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Heat, wind push SW Oregon fire over 15,000 acres

Firefighters continued to deal with extreme weather conditions on the Stouts Fire Saturday as temperatures over 100 degrees, winds gusting to 10-20 mph, low humidity and low fuel moistures combined for a difficult day on the now over-15,000-acre wildfire east of Canyonville.

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String of 3 small Bend brushfires deemed 'suspicious'

Three small but suspicious brushfires broke out on vacant land along roads in various areas of Bend within three hours of each other Saturday night, fire investigators said Sunday as they asked the public for help with any information.

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Update: 4 critically injured in head-on crash S. of Sunriver

Five Bend-area residents were seriously injured, four critically, Saturday afternoon in a head-on three-vehicle collision on South Century Drive south of Sunriver, authorities said.

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Teen burglary suspect caught on Bend Bi-Mart roof

An alarm early Sunday brought police to a northeast Bend department store, where they found and arrested a Eugene 18-year-old who allegedly had tried to break in from various points on the roof.

Campfire ban imposed on Willamette National Forest

A campfire ban went into effect Saturday across the Willamette National Forest, as officials cited extremely dry conditions in conjunction with current and expected weather forecasts that elevated the potential risk of wildfire throughout the area.

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Thousands evacuated amid California wildfires

California's largest wildfire is spreading quickly, consuming 47,000 acres in three counties and staying active throughout the night -- a time when firefighters typically make progress, a state fire official said Sunday.

The Rocky Fire was only 5% con...

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Suspect identified in Memphis police officer killing

Memphis police identified 29-year-old Tremaine Wilburn as the suspect in a weekend shooting of an officer.

Wilburn is at large and considered armed and dangerous, Memphis Police Director Toney Armstrong told reporters late Sunday.

"You can be assured t...

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In drought, Pacific NW cities, farms face water cuts

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A deepening drought in the Pacific Northwest is forcing some cities, farms and state agencies to cut back on water use.

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Cake: The new favorite mode for American political debate?

NEW YORK (AP) — It really should be a piece of cake. Customer comes in, asks for a cake with a specific design or for a particular event, baker makes it, everyone's happy.

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4 dead in Legionnaires' outbreak in New York

The number of deaths in the New York City Legionnaires' disease outbreak is up to four.

Seventy-one cases of the flu-like disease have been reported since mid-July in the South Bronx, up from 31 on Thursday, the city Department of Health and Mental Hy...

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1 killed in suburban Chicago tent collapse

A tent collapsed at a festival in suburban Chicago Sunday, killing one person and injuring several others, The Associated Press reported.

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'Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation' nabs third best Tom Cruise opening

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Mission accomplished... well, almost.

"Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation" opened to an estimated $56 million at the U.S. box office over the weekend. This total was the second-best "Mission: Impossible" opening ever, just missing out on the $57.8 mil...

'Finding Your Roots' scandal is 'teachable moment,' PBS president says

Paula Kerger 'hopeful' genealogy show will air again

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The future of "Finding Your Roots" is still up in the air, PBS president Paula Kerger said Saturday, more than a month after an embarrassing scandal. But Kerger said she is "hopeful" it will return.

Family, celebs, drama at Bobbi Kristina funeral

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Family and friends said goodbye Saturday to Bobbi Kristina Brown, the only child of the late Whitney Houston and singer Bobby Brown, at a private funeral just north of Atlanta.

Playhouse: Valerie Harper will not return to Maine show

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Actress Valerie Harper continues to recover after falling ill before a performance at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Maine, but she will not return to the show, theater officials said Saturday.

Italian police seize cash from Snoop Dogg

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Snoop Dogg left Italy $205,000 lighter on Saturday after police seized money from him at an airport in Calabria.

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