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Lightning sparks 3,000-acre range fire near Steens Mtn.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Lightning has touched off a wildfire in grass and brush south of Steens Mountain in southeastern Oregon, just north of the Nevada border.

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Japan tsunami advisories canceled

All tsunami advisories related to a large earthquake that struck early Saturday off the coast of Japan have been canceled, the Japan Meteorological Agency reported.

Sisters Quilt Show sews dispute

Quilt show squabble: Sisters vendors, merchants at odds

The city of Sisters may get caught in the middle of a permitting dispute as downtown businesses cry for changes to how transient vendors are treated.

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Bend native hunkers down in Tel Aviv as rockets fall

"When the sirens go off, we have to go into a safe room," says Bendite Nick Papa, who just moved to Tel Aviv a week ago for a job. Since then, he has heard many sirens, warning Israelis to seek shelter.

Trucking troubles in Bend roundabouts

Truckers' traffic troubles in Bend roundabouts

There are now 30 roundabouts in the city of Bend alone, and that has some truck drivers cringing. But that doesn't mean the city is ignoring trucks in the roundabout design process.

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C. Oregonians attend school emergency training

A team of Redmond School District staff members and local first responders recently attended the Multihazard Emergency Planning for Schools course hosted at the FEMA National Emergency Training Center in Emmitsburg, Md.

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Northwest heat wave forecast into next week

SEATTLE (AP) — The Weather Service says a Northwest heat wave will last into the middle of next week.

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LeBron James: 'I'm coming home' to Cleveland

After four years away, King James is sensationally taking his throne back to Cleveland.



Grandfather runs into burning RV to rescue kids

A grandfather is in the hospital recovering from his injuries after he went back into the burning camper to save his grandkids.

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1 reported killed in Portland apartment fire

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A man has reportedly died in an apartment fire in southeast Portland.

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Portland parking easier after disabled rule change

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Many cars and trucks have vanished from downtown Portland since the start of July.


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  • Amazon to FAA: Let us fly our drones

    Amazon Prime Air, drone

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    Getting all your deliveries by drone is getting one step closer to reality. Amazon has asked the Federal Aviation Administration for permission to conduct outdoor tests near its Seattle headquarters.

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'Harry Potter' actor David Legeno dies

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"Harry Potter" actor David Legeno has died, a California sheriff's office said.

Rosemary Murphy, Emmy-winning actress, dies

Rosemary Murphy To Kill a Mockingbird

Rosemary Murphy, an Emmy Award-winning actress, has died. She was 89.

HBO gives 'Thrones,' 'True Detective' updates

Game of Thrones

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HBO execs say they have nothing to worry about with "Game of Thrones" -- and not just because it's the most-nominated program at the Emmys this year.

Glee' star Becca Tobin's boyfriend found dead

Becca Tobin

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The boyfriend of "Glee" star Becca Tobin, Matt Bendik, was found dead in a Philadelphia hotel room, the actress' manager confirmed to CNN.

Mel Gibson sympathizes with Shia LaBeouf

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Shia LaBeouf has at least one high profile supporter.


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