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C. Oregon Interagency Dispatch Center

Fire near Lake Billy Chinook burns 21 acres, 60 pct. contained

A human-caused wildfire broke out Saturday morning near the Three Rivers subdivision south of Lake Billy Chinook, burning more than 20 acres and prompting a quick call-out of crews on the ground and in the air who had it 60 percent contained by evening.

Bybee Fire Crater Lake

Crater Lake National Park

Fire near Crater Lake grows to 150 acres; 5 pct. contained

The 2-day-old Bybee Creek Fire that broke out two miles west of Crater Lake has grown to 150 acres and is still just 5 percent contained, authorities said Saturday as they also identified a likely cause – an escaped campfire.

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Bend man arrested in thefts from 11 unlocked cars

A 23-year-old Bend man was arrested early Friday as police recovered a wide variety of items stolen from nearly a dozen unlocked cars on the city’s east side over the past three months, officers said Saturday.

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Winning ticket sold in fifth-largest Powerball jackpot

The lone winning ticket for the fifth largest Powerball of all time was sold in New Hampshire.

The numbers drawn Saturday night for the estimated $487 million jackpot were 11, 17, 21, 23 and 32 -- and the Powerball was 5.

No further details about the w...

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Cyclist struck, killed by box truck in Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police say a female bicyclist is dead after being struck by a box truck in Portland.

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Astoria author and teacher indicted for luring minor

ASTORIA, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon author and high school teacher has been arrested on charges of luring a minor and official misconduct after being indicted by a grand jury.

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Mt. Hood Community College censures board member for meme

GRESHAM, Ore. (AP) — The Mount Hood Community College Board of Directors has censured one of its members who had been pressured to step down after sharing an internet meme that depicted President Barack Obama in a noose.

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CNN

Post-coup, Turkey releases hundreds of soldiers

Hundreds of soldiers detained in the fallout of the July 15 coup attempt have been released, Turkish state media reported.

As many as 758 of the 989 soldiers held after that failed power grab were freed Saturday, on the recommendation of a judge in I...

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Powerball via CNN

Winning ticket sold in fifth-largest Powerball jackpot

The lone winning ticket for the fifth largest Powerball of all time was sold in New Hampshire.

The numbers drawn Saturday night for the estimated $487 million jackpot were 11, 17, 21, 23 and 32 -- and the Powerball was 5.

No further details about the w...

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KSAT via CNN

16 dead in hot air balloon crash in Texas

A hot air balloon believed to be carrying 16 people caught fire in the air and crashed in central Texas on Saturday morning, killing everybody on board, federal and local authorities said.

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Adam Rose/CNN

Trump rescued from stalled elevator

Donald Trump and members of his Secret Service detail were briefly trapped in an elevator Friday before a campaign rally in Colorado Springs.

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