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C.O. brewers, farmers applaud FDA reversal

FDA backs down on spent grain

The federal Food and Drug Administration has revised its proposed set of rules that would have directly affected the relationship between Central Oregon farmers and  brewers -- which means, for now, it’s business as usual.

Hotshot struck, seriously injured on NE Oregon wildfire

Freezeout Ridge Fire

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A veteran "hotshot" firefighter was struck and seriously injured by a falling snag  Sunday evening while helping battle a 2-week-old wildfire in a rugged area of northeast Oregon, officials said Monday evening.

Air, ground search finds lost ATV rider SE of Bend

ATV rider spends night in wilderness

The last, warm official weekend of summer ended busily for Deschutes County SO Search and Rescue, with two missions - a family that might need help on South Sister, then finding an overdue ATV rider SE of Bend, an all-night search that ended Monday morning.

Portland man hides in church to avoid deportation

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Portland community activist originally from El Salvador has spent the weekend hidden in a church after immigration authorities tried to detain him last week.

South Sister climbers call in help for family

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Some citizens worried about a family with three young children who climbed South Sister Sunday afternoon contacted authorities, saying they didn’t appear prepared for the suddenly stormy conditions. A search-and-rescue operation followed, to find them, but they apparently were doing fine.

Grants Pass man dies after gunfire at home

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GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Police in Grants Pass say a man who barricaded himself inside his home died after both he and officers fired shots.

Meet The Candidates

Mitt Romney

Mitt Romney

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Former governor of Massachusetts

Joe Biden

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Vice President of the United States

Paul Ryan

Paul Ryan Path to Prosperity (Sized)

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Congressman, R-Wis.

Barack Obama

Barack Obama

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President of the United States

'Let's be clear:' Obama's favorite sayings

Despite being known for his prolific public-speaking skills, President Barack Obama often falls back on certain phrases in his news conferences in the United States and overseas.

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