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 2021-04-21 13:50 

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Suspected Chinese hackers exploited Pulse Secure VPN to compromise 'dozens' of agencies and companies in US and Europe...

For months, hackers with suspected ties to China have exploited a popular workplace tool to break into government agencies, defense companies and financial institutions in the US and Europe, according to a report by the cybersecurity firm FireEye. The ala...

 2021-04-21 13:48 

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Children's Wisconsin meets $15 million challenge to help address mental and behavioral health in kids...

Click here for updates on this story MILWAUKEE (WDJT) — Children's Wisconsin says its largest single donation in history, $15 million, has been met through a dollar-for-dollar challenge from the Reiman Foundation. In total, Children's Wiscon...

 2021-04-21 13:41 

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New York and 10 other states are still taxing unemployment benefits. Here's what that means for you...

While Americans who were out of work last year will get a federal income tax break on their unemployment benefits, some will still be hit with state taxes on all the compensation they received last year. The $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill passed by...

 2021-04-21 13:40 

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Why I'm not celebrating after the Chauvin verdict...

Commentators weigh in on the guilty verdict against ex-Police Officer Derek Chauvin in the killing of George Floyd last May. Issac Bailey: I'm relieved, but still in pain I don't begrudge others who burst into celebration at the sound of "guil...

 2021-04-21 13:32 

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Recreational weed bringing in extra money for mid-Michigan communities...

Click here for updates on this story Mid-Michigan (WNEM) — Marijuana is bringing in more green for local municipalities. "We have collected $280,013.20," Bangor Township Supervisor Glenn Rowley said. That amount is what Bangor Township has r...

 2021-04-21 13:32 

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J K Rowling Fast Facts...

Here is a look at the life of J.K. Rowling, author of the Harry Potter book series. Personal Birth date: July 31, 1965 Birth place: Gloucestershire, England Birth name: Joanne Rowling Father: Peter Rowling, aircraft factory manager Mother: Anne (Volant) R...

 2021-04-21 13:31 

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Missing Children Fast Facts...

Here is a look at missing children in the United States. There are several different types of missing children: runaways, family abductions, lost or "thrown away" and non-family abductions. Advances in technology, communications through public ale...

 2021-04-21 13:29 

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Controversial Police Encounters Fast Facts...

Here's a look at controversial police encounters that have prompted protests over the past three decades. This select list includes cases in which police officers were charged or a grand jury was convened. 1991 Los Angeles Rodney King March 3, 1991 LA...

 2021-04-21 13:26 

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Walter Mondale Fast Facts...

Here's a look at the life of Walter Mondale, 42nd vice president of the United States. Personal Birth date: January 5, 1928 Death date: April 19, 2021 Birth place: Ceylon, Minnesota Birth name: Walter Frederick Mondale Father: Theodore Mondale, a Meth...

 2021-04-21 13:10 

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Sheriff: 'Suspicious device' found, GBI bomb squad investigating...

Click here for updates on this story HARALSON COUNTY, Georgia (WGCL) — The Georgia Bureau of Investigations are investigating a suspicious device that was found in Haralson County. According to a Haralson County sheriff's spokesperson, just befo...

 2021-04-21 13:06 

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Stumbling blocks remain for policing overhaul but Congress eyes May deadline as talks continue...

Key lawmakers in both parties plan to engage in substantive talks in the coming weeks to see if there can be a policing overhaul deal reached by the time of Democrats' self-imposed deadline: George Floyd's death anniversary. Democratic Rep. Karen ...

 2021-04-21 13:06 

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Man accused of murdering his girlfriend during drunken fight...

Click here for updates on this story SCOTTSDALE, Arizona (KPHO/KTVK) — A man in Scottsdale is facing a couple of felony charges after police say he killed his girlfriend during a fight where they were both drunk. Court documents say 53-year-old Jeff...

 2021-04-21 13:03 

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The ride of her life! Escaped dog spends morning in FedEx truck...

