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Central Oregon crews tackling several new wildfires

More than 200 firefighters worked Monday to contain a lightning-sparked fire north of Dayville that has blackened over 4,600 acres, as crews tackled several new blazes spotted after a weekend of thunder and lightning over much Central Oregon.

Car-motorcycle crash NW Bend

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Calif. motorcyclist seriously hurt in NW Bend crash

A 24-year-old California man was thrown from his motorcycle and seriously injured Monday afternoon in a collision with a car at a northwest Bend intersection, police said.

Round Butte fire caused by fireworks

Fireworks-caused Round Butte fire sparks familiar debate

The Fourth of July holiday is all about the red, white and blue -- and unfortunately, on Round Butte, black, too.

Survey Voters support gas tax

Bend city survey: Voters would support 10-cent gas tax

The city of Bend needs $80 million to end a maintenance backlog and fix its roads. One solution would be a gas tax. A survey presented to the City Council on Monday showed more than 60 percent of those asked would supported a 10 cent-per-gallon gas tax; opposing gas dealers say their own survey had a different outcome.

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Bend citizen tips lead to arrest, recovery of stolen piuckup

Citizens who reported a suspicious red pickup driving on Bend’s Larkspur Trail Monday evening led to a traffic stop, arrest of the driver and recovery of the truck, reported stolen over two weeks ago from a parking lot, police said.

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Washington wildfire burns thousands of acres

Randy Dawson called 911 when he spotted flames near his house in central Washington state.

Eugene Civic Stadium fire KMTR

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Fire chief: Blaze destroys Eugene Civic Stadium

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — A fire official in Eugene says a spectacular fire has destroyed the city's historic Civic Stadium and prompted the temporary evacuation of a nearby two-block area.

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Sheriff: Man shoots, wounds self after Gorge police chase

HOOD RIVER, Ore. (AP) — A sheriff says a St. Helens man has shot and seriously wounded himself after a police pursuit on Interstate 84 in the Columbia River Gorge.

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Spoke Bracelet teams up with Tour des Chutes

"You're a survivor the second you are diagnosed," said Gary Bonacker, the co-owner of Sunnyside Sports in Bend and founder of the Tour des Chutes. "The only time you're not a survivor is when you leave this Earth."

Jeb Bush interview

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Jeb Bush: Confederate flag is 'racist'

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush called the Confederate flag a "racist" symbol on Monday, lauding South Carolina's efforts to remove it from the Capitol and pointing to a similar move he made as Florida's governor.

"The symbols were racist,"...

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Apple Music is here: 5 things to know

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