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Central Oregon fire danger level hits 'extreme'

The city of Bend, Deschutes County Rural Fire Protection District #2 and Oregon Department of Forestry-protected lands in Deschutes, Crook and Jefferson counties have now entered into Extreme Fire Danger status, officials said Friday.

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Air conditioners in hot demand as temps rise

As temperatures continue to rise, air conditioning units are in hot demand, keeping AC technicians very busy on the High Desert.

Asian Middle East students visit Bend

Future global leaders take lessons from Bend

From Asia and the Middle East all the way to Bend, students from around the world visited a nonprofit devoted to horse-centered therapy on Friday, but these students were at Healing Reins for a different type of lesson.

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Rain, retardant slow SE Oregon wildfire

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The federal Bureau of Land Management says rain showers and retardant drops have virtually brought a southeastern Oregon wildfire to a stop — and it's smaller than previously estimated.

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Japan tsunami advisories canceled

A powerful earthquake struck early Saturday off the coast of northern Japan -- rattling nerves in a region rocked three years ago by a deadly tremor, tsunami and nuclear crisis, though thankfully the latest episode didn't nearly measure up.

The Japan ...

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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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US official at border: 'We'll send you back'

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson has something to say to people contemplating illegal migration to the United States: "We'll send you back."

Deportations will begin this week, he said.

It's a message the Obama administration wants to amplify mor...

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Harris County Sheriff's Office

Man accused of killing 6 collapses in court

When faced with a home full of his estranged wife's relatives, police say, Ronald Lee Haskell opened fire.

When faced with a judge, he collapsed.

The episode Friday in a Texas courtroom reportedly came during a reading of the six capital murder charges...

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Summer sights: Fireworks, pets, lightning, rainbows

Some pre- (and post-)Fourth fireworks from nature caught attention across the High Desert, as have all sorts of beautiful scenes, including a special atmospheric phenomenon that drew eyes and camera lenses skyward. Here are some photos we received; e-mail 1-2 of your summer sights for us to share to stories@ktvz.com.

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Man dead in Portland apt. fire; 2 people rescued

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Portland Fire and Rescue spokesman says a 50-year-old man has 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

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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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Rosemary Murphy, Emmy-winning actress, dies

Rosemary Murphy To Kill a Mockingbird

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

Murphy died Saturday night at her home in Manhattan, her agent confirmed to CNN. The New York Times cited cancer as the cause of death.

Murphy was known for her film role as Miss Ma...

Director Reeves completely at home with 'Dawn of Planet of the Apes'

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"Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" director Matt Reeves talks about his longtime time love for the "Planet of the Apes" movie franchise.

'Harry Potter' actor David Legeno dies

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

HBO gives 'Thrones,' 'True Detective' updates

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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.


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