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'Redmond 5' defendant gets resentencing hearing

BEND, Ore. (AP) — A defendant in the notorious "Redmond 5" murder case will seek a lighter sentence when he returns to court Tuesday after more than a decade behind bars.

Police name person of interest in Hillsboro death

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Hillsboro police are looking for the boyfriend of a woman who was found stabbed to death in an apartment on Friday.

Bicyclist killed in crash near Rainier, Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a bicyclist has been killed in a hit-and-run crash along Highway 30 west of Rainier, Oregon.

Ex-mayor accused of theft from Ore. senior center

GOLD BEACH, Ore. (AP) — The treasurer of the Gold Beach Senior Center surrendered to authorities at the Curry County Jail after she was indicted on charges that she stole money from the organization.

Protesters who blocked coal shipment set for trial

Activist Ken Ward now lives in Oregon.

Five things to know about Oregon's 2014 elections

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — By the time Oregonians cast their ballots, the issues and candidates will be well-known. Gov. John Kitzhaber's cowboy boots and Senate candidate Monica Wehby's surgeon scrubs will be all over television. But here are five things you might now know about the upcoming election:

Girl, 9, dies, was trapped in sand at Oregon beach

LINCOLN CITY, Ore. (AP) — Police in the Oregon coastal town of Lincoln City say a 9-year-old girl trapped when a sand hole collapsed on her has died.

Guard shoots, kills inmate; Pendleton prison on lockdown

PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — An inmate at the state prison in Pendleton was shot and killed by a guard Friday while fighting in the yard.

Fire danger extends into the fall, foresters warn

The Oregon Department of Forestry contends that, whether it’s human nature or just wishful thinking, people tend to relax their guard against wildfire at the first signs of the seasonal transition into fall.

Cover Oregon consultant bills state about $600,000

PORTLAND (AP) — The turnaround expert hired to fix Cover Oregon has stayed longer than expected, did more than planned and has left behind a big bill.

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Warm Springs pupils get new school building

WARM SPRINGS, Ore. (AP) — New, beautiful schools tend to look a lot alike. There's the entrance with lots of windows, which invite not only light but also help enhance security. Classrooms are centered on open areas, where students can collaborate and move around, while Smart Boards and projectors have replaced chalk and dusty erasers.

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Officer shoots woman at Oregon gas station

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon woman was shot by police Thursday after pointing a replica handgun at them following a car chase, authorities said.

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Oregon spotted frog to be protected as threatened

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Twenty-three years after it was first proposed for protection by the Endangered Species Act, the Oregon spotted frog is being listed as a threatened species.

Environmental groups seek wolf rules

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Environmental groups on Thursday asked Gov. Jay Inslee to push for the creation of strict rules limiting when wolves can be killed in response to livestock depredations.

Swimmer found dead in central Oregon pond

ALFALFA, Ore. (AP) — The Deschutes County sheriff's office says a 66-year-old Bend, Oregon, man has been found dead in a central Oregon pond.

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