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Fire destroys SE Bend home; propane tanks trigger 'booms'

A garage fire spread and destroyed a southeast Bend home late Sunday afternoon, also causing several small propane tanks to vent with booms heard over a wide area, officials said. The fire also destroyed a car and a boat, but there were no injuries and the residents’ pets were evacuated safely.

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3 men dead after crab boat capsizes near Bandon

BANDON, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say three men died after their recreational crab boat capsized at the Coquille River bar near Bandon.


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Two moderate quakes recorded off Oregon coast

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Scientists say two moderate earthquakes occurred off the Oregon coast late Saturday and early Sunday but neither triggered a tsunami warning.

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Brown, Pierce clash in first debate, held in Bend

The first debate between Oregon Gov. Kate Brown and Republican challenger Bud Pierce, held Saturday evening in Bend, featured few agreements and numerous clashes over issues ranging from the Measure 97 corporate tax hike to federal land management, health care coverage and climate change.

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Golfing great Arnold Palmer dead at 87

Arnold Palmer, known as "the King" for his transformative legacy in golf, has died at the age of 87, according to the U.S. Golf Association.

He died Sunday at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Hospital, according to his management company.

Pro-gun demonstrators burn Gov. Brown in effigy at capitol

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A group advocating for open-carry laws is being criticized for burning an effigy of Gov. Kate Brown outside the state capitol.

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Southwest Oregon pot growers eye potential for tourism

MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — Pot growers in southwest Oregon say the industry could eventually join vineyards and pear orchards as Rogue Valley agricultural mainstays and draw in more tourists.

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Oregon school districts may be reimbursed for lead testing

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon officials say school districts that paid to test their water sources for lead will likely be reimbursed.

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Syria airstrikes kill 85 people in Aleppo

Syrian forces pounded rebel-held eastern Aleppo on Sunday, killing at least 85 people and wounding more than 300 others, an activist group reported. The bombardment destroyed residential centers, overwhelmed hospitals and angered diplomats meeting at...

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US, South Korean missile destroyers in show of force to North

The US and South Korean navies put on a show of force in the Sea of Japan on Monday, the latest in a string of displays of military might in response to North Korea's testing of nuclear warheads and ballistic missiles.

Monday's exercises saw the US gu...


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In one day, 7 fatal drug overdoses in Cleveland area

Seven people died from drug overdoses in Ohio's Cuyahoga County on Saturday, prompting the county's medical examiner to issue a public health warning.

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