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State declares end to busy C. Oregon fire season

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The Oregon Department of Forestry's Central Oregon District announced Monday that the very busy 2014 wildfire season on state-protected lands will officially come to an end Tuesday morning.

Prescribed burn planned near Davis Lake

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On Monday, fuels specialists on the Crescent Ranger District are planning to begin a 188-acre prescribed burn a mile north of Davis Lake near Pine Butte.

C. Oregon sees 25 escaped camp, warming fires

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Over the past few weeks, firefighters on Central Oregon's public lands have responded to 25 escaped campfires or warming fires, prompting a plea for caution -- and to make sure the fire is "dead out."

Prescribed burn planned Friday near Sisters

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Fuels specialists on the Sisters Ranger District are planning a 145-acre prescribed burn on Friday, three miles west of Sisters and two miles southwest of Highway 20.

Man charged with starting devastating Weed wildfire

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WEED, Calif. (AP) — Police have arrested a Northern California man on suspicion of starting a wildfire that devastated the lumber town of Weed.

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Friendship is important to cancer patients

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Find out how friendship and support can help cancer patients through treatment.

5 cancer-fighting foods you should be eating

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Take a look at some of the foods -- including broccoli and blueberries -- that might help people fight breast cancer.

Mammogram guidelines: What's changed?

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With mammogram guidelines changing, find out when you should start getting mammograms.

How to help a loved one through a breast cancer diagnosis

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Find out what kinds of support the loved ones of cancer patients can provide.

What to expect after breast cancer

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After treatment, breast cancer survivors will need to make some adjustments as they prepare to resume their day-to-day activities.

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What you need to know about prostate cancer

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Learn the basics about the symptoms and causes of prostate cancer.

New treatments help prostate cancer patients

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Men facing a diagnosis of prostate cancer have more treatment options than ever before, according to the American Society for Radiation Oncology.

Practice prevention by getting screened for cancer

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Getting screened for certain cancers -- including prostate cancer -- can help keep you healthy.

Get screened to prevent prostate cancer

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Men, get screened to try to prevent prostate cancer.

Guys, it's time to check your prostate

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If found early, prostate cancer can usually be easily treated.

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Pedal your way to better health

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A low-impact activity that is suitable for all ages and abilities, cycling provides a great way to get outside.

When running, protect your feet with right gear

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To keep your feet pain-free and healthy while running, make sure you have the right gear.

How to prepare for a cycling race

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Before setting out for a cycling race make sure you are prepared. Use these tips to get you ready for your big race.

Fall can be great time for bass fishing

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Fall is one of the best times of the year to go bass fishing. Find out why here.

Tips for golfing in colder temps

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As the temperatures start to fall, get tips on how to still enjoy a round of golf before the season ends.

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Are pumpkins good for your health?

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Are pumpkins good for more than carving? Find out here.

Easy lifestyle changes to make your family healthier

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With obesity rates on the rise – including childhood obesity rates – it’s important for families to live healthier lifestyles.

Foods to avoid during pregnancy

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Find out what foods you should avoid during your pregnancy to protect you and your baby.

How to treat hand, foot and mouth disease

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With school back in session, kids are at risk for various contagious illnesses, including hand, foot and mouth disease.

15 healthiest foods for your kids

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A healthy diet is extremely important for kids' development. Check out 15 healthy food options for your children.

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Running with the dogs

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Ever notice things dogs do on trail runs that would be weird if humans did them?

Tour the Tin Pan Alley Art Collection

Discover great local artists and public art installations at the Tin Pan Alley Art Collection

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Got brains? These top 5 zombie movies do

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Be they the slow and shambling traditional undead or the super-fast face chompers of some more modern films, there's just…

5 vampire movies with some real bite

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With so many worthy vampire movies to choose from, it was hard to narrow down the list, but we've managed to select the five…

Get a load of these 5 scariest movie clowns

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Looking for a scary movie to put you in the fright frame of mind for Halloween? Send in one of these five creepy movie…

Fun Halloween recipes for kids

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Get together with your kids for spooky delights.

Healthy Halloween treats for kids

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There are healthy options available for people who want to give trick-or-treaters a treat on Halloween, but who want to…

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