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PD: Speeding driver on cellphone causes Bend Parkway crash

A speeding driver on a cellphone drifted and his station wagon struck an SUV on the Bend Parkway Saturday afternoon in a rollover crash that caused no injuries but closed northbound lanes for nearly an hour, police said. The driver was ticketed for his actions, they added.

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Madras homeowner's quick move credited with stopping fire

A Jefferson County fire official credited quick actions by a Madras homeowner for saving his family and mobile home when fire broke out Saturday evening.

Marco Rubio, May 2016

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Rubio says he apologized to Trump for 'small hands' jest

Marco Rubio apologized privately to Donald Trump in person backstage before a Republican debate for crude remarks he made about Trump's appearance, the Florida senator said in an exclusive CNN interview.

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Portland schools shut off water fountains after lead found

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Portland Public Schools has shut down its drinking fountains and will use bottled water after tests at two schools found unsafe levels of lead in water from sinks and fountains.

UO frat trashed Lake Shasta Island

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UO sororities, fraternities apologize for trashing Calif. campsite

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - University of Oregon sororities and fraternities are planning service projects at a California campsite where about 1,000 people left trash that took dozens of National Forest workers six hours to clear.

17 dead in Ukrainian elderly home fire


17 dead after fire at nursing home in Ukraine

Seventeen people died after a fire broke out Sunday morning at an illegally-run home for the elderly near Ukraine's capital, Kiev, officials say.

Eighteen people were rescued from the two-story building, with five of them hospitalized with burns.

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Tropical Storm Bonnie drenches coastal South Carolina

Tropical Storm Bonnie drenched coastal South Carolina with heavy rains, but appeared to stall as it marched on.

The National Hurricane Center issued a tropical storm warning for the state's coastline. Maximum sustained winds stood at 45 miles per hou...

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Chinese firm apologizes after 'racist' detergent ad

A Chinese firm is apologizing after its seemingly racist ad went viral.

Amber Heard and Johnny Depp

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Heard granted restraining order against Depp

A Los Angeles judge granted Amber Heard a temporary restraining order Friday against husband Johnny Depp, whom she claims has been abusive.

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'Glee' actor facing child porn charges

Actor Mark Salling, best known as Noah Puckerman on "Glee," has been indicted on charges of receiving and possessing child pornography, authorities say.

Hurricane Patricia from Space Station

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NOAA: 1 to 4 major hurricanes possible

This year's Atlantic hurricane season could generate more activity than in recent years and possibly bring one to four major hurricanes, the federal government said.

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