a brain tumor sample set aside for biopsy has been lost, leaving her uncertain about whether the tumor was cancerous.

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  • The truth, according to Google

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    It must be true, I found it on the Internet!

    Naive? Maybe. After all, cyberspace has its fair share of myths. Now Google may have found a way to clean house, or at least throw the trash in the basement.

    The company is figuring out how to rank website...

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Tom Brokaw to release book on battling cancer

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Tom Brokaw, the NBC newsman and author of "The Greatest Generation," is writing a new book about his personal struggle with cancer.

'Sharknado 3' to storm back this summer

Sharknado returns

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Say what you will about the "Sharknado" franchise, but there's no doubt, it's swimming in irony.

Take a couple of a key casting choices announced this week.

"Shark Tank" star and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban will play the President of the United S...

China tops U.S. at the box office for first time

Man from Macau II

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Move over Hollywood! There's a new star stealing the spotlight -- China has beat the U.S. for the first time in monthly box office sales.

China brought in $650 million in box office revenue for February, surpassing sales in the U.S. of $640 million, a...

'Walking Dead' town for sale

Walking Dead cast

Courtesy AMC

The faded downtown of a small town in Georgia, made famous by an appearance on "The Walking Dead," can now be yours for the right price.

Michelle Rodriguez's challenge to Hollywood

Michelle Rodriguez

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Actress Michelle Rodriguez challenged racial minorities in Hollywood to "develop their own mythology" and tell their own stories instead of recasting traditionally white characters as different races.

"It's not about taking Catwoman or Superman or Gre...

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