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Juniper Canyon house fire

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Fire heavily damages home SE of Prineville

A two-story home was heavily damaged by fire Friday night in the Juniper Canyon area southeast of Prineville, Crook County Fire and Rescue officials said.

DRW garage goes up in flames

Fire destroys DRW garage; 'defensible space' protected area

A smoky fire destroyed a detached garage/shop in Deschutes River Woods south of Bend Friday evening, with losses topping $100,000 to the structure and vehicles inside. But fire officials said the homeowner's and neighbor's prudent preparations of "defensible space" made a big difference in keeping it from spreading.

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Big wildfires keep growing; new blaze lined SE of Bend

On a hot holiday Friday for many Central Oregonians, hundreds of firefighters battled near Dayville and south of Clarno, while a small new blaze drew attention late in the day three miles southeast of Bend

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Magnitude 4.2 earthquake shakes near Eugene

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. (AP) — People in Oregon woke to a significant jolt when a magnitude 4.2 earthquake struck near Springfield and Eugene.

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LaMarcus Aldridge chooses the San Antonio Spurs

Prized free agent LaMarcus Aldridge says he has chosen to join the San Antonio Spurs.

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9 timber cos. close Gorge lands due to high fire danger

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Nine private timber companies have closed off access to their land in the Columbia Gorge due to extreme fire danger.

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9 burned after fireworks misfire into crowd

Misdirected fireworks shot into a crowd at a Fourth of July celebration near Vail, Colorado, Friday night, causing nine people to suffer minor burns.

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Putin congratulates Obama on Independence Day

Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated President Barack Obama on Independence Day and expressed confidence that Russia and the United States can "find solutions" to international issues, the Kremlin said Saturday.

Jeb Bush campaigns on July 4

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2016ers descend on NH, Iowa on July 4

For the 2016 presidential candidates, this Fourth of July weekend means a whole lot of barbeques, parades and fireworks -- and, of course, courting voters.

Around a dozen declared White House aspirants parachuted into the early primary states of New H...

Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi

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Tunisia: New attack would cause 'collapse'

Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi Saturday declared a 30-day state of emergency, saying another attack such as last week's terrorist massacre at a beach hotel would "cause the state to collapse."

Joey Chestnut's reign as top dog ends

Down goes Chestnut. Long live the "Megatoad."

For the first time in nearly a decade, the world's hot dog king is someone not named Joey Chestnut.

Matthew "Megatoad" Stonie devoured 62 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes at Nathan's International Hot Dog Ea...

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