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Bitter cold hits High Desert, falls on the rise; OSU-Cascades closed; other closures, delays reported

Weeks before the numbing single-digit cold hit Central Oregon on Thursday, places like St. Charles and Mosaic Medical already were seeing a big uptick in injuries from falls on icy sidewalks and parking lots. But others are still enjoying the groomed ice at places like The Pavilion, NewsChannel 21's Blake Mayfield reports.

OSU-Cascades is closed Friday due to freezing temperatures and icy conditions. The Little Beavs Child Care program is also closed. COCC reported no closures or delays at its campuses.

Redmond Senior Center reported it is closed Friday due to icy roads. It reports they will get as many Meals on Wheels meals out as possible but are short drivers due to weather conditions.

Crook and Jefferson County circuit courts were opening two hours late.

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