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Foggy Bend Friday night

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Dense fog slips into C.O.; Redmond flights canceled

Dense fog pushed into the High Desert late Friday, cloaking the area's roads in murky skies and forcing a dozen flight cancellations into or out of Redmond Airport.

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Endangered Bend teen runaway sought

Bend police turned to the public for help Friday in finding a 14-year-old girl with mental health issues who ran away from home and does not have her required medication.

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New small-dog off-leash area at Pine Nursery

As part of ongoing construction at Pine Nursery Park, a new off-leash area designated specifically for small dogs is now open in the Bob Wenger Memorial Off-Leash Area, the Bend Park and Rec District said Friday.

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Big fight, Round 2: Prosecutor getting new liver

A Deschutes County prosecutor whose life-saving liver transplant was denied by a county contractor's doctor as not "medically necessary" welcomed a reversal of that decision Friday as the family got word the self-insured county will cover the transplant after all.

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Rescuers save hundreds of fish on Deschutes

The goal of Friday's fish rescue was to avoid last year's disaster, when thousands of fish died in a side channel of the Deschutes River near Lava Island Falls.

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Redmond sex-abuse suspect was Bend PD courier

A 41-year-old Redmond man arrested on charges of sexually abusing a young girl had been a Bend Police Department volunteer mail courier for nearly three years, but officials said Friday they have no reason to believe he had contact with children in that role.

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COVA leaving Bend for bigger Sunriver digs

The Central Oregon Visitors Association announced Friday it will be leaving Bend and open a state-of-the-art Central Oregon Visitor Information Center in the Village at Sunriver in December.

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Bend dental clinic makes 'healthiest employers' list

Bluefish Dental & Orthodontics was recognized as one of the top three Healthiest Employers of Oregon in 2014 for the 2-99 employee size category by the Portland Business Journal.

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La Pine man arrested in shots-fired incident

A La Pine man faces reckless endangering and other charges, accused of firing three shots into a nearby field Thursday evening and trying to get away from responding Deschutes County sheriff’s deputies, an officer said.

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C.O. police join in domestic violence sweep

A half-dozen Deschutes County law enforcement agencies took part in Wednesday's national domestic violence warrant sweep and attempted to serve 122 outstanding warrants, resulting in five arrests, officials said Friday.

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