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Deschutes County Jail

Bend construction co. worker held on theft, forgery charges

A Bend construction company employee was arrested Tuesday on aggravated theft and nearly 50 forgery charges, accused of stealing more than $50,000 by forging company checks and depositing them into his own bank account, Deschutes County sheriff’s deputies said.

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Jeremy Mason; COIDC

More thunderstorms, lightning; new fire caught small

Another round of thunderstorms marched north through the High Desert Tuesday afternoon, dumping heavy rain in spots and plenty of lightning that could spark more wildfires.

Oregon session empowered Democratic party's liberal wing

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon will be the first state to automatically register drivers to vote and to give women access to 12 months of birth control at a time. Workers will get up to a week of paid sick leave. A controversial new global-warming initiative aims to reduce carbon pollution.

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City of Bend

City of Bend lays out three options for growth

The steering committee for the city of Bend Urban Growth Boundary (UGB) remand project recently approved three alternative UGB expansion alternatives, or “scenarios,” for further evaluation, officials said.

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Deschutes County seeks state OK for S. county sewers

The Deschutes County Planning Commission plans two public hearings soon on a proposed exception to a state land-use planning rule to allow sewers in unincorporated areas of the south county.

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2 die when F-16 jet, Cessna collide over S.C.

An Air Force F-16 fighter jet and a small private airplane collided Tuesday over South Carolina, killing two people aboard the civilian aircraft and prompting the military pilot to eject, authorities said.

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San Francisco Police Department

Source: Gun in SF killing belonged to agent

The shooting death of a San Francisco woman had already fueled a fresh round of fierce debate over U.S. immigration policies. Now a new detail in the investigation adds another dimension to the discussion.

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KING 5 News

Body of woman killed in Wash. ice cave collapse recovered

VERLOT, Wash. (AP) — The body of a woman killed in the collapse of a Washington state ice cave has been removed from the cave.

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Gun sales spike in June

It's a hot summer for the gun industry. Background checks for gun sales spiked 11% in June compared to last year, making it the busiest June ever, according to the FBI's background check data.

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Salem man, 26, injured in back flip at recreation area

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A Marion County sheriff's spokesman says it took emergency crews nearly two hours to rescue a 26-year-old Salem man who tried to execute a back flip off some rocks at a remote water recreation site but fell about 25 feet, missing the water.

Wolf OR-7's two pups

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Biologists: Second set of pups for wandering wolf OR-7

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Biologists have found evidence that Oregon's famous wandering wolf, OR-7, has fathered a second set of pups.

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Cosby reruns pulled from Bounce TV, Centric

The Cosby Show cast on pink background

Carsey-Werner Productions

Bounce TV, an Atlanta-based African-American network, announced on Tuesday that it would immediately pull reruns of "Cosby," the Bill Cosby sitcom that ran from 1996 to 2000.

Paula Deen posts photo of son in 'brownface'

Paula Deen, Food Network photo

Food Network

An image posted on Paula Deen's social media accounts Tuesday showed Deen and her son Bobby dressed as Lucille Ball and Ricky Ricardo -- which might not have been so bad if Bobby Deen's face was not clearly painted a darker shade of brown than his hands.

Zoe Saldana excited to find polar opposite of 'Guardians' with 'Polar Bear'

Mark Ruffalo and Zoe Saldana in 'Infinitely Polar Bear'

Sony Pictures Classics

Acclaimed actress Zoe Saldana talks about the personal nature of her latest film, the new family-themed drama "Infinitely Polar Bear."

Harry Shearer back on 'The Simpsons'

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Mr Burns via Wikipedia / Harry Shearer via CNN

Exxxxx-cellent. Looks like Harry Shearer isn't leaving "The Simpsons" after all.

Netflix releases schedule for upcoming original films

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Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Netflix users will be spending the holidays with Adam Sandler, but will have to wait until next year for the return of Pee-wee Herman.

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