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Highway crash injures eight

8 injured in head-on crash on Hwy. 97 south of Redmond

A head-on three-vehicle crash injured eight people, at least three seriously, and blocked Highway 97 south of Redmond for over an hour late Tuesday afternoon, Oregon State Police said.

Not all buildings require smoke detectors

Smoke detectors not required in all buildings

An office building on Shevlin-Hixon Drive was on fire. There were no smoke detectors in the building -- and that's not against the law, or building codes.

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Robert Downey Jr. is world's highest paid actor

Robert Downey Jr. has been named the world's highest paid actor for the third year in a row by Forbes, thanks in no small part to the power of the Chinese box office.

"The Avengers: Age of Ultron" star took home $80 million last year, according to th...

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1,600 firefighters on Stouts Fire; cost hits $4.4 million

Good progress was reported Tuesday by the day shift battling the the 17,166-acre Stouts Creek Fire, burning in rugged, densely forested country 16 miles east of Canyonville in Douglas County.

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Lost hikers rescued in Horse Lake area

A Bend couple who became lost on a hike near Horse Lake west of Bend on Tuesday afternoon called for help with directions. But spotty cellphone coverage instead made for a rescue effort that took nearly six hours to complete, officials said.

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Roosevelt, Washington, evacuated because of wildfire

ROOSEVELT, Wash. (AP) — Klickitat County authorities have evacuated the entire town of Roosevelt, Washington, because of a fast moving grass fire.

New bike park on the building fast track

Prineville bike park on fast track to reality

The Bend bike scene just got a little bit of friendly competition from another High Desert city. That's because the Crook County chapter of the Central Oregon Trail Alliance finally has enough funds gathered to build a bike park near downtown Prineville.

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Oregon Dept. of Forestry

Some state parks have new campfire restrictions

Oregon State Parks campfire restrictions are now in place in the Columbia Gorge, the middle and southern portions of the Willamette Valley, on southern Oregon coastal beaches and a few locations east of the Cascades, officials said Tuesday.

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University of Oregon settles lawsuit over rape allegations

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The University of Oregon has agreed to pay $800,000 to settle a lawsuit brought by a student who claimed she was sexually assaulted last year by three basketball players.

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Toxic algae blooming in warm water from California to Alaska

SEATTLE (AP) — One of the largest toxic algae blooms recorded off the West Coast is denser, more widespread and deeper than scientists feared even weeks ago.

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Norway: Guard shot, suspicious package found

A no-fly zone has been established within 2 nautical miles of the University of Oslo's Blindern campus in Norway, Oslo police said Tuesday.

The university said a security guard has been shot on campus, and a bomb-like object has been found.

The securi...

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Robert Downey Jr. is world's highest paid actor

Robert Downey Jr

Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Walt Disney Studios

Robert Downey Jr. has been named the world's highest paid actor for the third year in a row by Forbes, thanks in no small part to the power of the Chinese box office.

"The Avengers: Age of Ultron" star took home $80 million last year, according to th...

Kermit, Miss Piggy split

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They say tragic events come in threes, and the split of Miss Piggy and Kermit is the third off several significant celebrity breakups this week.

Kelly Osbourne backtracks after Trump slam

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Kelly Osbourne tried to call out Donald Trump on ABC's "The View" Tuesday morning, but her comment was not well received by the show's other co-hosts.

'Shaun the Sheep' filmmakers thrilled about character's leap to big screen

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"Shaun the Sheep Movie" filmmakers Richard Starzak and Mark Burton talk about the big-screen debut of the British stop-motion animation character.

Jon Stewart takes parting shots at Fox News

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Jon Stewart started his final week as "Daily Show" host by taking on a familiar foe: Fox News.

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