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Bend OSP trooper honored for heroism in fiery crash

A Bend-area Oregon State Police Fish & Wildlife Division trooper received an ward from the agency on Friday for his heroic, lifesaving action responding to a fiery injury traffic crash east of Bend. Also on hand: The mother and daughter he rescued.

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C.O. Lightning show brings more smoke, fires

Central Oregon experienced significant lightning activity Thursday night, which sparked dozens of new fire starts from the east slopes of the Cascades to the Dayville area.

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Kitzhaber mobilizes trucks, people to battle blaze

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Gov. John Kitzhaber is opening the door for crews battling wildfires in Southern Oregon to call use local fire engines and other resources.

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Ore. thunderstorms topple trees, knock out power

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Overnight thunderstorms with frequent lightning toppled a few trees and knocked out power in places from Salem through the Willamette Valley to the Portland area.

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Oregon releases 2015 health insurance plan rates

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon regulators have set 2015 rates for individual and small employer health insurance plans in preparation for people to sign up for another year of health insurance.

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Missing Oregon woman may be in Washington

FRIDAY HARBOR, Wash. (AP) — A Dundee, Oregon, woman who has been missing more than a week may be in Washington's San Juan Islands.

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Obama: US used torture after 911 attacks

President Barack Obama acknowledged Friday that the United States "crossed a line" and tortured al Qaeda detainees after the 9/11 terror attacks.

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Infant found dead at coast resort; parents sought

CANNON BEACH, Ore. (AP) — Authorities in Clatsop County say an infant has been found dead in a Cannon Beach inn, another child was seriously injured and the parents are being sought.

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Boy, 7, playing in river near Grants Pass park drowns

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Searchers have recovered the body of a 7-year-old boy who drowned while playing in the Rogue River near a Grants Pass park.

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Medford police arrest second arson suspect

MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — Medford police say they now have two suspects in a series of arson fires and are trying to figure out which is the culprit.

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Boy picks up syringe at Portland park

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A 6-year-old boy's mother says she was stunned and freaked out when she saw him pick up a used syringe in the shrubs at Keller Fountain Park in downtown Portland.

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    Did you have trouble logging onto Facebook on Friday? You're not alone -- the social networking site briefly went down for some users Friday.


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Avril Lavigne gets 17-carat anniversary ring

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Avril Lavigne's husband, Chad Kroeger, has set a high bar for an anniversary gift.

Learn to speak 'Game of Thrones'

Game of Thrones

Courtesy HBO

"Hello," "Goodbye," "I will let you live."

Those are a few of phrases you'll learn to say in the warlike language of Dothraki from "Game of Thrones" with the help of a new class.

In October, Living Language will put out a course on the tongue, which is...

Summer bummer: Hollywood suffers big slump

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From Paramount Pictures

It's been a rough summer for Hollywood.

Duff on separation from husband: 'Difficult'

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Hilary Duff says her new album is "very positive" but admits that it started out "a lot heavier and a lot darker" because of the separation from her husband, Mike Comrie.

'Get On Up': Chadwick Boseman brings the funk

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Chadwick Boseman has every reason to feel good as "Get On Up" opens in theaters.

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