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Vandals cause two homes to flood

SW Bend vandals open fire hydrant; 2 homes flooded

Vandals opened a fire hydrant valve in southwest Bend early Sunday, sending thousands of gallons of water flooding down the street and into at least two homes, causing significant damage, police said.

Two citizens prevent teen suicide

Redmond pair prevent teen's bridge suicide

Last Thursday afternoon in Redmond, two men stopped a teen from potentially committing suicide from the Maple Avenue Bridge.

Oily rags cause structure fire

Oil-stained items ignite $100,000 NW Bend house fire

A fire that caused $100,000 damage to a home under construction in northwest Bend’s Old Town neighborhood early Sunday was traced to improper disposal of oil-stained painting supplies, fire investigators said.

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Crook County searchers find overdue hunter

Called out on a turkey hunter who hadn’t returned from a trip in the Ochoco Mountains, Crook County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue crews found the Prineville man early Sunday, learning his vehicle had gotten stuck in the mud, deputies said.

South Korea ferry, Jinbo port

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Ferry disaster death toll rises to 87

The death toll in last week's sinking of the South Korean ferry Sewol has risen to 87, South Korea's coast guard said Monday night. The number of missing is now 215.

2014 Boston Marathon starting line

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Boston Marathon runners race again

One year after the bombing at the Boston Marathon, runners are again taking on the 26.2-mile challenge Monday.

Oregon gay-marriage ban goes to court this week

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The future of Oregon's ban on same-sex marriage goes before a federal judge this week.

NW brewers fear FDA rule would spike costs

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Northwest brewers are afraid that a proposed rule from the Food and Drug Administration would make it prohibitively expensive for them to recycle their spent grain by providing it to dairy farmers.

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Suspect in Portland police shooting due in court

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The man accused of wounding a Portland police officer and killing his dog is expected to make a court appearance Monday.


Marine accused of prostitute murder goes on trial

KANEOHE BAY, Hawaii (AP) — A Marine charged with the murder of a prostitute visiting Hawaii is going on trial this week.

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Teen apparently flies to Maui in landing gear

The first sign something was off was when the ground crew at Kahului Airport in Maui noticed a boy wandering the tarmac, dazed and confused.

The story he told officials was even more incredible.

The 16-year-old apparently hitched a ride from San Jose,...


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  • SpaceX's Dragon on way to space station

    SpaceX launch

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    Belching smoke and fire, SpaceX's unmanned Dragon spacecraft successfully blasted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, Friday afternoon on a resupply mission to the International Space Station.

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Chris Brown's bodyguard guilty of assault

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Chris Brown's bodyguard was found guilty of assaulting a man on a Washington sidewalk, just before the singer's own trial began Monday.

D.C. Superior Judge Patricia Wynn said Christopher Hollosy was not justified in hitting Parker Adams since there wa...

Country singer Kevin Sharp dies



Country singer Kevin Sharp has died from "complications due to cancer," his mother told CNN. He was 43.

Deport Bieber? White House declines comment

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The White House has declined to comment on a "Deport Justin Bieber and revoke his green card" petition, saying the "We the People" petition system allows the Executive Office to dodge comments "to avoid the appearance of improper influ...

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