Click here for updates on this story SCOTTSDALE, Arizona (KPHO/KTVK) — A dog who was recently adopted from a Scottsdale shelter got loose from new owner and really put herself in the driver's seat when it came to her big adventure last Tuesday. ...

 2021-04-21 12:57 

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Feds: Powder Springs man indicted for allegedly defrauding a college out of $2 million...

Click here for updates on this story POWDER SPRINGS, GA (WGCL) — A Powder Springs man was indicted for allegedly defrauding a college out of more than $2 million. According to the U.S. Attorney's office, Denis O. Makori, 34, of Powder Springs, w...

 2021-04-21 12:55 

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Queen thanks well-wishers as she spends her first birthday without Prince Philip...

Queen Elizabeth II is marking her 95th birthday in a low-key fashion at Windsor Castle, just days after the funeral of Prince Philip, her husband of 73 years. This is the British monarch's second birthday since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic. B...

 2021-04-21 12:52 

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The '90s era Tamagotchi is back — this time with a camera...

The Tamagotchi is back, but this time the '90s icon comes with a camera. Bandai America, its parent company, is launching the new Tamagotchi Pix. The core remains the same: an egg shape, three buttons, with the goal of raising a virtual pet. It goes t...

 2021-04-21 12:48 

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The teen who recorded George Floyd's last moments is lauded by Floyd's family and countless strangers...

If not for Darnella Frazier's quick thinking, Derek Chauvin might still be a Minneapolis police officer. Instead, Chauvin is behind bars, convicted of two counts of murder and one count of manslaughter after kneeling on George Floyd's neck for mor...

 2021-04-21 12:42 

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HVAC system repairs at elementary school could take more than a year...

Click here for updates on this story TONGANOXIE, Kansas (KCTV) — On a snowy April day, students at Tonganoxie Elementary School are dealing with cool weather inside their building, too. On Tuesday, parents were told to dress their children in layers...

 2021-04-21 12:35 

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Ellen Pao: Meritocracy in tech is a myth...

The "biggest myth" about working in the tech industry is that it's based on a meritocracy. So says Ellen Pao, the former Reddit CEO and venture capitalist, who is urging companies to take another look at how inclusive their workplaces really a...

 2021-04-21 12:35 

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Val Demings rebukes Jim Jordan in fiery exchange over law enforcement: 'Did I strike a nerve?'...

Democratic Rep. Val Demings and Republican Rep. Jim Jordan had a heated exchange Tuesday during a House Judiciary hearing after Jordan tried to cut Demings short as she spoke about law enforcement. Tensions escalated during debate over the Covid-19 Hate C...

 2021-04-21 12:24 

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[ Bend, OR ]

Ellen Pao: Meritocracy in tech is a myth...

The "biggest myth" about working in the tech industry is that it's based on a meritocracy. So says Ellen Pao, the former Reddit CEO and venture capitalist, who is urging companies to take another look at how inclusive their workplaces really a...

 2021-04-21 12:20 

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Dalai Lama and 100 other Nobel Prize laureates call for fossil fuels to be phased out...

As the world's most powerful leaders prepare to come together for the President Joe Biden's virtual climate summit, the Dalai Lama and 100 other Nobel Prize winners have a clear message for them: Keep fossil fuels in the ground. The 101 Nobel laur...

 2021-04-21 12:18 

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Restaurant owner seeing more business, credits vaccinations...

Click here for updates on this story FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, Illinois (KMOV) — Due to metrics set by the Illinois Health Department, businesses in the Metro East were under strict health guidelines until a few months ago. One of those guidelines was no in...

 2021-04-21 12:15 

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Goldman Sachs employs just 49 Black people in top US jobs...

Goldman Sachs has just 49 Black executives and senior managers in its US workforce, accounting for about 3% of the total. In a sustainability report published Tuesday, the investment bank revealed data on the racial and gender composition of its US workfo...

 2021-04-21 12:14 

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3-alarm fire at Organic Valley Creamery prompts evacuations...

Click here for updates on this story MCMINNVILLE, Oregon (KPTV) — A three-alarm fire at the Organic Valley Creamery in McMinnville prompted evacuations on Tuesday. Fire crews are still at the scene and could be until Wednesday morning. McMinnville F...

