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Cove Palisades Park manager speaks on destructive fire

The manager of Cove Palisades State Park provided more details and defended his staff Monday in the wake of a 280-acre fire traced to an accidental disposal of unburned charcoal that destroyed two homes and several outbuildings and prompted evacuations on Saturday.

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Bend police arrest two amid rising tide of bike thefts

Bend has seen a rising tide of bicycle thefts this year – up 15 percent from last year – but active investigations have led to the arrests of two suspects in recent days, one caught twice with stolen bikes in the past two weeks, police said Monday.

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Pope changes rules for Catholics and abortion

Pope Francis has temporarily changed the way the Catholic Church treats women who have had an abortion, dropping the requirement that they have a bishop's permission to lift the ban of their excommunication.

Now, women who've had an abortion and anyo...

COCC gets $200,000 grant for hybrid-electric car classes

Central Oregon Community College announced Monday it has received a $200,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to support the development of curriculum and the purchase of equipment to teach specific classes in the new concept of hybrid vehicle proactive repair.

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ODFW reopens Oregon streams to afternoon fishing

Oregon fishery managers announced Monday that the afternoon fishing ban in place on most rivers and streams in the state will be lifted, beginning Tuesday.

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Roseburg Guardsman who helped stop train attack returns home

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Army National Guard specialist who helped stop a gunman on a train bound for Paris has returned home.

Air tanker drop on Canyon Creek Fire

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Weather change helps on 105,000-acre Canyon Creek Fire

Strong weekend winds have pushed the Canyon Creek Complex Fire near John Day to over 105,000 acres as of Monday, two days after it consumed three more homes, bringing the total to 43 lost to the nearly 3-week-old blaze.

Mount McKinley

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Trump vows to reverse Obama name change

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump vowed on Monday evening to overturn President Barack Obama's decision to rename Alaska's Mt. McKinley.

"President Obama wants to change the name of Mt. McKinley to Denali after more than 100 years. Gre...

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Mayor of Idanha arrested for meth possession

JEFFERSON, Ore. (AP) — The Marion County Sheriff's office says the 68-year-old mayor of the small town of Idanha has been arrested for possession of methamphetamine.

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Salem City Council to weigh early marijuana sales

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Salem City Council will have to decide whether to allow "early sales" of recreational marijuana.

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More than 225,000 Apple iPhone accounts hacked

Hackers have stolen more than 225,000 Apple accounts from iPhone customers.

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Daniel Craig hopes his Bond 'is not as sexist'

Daniel Craig, Lea Seydoux SPECTRE James Bond

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Daniel Craig hopes that his James Bond character 'is not sexist' as the release of the latest movie in the series, "Spectre", inches closer.

Christie talks Romney, Trump on 'Tonight Show'

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, a frequent target of some of Jimmy Fallon's barbs, showed an easy rapport with the host on "The Tonight Show" Monday night, armed with an amusing anecdote about his New Hampshire visit with the Romneys and the Rubios a...

Who is VMAs star Tori Kelly?

Tori Kelly

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Amidst all the hoopla over Kanye West running for president in 2020 and Miley Cyrus being Miley Cyrus, one performance at Sunday night's MTV Video Music Awards had many viewers asking, "Who was that?"

Miley Cyrus releases 'Dead Petz' album

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Miley Cyrus is a trip. Or is she on a trip?

Hulk Hogan: 'I'm not a racist'

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Hulk Hogan says his history of using the n-word isn't evidence of racism. It's a byproduct of his upbringing.

"I'm not a racist but I never should have said what I said. It was wrong. I'm embarrassed by it," the iconic professional wrestler said in an...

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