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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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Suspect arrested in Washington mall shooting

The lone suspect in the fatal shooting of five people in a Washington state mall is in custody after a nearly 24-hour manhunt, authorities said early Sunday.

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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Music legend Buckwheat Zydeco dead at 68

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

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Girl, 17, missing after police find 3 bodies at her home

A 17-year-old girl is missing and believed to be in danger after police found three bodies at the home where she lived in Southern California.


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