 2021-04-21 12:12 

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[ Bend, OR ]

European Super League crumbles after majority of teams announce withdrawal...

One by one, they began to fall. First it was Manchester City and then, like dominoes, the other five Premier League clubs soon followed, before none were left in the so-called European Super League. The dramatic collapse of the multibillion-dollar league ...

 2021-04-21 12:11 

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[ Bend, OR ]

The parent company of Old Country Buffet filed for bankruptcy...

Fresh Acquisitions, the parent company of a restaurant chain that owns several buffet-style concepts, including Old Country Buffet, filed for bankruptcy. The Chapter 11 filing more than a year into the pandemic illustrates the struggles the industry faces...

 2021-04-21 12:08 

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Bill requiring women to bury or cremate aborted fetuses heads to TN Senate...

Click here for updates on this story NASHVILLE, Tennessee (WSMV) — After passing the house Monday, a bill that requires mothers to bury or cremate an aborted child is heading to the Tennessee State Senate. The bill passed in the House Monday night, ...

 2021-04-21 12:06 

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Inmate indicted for threatening judge, two attorneys...

Click here for updates on this story COOKEVILLE, Tennessee (WSMV) — A Cookeville man, who was already behind bars, is in more hot water after Tennessee Bureau of Investigation officials said he threatened a judge and two attorneys from jail. Tyler D...

 2021-04-21 12:02 

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India's health care system close to collapse...

India's health care system and other essential services are close to collapse as a second coronavirus wave that started in mid-March tears through the country with devastating speed. On Wednesday, the country saw its highest daily rise in infections a...

 2021-04-21 11:42 

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Couple warns of 'manic symptoms' from popular allergy medication...

Click here for updates on this story NASHVILLE, Tennessee (WSMV) — Betty Pedigo says the anger was unlike anything she or her husband had ever experienced before. Both suffering from year-round allergies, Pedigo and her husband started taking the al...

 2021-04-21 11:38 

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[ Bend, OR ]

Putin urges all citizens to be vaccinated against Covid-19 as Navalny supporters rally...

Russia's President Vladimir Putin called for all citizens to get vaccinated against Covid-19 as he gave his annual address to the nation on Wednesday, delivered as rallies began in support of opposition leader Alexey Navalny. Putin said "maximum c...

 2021-04-21 11:34 

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Here come the dreaded post-pandemic price increases...

For months, investors have been bracing for signs that prices will increase as the post-pandemic economic recovery gathers steam. Well, they're here. What's happening: Consumer products giant Procter & Gamble has said it will raise prices on brand...

 2021-04-21 11:33 

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Police officer credited with saving woman from burning home...

Click here for updates on this story EUREKA, Missouri (KMOV) — Eureka police officer Tim Shipp was honored Tuesday for his bravery after he ran into a burning home to save a woman trapped inside. Shipp said he was working a secondary job as security...

 2021-04-21 11:31 

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[ Bend, OR ]

Oregon Daybook...

Associated Press Oregon Daybook for Wednesday, Apr. 21. The daybook is for planning purposes only and is not intended for publication or broadcast. You should verify any event you plan to cover. Please keep the AP in mind when news develops. The Portland ...

 2021-04-21 11:30 

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[ Bend, OR ]

House passes bill to give marijuana dispensaries access to banking services...

Click here for updates on this story PORTLAND, Oregon (KPTV) — Marijuana businesses around Oregon are hoping a bill working its way through Congress could change the industry's monetary operations. The Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking ...

 2021-04-21 11:30 

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[ Bend, OR ]

Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press...

SEATTLE (AP) — Julio Uras threw seven dominant innings of one-hit ball, striking out a career-high 11 and leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 1-0 win over the Seattle Mariners. The matchup between early-season division leaders was an entertaining p...

 2021-04-21 11:28 

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Man rescued after falling over waterfall...

