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Weed, Calif., wildfire burns 100 homes

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A wind-driven wildfire near the Oregon border has damaged or destroyed 100 homes and forced at least 1,500 people to flee.

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Resources rushed to 2 new Oregon wildfires

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Two new wildfires are threatening several dozen scattered rural homes in western Oregon, where forests are critically dry and the weather has been hot.

La Pine assault victim speaks

La Pine throat-slashing victim recalls assault

A 26-year-old La Pine woman was arrested over the weekend on charges she slashed a man's throat  Saturday evening. NewsChannel 21’s Samantha O'Connor spoke with the recovering victim Monday to hear his side of the story.

OSU-Cascades expansion gets green light

OSU-Cascades Westside campus foes file appeal

Opponents of a planned Westside campus for OSU-Cascades filed an appeal Monday of a recent city hearings officer’s decision approving the site plan for the 10.4-acre location and urged city councilors to hear the appeal, rather than let a state land-use appeals board make the ruling.

NFL case spotlights child discipline

NFL scandal rekindles child discipline debate

The familiar and polarizing debate of child-rearing is now back in the spotlight. Should parents ever get physical with their children?

Barack Obama July 2

Obama to assign 3,000 military personnel to fight Ebola

President Obama will announce significant new U.S. efforts to combat the Ebola epidemic, which has moved quickly across the western part of Africa and sent governments there scrambling to respond.

Syria freedom fighter

Reuters

Congress to vote on arming Syrian rebels

House Republicans will require the White House to provide a detailed plan for arming and training Syrian rebels to fight ISIS in exchange for giving it the OK to carry out the mission.

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Sisters-area couple cited for weddings on ag land

TERREBONNE, Ore. (AP) — A Central Oregon couple has racked up $2,000 in fines for hosting weddings on their property near Sisters in violation of the zoning of their land exclusively for agriculture.

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Corps halts review of Oregon coal export terminal

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has brought its review of a proposed coal export terminal to an immediate halt, a blow to the Australian company trying to get coal from the Northern Rockies to an eager Asian market.

Adrian Peterson

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Peterson sorry for 'hurt I have brought' son

Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson said Monday that he is "not a perfect parent, but I am, without a doubt, not a child abuser."

Peterson, one of the NFL's marquee players, will practice this week and can play in Sunday's game against the New Orl...

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Portland City Club gubernatorial debate scheduled

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Another debate has been scheduled in Oregon's campaign for governor.

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  • Apple offers a way to 'return' free U2 album

    Apple free U2 album

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    Apple learned an important lesson this week: Not everyone likes U2. And even those who do really don't like it when you put music in their libraries without asking.

    A week after giving away a U2 album to most iTunes users, Apple has announced a way f...

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Beyonce and Jay Z: From breakup to baby rumors

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Say what you will about superstar couple Beyonce and Jay Z, but they appear determined to keep fans guessing. The conversation swirling around them has gone from "Are they over?" to "Are they overjoyed about an addition to their family?"

Robin Thicke: 'High and drunk' all last year

Singer Robin Thicke

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Summer 2013 was blurry for Robin Thicke, according to what the "Blurred Lines" singer told lawyers in April.

Apple offers a way to 'return' free U2 album

Apple free U2 album

REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Apple learned an important lesson this week: Not everyone likes U2. And even those who do really don't like it when you put music in their libraries without asking.

A week after giving away a U2 album to most iTunes users, Apple has announced a way f...

'Mockingjay -- Part I' gets official trailer

The Hunger Games Catching Fire

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The Mockingjay lives. On Monday, fans eager for more Katniss Everdeen got a sneak peek of the heroine in action in the first official trailer for "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part I."

Kiss raises $1M for Oregon military museum

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. (AP) — The band Kiss shed the makeup and pulled out acoustic guitars to raise money for the renovation of the Oregon Military Museum.

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