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By Annette Cary Tri-City Herald

If you visited the display of a spectacularly horned dinosaur skull in Richland in 2011 and 2012, scientists can now tell you what you saw — a previously undiscovered species of dinosaur.

A University of Oregon fraternity was suspended amid suspicion that its members trashed a campsite at Lake Shasta in Northern California during the weekend, leaving behind piles of litter, including beer bottles and dozens of tents.
 

Merle Haggard, prolific country music outlaw, dies at 79

Merle Haggard, the prolific singer-songwriter who sang of his law-breaking Bakersfield youth and penned a seemingly effortless stream of natural, storytelling lyrics with vast popular appeal — more than 100 of his songs made the Billboard charts — died Wednesday at his home near Redding, Calif., said his spokeswoman Tresa Redburn. He was 79.