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Fatal shooting shatters quiet in Metolius

Family tragedy in Metolius: Father shoots, kills son

A 72-year-old Metolius man shot and killed his 45-year-old son at the family's home late Monday night, telling deputies it was in self-defense as their intoxicated son attacked him and his wife, Jefferson County sheriff Jim Adkins said.

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New wildfire burns on Ochoco National Forest

A new wildfire spotted Tuesday afternoon on the Ochoco National Forest 40 miles east of Prineville had burned about 45 acres by evening but was 50 percent contained, officials said.

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La Pine driver spots cougar with deer carcass

A La Pine-area driver saw a cougar carrying a deer carcass across a road Tuesday night, but an area check did not find the animal, the most recent in several cougar sightings around Central Oregon in recent weeks, authorities said.

Colorado Dam Spillway option to be picked

Bend park board OKs Colorado spillway project

For years, the community has pushed to make it safer -- and two years ago, taxpayers made it a priority with an approved bond measure. Tuesday night, the Bend Park and Rec Board approved plans for the Colorado Dam Safe Passage Project.

Weed, Calif. wildfire aftermath

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Crews battle California fire's explosive growth

WEED, Calif. (AP) — Hundreds of additional firefighters have been dispatched to a fast-growing wildfire in Northern California as crews continue to mop up another blaze that tore through a small town.

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Crews make progress on wildfire near Estacada

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Hundreds of residents near a western Oregon wildfire have heard some good news: fire crews are making progress against the fire southeast of Estacada and it is 7 percent contained.

Measure 86 boosts college aid

Measure 86 aims to help more students go to college

Measure 86 was proposed by Oregon State Treasurer Ted Wheeler to expand opportunities for the Legislature to fund student financial aid and vocational job training programs in the state.

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Obama reaffirms no ground war in Iraq

The U.S. is not returning combat troops to Iraq, President Barack Obama insisted again Wednesday, despite the suggestion by his top general that option is something the Pentagon could consider.

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Enterovirus D68 spreads to Canada

Canadian health officials have confirmed three cases of Enterovirus D68 in British Columbia. A fourth suspected case from a patient with severe respiratory illness is still under investigation.

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Anti-government activist's house auctioned

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — The Clark County government has auctioned off the house of a long-time anti-government activist who owed taxes.

Portland man gets 15 days for killing neighbor's dog

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Portland man who shot a neighbor's dog because the animal was chasing nutria he cared for was sentenced to 15 days in jail.

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  • IOS 8: How to get it -- and whether you should

    iOS 8 on iPhone

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    IPhone and iPad owners rejoice! iOS 8 is here.

    Apple's new operating system isn't the radical upgrade that iOS 7 was, but it has a handful of new features that look promising.

    IOS 8 lets apps display useful information in the "Today" screen, includin...

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Surprise! Eva Mendes, Ryan Gosling have baby

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So Eva Mendes was pregnant after all. On Friday, the actress and partner Ryan Gosling welcomed a baby girl into the world, according to Us Weekly.

Sharon Osbourne goes off on U2 over album

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Note to the Grammys: You may not want to seat Sharon Osbourne anywhere near U2 at the next awards show. "The Talk" co-host and wife of rocker Ozzy Osbourne went on a Twitter rant about the group's recent free release of its new album on iTunes.

Source: Joan Rivers' doc did biopsy, selfie

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The cardiac arrest leading to Joan Rivers' death happened as the comedian's personal doctor began performing a biopsy on her vocal cords, a source close to the death investigation told CNN.

A staff member at Manhattan's Yorkville Endoscopy clinic told...

Kanye West fires back over concert incident

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Kanye West has fired back at those criticizing him for an awkward incident involving a wheelchair-bound concertgoer.

Rihanna slams CBS for pulling song

Rihanna, 2014 CFDA Awards

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After a dust-up last week, Rihanna says she doesn't want her performance of the song "Run This Town" to air on "Thursday Night Football" this week.

CBS is saying "fine" -- if you don't want the airtime, we won't give it.

"Beginning this Thursday, we w...

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