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Weed, Calif., wildfire burns 100 homes

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A wind-driven wildfire near the Oregon border has damaged or destroyed 100 homes and forced at least 1,500 people to flee.

Smoke plume from Estacada wildfire

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Governor OKs aid to fight new wildfire

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber has authorized the state fire marshal to send resources to help fight a wildfire near Estacada that threatens dozens of homes.

La Pine assault victim speaks

La Pine throat-slashing victim recalls assault

A 26-year-old La Pine woman was arrested over the weekend on charges she slashed a man's throat  Saturday evening. NewsChannel 21’s Samantha O'Connor spoke with the recovering victim Monday to hear his side of the story.

OSU-Cascades expansion gets green light

OSU-Cascades Westside campus foes file appeal

Opponents of a planned Westside campus for OSU-Cascades filed an appeal Monday of a recent city hearings officer’s decision approving the site plan for the 10.4-acre location and urged city councilors to hear the appeal, rather than let a state land-use appeals board make the ruling.

NFL case spotlights child discipline

NFL scandal rekindles child discipline debate

The familiar and polarizing debate of child-rearing is now back in the spotlight. Should parents ever get physical with their children?

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U.S. ramping up Ebola effort

President Barack Obama embarks on a two-day U.S. road trip Tuesday to assess and amplify his government's response to two unconnected overseas emergencies -- the Ebola outbreak in Africa and Islamic terrorists in Iraq and Syria.

On Tuesday Obama will ...

Kurdish fighter with house destroyed by US air strikes

REUTERS/Ahmed Jadalla

U.S. airstrike aims at ISIS near Baghdad

A U.S. airstrike near Baghdad on Monday marked a new phase in the fight against ISIS.

The airstrike southwest of the city appears to be the closest the U.S. airstrikes have come to the capital of Iraq since the start of the campaign against ISIS, a se...

Obamacare, health care reform signup

4M fewer uninsured as Affordable Care Act kicks in

The ranks of the uninsured plummeted in early 2014, as millions gained health insurance coverage through Obamacare, new government data released Tuesday found.

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Sisters-area couple cited for weddings on ag land

TERREBONNE, Ore. (AP) — A Central Oregon couple has racked up $2,000 in fines for hosting weddings on their property near Sisters in violation of the zoning of their land exclusively for agriculture.

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Portland teacher punched; former player expelled

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police in Portland say a former high school football player accused of punching a teacher multiple times in the head has been arrested for investigation of misdemeanor assault.

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Corps halts review of Oregon coal export terminal

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has brought its review of a proposed coal export terminal to an immediate halt, a blow to the Australian company trying to get coal from the Northern Rockies to an eager Asian market.

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    Apple free U2 album

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    Apple learned an important lesson this week: Not everyone likes U2. And even those who do really don't like it when you put music in their libraries without asking.

    A week after giving away a U2 album to most iTunes users, Apple has announced a way f...

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Beyonce and Jay Z: From breakup to baby rumors

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Say what you will about superstar couple Beyonce and Jay Z, but they appear determined to keep fans guessing. The conversation swirling around them has gone from "Are they over?" to "Are they overjoyed about an addition to their family?"

Robin Thicke: 'High and drunk' all last year

Singer Robin Thicke

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Summer 2013 was blurry for Robin Thicke, according to what the "Blurred Lines" singer told lawyers in April.

Apple offers a way to 'return' free U2 album

Apple free U2 album

REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Apple learned an important lesson this week: Not everyone likes U2. And even those who do really don't like it when you put music in their libraries without asking.

A week after giving away a U2 album to most iTunes users, Apple has announced a way f...

'Mockingjay -- Part I' gets official trailer

The Hunger Games Catching Fire

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The Mockingjay lives. On Monday, fans eager for more Katniss Everdeen got a sneak peek of the heroine in action in the first official trailer for "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part I."

Kiss raises $1M for Oregon military museum

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. (AP) — The band Kiss shed the makeup and pulled out acoustic guitars to raise money for the renovation of the Oregon Military Museum.

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