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Official: U.S. Foley rescue attempt failed

A recent attempt to rescue American James Foley and others in Syria failed, a U.S. official told CNN on Wednesday, a revelation that came as new details emerged about the journalist's final days in the hands of ISIS militants.

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Almond, peanut butter recall affects C.O. food bank

NeighborImpact learned Wednesday through the Oregon Food Bank of a voluntary recall by nSPIRED Natural Foods, Inc., of certain kinds of almond butter and peanut butter because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

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Lines hold on lightning-sparked fire in Maury Mtns.

Firefighters on the Ferguson Springs Fire, about nine miles southeast of Prineville Reservoir, are mopping up and holding the bulldozer lines around the 48-acre fire that broke out two days ago, officials said Wednesday.

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Deschutes SO warns of 'deputy' jury duty scam

The Deschutes County Sheriff's Office issued a warning to the public Wednesday after a citizen reported being called by someone falsely claiming to work for the agency who said an arrest warrant had been issued -- and to send money to clear it.

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Report: Firefighting costs eroding conservation

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is detailing the toll that the escalating cost of fighting forest fires has had on other projects as it pushes Congress to overhaul how it pays for the most severe blazes.

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New details in Oregon beach killing

COOS BAY, Ore. (AP) — Some new details have emerged in the shooting that left a Michigan man dead at an Oregon beach.

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Oregon Democrats back legal pot, food labels

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Democratic Party of Oregon is giving its formal blessing to legal marijuana.

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Oregon agency grants permit for oil train terminal

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon regulators have approved an expansion of a crude oil train terminal near Clatskanie to move 1.8 billion gallons of oil annually, enough to bring 50 oil trains per month through Portland and small towns along the Columbia River.

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Oregon PUC warns of 'free cellphone' scam

The Oregon Public Utility Commission issued an "urgent scam alert" Wednesday, warning consumers about online postings offering to help them to get a free cellphone.

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BBB: Lottery scam lures with 'Mega Millions'

“You’ve won millions!”  That’s the bait from the latest Jamaican lottery scam hitting the Northwest, the Better Business Bureau warned Wednesday.

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S. Oregon man explains bonfire gunshots

COOS BAY, Ore. (AP) — If there's a lesson to be learned from the account that Coos County sheriff's officers heard recently, it might be this: if you bring your gun to a fire you've built on the beach, be very sure you know where it is.


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  • Social media deals with James Foley beheading

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    When confronted by gruesome images of a man being beheaded by terrorists, what should you do?

    News organizations have grappled with these kinds of questions for decades. Now, with the prevalence of social media, website operators and ordinary Internet...

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Happy 25th anniversary, 'Saved by the Bell'

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We're so excited -- and so scared: "Saved by the Bell" is a quarter of a century old today.

Jill Duggar and Derick Dillard are expecting

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Might there be a spinoff of "19 Kids and Counting"?

Faster Netflix streaming coming to Time Warner Cable



Netflix is opening up its wallet once again to improve streaming speeds on one of the country's largest Internet providers.

Taylor Swift releases new song and video

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Are Taylor Swift and country music never, ever, ever getting back together?

Gisele Bundchen is top-earning model of 2014

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Gisele Bundchen is more than just a pretty face. According to Forbes, she is the highest-earning model of 2014.


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