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Crook County woodcutting fatal

Crook County Sheriff's Office

Madras teen killed in firewood-cutting accident

A 14-year-old Madras boy on a family firewood-cutting trip northeast of Prineville was struck by a falling tree and fatally injured Saturday morning, Crook County sheriff’s deputies said.

Smoke from Niagara Fire shrouds Detroit Lake

Jennifer Velez/U.S. Forest Service

New forest fire burning near Detroit Lake, Highway 22

A forest fire broke out Saturday afternoon in the steep, tree-covered hills over Detroit Lake and within hours was within a mile of state Highway 22, prompting ODOT to urge drivers to use other routes that connect Central Oregon with the Willamette Valley.

Deschutes County Sheriff's Office car

Three Huskies impounded in deadly attack on alpacas

Three Siberian huskies have been taken into custody and their owner cited on accusations the dogs attacked a group of alpacas in a pasture southeast of Bend, killing two of them and injuring three others, two of which had to be euthanized, Deschutes County sheriff’s deputies said.

Juniper Canyon house fire

Crook County Fire and Rescue

Fire heavily damages home SE of Prineville

A two-story home was heavily damaged by fire Friday night in the Juniper Canyon area southeast of Prineville, Crook County Fire and Rescue officials said.

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KGW

Plane crash at Salem airport leaves 1 dead

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Salem police say a plane has crashed on the grounds of the Salem Airport, killing at least one person aboard.

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1 person dead after boat capsizes off Oregon coast

NEWPORT, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say one person drowned after a small boat capsized just off the Oregon coast near Newport.

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Search for man who disappeared in Willamette River continues

ALBANY, Ore. (AP) — Family members are searching for the body of an Albany resident who apparently drowned in the Willamette River.

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S. Ore. girl dies in crash; father arrested on DUII

CANYONVILLE, Ore. (AP) — Authorities in Douglas County say a 13-year-old girl has died after her intoxicated father crashed the car she was riding in into a tree.

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Magnitude 4.2 earthquake hits near Eugene, no major damage

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. (AP) — Some Oregonians awoke on the Fourth of July to a significant jolt when a magnitude 4.2 earthquake struck near Springfield and Eugene.

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5 killed in Nigeria church bombing

A suicide bomber blew himself up in a church Sunday in the Nigerian town of Potiskum, killing the priest and four other worshippers, witnesses and police told CNN.

Unmanned spacecraft carrying 3 tons of supplies for ISS

NASA

Russian spacecraft docks at space station

After a series of failed resupply missions, the International Space Station finally got a load of supplies on Sunday when a Russian spacecraft filled with assorted goodies for the crew docked at the station.

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    Unmanned spacecraft carrying 3 tons of supplies for ISS

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    After a series of failed resupply missions, the International Space Station finally got a load of supplies on Sunday when a Russian spacecraft filled with assorted goodies for the crew docked at the station.

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Mother of actor Michael Douglas dies

Diana Douglas Webster

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Actress Diana Douglas Webster, the first wife of Kirk Douglas and mother of Michael Douglas, died Friday night at age 92.

'Piano Man' Billy Joel is a married man

Roderick, 33, Joel, 66, have been together since 2009

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Musician Billy Joel has married his longtime girlfriend, Alexis Roderick. The couple surprised guests and exchanged vows at their annual July Fourth party, according to Joel's publicist, Claire Mercuri.

Thousands expected to gather for royal baby's christening

Young British royal siblings George and Charlotte

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A paddock in the English countryside -- more used to stampeding cows than people -- will open its gates Sunday to an influx of royal well-wishers, hoping to catch a glimpse of the country's newest princess.

Takei walks back 'blackface' remark about Thomas

April birthdays - George Takei

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"Star Trek" actor George Takei says his description of Justice Clarence Thomas a "clown in blackface" following his dissent in last week's landmark same-sex marriage ruling was ill-considered.

Kate Hudson sings 'The Star-Spangled Banner'

Kate Hudson

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Actress Kate Hudson got into the July Fourth spirit by posting a video on Instagram of her belting out "The Star-Spangled Banner."

She's got moxie, for sure, but she acknowledged in the caption that her kids "are going to be so embarrassed."

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