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Calif. police officer pulls gun during Bend dispute

California officer in downtown Bend fight

NewsChannel 21 obtained exclusive video filmed just seconds after five men were involved in a fight in downtown Bend early Sunday. Bend police confirmed that Vallejo, Calif., police Sgt. Michael Kent Tribble pulled a gun during the dispute; we talked to a witness about what he says happened.

Driver card controversy heading to Oregon voters

Decision 2014: Measure 88

Measure 88, one of the more controversial items on Oregon's Nov. 4 ballot, would allow people to get limited-purpose driver cards if they can't prove U.S. citizenship.

First fall prescribed burns set to begin

C.O. Fire Management Service

Fuel specialists in Crescent are planning a series of burns near Cascade Lakes Highway that could happen as early as Wednesday, if weather conditions remain favorable.

Meissner Nordic may get shuttle stop; survey online

The Central Oregon Intergovernmental Council and Cascades East Transit are working to create a shuttle stop at Meissner Nordic Park.

State denies water for nickel mine exploration

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — State water regulators have denied a permit sought by a mining company trying to develop nickel ore deposits in southwestern Oregon.

Washington's minimum wage rising to $9.47 an hour

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington state's minimum wage will increase by 15 cents to $9.47 an hour starting on New Year's Day.

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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