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Wildfire east of Glide jumps containment lines

The Cable Crossing Fire, five miles east of Glide near Highway 138E, jumped containment lines late Wednesday afternoon, officials said.

Eugene woman sues after falling through window while asleep

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon State University student is suing a Eugene property management company after she fell from a third-story window while asleep.

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19 years for man who robbed tourists on Portland bridge

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A 27-year-old man who forced two California tourists to strip naked during a robbery on a Portland bridge has been sentenced to more than 19 years in prison.

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As heat, storms return, Oregon wildfire threat on the rise

As the heat returns to the region this week, Oregon fire managers are once again spreading the word of caution in efforts to prevent human-caused fires.

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Sean Robbins steps down as head of Business Oregon

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The head of Oregon's economic development agency is stepping down after a little more than a year in the job.

Portland man pleads guilty to art-forgery scheme

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Portland man who faked works by well-known artists and sold knockoffs to a West Coast gallery owner has pleaded guilty to mail fraud.

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Former church teacher sentenced in child sex abuse case

CALDWELL, Idaho (AP) — An Oregon man who taught at a church in Idaho is spending at least a year and a half in prison for having a sexual relationship with a teenage student.

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Tacoma man wants Spokane's Wilson Elementary renamed

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A Tacoma man wants Spokane Public Schools to rename Wilson Elementary because he says the 28th president was a segregationist and a racist.

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Case of illegal frisking at Eugene theater dismissed

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The case of a security worker charged with illegally frisking concertgoers at the McDonald Theatre in Eugene has been dismissed after the case's investigator didn't show up at trial.

Suspicious letters put county sheriffs on high alert

OSP questions, releases Eugene man who sent suspicious letters

A 34-year-old Eugene man questioned by Oregon State Police as a "person of interest" in suspicious letters mailed to two-dozen Oregon county sheriff's offices has been released after authorities determined the letters were not dangerous and he did not appear to be violent or dangerous.

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