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Dam going, creek flowing -- so fish can get going

Dam goes creek flows fish go

It's muddy, messy, splashy work on Jack Creek, but boy will the bull trout be grateful when the dam is removed and the creek is restored.

Dog-bite protocols differ in C. Oregon

Dog bite protocol in Deschutes County

Numerous bites and an inured arm, that's the aftermath for 6-year old Kaylee from Prineville after a dog attacked her. But what happens next in dog bite cases can very from one community to another.

5 Oregon child care owners have marijuana cards

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SALEM, Ore. (AP) — State officials say five Oregon home-based child-care centers are owned by people who have medical marijuana cards, but the owners may soon have to give up either their pot cards or their day-care licenses.

Ochoco Complex update: Storms bring help, trouble

Fox Fire Ochoco Complex

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Storms dropped rain on some of the fires in the 6,500-acre Ochoco Complex of blazes on the Ochoco National Forest, which as of Wednesday were 22 percent contained.

C.O. public lands impose campfire restrictions

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With hot and dry weather returning and numerous wildfires being tackled, federal land managers in Central Oregon said Wednesday they are implementing campfire restrictions, except in designated campgrounds.

Obama declares Wash. wildfire emergency

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OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Wetter, cooler weather has helped firefighters make progress in their efforts to get the largest wildfire in Washington state's history under control.

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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