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Latest round of storms brings more fires to fight

Central Oregon fire crews responded Wednesday to numerous blazes sparked by Tuesday's lightning, while a new round of thunderstorms rumbled north through the High Desert and ignited still more new fires in what promises to be a busy, stormy week.

Investigative report slams Prineville police chief

Report: Fired Prineville police chief unethical, fraudulent

Falsifying records, misusing city equipment and bad leadership -- in a nutshell, that's why Prineville Police Chief Eric Bush was fired, according to a report obtained Wednesday by NewsChannel 21. Bush has strongly denied the claims and sued the city for $2.5 million.

10 Barrel s Swill off the shelves

Co-owner of Bend's 10 Barrel explains 'Swill' recall

Bend's 10 Barrel Brewing Co. announced Wednesday it's voluntarily recalling bottles of its Swill beer because some "may be experiencing secondary fermentation in the bottle, causing potentially explosive over-carbonation.

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Search on for teen walkaway from Lake Co. wilderness program

A major search was gearing up Thursday as Oregon State Police and Lake County sheriff's deputies ask the public to help watch for an Illinois teen who walked away early Wednesday from a therapeutic wilderness program in a remote area of Lake County.

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NE Bend payday loan store robbed; suspect sought

Bend police are looking for a suspect and a getaway SUV in a robbery Wednesday morning at a northeast Bend business that makes payday loans and cash advances.

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Two Prineville-area raids turn up stolen guns, goods

SWAT team members raided two Prineville-area homes Wednesday morning, arresting three people and recovering truckloads of stolen goods – including several guns and a car – taken in a string of home burglaries. Three suspects jailed but fourth - possibly armed, dangerous - still sought.

Jennifer Huston missing flyer

Searchers find no sign of missing Dundee woman

MCMINNVILLE, Ore. (AP) — It's been a week since 38-year-old Jennifer Huston of Dundee disappeared, and searchers are running out of leads.

Earthquake

Predicting Northwest quakes just got tougher

Nearly forgotten research from decades ago complicates the task of quantifying earthquake hazards in the Pacific Northwest, according to a new report from scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey, the University of Washington and other universities.

Sneaky fire starters cause concern

Not just lightning: Sneaky fire starters pose risk

Fire officials say human-caused fires, which can often be accidental, tend to burn more acreage than the expected lightning-caused fires.

The real fair food

The real fair food: It's anything but junk

When we think fair food,  glazed donuts, funnel cakes and elephant ears probably come to mind. Tucked away behind all the powdered sugar is a different kind of fair food. It's home-grown fruits, veggies and more.

Ebola, West Africa blurb

REUTERS/Tommy Trenchard

Could Ebola come to the United States?

Yes, Ebola can come to the United States. But no, there's no reason to panic.

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    Neil Harbisson

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    As technology takes over our lives, some people are inserting it in their bodies. Cyborgs are people who use technology to enhance their senses or natural human abilities.


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Michael Jackson's Neverland could be sold

Train station at Neverland Ranch

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Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch could be put up for sale, according to the investment company that owns a controlling interest in the estate.

The 2,700-acre property, nestled in the rolling hills and cattle ranches of Santa Barbara County, Californi...

Kim Kardashian's game makes $700,000 a day

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Kim Kardashian is famous for doing nothing. Now she's got a game that's pulling in $700,000 a day where players have to do, well, nothing.

Justin Bieber vs. Orlando Bloom: Feud fuels buzz

Orlando Bloom vs. Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber tweeted "Keeping it positive" just hours after a clash in a Spanish nightclub with Orlando Bloom on Wednesday..

'Sharknado 2' whips up Twitter feeding frenzy

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Peace. Love. And Snarknado 2.

Drew Barrymore's half-sister found dead

Drew Barrymore

Jessica Barrymore, the half-sister of actress Drew Barrymore, was found dead early Tuesday morning.

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