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Feds close books on Bend ADA enforcement

The city of Bend received a letter Wednesday from the U.S. Department of Justice, saying it has closed its files on enforcing the city’s 2004 Project Civic Access settlement agreement for violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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Sisters man injured in SE Bend DUII crash

A car crash on Bend’s south end late Wednesday night sent a 26-year-old Sisters man to the hospital, facing drunk driving and other charges, police said.

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C.O. fires update: Rain helps on the lines

Rain from thunderstorms and cooler temperatures have given a boost to the fire crews still fighting numerous wildfires in Central Oregon, while lookouts watch for and initial attack crews prepare to tackle any more holdover or "sleeper" fires that emerge when hot weather returns.

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6 new range fires burning in eastern Oregon

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Six new range fires are burning in eastern Oregon, ignited by lightning storms that moved across the region.

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

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.

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Dog-bite protocols differ in C. Oregon

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.

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Two NE Ore. highway workers killed this week

BOARDMAN, Ore. (AP) — Police say a second man has died while working on an Eastern Oregon highway this week.

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Merkley bill seeks phase-out of chemicals in products

Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., introduced a bill Thursday that he said would fast-track the phase-out of the most harmful chemicals identified by scientists – chemicals that don’t break down in the environment and that build up in the food chain so that even small amounts can be dangerous.

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Oregon says its faring better on health care infections

Oregon does better than the national average on health care-acquired infections, according to the latest report of infections released Thursday by the Oregon Health Authority.

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U.N. official: Strike hits shelter in Gaza

A strike on a U.N. shelter in northern Gaza on Thursday killed and injured multiple people, a United Nations spokesman said.

The coordinates of the school in Beit Hanoun, which was serving a shelter for families in Gaza, had been given to the Israeli...

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College cyclists crossing U.S. for cancer research

What would you do to cure cancer?  How would you get from New York City to San Francisco?  Two seemingly unrelated questions, but 20 students from the University of Illinois are answering them together. 


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