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Brown, Pierce clash in first debate, held in Bend

The first debate between Oregon Gov. Kate Brown and Republican challenger Bud Pierce, held Saturday evening in Bend, featured few agreements and numerous clashes over issues ranging from the Measure 97 corporate tax hike to federal land management, health care coverage and climate change.

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Fire NE of Redmond destroys shop, home, sparks brushfire

A fire that broke out in a shop northeast of Redmond spread quickly and heavily damaged an adjacent manufactured home Saturday afternoon, but a passing family who spotted the blaze alerted residents napping inside, authorities said. The fire also sparked a brushfire that crews from several agencies contained.

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Hwy. 97 crash in Redmond sends two to hospital

A crash on Highway 97 in Redmond Saturday evening sent two people to the hospital with injuries, one by helicopter, and tied up traffic, police said.

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Trump, Netanyahu meet for nearly 90 minutes

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with Donald Trump for nearly 90 minutes at Trump Tower on Sunday morning.

Pro-gun demonstrators burn Gov. Brown in effigy at capitol

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A group advocating for open-carry laws is being criticized for burning an effigy of Gov. Kate Brown outside the state capitol.

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Two prescribed burns planned for Ochocos

Fire managers on the Ochoco National Forest plan to take advantage of recent precipitation to ignite two prescribed burns next week.

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Remains of Salem woman found in shallow grave identified

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say they have identified human remains found in a shallow grave near a campsite as a 21-year-old Salem woman.

Appeal rejected for man convicted in ex-fiancee's death

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — A man convicted in the death of his ex-fiancee will not get an appeal on the grounds that police interrogated him after he told them he did not have legal representation.

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'I'm being punished,' says woman jailed to testify

HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) — Brandy Lee Buckmaster is among 56 women filling two stories of cells in the female general population unit at the Washington County Jail in Hillsboro. From her second-floor window, she can see the corrections deputies come and go.

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Debate commission chief: Candidates should fact-check each other

The Commission on Presidential Debates has some advice for debate moderators this fall: leave the fact-checking to the candidates.

The Trump campaign is taking the same position. So are some former moderators, like Jim Lehrer, who has facilitated twel...

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Marlins star pitcher Jose Fernandez dies

Miami Marlins pitcher José Fernández, one of baseball's brightest stars, was killed early Sunday in a boating accident, Florida authorities said.

Fernández, who was 24, and two other men were found dead after their 32-foot boat was discovered crashed ...


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Bill Nunn, famous for 'Do the Right Thing' role, dies at 62

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Bill Nunn, a veteran actor who appeared in Spike Lee's film, "Do the Right Thing," has died. He was 62.

Lee paid tribute to the man who played Radio Raheem in the movie, describing him as a dear friend and a great actor.

Music legend Buckwheat Zydeco dead at 68

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Stanley Dural Jr., a Louisiana music legend whose stage name was Buckwheat Zydeco, has died. He was 68.

'Magnificent Seven' cast on how diversity helped make a modern western

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Westerns are one of Hollywood's most beloved genres -- but not one of its most diverse. That isn't the case with this weekend's "The Magnificent Seven."

Backstreet Boys announce Vegas residency

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The Backstreet Boys are officially heading to Las Vegas to show they've still got it goin' on.

The group will present its Larger Than Life residency at The AXIS at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.

Monty Python's Terry Jones diagnosed with dementia

Terry Jones in April 2015

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Terry Jones, best known for his part in the British comedy group Monty Python, has been diagnosed with a rare form of dementia, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts confirmed Friday.


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