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Crews, helicopter tackle small fire near Paulina Lake

A helicopter was called in Wednesday to dip its bucket into Paulina Lake and drop water on a wildfire about a half-mile to the north, the largest of a few fires sparked by more than 750 lightning strikes across Central Oregon on Tuesday, officials said.

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Bend's Hydro Flask joins German trade mission

Business Oregon will lead an Oregon delegation of five outdoor gear and apparel companies, including Bend's Hydro Flask, to an outdoor trade show in Germany this week, officials said Wednesday.

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Walden: House OKs job-training program reforms

The U.S. House on Wednesday overwhelmingly passed a bipartisan plan to help put Oregonians back to work by reforming the nation’s outdated workforce development system, Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., a strong supporter of the plan, said Wednesday.

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C.O. police report 19 DUII arrests over Fourth

Central Oregon law enforcement agencies said Wednesday they made 19 DUII arrests during their five-day High Visibility Enforcement campaign dedicated to DUII enforcement over the Fourth of July holiday weekend.

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La Pine Fire District conducting wildfire prep survey

La Pine firefighters, in uniform and in a fire district vehicle, will be visiting every property in the fire district this summer, creating a database that could be critical should wildfire strike, officials said Wednesday.

Cascade Natural Gas files for 12.4 percent rate cut

Natural gas prices expected to rise in fall

Natural gas prices are likely headed higher this fall, according to officials with Oregon’s three regulated natural gas providers.

Above-average growth seen for Oregon economy

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon's economy is growing faster than normal, according to a monthly report from the University of Oregon.

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New Cover Oregon chief to make $215,000 a year

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The new director of Cover Oregon will earn a base salary of $215,000 a year.

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Oregon State University

OSU study: Lead ammo kills; solution a challenge

The ingestion of lead ammunition and lead fishing tackle accounts for illness and mortality in more than 120 different species of birds in North America, according to a newly published review of scientific studies on the issue.

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Merkley bill targets Hobby Lobby court ruling

Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., fought back against last week’s Supreme Court decision in the case of Burwell v. Hobby Lobby by announcing Wednesday that he is cosponsoring legislation that would restore employees’ access to birth control coverage.

2014 World Cup, Argentina-Netherlands semis penalty kick save

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Penalty kicks propel Argentina to World Cup final

After playing to a 0-0 tie in regulation and extra time, Argentina defeated the Netherlands in a penalty-kick shootout on Wednesday in the semifinals of the 2014 World Cup and will face Germany in the final on Sunday.

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    Ransomware, a particularly annoying breed of computer virus, is spreading like the plague. This malware locks you out of your computer files until you pay up -- and it is proving incredibly difficult to exterminate.


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Bieber pleads no contest in egging case

Justin Bieber, March 2014

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Justin Bieber must pay $80,900 restitution for damage caused to his former neighbor's mansion by egg he threw.

The pop star accepted a plea deal to settle a vandalism charge that puts him on probation for two years. The probation will be supervised un...

John Wayne's family, university 'Duke' it out

John Wayne in True Grit

Paramount Pictures

John Wayne's family is fighting Duke University in federal court over the use of "Duke" to sell whiskey.

Tyra Banks on future of beauty: Uniqueness

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If Tyra Banks is correct, one day, you will be able to get a nose job as easily as you can buy tissues to blow your nose.

Emmy nominations: What to watch for

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"Breaking Bad," it's time for your curtain call. The addictive AMC series, which concluded last September, is expected to be one of the major frontrunners when the nominations are announced Thursday for the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards.

Clooney slams tabloid report on his marriage

George Clooney visits White House

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George Clooney 1, Daily Mail newspaper 0. The British newspaper's website deleted an article about Clooney, his fiancee, Amal Alamuddin, and her mother, Baria, on Wednesday, after Clooney said the article was "completely fabricated" and even "dangerous."

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