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MBSEF scraps Nordic leg in PPP

PPP replaces Nordic course with short trail run

Due to the unseasonably mild winter and low Mt. Bachelor snowpack, the Nordic leg of the 39th annual U.S. Bank Pole Pedal will be replaced with a 1-mile trail run that will begin at the alpine-to-Nordic transition and finish at the normal Nordic-to bike exchange area, officials decided Tuesday.

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Less snow also means low water levels at high lakes

It's official: Mt. Bachelor is closing for the season on Sunday due to low snow levels. And the impact of that low snowpack may well be felt by boaters as early as this spring in the high Cascade lakes.

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Redmond agrees to one-year deal with Butler Aircraft

A year-long legal dispute over aviation services at the Redmond Municipal Airport took another big step toward resolution Tuesday night.

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Search for suicidal driver prompts Century Drive roadblock

A call to authorities reporting an erratic driver southwest of Bend led to a search for a reportedly suicidal man, a crash and a police roadblock that closed Century Drive for a time Tuesday afternoon, Deschutes County sheriff’s deputies said.

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Redmond shooting suspect jailed in Salem

A 36-year-old Central Oregon resident, wanted in connection with a weekend shooting incident in Redmond, has been arrested on methamphetamine delivery charges in Marion County, police said Tuesday

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Police video bills gain Oregon House approval

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — With national attention focused on the use of force by police, the Oregon Legislature is looking to create parameters for recording video of interactions between officers and the public.

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More Oregon horses have Equine Herpes Virus

Three more cases have been found in Oregon of horses infected with Equine Herpes Virus 1, or EHV-1, officials said Tuesday, and one animal has the most serious “neurotropic” form of the virus that is far more likely to cause serious, sometimes permanent neurological damage.

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Report: Germanwings co-pilot tested descent

Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz rehearsed putting his aircraft into a controlled descent on the flight that preceded the crash of his jetliner into the French Alps on March 24, according to an interim report Wednesday by French air accident inves...

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Clinton calls for full citizenship path

Hillary Clinton is inviting -- and practically baiting -- Republican presidential contenders into a battle over immigration.

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DEA reprimands agents after student forgotten in cell

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency has punished agents responsible for keeping a San Diego college student handcuffed and in a cell for five days without food or water.

Six agents were given a letter of reprimand, DEA spokeswoman Amy Roderick said. Of t...

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Firefighters jump into chilly Willamette to rescue woman

MILWAUKIE, Ore. (AP) — Three Oregon firefighters who decided they couldn't wait for a water rescue team jumped into the chilly Willamette River in a Portland suburb to rescue a woman in the middle of the current.

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    When you're the leader of a nation your duties are rarely limited to simply governing -- some go on talk shows, or pose with selfie sticks, while others have even been pictured riding shirtless on horseback.

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Bollywood star convicted in hit-and-run case

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Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, one of India's most bankable stars, was sentenced to five years in prison for running over several men sleeping on a Mumbai pavement, and killing one of them.

If his sentence is upheld, Khan's absence could cost the I...

Rihanna's dress detractors are missing the point

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Even Chinese people were bewildered by Rihanna's China-inspired gown.

The singer showed up to New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala -- which asked stars to honor Chinese fashion this year -- wearing a fur-trimmed yellow cap...

Prince announces Rally 4 Peace concert in Baltimore

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First there was the song, then the concert.

Days after recording a protest song in the aftermath of the Freddie Gray protests, Prince has announced a Mother's Day Rally 4 Peace concert in Baltimore. The show will take place at Royal Farms Arena.

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For real Shawshank escapee, 56-year run is over

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It's a case where real life seemed to parallel art -- until the crucial last scene.

In the 1994 film "The Shawshank Redemption," the last we saw of fugitive Andy Dufresne, he was enjoying life on the lam fixing up his fishing boat in Mexico...

Woman in wheelchair wins -- a treadmill?

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Any "Price is Right" fan has probably dreamed of one day going on the show and being summoned to "Come on down!" while simultaneously fearing the worst-case scenario of never making it on stage to meet host Drew Carey, or going over on the showcase s...

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