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Scoggins Creek Fire from Hagg Lake

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Crews report progress on wildfire W. of Portland

The Washington County Sheriff's Office says roughly 90 homes have been put on some type of evacuation notice due to a wildfire burning west of Portland; several other major blazes continue to be fought around the state as summer draws to a close.

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Burglary suspect shot at Clackamas Co. home

OREGON CITY, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a suspected burglar was shot by someone staying at the Oregon home he was trying to enter.

Hwy 395 marijuana bust near Lakeivew

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Calif. man jailed in Hwy. 395 traffic stop-pot bust

A California man was arrested Friday afternoon during an Oregon State Police  traffic stop north of Lakeview when a trooper found about 20 pounds of marijuana in a suitcase in his SUV, troopers said.

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Concrete design chosen for proposed Salem bridge

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The group choosing a design for a proposed third bridge across the Willamette River in Salem has gone with concrete instead of steel.

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Sexual predators target of Eugene police stings

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Eugene police say 85 men responded within three hours to a sex ad on social media that was written by an undercover detective pretending to be a teenage girl.

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Feds select Lakeview for biofuels plant

LAKEVIEW, Ore. (AP) — The federal government has announced that a biomass plant to be built in Oregon will produce fuel for the U.S. Navy and Marines.

Wolves injure dogs, kill sheep in NE Oregon

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The state Department of Fish and Wildlife says wolves killed eight sheep and injured two flock protection dogs in northeast Oregon.

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GOP doctor appeals on social issues in Oregon race

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Looking to leave behind her highly specialized medical career for a seat in the U.S. Senate, pediatric neurosurgeon Monica Wehby burst onto the political scene with a splash last year.

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Woman in wheelchair falls off trail into lake bed

CAMAS, Wash. (AP) — A southwest Washington fire chief says a woman in an electric wheelchair fell off a trail and 15 feet down an embankment to a Camas lake bed but escaped with only minor injuries.

Fire near Hagg Lake

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Evacuations ordered in new W. Oregon wildfire

GASTON, Ore. (AP) — Fire officials say a new wildfire in a rural area west of Portland has burned across more than 200 acres, prompting urgent evacuation notices to more than 30 homes.

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