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  • Construction notices

    15th and Reed Mkt Rd intersection CLOSED with a detour through mid-November
    Lane closures for utility work on 2nd street in Bend. 7am-4pm (7/16-25)
    US 26 in Warm Springs construction delays possible
    Flaggers, delays possible on US26 near near Dover Lane, just S. of Madras 7a-3p (11/1/14)
    US 97 between Pinebrook and the 3rd Street/Business 97 exit; bridge construction in the median and shoulders. 7am-4pm (11/1/14)
     

 

 

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  • New Jobless Claims Hit 9-year Low

    Big boy toy maker, Caterpillar, posted profits almost 17% higher than last year on sales that were down about 4%. Caterpillar cited an uncertain global growth picture that weighed on sales expectations. CAT has seen a revival in its business based largely on strong sales in China, even as activity in the U.S. remains relatively stagnant. (Reuters)

    Telecom company AT&T reported second-quarter 2014 profits that were down 7.5%. Significant pricing competition, new device financing plans and other promotional strategies weighed on earnings. (Zacks)

    Umpqua Bank reported profits of $17.1 million for the second quarter of 2014, down 29% from last year. The Company's performance included strong organic loan and deposit growth and a higher net interest margin. (Business Wire)

    The 10-year Treasury traded at its lowest yield since May as investors bet an uneven economic recovery won’t push the Federal Reserve to accelerate interest-rate increases. The 30-year bonds stayed close to its lowest yield since February 2009. The 10-year stands at 2.47 and the 30-year at 3.26%. (Bloomberg)

    The National Retail Federation lowered its retail sales forecast for 2014, citing slow growth during the first half of the year. They now expect retail sales to grow 3.6 percent this year, down from its 4.1 percent forecast in January. (Associated Press)

    New unemployment claims for last week were down 19,000 to 284,000. They now set at their lowest level since 2005. (Reuters)
     

Sports
  • Bend North Little Leagues

    Both Bend North Little League All-Star baseball teams will play for state championships.

    Yesterday the North 10-and-under team blanked Clackamas, 12-to-nothing, and will play for the title Saturday at 10am at Skyview middle school in Bend.

    The North 12-year old all-star team plays tomorrow night in Portland for the state banner.
     

  • Summit golfer- U.S. Women's jr. Amateur

    3-time state golf champion Madison Odiorne of Summit high school was knocked out of the opening day of match play of the U.S. Women's junior championship yesterday.

    In Flagstaff, arizona, Odiorne shot just 3-over par for 55-holes of championship play, but succumbed on the 19th hole playoff losing to Monica Dibildox of Mexico.

    Odiorne, just 17 years of age, was the youngest golfer in the tourney which was won by 19-year LPGA star Lexi Thompson two years ago.
     

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