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Prineville hit hard by mill layoffs

Mill layoffs deal big blow to Prineville economy

Prineville's economy was built around the timber industry. At the turn of the last century, there were five mills. After Tuesday's layoffs at Woodgrain Millwork, there's only one, unless something changes in coming weeks.

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Man who fled manslaughter-DUII conviction caught in Bend

A Clackamas County man who failed to show up Monday for his manslaughter and DUII conviction in a May 2012 crash was apprehended in Bend Tuesday night when officers responded to a call of a suspicious man, possibly on drugs, trying to break into a car in the Sportsman’s Warehouse parking lot, police said.

Redmond man's marijuana struggles

Redmond man shares story of marijuana struggles

Getting high was the center of 32-year-old Redmond resident Jacob Hayes' life for 12 years, although at first he didn't realize it.

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St. Louis County Prosecutor's Office

Wilson's testimony stayed largely the same

Darren Wilson's version of what happened when he confronted Michael Brown has expanded since he gave his first recorded interview to detectives, but the key parts have stayed largely the same.

Obama on Thanksgiving

Pete Souza/The White House

Obama Thanksgiving: Call troops, dine at WH

President Obama celebrated his favorite holiday -- Thanksgiving -- with phone calls to U.S. troops, something he often does to mark the holiday.

Yemen

CNN

Raid frees 8 hostages from al Qaeda stronghold

A daring raid by U.S. and Yemeni forces into an al Qaeda stronghold in Yemen freed eight hostages, but not before kidnappers stole away with some Westerners, including an American.

Power lines down, Buffalo

Lindsay DeDario/Reuters

Thanksgiving power outages hit the Northeast

Chopping breadcrumbs by flashlight. Cooking turkeys on the grill. Watching Netflix on phones.

Many New Englanders were without power -- but this was nothing new for the state.

Tens of thousands spent Thanksgiving just as others did in New England whe...

Black Friday mass of shoppers

Jonathan Alcorn / Reuters

Black Friday is nearly upon us, but deals have already begun

You may be one of the faithful Black Friday shoppers lining up outside malls and department stores across America.

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2 found dead after overnight standoff in Sherwood

SHERWOOD, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a domestic dispute in Sherwood ended with two people dead and one injured.

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Sweet Home man falls, dies while trimming tree

SWEET HOME, Ore. (AP) — A sheriff says a 59-year-old Sweet Home man has died after falling about 50 feet while trimming a tree.

Hong Kong protests

CNN

HK police arrested for assaulting protester

Seven Hong Kong police officers have been arrested for assault over an alleged case of police brutality at pro-democracy protests last month which shocked residents of the Chinese territory.

Footage of the alleged assault, taken by a TV crew at the ci...

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UMass Amherst cuts ties with Bill Cosby

Bill Cosby

REUTERS

The University of Massachusetts Amherst and its alumnus Bill Cosby have split ways amid allegations of sexual assault and rape.

At least 15 women have spoken out to various media outlets accusing the comedian of sexual misconduct.

"Bill Cosby has agre...

Shia LaBeouf's silent interview

Shia LaBeouf

Kate Dunn/CNN

Leave it to Shia LaBeouf to give one of the strangest -- or most creative -- interviews of all time.

Crime novelist P.D. James dies at 94

British author PD James

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P.D. James, the British novelist renowned for her crime novels featuring detective Adam Dalgliesh as well as such works as "The Children of Men," died Thursday. She was 94.

Faber & Faber, her UK publisher, reported her death on its website.

"It is diff...

Creed's Scott Stapp reveals he's 'penniless'

Creed's Scott Stapp, 2002

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Scott Stapp, the lead singer of the band Creed, revealed he was living in a Holiday Inn and "penniless" in a nearly 16-minute Facebook video post early Wednesday morning.

Cameron raves about planned 'Avatar' sequels

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20th Century Fox

James Cameron has one word to describe the "Avatar" sequels: "Bitchin'."

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