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Rifle Range Fire

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.

Deschutes County Jail

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.



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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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.

Trump at debate 2

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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Powerball via CNN

Winning numbers for 5th largest Powerball jackpot have been drawn

The fifth largest Powerball of all time was drawn Saturday night.


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Hong Kong bans pro-independence candidate

A top leadership candidate in Hong Kong has been banned from running in the upcoming elections after the government declared he "cannot possibly fulfill his duties as a legislator" while also pledging allegiance to his pro-independence party.

Mark Cuban endorses Hillary Clinton

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Mark Cuban endorses Hillary Clinton

Billionaire entrepreneur Mark Cuban endorsed Hillary Clinton on Saturday during a campaign event in Pittsburgh, telling CNN that he had decided Donald Trump had gone "bats--- crazy."

"Trump scares me," Cuban said after speaking on behalf of Clinton an...

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