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Pickup in fatal Bear Creek Road crash

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Prineville woman jailed in deadly DUII pickup crash

A 31-year-old Prineville woman was arrested Tuesday afternoon on second-degree manslaughter, DUII, criminally negligent homicide and other charges in a June 20 pickup rollover crash that killed a man from the northeast Oregon town of Ione.

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Bend police ID motorcyclist critically injured in crash

Bend police on Tuesday identified a 24-year-old San Diego man who was thrown from his motorcycle and critically injured when he allegedly ran a stop sign and collided with a car at a northwest Bend intersection Monday afternoon.

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Washington wildfire victim: 'It's just surreal'

About all that's left of the Newberry family's belongings is some pictures and a computer tower.

Their home is gone. There is only rubble left.

"It's just surreal, sad," Keith Newberry said Tuesday after a fast-moving wall of flames gutted his home i...

Fire near Black Canyon Wilderness Area

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Fires near Dayville growing as heat lingers, prompting concern

Fire crews kept working Tuesday on several fires burning around Central Oregon and kept close watch for any new holdover fires from the lightning storms that moved through the area in recent days. Numerous others were being fought around the state.

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Recreational marijuana: C.O. police say they are ready

Recreational marijuana becomes legal in Oregon as of Wednesday. Central Oregon law enforcement agencies said they are ready, despite some confusion around the law.

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Marijuana bills advance in Oregon Senate

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Senate has signed off on three bills setting up Oregon's legal marijuana system.

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C.O. fire officials urge extreme caution over holiday

With the Fourth of July holiday fast approaching, Central Oregon firefighters and land managers said Tuesday they want to remind the public to recreate safely on federal public lands this weekend.

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$15 minimum wage backers turn in 1st set of signatures

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A group that wants to raise Oregon's minimum wage to $15 an hour says it's submitted its first batch of signatures.

Security increases for Fourth of July

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US boosting security ahead of July Fourth

U.S. law enforcement officials are boosting security measures ahead of the Fourth of July holiday, authorities said Tuesday.

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Senate advances bill publishing school's vaccination rates

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon senators have advanced a measure requiring all schools to make public their vaccine exemption rates by disease.

Bill would create special license plates for Trail Blazers

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Portland Trail Blazers fans may soon be able to display their love for the team on their license plates.

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