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Bend's Brookswood Blvd./Murphy Rd. roundabout opens Friday

Bend City Manager Eric King told city councilors late Wednesday night that the Brookswood Boulevard-Murphy Road roundabout is set to open Friday.

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Two teens arrested in Tollgate home burglary, theft case

Two teens were arrested Wednesday night in connection with the weekend burglary of a home in the Tollgate area near Sisters where a couple awakened to find an unknown male in their bedroom, who they chased away, along with a second male.

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Labor Day reminder: Wildfire danger still high

While this week's weather has moderated to cooler than normal temperatures and the feeling of fall is in the air, fire danger is still very real throughout Central Oregon, officials advise as the Labor Day weekend approaches.

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Bend police crackdown targets distracted drivers

Bend police officers spent three hours at two locations on Monday focusing on enforcing distracted driving laws, specifically the use of cellphones while driving. They issued 46 citations for that offense and several on other charges.

EYLE, KENNETH LEE

Northeast Bend pursuit leads to driver's arrest

A Bend man was arrested Wednesday evening after officers say he ran a red light, refused to pull over and soon abandoned his car in the St. Charles Bend parking lot and ran, with a female passenger.

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Bend-La Pine Schools have new schools, leader this fall

The 2015-2016 school year brings new changes and new faces to Bend-La Pine Schools. Not only does the district welcome two newly built schools, but a new superintendent as well.

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C. Oregonians recall pet rescues in Katrina's wake

The Central Oregon Pet Evacuation Team and the Humane Society of Central Oregon were called out to New Orleans in the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Katrina a decade ago to help rescue animals that were left behind when the levees broke.

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Redmond Centennial Park spray feature set to close for season

The changing of the summer season is marked by kids heading back to school, night time temperatures nearing freezing and the closure of the Centennial Park spray feature in Redmond.

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Farmers say field burns during fire season a necessity

Plumes of smoke appeared over Culver on Tuesday, but this time they were not from a wildfire but simply an agricultural burn. For farmers in the area like Wes Hagman, the burns are a necessity.

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Facebook makes it official: Third Prineville data center on way

Facebook officials made it official Tuesday, announcing they will build a third, larger data center in Prineville after city and Crook County officials approved a new property tax break last week.

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