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  1. After months of hype, Northwest braces for solar eclipseRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Navajo Times

    ... Department survey reveals cause for concern. About 11 percent of people headed to the central Oregon town of Madras, considered one of the nation's best viewing spots, are still planning to arrive Monday morning. That number is much too high, ...

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  2. Is a bungee jump the way to see the eclipse? NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Concord Monitor

    ... floating down the Deschutes River. Cyclists will pedal to the peaks of the Cascades. And the super-rich who fly into Madras on their private jets can be whisked by helicopter to remote viewing locations far from the unwashed masses. The ...

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  3. Morford: 10 ways of looking at the eclipseRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... glasses in anticipation of Monday's solar eclipse. Schools ... more An eclipse themed sign is seen August 19, 2017 in Madras, Oregon. The town is preparing for the August 21 total solar eclipse that will be visible across the continental US. / AFP ...

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  4. How to watch solar eclipse on TV, onlineRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... reality through Oculus headsets beginning at 1 p.m. - The Science Channel will broadcast its live coverage from Madras, Oregon, from noon to 4 p.m., with commentary from educators and astronomers from the Lowell Observatory. - David Muir will anchor ...

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  5. Millions converge across U.S. to see sun go dark during Monday eclipseRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | ReporterHerald.com

    ... Town," an agricultural field turned campground for total solar eclipse enthusiasts, in front of Mt. Jefferson in Madras, Ore., on Aug. 18. ( Rob Kerr / AFP ) Millions of Americans converged on a narrow corridor stretching from Oregon to South ...

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  6. Solar eclipse gridlock: It was so busy in Madras, Oregon they called in the National GuardRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    Oregon has long been predicted to be a scene of major eclipse traffic jams, and even by Sunday, that was proving to be true: The Oregon National Guard was called in to Madras, a small agricultural city in the sunny part of the state, east of the Cascades. Traffic was at standstill for hours Sunday afternoon, gridlocked tight as well over 100,000 people flocked to this small and pleasant town of 7,000.

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  7. As eclipse looms, states brace for traffic gridlockRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    Visitors arrive early in Madras, Ore., to view the total solar eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21. Most weekdays, a steady stream of cars and pickups winds down U.S. Route 441 through this tiny mountain town. Locals stop to stock up on bread and eggs at the Piggly Wiggly.

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  8. On eve of solar eclipse, Oregon waits and wondersRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    ... would snarl roads and highways for miles. "It's not as bad as everyone thought it would be," said Brandon Noack of Madras. "Everyone's gone into doomsday prep mode -- no one is leaving their houses." The small central Oregon town is considered one ...

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  9. Madras residents embrace eclipse visitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Bend Bulletin

    The sidewalk fills up with pedestrians, while people wait for seating at the Black Bear diner in Madras on Aug. 20, 2017. - Bulletin The sidewalk fills up with pedestrians, while people wait for seating at the Black Bear diner in Madras on Aug. 20, 2017.

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  10. Solar eclipse 2017: The first place to see the darknessRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | USA Today

    ... people who will get to see the eclipse, before it heads to the Salem area. The largest Oregon crowds are expected in Madras, near Bend, home to a NASA-sanctioned SolarFest viewing, which has attracted thousands of pilgrims. Kids run into each other ...

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  11. Culver welcomes children, families and former astronaut ahead of Monday's total eclipse.Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    For the small town Central Oregon town of Culver, nine miles outside of Madras, the eclipse is the second event of a major weekend. On Saturday, the town hosted their Crawdad Festival, which, according to the couple manning a snow cone stand in the main city park, drew a lot of people to town.

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  12. Skies are empty, highways are full and Bend is ... quiet?Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Bend Bulletin

    Traffic in the northbound lane of U.S. Highway 97 begins to slow as it enters the downtown area of Madras on Saturday, Aug. 20,2017. - Bulletin Traffic in the northbound lane of U.S. Highway 97 begins to slow as it enters the downtown area of Madras on Saturday, Aug. 20,2017.

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  13. Plane crash kills 1 near Oregon eclipse hotspotRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | SFGate

    Firefighters respond to a fatal airplane crash that ignited a fire in Willow Creek Canyon southeast of the Madras Municipal Airport in Madras, Ore., on Saturday. Aug. 19, 2017.

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  14. Eclipse campers in Madras prep for big eventRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Bend Bulletin

    Campers at Solartown start to about shortly after sunrise Sunday, Aug 20, 2017, morning in Madras. - Bulletin Campers at Solartown start to about shortly after sunrise Sunday, Aug 20, 2017, morning in Madras.

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  15. Officials say 1 person, not 2, dead in Oregon plane crashRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | The Republic

    Officials say additional investigation has revealed that only one person died in a small plane crash near the airport in Madras, Oregon. Jefferson County Sheriff Jim Adkins said Sunday that investigators have determined that only the pilot was aboard the homemade aircraft that crashed near the airport in the town where many people are gathering to view the solar eclipse.

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  16. 2 dead in small plane crash near Oregon eclipse viewing siteRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    ... later from any device. Register with us and content you save will appear here so you can access them to read later. MADRAS, Ore. (AP) " Authorities say two people died in a small plane crash near a central Oregon airport where people are gathering ...

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  17. Solar eclipse 2017: Eerie quiet fills Oregon campground in path of totalityRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    ... the eclipse on Monday. Hardly anybody had reservations through the rare cosmic event. Saturday, I drove to nearby Madras , which is considered one of the best places in the country to watch the eclipse. There, people crammed into makeshift ...

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  18. Traffic jams growing in Madras and beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Bend Bulletin

    Traffic into Central Oregon, especially to cities such as Madras in the path of totality for Monday's solar eclipse, was picking up as of Sunday afternoon, with bumper-to-bumper traffic jams reported in Madras on U.S. Highway 26 and U.S. Highway 97, according to reports from the Oregon Department of Transportation. About 11,000 vehicles traveled north on Highway 97 through Chemult on Saturday, nearly triple what that stretch of highway saw on the average Saturday in August 2016.

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  19. What time does the solar eclipse start in Madras, Prineville, Redmond and Bend?Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    Out-of-town media, science geeks and eclipse-lovers have been expected to flock to Madras and other Central Oregon spots, in hopes of clear skies for the 2017 solar eclipse on Monday. Madras, Prineville and Redmond are in the path of totality.

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  20. Wildfire smoke not expected to ruin eclipseRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    ... to dash anyone's view of the solar eclipse on Monday morning. One area that could have patchy skies is around Madras, Redmond and Prineville, said David Bishop, meteorologist with the National Weather Service. "There's a chance there will be some ...

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