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Central Oregon Election Headlines

Tonight's Mega Millions jackpot at $390 million

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The Mega Millions jackpot for Tuesday night's drawing has quietly been building to its current $390 million level. And if there is no Mega Millions jackpot winner tonight, the jackpot for Friday's drawing will grow to an estimated $415 million.

Holiday delays expected on Hwy. 97 south of Bend

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Construction crews will continue to work on the Highway 97 Romaine Village Way to Lava Butte median barrier project south of Bend through the holiday weekend, the Oregon Department of Transportation said Tuesday.

Oregon reaps $85 million in Volkswagen settlement

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon could receive $85 million from a multi-billion dollar settlement Volkswagen reached with federal authorities and other states to remedy its diesel emissions-cheating scandal.

C. Oregon groups speak out on Supreme Court abortion ruling

Central Oregon groups speak out on abortion ruling

It's being called the most important ruling on abortion rights since Roe vs. Wade in 1973. Planned Parenthood, a cornerstone for women's health saying this is about protecting women rights.

Wildlife advocates oppose wild horse sterilization plans

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Wildlife officials plan to remove the ovaries of 100 wild horses, prompting backlash from a nonprofit horse group.

Portland woman fatally shoots intruder in her child's bedroom

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Portland Police Bureau

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police in Portland say a 33-year-old woman returning home with her two young children shot and killed an intruder in one of her children's bedrooms.

Meet The Candidates

Mitt Romney

Former governor of Massachusetts

Paul Ryan

Congressman, R-Wis.

Joe Biden

Vice President of the United States

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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