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Corner Creek Fire from Durgan Ranch

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Wildfire near Dayville aces across 6,000 acres as heat lingers

Fire crews kept working Tuesday on several fires burning around Central Oregon and kept close watch for any new holdover fires from the lightning storms that moved through the area in recent days. Numerous others were being fought around the state.

Pickup in fatal Bear Creek Road crash

Crook County Sheriff's Office

Prineville woman jailed in deadly DUII pickup crash

A 31-year-old Prineville woman was arrested Tuesday afternoon on second-degree manslaughter, DUII, criminally negligent homicide and other charges in a June 20 pickup rollover crash that killed a man from the northeast Oregon town of Ione.

Car-motorcycle crash NW Bend

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Bend police ID motorcyclist critically injured in crash

Bend police on Tuesday identified a 24-year-old San Diego man who was thrown from his motorcycle and critically injured when he allegedly ran a stop sign and collided with a car at a northwest Bend intersection Monday afternoon.

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Resistance to same-sex marriage persists

The Hood County, Texas, clerk isn't going to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, she said Tuesday, because she has rights.

"I would like to issue a statement that I will not be issuing same-sex marriage licenses due to my religious convictio...

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Fourth fireworks spark Bend shelter's busiest week

The noise and bright lights of fireworks delight humans, but can terrify our companion animals.  The week surrounding the Fourth of July is the Humane Society of Central Oregon’s busiest week of the year.

Smoking pot in public 650 fine

Recreational marijuana: C.O. police say they are ready

Recreational marijuana becomes legal in Oregon as of Wednesday. Central Oregon law enforcement agencies said they are ready, despite some confusion around the law.

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Marijuana bills advance in Oregon Senate

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Senate has signed off on three bills setting up Oregon's legal marijuana system.

Oregon minimum wage won't change in 2010

$15 minimum wage backers turn in 1st set of signatures

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A group that wants to raise Oregon's minimum wage to $15 an hour says it's submitted its first batch of signatures.

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Senate advances bill publishing school's vaccination rates

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon senators have advanced a measure requiring all schools to make public their vaccine exemption rates by disease.

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Ore. man accused of planting fake bomb on Dutch airliner

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a 22-year-old Warrenton man accused of planting a fake bomb on a Dutch airliner in 2014 has been arrested.

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Merkley wants toxic chemicals out of common products

Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., visited Eugene on Tuesday and called on Congress to quickly vote on the bipartisan Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act to keep children safe from the toxic chemicals that they come in contact with on a daily basis


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