Click here for updates on this story LINN COUNTY, Oregon (KPTV) — Fire crews say a man is safe after falling over a waterfall on Monday afternoon. Sweet Home Fire District was dispatched at 6:45 p.m. to a waterfall near Longbow campground east of Ca...

 2021-04-21 11:25 

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2 teens arrested, facing bias crime charges following assault of Black 13-year-old...

Click here for updates on this story ALBANY, Oregon (KPTV) — Two teens have been arrested and are facing bias crime charges one week after a Black teenager was assaulted in Albany, according to police. The assault occurred on April 13, just before 6...

 2021-04-21 11:22 

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Department of Homeland Security was 'unprepared' for Portland response during summer unrest, watchdog finds...

The Trump administration's Department of Homeland Security surged hundreds of federal agents to Portland, Oregon, last summer with incomplete training and missing equipment, a new watchdog report says. The department's inspector general flagged se...

 2021-04-21 11:21 

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County OKs $175,000 settlement in Ellen Frost case...

Click here for updates on this story ASHEVILLE, North Carolina (WLOS) — Buncombe County leaders on Tuesday night approved a $175,000 settlement as part of the county's civil suit against former commissioner Ellen Frost. A federal investigation s...

 2021-04-21 11:16 

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2 new bills would help workers get paid sick and family leave time...

Click here for updates on this story ASHEVILLE, North Carolina (WLOS) — State leaders on Tuesday introduced two bills they said will protect North Carolina families, businesses and the public. Parents and grandparents who were at a local park Tuesda...

 2021-04-21 11:14 

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Rescue workers free individual trapped in trench...

Click here for updates on this story ASHEVILLE, North Carolina (WLOS) — After several hours of digging, rescue workers have successfully freed an individual trapped in a trench in Asheville. The worker has since been taken to the hospital since bein...

 2021-04-21 11:08 

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[ Bend, OR ]

Key senators to watch on infrastructure negotiations...

As discussions over President Joe Biden's infrastructure proposal ramp up, Democrats and Republicans remain at odds over the scope, size and potential price tag of any plan, in addition to how to pay for it. Democrats say they are willing to compromis...

 2021-04-21 11:06 

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[ Bend, OR ]

US may soon reach a tipping point on Covid-19 vaccine demand. Here's why that's concerning...

As US health officials race to get more Covid-19 shots into arms to control the virus, experts now warn the country will run into another challenge in the next few weeks: vaccine supply will likely outstrip demand. "While timing may differ by state, w...

 2021-04-21 11:03 

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[ Bend, OR ]

Joe Biden delivered the Chauvin verdict speech America needed...

Here's what you are not going to get in a major address from President Joseph Biden: textured rhetoric woven with references to the classics; eloquent, poetic phraseology ringing like heavenly music and leaving its listeners with echoes of Shakespeare...

 2021-04-21 10:56 

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[ Bend, OR ]

Here's why car prices are at record highs — and still rising...

Car dealer lots have only a fraction of the vehicles that they typically have — both new and used. It's helping send prices to record levels. The average new car price was $37,200 in the first quarter, according to JD Power, up 8.4% from the sam...

 2021-04-21 10:38 

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[ Bend, OR ]

Super League to amend plans for elite tournament after English teams say they won't participate...

The architects of the European Super League appeared to strike a defiant tone Tuesday, promising to "reshape the project" following the withdrawal of all six English clubs from the controversial breakaway competition. The dramatic collapse of the ...

 2021-04-21 10:32 

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[ Bend, OR ]

5 things to know for April 21: Chauvin trial, coronavirus, infrastructure, Russia and China, Chad...

The annual Lyrid meteor shower marks the first big meteor show of the year. It peaks on April 22 (tomorrow), so make sure to get a good look at the night sky. Here's what you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On with Your Day. (You can also get "...

 2021-04-21 10:22 

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Chad's President Idriss Deby killed in frontline clashes with rebels, state TV reports...

Chad's long-serving President Idriss Deby has died from injuries sustained in clashes with rebels, the army said in a surprise announcement Tuesday, plunging a volatile region deeper into crisis. Army spokesman Azem Bermendao Agouna told state TV said...

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