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What in the World: Presidential Lawsuit, Hunger Games Soundtrack, and a Local Robbery 

LAWSUIT: The U.S. House of Representatives is moving forward with a lawsuit against President Barack Obama for delaying certain provisions of the Affordable Care Act. House Speaker John Boehner has argued that the President's use of executive orders violates the separation of powers. Five Republicans opposed the otherwise party line vote of 225-201. (CNN)

HUNGER GAMES: New Zealand singer-songwriter Lorde (of "Royals" fame) has been tapped to select the soundtrack for the upcoming Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I, and will write a single for the film. (LA Times)

ROBBERY: Bend police are looking for a suspect in the Wednesday morning robbery of payday loan shop ACE Cash Express. The suspect is described as a 30-something white male, 5-foot-8 to 5-foot-10, wearing a blue hoodie, jeans, a black ball cap and black sunglasses. Call Detective Sergeant Jason Maniscalco at 541-693-6911 if you have any information. (KTVZ)

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