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Oregon county rejects bid for more local control of US lands

PRINEVILLE, Ore. (AP) — Elected officials in an Oregon county have rejected a plan by a group of residents that seeks greater local control over the management of federal lands.

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Missing Ochocos bow hunter, 75, found safe

A 75-year-old bow hunter from Bend who had been missing in the Ochoco National Forest for two days was found early Tuesday in "relatively good health," having walked several miles to a ranch the Wheeler County Sheriff's Office reported.

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Equipment failure causes major Bend power outage

About 16,500 Pacific Power customers across the north half of Bend lost power, some for more than an hour Tuesday morning due to an equipment failure on a main transmission line, the utility said.

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KFXO experiencing over-the-air issues

We are currently experiencing issues with our KFXO over-the-air broadcasts.  This affects all OTA viewers in Central Oregon. as well as Dish and Direct satellite subscribers along with Crestview Cable subscribers.

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Railroad track reopens at Wickiup Jct. accident site

A construction accident at the Wickiup Junction railroad overpass project north of La Pine on Monday caused no injuries but sent two large, heavy concrete beams falling, one blocking the train tracks below for five hours, officials said.

Bend police plan school speed-zones crackdown

Bend PD reminder: As school resumes, so do speed zones

The weather is great, but it is time to start thinking about going back to school -- and school zone safety and speed limits, the Bend Police Department reminded Tuesday.

NTSB investigate Madras Plane Crash

Investigators remove plane wreckage from Madras Airport

Federal investigators are looking into why an aerobatic biplane crashed, killing the pilot, during the Airshow of the Cascades at Madras Airpot on Saturday.

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Marco Rubio wins Florida Senate GOP primary, CNN projects

Sen. Marco Rubio will win the Florida GOP Senate primary, according to a CNN projection Tuesday night.

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Solar project consultant charged with fraud in Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An energy consultant involved with an Oregon solar power project has been indicted on forgery charges.

Portland man gets 6 years in prison for fatal DUI

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man has been sentenced to more than six years in prison after pleading guilty to vehicular manslaughter and DUI involving a bicyclist he struck and killed.

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Coach, 6 Philomath football players, cited in hazing case

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say six Philomath High School football players and a 22-year-old volunteer assistant face charges after freshmen were subjected to hazing during the team's summer camp.

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