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Published Feb 8, 2014 at 12:01AM

Health center planned in Bend

Developers of a new 11-building health and wellness center at the edge of NorthWest Crossing expect to begin site preparation in the spring and construction in the summer, they announced Friday.

The project, Shevlin Health and Wellness Center, will be located on nearly 5 acres at Northwest Shevlin Park Road and NorthWest Crossing Drive. It plans to offer services ranging from primary medical and holistic care, to fitness and veterinary services, according to a news release from Taylor Brooks LLC, a partnership between Taylor Northwest and Brooks Resources. The developers expect the project to total about 64,000 square feet, across all 11 buildings, according to the news release. The goal of the center is to create a one-stop location for health care, Todd Taylor, managing partner for Taylor Brooks, said in the news release.

Apple buys back $14B of its stock

NEW YORK — Apple has repurchased $14 billion of its stock in the two weeks after its first-quarter financial results and second-quarter revenue outlook disappointed investors.

The buyback news helped lift Apple’s stock by more than 1 percent Friday.

Apple Inc. bought $12 billion worth of its shares through an accelerated repurchase program and $2 billion on the open market, the company confirmed.

— From staff and wire reports