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Two La Pine men arrested in NE Bend carjacking

Two La Pine men were arrested on carjacking and other charges Monday, accused in an early-morning robbery of a car at knifepoint in northeast Bend. It was the second carjacking in Central Oregon in 10 days – and coincidentally, the second suspect in that Prineville crime was arrested in Redmond Sunday night.

Oregon lawmakers propose bill to tackle vaccine exemptions

Oregon bill takes shot at vaccine exemptions

With measles cases spreading across the country, Oregon lawmakers are taking a shot against the virus themselves -- hoping to soon make it tougher for parents to opt their children out of vaccinations.

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Appeals court upholds protection for threatened seabird

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — A federal appeals court has rejected a timber industry lawsuit seeking to strip Endangered Species Act protection from a threatened seabird that nests in old-growth forests.

Oregon AG moves to block 'E-cigarette' sales

Oregon House votes to ban sale of e-cigarettes to minors

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon House has overwhelmingly approved a bill barring the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors and prohibiting their use in bars and workplaces.

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Union Pacific says 2 trains derail in Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Union Pacific says two freight trains derailed in Oregon on Monday morning, one in the Blue Mountains of Eastern Oregon, the other in the Cascade Range.

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High Desert ESD

New partnership eyes C.O. student success indicators

This week, a local movement called Better Together releases the first and most comprehensive collection of Central Oregon data on student success indicators.

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Oregon lawmaker's bill targets Common Core

State Rep. Carl Wilson (R-Grants Pass) has introduced legislation that would prohibit the Oregon Department of Education from requiring school districts to align instruction or assessments with Common Core state standards.

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White House warns Netanyahu ahead of speech

The Obama administration is bracing for Benjamin Netanyahu to spill secret details of Iran nuclear talks, as both camps traded last-minute political jabs ahead of the Israeli prime minister's controversial address to Congress Tuesday.

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IRS phone scam tops Oregon consumer complaints

For the first time, the IRS imposter phone scam and magazine subscription fraud topped Oregon’s list of the Top 10 Consumer Complaints for 2014, Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum said Monday.

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Witness: Man killed by LAPD didn't reach for gun

The bystander who caught dramatic video of a fatal shooting by police in Los Angeles said Monday he didn't see the man reach for an officer's gun -- the explanation for the shooting given by police.

Anthony Blackburn said he was perplexed that four of...

E. Oregon cat hoarding sentence: 5 years probation, no pets

VALE, Ore. (AP) — The owner of a van filled with 68 cats that were malnourished and had only three litter boxes among them has been sentenced in Eastern Oregon to five years of probation.

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'Walking Dead' town for sale

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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

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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...

'The Sound of Music': Where are they now?

Captain von Trapp The Sound of Music

Fifty years after its premiere, "The Sound of Music" is still among millions of fans' favorite things.

The Julie Andrews film, about the von Trapp family and its "problem" governess, Maria, is beloved enough to have spawned audience singalongs. The pe...

Dakota Johnson's mom defends 'SNL' gig

Dakota Johnson, 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

Don't listen to the haters, Dakota Johnson: You made your famous mother proud.

The "Fifty Shades" actor received mixed reviews for her appearance this weekend on "Saturday Night Live." Despite a few crowd-pleasing moments, a controversial sketch starr...

'Question everything,' says the creator of Netflix's 'House of Cards'

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Netflix's "House of Cards" is back for a third season, and the binges are underway.

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