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Madras PD, family seek help finding missing man

Madras police asked the public for help Wednesday in finding a 66-year-old man who walked away from his home Tuesday and failed to return.

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Portland man dies hiking up South Sister Trail

A 63-year-old hiker from Portland died Tuesday while hiking up the South Sister,  prompting other hikers' unsuccessful efforts to revive him and a recovery effort that took several hours, Deschutes County sheriff’s deputies said.

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First back-to-school lesson is safety for kids and drivers

It’s that time of year: Back to school. That means more traffic on the roads. But one Central Oregon organization is prompting commuting to school the healthy way, on your bike or by foot.

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Deschutes DA sheds new light in Redmond PD car death

Deschutes County District Attorney John Hummel shed some new light Wednesday on the events leading up to a Redmond man being struck and fatally injured by a police patrol car, although other details are being withheld as the investigation continues.

Trump immigration speech

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Trump: No amnesty for illegal immigrants

Donald Trump on Wednesday stated clearly there would be "no amnesty" for undocumented immigrants living in the US if he should be elected, putting to rest questions about whether he was softening his stance on the issue that's driven much of his campaign.

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As new ski lift rises, so do Mt. Bachelor pass prices

Mt. Bachelor announced Wednesday season pass pricing for the upcoming 2016-2017 ski and snowboard season, up in general $20 to $70 from last year as the new Cloudchaser lift takes shape, among other changes.

Billedeau Road house fire

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Investigators unable to confirm cause of house fire E. of Bend

Bend Fire Department Investigators said Wednesday they have been unable to confirm the cause of a fire that destroyed a home east of town on Billadeau Road last Friday, only that it started in the living room..

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More Oregonians donate to Hillary Clinton than Donald Trump

Who are the Oregonians donating to Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump?

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C.O. Veterans Outreach among VA grant recipients

Sens. Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, D-Ore., announced Wednesday that the Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded over $4.7 million in grant funding for homeless veterans in Oregon.

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US court upholds ban on gun sales to marijuana card holders

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld the government's ban on the sale of guns to medical marijuana card holders.


California man gets 31 years for bringing girls to Oregon

MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — A California man has been sentenced to 31 years and three months in prison for forcing a young woman into prostitution and raping another girl.


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