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Fatal shooting shatters quiet in Metolius

Family tragedy in Metolius: Father shoots, kills son

A 72-year-old Metolius man shot and killed his 45-year-old son at the family's home late Monday night, telling deputies it was in self-defense as their intoxicated son attacked him and his wife, Jefferson County sheriff Jim Adkins said.

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New wildfire burns on Ochoco National Forest

A new wildfire spotted Tuesday afternoon on the Ochoco National Forest 40 miles east of Prineville had burned about 45 acres by evening but was 50 percent contained, officials said.

Weed, Calif. wildfire aftermath

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Lumber town takes stock after wind-driven wildfire

WEED, Calif. (AP) — The number of structures damaged or destroyed in the wildfire that swept through the California lumber town of Weed has risen to 150.

Colorado Dam Spillway option to be picked

Bend Park and Rec weighs Colorado spillway options

For years, the community has pushed to make it safer -- and two years ago, taxpayers made it a priority with an approved bond measure. Tuesday night, the Bend Park and Rec Board met to take the next big step on the Colorado Dam Safe Passage Project.

Measure 86 boosts college aid

Measure 86 aims to help more students go to college

Measure 86 was proposed by Oregon State Treasurer Ted Wheeler to expand opportunities for the Legislature to fund student financial aid and vocational job training programs in the state.

Ray Rice on the field

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NFL players' union files Ray Rice appeal

Ray Rice took the first step toward a possible return to the football field Tuesday evening when the NFL players' union announced it had filed an appeal of his indefinite suspension by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.

Goodell initially had suspended th...

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Arrest in S. Ore. convenience store homicide

ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — Police in the southern Oregon city of Roseburg say they have arrested a man in the death of a 38-year-old woman killed early Tuesday at the convenience store where she worked.

Curry Co. voters reject new taxes to keep jail open

BROOKINGS, Oregon (AP) — Early returns show voters in southern Oregon's Curry County are rejecting a measure to double their property tax rate to raise $1.6 million a year for three years. The proposal is another of the county's efforts to keep its jail open.

Eric Frein state police shooting suspect

Pennsylvania State Police

Police hunt named suspect in trooper shooting

Authorities warned Tuesday that the man believed to be behind the ambush of two Pennsylvania State Police troopers is "armed and dangerous" and may not be finished with targeting law enforcement officials.

Eric Matthew Frein is wanted for murder in t...

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Tony Stewart case goes to grand jury

The evidence gathered after Tony Stewart's race car struck and killed another driver who was walking on the track will be given soon to a grand jury, a district attorney in upstate New York announced Tuesday.

Michael Tantillo, the Ontario County Distr...

Bacterial meningitis sample

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Georgetown student dies of 'apparent meningitis'

Andrea Jaime was a student in Georgetown University's School of Nursing and Health Sciences. Yet before she could graduate and help others, she became a patient herself.

And on Tuesday, Jaime died from what the Washington school said was "apparent me...

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  • Boeing, Space X to launch NASA back into space

    NASA astronaut with Boeing capsule

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    Boeing and SpaceX have been awarded contracts to become NASA's space taxis, shuttling astronauts to and from the International Space Station, the agency announced Tuesday.

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Kanye West fires back over concert incident

Kanye West

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Kanye West has fired back at those criticizing him for an awkward incident involving a wheelchair-bound concertgoer.

Rihanna slams CBS for pulling song

Rihanna, 2014 CFDA Awards

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After a dust-up last week, Rihanna says she doesn't want her performance of the song "Run This Town" to air on "Thursday Night Football" this week.

CBS is saying "fine" -- if you don't want the airtime, we won't give it.

"Beginning this Thursday, we w...

Source: Joan Rivers' doc did biopsy, selfie

Joan Rivers

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The cardiac arrest leading to Joan Rivers' death happened as the comedian's personal doctor began performing a biopsy on her vocal cords, a source close to the death investigation told CNN.

Bill Murray drops in again

Bill Murray, 2014 Oscars

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Bill Murray dances to his own music -- or, it turns out, to a good hip-hop tune with strangers.

Streisand returns to late night with Fallon

Barbra Streisand

Danny Moloshok/Reuters

Returning to late night after more than half a century earns you an entire evening for yourself.

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