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Hurricane Maria poses new threat to debt-laden Puerto Rico

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Puerto Rico is years into an economic crisis. Now it's facing a potential natural disaster. Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello has declared a state of emergency ahead of Hurricane Maria, which may hit the island on Wednesday. It's already deep in a years-long debt debacle sp

KTVZ - 2017-09-18 19:48:16

Bend river rescuer awarded Carnegie Medal for heroism

BEND, Ore. - A Bend paddleboarder who came to the rescue of a woman struggling in the Deschutes River near the Newport Avenue Bridge spillway said last year he didn't consider himself a hero, just "somebody trying to help somebody out." But the Carnegie Hero Fund Commission respectfully disagreed, a

KTVZ - 2017-09-19 07:36:59

Bend-area burn restrictions still in place despite cooldown

BEND, Ore. - Although the Fire Danger level for Central Oregon has beenreduced from "Extreme" to "High," with cooler temperatures and rain in the forecast, fuels are still dry enough to ignite readily. Wind speeds are up a bit, so if a fire were to start, it will be able to escape control fairly qui

KTVZ - 2017-09-19 01:08:44

Two Bend students named National Merit semi-finalists

National Merit semi-finalists Susan Garcia, Henry Rogers (Photos: Bend-La Pine Schools) BEND, Ore. - Two Bend-La Pine Schools' students have earned top academic recognition as National Merit Semi-Finalists. Susan Garcia, of Bend Senior High School, and Henry Rogers, of Summit High School, are among

KTVZ - 2017-09-18 21:00:11

Big change coming to westside Bend intersection

BEND, Ore. - The intersection of 11th Street and Portland Avenue is slated for change. It comes after a string of accidents and numerous complaints. For those who live at the intersection, like Paul Anderson, honking is inevitable. "Horns are constantly beeping, I would say approximately one every 1

KTVZ - 2017-09-19 02:54:21

Bend reports on first year of energy-efficiency efforts

Bend officials are embracing new ways to cut energy costs. BEND, Ore. - The city of Bend is moving forward on an initiative to make the city more-energy efficient. It's offering an update to the city and councilors, a year after the city council adopted a Climate Action Resolution that calls for a c

KTVZ - 2017-09-19 19:35:39

Bend woman to donate all surrogate money

BEND, Ore. - A Bend woman is doing something unusual and unexpected. Not only is she a surrogate mother due in nine days -- she is also donating all money received for surrogacy to help pay for another woman's life-saving medical procedure. On her GoFundMe site, Tess Nordstog explains: "This choic

KTVZ - 2017-09-19 19:17:57

Bend yet again makes '100 Best Places to Live' list

(Graphic: Money magazine) BEND, Ore. - Well into the 21st century, Bend continues to make "best places to live" lists of various kinds - the latest on Monday, from Money magazine, putting Bend at No. 44 among the 100 "Best Places to Live 2017," a list it's made in the past. The Bend profile, written

KTVZ - 2017-09-18 18:01:05

Carola Garra Benches Over Twice Her Bodyweight for a Junior World Record (Bench and Total)

In the tiny country of Luxembourg, the Western European Equipped & Classic Powerlifting Championships 2017 recently took place in Hamm, an area of Luxembourg City. We've seen some pretty impressive lifts coming out of the competition, but -63kg Italian raw powerlifter Carola Garra, who was last year

BARBEND.COM - 2017-09-19 15:28:06

RNC covering more than $230,000 in Trump legal fees

(CNN) - The Republican National Committee spent more than $230,000 in August to cover some of President Donald Trump's legal fees associated with the federal investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, an RNC official told CNN on Tuesday. The RNC sent $131,250 to Trump's personal attor

KTVZ - 2017-09-19 22:18:11

Teen pleads not guilty in Wash. high school shooting

First-responders by road to Freeman High School near Spokane after deadly shooting (Photo: KREM) SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - A 15-year-old boy has pleaded not guilty in a school shooting that left one classmate dead and three wounded in Washington state. Court documents released Tuesday revealed that Cal

KTVZ - 2017-09-19 21:53:58

41 state attorneys general subpoena opioid manufacturers, distributors

(CNN) - A coalition of 41 states' attorneys general have served five major opioid manufacturers and three drug distributors with subpoenas seeking information about how these companies marketed and distributed prescription opioids. The development was announced at a news conference by New York Attor

KTVZ - 2017-09-19 21:24:07

Melinda Gates: The VC industry 'needs to clean up its act'

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Melinda Gates first heard about the controversial memo written by an engineer at Google from her husband, Bill -- the billionaire founder of Microsoft. "He basically said, 'You're not going to believe this,'" Gates told Poppy Harlow at CNNMoney's American Opportunity breakfast

KTVZ - 2017-09-19 21:09:28

Congressmen arrested protesting outside Trump Tower

WASHINGTON (CNN) - Three congressmen were among a group of protesters arrested outside Trump Tower on Tuesday, where they were participating in a demonstration in support of immigrants and protections recently ended by the Trump administration. Democratic Reps. Luis Gutierrez of Illinois, Raul Grija

KTVZ - 2017-09-19 20:39:13

Campfire restrictions to be lifted on C.O. public lands

A warming campfire can be wonderful - if you follow the safety rules BEND, Ore. - (Update: Federal agencies lift campfire restrictions) With consistently cooler nights and reduced fire activity around the Pacific Northwest, the Prineville District Bureau of Land Management, the Deschutes and Ochoco

KTVZ - 2017-09-19 20:38:02

Fiat Chrysler recalls nearly 500,000 pickup trucks due to fire risk

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Fiat Chrysler is recalling nearly 500,000 pickup trucks over a possible fire risk. The company said on Tuesday that some Ram trucks may be fitted with a water-pump bearing that could overheat and possibly cause a fire in the engine compartment. The water-pump malfunction could

KTVZ - 2017-09-19 20:18:14

'Rapid intensification' fuels major Atlantic hurricanes in 2017

(CNN) - It usually takes several days to a week for a tropical storm to grow into a hurricane. But if conditions are just right, a powerful major hurricane can develop in just hours. The process, known as "rapid intensification," has happened four times in the last month with hurricanes Harvey, Irma

KTVZ - 2017-09-19 20:06:11

7.1 earthquake rocks Mexico City, central Mexico

(CNN) - A magnitude-7.1 earthquake struck the central Mexican state of Puebla on Tuesday afternoon, the US Geological Survey said. Preliminary reports put the epicenter 2.8 miles (4.5 kilometers) east-northeast of San Juan Raboso and 34.1 miles (55 km) south-southwest of the city of Puebla, accordi

KTVZ - 2017-09-19 20:03:12

'SNL' is staying live coast to coast this season

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Those on the west coast will no longer have to stay up late to see the viral antics of "Saturday Night Live." The 43rd season of the NBC variety show will broadcast live coast-to-coast, which means viewers on the west coast will be watching "SNL" as the same time as those watch

KTVZ - 2017-09-19 19:57:09

iOS 11 is now available on iPhones and iPads

SAN FRANCISCO (CNNMoney) - It's the gift to iPhone and iPad owners who don't want to buy a new gadget. Apple's latest mobile operating system iOS 11 is now available as a free download. The redesigned software packs in big changes and minor tweaks, some you may never even see. The update is availabl

KTVZ - 2017-09-19 19:18:12