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Former Klamath County jail deputy sentenced to prison

MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — A Central Point man and former Klamath County jail deputy has been sentenced to seven years in prison on multiple sex crime charges.

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Portland police: officer stabbed, suspect shot

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland police say a man stabbed a police officer and was shot early Sunday in northeast Portland.

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Salem man, 81, dies after boat capsizes off coast

NEWPORT, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State Police say the man who died after a small boat capsized off the Oregon coast near Newport Saturday was 81-year-old Lowell Leather, of Salem.

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New wildfires burning near Detroit Lake, Burns-Hines

A heavy ground and air assault has slowed a new, 70-acre fire burning in the forested hills above Detroit Lake, allowing ODOT to keep Highway 22 open east of Gates, but holiday-weekend returnees were warned to expect slowdowns due to firefighting efforts; a new blaze near Hines topped 1,000 acres.

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Search for man who disappeared in Willamette River continues

ALBANY, Ore. (AP) — Family members are searching for the body of an Albany resident who apparently drowned in the Willamette River.

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S. Ore. girl dies in crash; father arrested on DUII

CANYONVILLE, Ore. (AP) — Authorities in Douglas County say a 13-year-old girl has died after her intoxicated father crashed the car she was riding in into a tree.

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Plane crash at Salem airport leaves 1 dead

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Salem police say a plane has crashed on the grounds of the Salem Airport, killing at least one person aboard.

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Police identify men killed in Springfield murder-suicide

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. (AP) — Authorities have identified the shooter and the victim in what they are calling a murder-suicide at a Springfield apartment complex.

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Magnitude 4.2 earthquake hits near Eugene, no major damage

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. (AP) — Some Oregonians awoke on the Fourth of July to a significant jolt when a magnitude 4.2 earthquake struck near Springfield and Eugene.

Oregon Legislature

Senate sends Eastern Oregon speed limit hike to governor

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A plan to raise speed limits in Eastern Oregon is headed to Gov. Kate Brown.

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