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In Roseburg visit, Obama will find grief but also resentment

ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — When President Barack Obama arrives Friday in Roseburg, Oregon, he will find a timber town still in mourning over the shooting that killed eight community college students and a teacher.

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Ridgeview HS briefly locked down over threat via text

A brief, 12-minute lockdown took place at Ridgeview High School in Redmond Thursday morning after a student reported that someone off campus had teted "a threat to the school," officials said.

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Pickup, semi collide on Hwy. 97 north of La Pine

Two people were taken to St. Charles Bend with minor injuries early Thursday after their pickup truck crossed the center line of Highway 97 and collided with an oncoming semi-truck north of La Pine, Oregon State Police reported.

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Hwy. 97-Murphy Road project set to open Monday

Three construction seasons after it began, the U.S. Highway 97-Murphy Road project in southern Bend is wrapping up with traffic opening a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Monday.

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Kitty Nicholson-Cottrill

Central Oregon reservoirs reach record low levels

BEND, Ore. (AP) — The Wickiup Reservoir south of Bend and the Prineville Reservoir are both at their lowest points in more than 20 years.

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Train hero Spencer Stone stabbed in U.S.

Just weeks ago, U.S. Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone was tending to stab wounds after famously helping thwart a gun attack on a European train, feted internationally as a hero.

Thursday he was in serious condition at a California hospital, having been ...

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Planned Parenthood responds to Oregon Republicans

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The head of Planned Parenthood of the Columbia Willamette responded to questions from Republican state representatives about the collection of tissue after abortions.

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Portland declares housing emergency

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland officials have approved a housing emergency plan as nearly 1,900 people remain without shelter in the city.

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President signs Wyden 'Gold Star Fathers' bill

A bill sponsored by Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore. that extends the same federal hiring preference to fathers that is available to mothers of servicemembers killed or permanently and totally disabled in action has been signed into law by President Obama.

Groups plan lawsuit over fed's 5-state bull trout plan

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Two conservation groups say a federal plan to bolster bull trout falls short and they've filed a 60-day notice of their intention to sue.

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Netanyahu: 'We're in the midst of a wave of terrorism'

Amid a wave of violence, Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday urged Arab and Israeli leaders to stay away from one of the country's holiest sites, in an effort to keep tensions from getting out of hand.

In a televised speech, Netany...


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    If you're still clinging to your Verizon unlimited cell phone plan, your monthly bill is about to jump by $20.

    Verizon is planning to raise the price of unlimited data plans from $29.99 to $49.99 per month. The company confirmed the move to CNNMoney o...

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Boehner cancels 'Tonight Show' appearance

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Outgoing House Speaker John Boehner has canceled his appearance on NBC's "Tonight Show" in the wake of Rep. Kevin McCarthy's decision to drop out of the House Speaker race, a network spokesperson told CNN.

Want to smell like an Andy Kaufman prank?

Andy Kaufman's Milk & Cookies

Xyrena via CNN

Well, this smells like a prank. But, apparently, it's not.

Xyrena, a California company that bills itself as a "celebrity partnered on-demand perfumery," is releasing "Andy Kaufman Milk & Cookies," a fragrance inspired by the comedian's 1979 Carnegie ...

Daniel Craig: I'd rather 'slash my wrists' than play Bond again

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After playing James Bond in the last four films of the successful franchise, including the forthcoming "Spectre," Daniel Craig told Time Out London he's ready to put the role behind him.

Ashley Judd returns to hometown roots with 'Big Stone Gap'

Ashley Judd and Patrick Wilson in 'Big Stone Gap'


Acclaimed actress Ashley Judd talks about the hometown feel of her new film, "Big Stone Gap."

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees are...

Janet Jackson, May 2011

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This year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees include some familiar faces and one star who has just returned to the scene.


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