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Oregon Innocence Program now in High Desert

'Innocence Project' comes to Central Oregon

Oregon is the last state in the country to land a program devoted to investigating wrongfully incarcerated prisoners, and the new Deschutes County DA is supporting its efforts.

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Bend woman plans long-delayed return to Cuba

It's been 44 years since Bend resident Teresa Lawrence used her Cuban passport, but with new hope from a major development, she said Thursday she hopes to change that in the new year.

Soldier reunited with helmet that saved his life

Prineville soldier reunited with life-saving helmet

Sgt. Ryan Craig was shot in the head in Afghanistan in 2010. His helmet slowed down the bullet just enough for him to survive the attack. on Thursday, his helmet was returned at a special ceremony in Prineville.

Redmond saves landmark and gets a new City Hall

Redmond approves $9 million City Hall project

Redmond is saving a landmark and getting a new City Hall, a project that comes with a hefty $9 million price tag.

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Ore. Supreme Court: Paralyzed Bachelor boarder can sue

The Oregon Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Mt. Bachelor's liability waiver cannot prevent a paralyzed snowboarder from suing the ski resort; while case returns to lower court for possible trial, attorneys for both sides offer reaction.

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Barred owl takes up residence at Bend museum

In addition to the popular hawks, eagles and falcons currently on exhibit, the High Desert Museum just south of Bend now has a fifth owl species:  the barred owl.

City Council approves 63 million in bonds for water budget

Bend council OKs $63 million in water bonds

Wednesday night's Bend City Council meeting was one of farewells and thanks, from three departing councilors and toward City Manager Eric King, who got a solid review and a 5 percent "merit raise." But it also was one where councilors voted 5-2 to authorize $63 million to fund the city's disputed water system improvements.

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Man gets 5 ½ years in S. Ore. police confrontation

MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — An Idaho fugitive shot and wounded by officers after a pursuit last March in southern Oregon has been sentenced to 5 ½ years in prison.

New Cuban policy could mean new life in Redmond

U.S.-Cuba changes lift Redmond woman's hope

A Redmond woman said President Obama's decision to improve Cuban relations could significantly change her family's life.

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C.O. medical pot dispensaries pleased by law change

President Obama signed a $1,1 trillion spending bill this week that legalizes medical marijuana. In Oregon, medical marijuana has been legal for 16 years, but the fight between the states and Washington, D.C. has been an ongoing battle.

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