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Car-motorcycle crash NW Bend

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Motorcyclist seriously hurt in NW Bend crash

A motorcyclist was seriously injured in a collision with a car at a northwest Bend intersection Monday afternoon, and the investigation prompted a lengthy closure of Ninth Street, police said.

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Central Oregon firefighters tackle several new blazes

More than 200 firefighters worked Monday to contain a lightning-sparked fire north of Dayville that has blackened over 4,600 acres, as crews tackled several new blazes spotted after a weekend of thunder and lightning over much Central Oregon.

Round Butte fire caused by fireworks

Fireworks-caused Round Butte fire sparks familiar debate

The Fourth of July holiday is all about the red, white and blue -- and unfortunately, on Round Butte, black, too.

Survey Voters support gas tax

Bend city survey: Voters would support 10-cent gas tax

The city of Bend needs $80 million to end a maintenance backlog and fix its roads. One solution would be a gas tax. A survey presented to the City Council on Monday showed more than 60 percent of those asked would supported a 10 cent-per-gallon gas tax; opposing gas dealers say their own survey had a different outcome.

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Washington wildfire burns thousands of acres

Randy Dawson called 911 when he spotted flames near his house in central Washington state.

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Civic Stadium burning in Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Police in Eugene say fire has engulfed the city's Civic Stadium and nearby structures are at risk.

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Fatal shooting by police outside Portland supermarket

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police in Portland say a man in a grocery store parking lot brandished what appeared to be a gun and officers shot him to death. It turned out he had a starter's pistol.

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Sheriff: Boy, 16, dies in N. Oregon coast fall

PACIFIC CITY, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon sheriff says a 16-year-old Salem boy died after falling off a steep cliff onto the rocks below at Cape Kiwanda on the north Oregon coast.

Legislature looks to speed up traffic on highways

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Slow-poke drivers in passing lanes on Oregon freeways would sometimes have to make way for motorists with heavier right feet under a bill under consideration in the Legislature.

Charlotte church fire

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Church fires in spotlight post-Charleston

Five fires at predominately African-American churches in several states are in the spotlight.

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400,000 baby salmon die when intake plugs at S. Oregon hatchery

ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — A plugged water intake at a southern Oregon fish hatchery has left 400,000 baby salmon dead.


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More Hulk Hogan sex tapes in Gawker case

Hulk Hogan, 2013

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Gawker is seeking to bring into court several never-before-seen Hulk Hogan sex tapes as the gossip site battles a lawsuit brought by the former pro wrestling star.

The FBI has confirmed the existence of three video recordings -- in addition to the one...

Yes co-founder Chris Squire dies

Chris Squire of Yes file photo

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Bassist Chris Squire, a founding member of progressive British rock band Yes, died Saturday in Phoenix after battling leukemia, his bandmates confirmed.

"It's with the heaviest of hearts and unbearable sadness that we must inform you of the passing of...

BET Awards: What you may have missed

Nicki Minaj, 2015 BET Awards

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The past was a present at Sunday night's BET Awards. From Janet Jackson to Smokey Robinson, it was throwback time Sunday in Los Angeles at one of R&B and hip-hop's biggest nights.

Trump giving up 'Apprentice'

Donald Trump, June 2015

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Don't expect a new season this fall: Donald Trump is giving up "The Apprentice" so that he can run for president.

Kanye gets 'Kanye-d' by onstage heckler

Kanye West at Glastonbury Festival 2015

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Now Kanye West knows how it feels to get upstaged, even if just for a few seconds.

A heckler invaded the stage Saturday night during West's opening song at Glastonbury Festival.

It's no secret that more than a few people were unhappy with the decision...


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