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Warm Springs crew called to 500-acre Wasco County wildfire

The Warm Springs Hotshots were called out Monday to help fight a roughly 500-acre wildfire that broke out Sunday east of the Deschutes River about 20 miles north of Madras.

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'Not Just a Number': Bend volunteers read names of fallen heroes

A Central Oregon Memorial Day tradition continued for the ninth year at Troy Field in downtown Bend. Volunteers took the time Monday to read aloud the names of every service member who lost their life in the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. 

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Prescribed burn planned Tuesday west of Bend

The Deschutes National Forest plans to conduct a prescribed burn Tuesday west of Bend on lands owned and being developed by The Tree Farm LLC, a burn that will be "highly visible" in Bend, officials said Monday.



Trump: I raised at least $5.6 million for vets

Donald Trump held a news conference Tuesday morning to announce that he raised at least $5.6 million for veterans charities in recent months and slammed the press for dogging him with questions over the donations.

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Two hikers rescued from shoreline of Crater Lake

Two hikers who illegally entered the caldera of Crater Lake were rescued Monday after they were stranded overnight on the shoreline of the nation's deepest lake, one seriously injured in a 250-foot fall, national park officials said.

9 counties sue Oregon over state's paid sick-leave law

ALBANY, Ore. (AP) — Nine counties are suing the state, claiming Oregon's new paid sick-leave law is an unfunded government mandate.

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Portland driver arrested in fatal collision with cyclist, 77

BEAVERTON, Ore. (AP) — Portland police arrested a driver after he struck and killed a 77-year-old cyclist on Memorial Day.

Fired Clatsop County clerk feels 'vindicated' by jury award

ASTORIA, Ore. (AP) — A former Clatsop County clerk fired after two errors were discovered on the November 2014 ballot says she feels vindicated after a jury awarded her nearly $440,000 in damages in her lawsuit against the county.

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Iraqi forces surround Falluja, military says

Fierce clashes erupted between Iraqi security forces and ISIS militants on Tuesday at the southern edge of the Iraqi city of Falluja.

The U.S.-led coalition and Iraqi forces are battling to retake the city from the terror group. Iraqi security tried ...

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9 notable Sarah Palin moments of 2016

Sarah Palin has a way with words.

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Punished boy in Japan still not found

Heavy rain and a lack of clues hampered Japanese rescuers as they spent a fourth day searching for a 7-year-old boy left by his parents on a mountain road as punishment.


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