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Bend man injured in 55-foot jump at Blue Pool

A 37-year-old Bend man suffered chest and back injuries Sunday when he made a 55-foot jump from Tamolich Falls into Blue Pool, prompting a rescue operation that took until midnight, Linn County Sheriff Bruce Riley said.

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Deschutes rural marijuana hearings draw big crowd

A hot topic in rural Deschutes County moved toward resolution Monday as crowds packed a pair of public hearings, weighing in on whether the county should allow recreational marijuana growing and processing, extend a ban or let voters decide in November.


Deschutes SO SAR volunteers put to the test on mock mission

Deschutes County Sheriff's Search and Rescue volunteers a vital role in Central Oregon. The team is made up of just volunteers. More than 50 volunteers participated in a mock mission Saturday involving the search for a lost father and daughter.

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President Clinton returns to Bend Thursday, again to stump for Hillary

President Bill Clinton will be campaigning in Bend and Portland on Thursday for his wife, Hillary's presidential campaign before the May 17 primary, campaign officials announced Monday. It's a return to Bend for the former president, who also stumped for his wife at Bend High School in 2008.

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More prescribed burns as Bend skies turn smoky

The start of controlled burns here in Central Oregon means wildfire season is right around the corner. But it's already time for smoke in the eyes, nose and throats of many Central Oregonians.

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Coming up: Behind the scenes as Redmond Airport closes

Redmond Municipal Airport kicked off its three-week closure Monday for a major runway repaving project -- but there's plenty of other activity underway, from an "active shooter" drill to lighting and security-camera upgrades. NewsChannel 21's Lauren Martinez has more tonight at 5 and 6.

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Puerto Rico defaults on $422 million

Puerto Rico is dialing 9-1-1 for any help it can get.

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Prineville PD: Man who took down campaign signs cited traffic hazard

A man who took down some campaign signs in Prineville in recent days told police he did so because they were creating a hazardous situation and blocking drivers' view near a street corner, the police chief said Monday.

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Oregon voters who changed parties may get 2 ballots

Oregon Secretary of State Jeanne Atkins on Monday told voters who changed their party affiliation in the weeks leading up to the April 26 voter registration deadline that they may receive two ballots in the mail.

New otter exhibit at High Desert Museum

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High Desert Museum latest upgrade 'otter' be great

They’re back from Otter Space! The High Desert Museum’s two resident river otters, Brook and Rogue, have settled into their recently renovated exhibit space, set to open to the public later this month.

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Bend shopping plaza plea: Don't leave dogs in hot cars this summer

With the "dog days" of summer fast approaching, Brookswood Meadow Plaza and its businesses on Monday reminded residents and visitors not to leave a dog in a hot car while running errands, working or attending events around town. 


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    A regional judge on Monday ordered all telephone operators in Brazil to block WhatsApp, the popular messaging app owned by Facebook, for failing to turn over data as part of an ongoing drug trafficking investigation.

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Earnest defends Wilmore's N-Word use at dinner

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White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest defended comedian Larry Wilmore's use of the N-word word in his remarks at the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner.

Hulk Hogan brings 2nd lawsuit against Gawker

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Ex-wrestler Hulk Hogan has filed another lawsuit against Gawker.

Prince's estate: Still no will, but search continues

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A court hearing to determine the fate of Prince's estate -- including the contents of a secretive vault the musician left behind at Paisley Park -- concluded Monday with a special administrator appointed but no will discovered.

While a search for the...

Ballerina Misty Copeland gets her own Barbie doll

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superstar ballerina Misty Copeland is the latest celebrity to get her own Barbie doll, following the footsteps of Marilyn Monroe, Barbra Streisand, Audrey Hepburn and other accomplished women.

J.K. Rowling: Sorry I killed off Remus Lupin

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In what's become an annual tradition for "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling, she took the occasion of the fictional anniversary of the "Battle of Hogwarts" Monday to mourn the death of a character.


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