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Boat fire sparks wildfire SE of Prineville, threatens homes

A boat on fire sparked a fast-moving wildfire that raced across more than 60 acres on the rimrock southeast of Prineville late Wednesday afternoon, threatening several homes before firefighters could get a handle on it, officials said.

Garage-shop fire behind Moonfire and Sun

Bend Fire Dept.

Fire tears through SE Bend nursery storage building

A fire heavily damaged a detached garage used for storage by a nursery on Bend’s Southeast 27th Street on Wednesday, but firefighters were able to stop its spread into the adjacent home, officials said.

OSU-Cascades students taking advantage of free parking

Bend's Westside sees parking crunch by OSU-Cascades campus

A headache has turned into a migraine for businesses near the new OSU-Cascades campus on Southwest Chandler Avenue in Bend since classes began recently.

Charlotte bike police

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State of emergency ends in Charlotte

Charlotte, site of protests after a police officer-involved shooting last week, and the state of North Carolina have lifted states of emergency for the city.

Gov. Pat McCrory thanked Charlotte-Mecklenburg police, the Highway Patrol and state's Nationa...

Bend Urban Growth Boundary expansion plan

City of Bend

Bend growth plan clears Deschutes County

The final local hurdle in a two-year process was cleared for Bend's urban growth boundary expansion Wednesday when Deschutes County commissioners agreed to endorse it.

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Prineville bridge replacement to shift traffic for 3 weeks

Prineville drivers will face a closure of Combs Flat Road from U.S. Highway 26 to Southeast Second Street, starting Saturday for a three-week, accelerated replacement of the Ochoco Creek Bridge, ODOT said Wednesday.

DEQ, partner offer loans to fix failing septic systems

Finding out a septic system is failing can be costly for homeowners and small businesses. Starting Wednesday, the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality and regional nonprofit lender Craft3 are teaming up to make repairs more affordable for Oregonians in need.

Seven Malheur Refuge occupation trial defendants

Defense gets its turn at Malheur Refuge standoff trial

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Prosecutors have rested their case against Ammon Bundy and six co-defendants who occupied a national wildlife refuge in southeast Oregon.

Court: Portland State student wrongfully booted over threat

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Court of Appeals has ruled that Portland State University wrongfully expelled a graduate student who was accused of threatening violence.

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Oregon agency sued over temporary foster child housing

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Attorneys for two children in Oregon's foster care system are suing the Department of Human Services, saying it violates state and federal law by housing some children in hotels and offices.

US Capitol Building, Washington DC

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Congress passes bill to avoid government shutdown

Congress cleared a bill Wednesday to fund the government and the federal response to Zika, avoiding a potentially embarrassing government shutdown just weeks before the election.

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  • FBI director: Hackers 'poking around' voter systems

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    The FBI has discovered attempted hacks of voter registration sites in more than a dozen states according to two law enforcement officials. US investigators believe that Russia is behind those attempted hacks the officials said.

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Agnes Nixon, creator of 'All My Children,' dead at 93

Agnes Nixon

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Agnes Nixon, a woman who brought years of drama to daytime TV as the creator of "All My Children" and "One Life to Live," has died. She was 93.

Selena Gomez: Reigning queen of Instagram

Selena Gomez

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Selena Gomez has 100 million followers on Instagram, making her the most followed person.

Why you should be careful searching for Amy Schumer

Amy Schumer, 2015 Hollywood Film Awards

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Comedian Amy Schumer tops an annual list of "most dangerous" celebrities, musicians and TV hosts compiled by the security software company McAfee.

Interview: Tim Burton finds happy haunt with 'Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children'

Tim Burton on the set of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

Leah Gallo, courtesy 20th Century Fox

Iconic director Tim Burton discusses his new film, the adventure fantasy "Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children."

Don't click on that Brad Pitt obit! He's alive, and it's a hack

Brad Pitt file photo

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Attention Facebook users: Brad Pitt isn't dead, and clicking on that post could give a hacker control of your account.

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