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Local 911 calls from fatal Twisp wildfire: 'Send somebody fast' (New) 911 calls from fatal Twisp wildfire: 'Send somebody fast' (Photo Gallery) (Audio)
Homeowners frantically asked for help as a swiftly moving wildfire headed toward their houses, 911 audio calls show, and dispatchers tried to clear up confusion over injured firefighters from a blaze in Washington state that ultimately killed three firefighters.

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Local (New) 911 calls from fatal Twisp wildfire: 'Send somebody fast' (Photo Gallery) (Audio)
Homeowners frantically asked for help as a swiftly moving wildfire headed toward their houses, 911 audio calls show, and dispatchers tried to clear up confusion over injured firefighters from a blaze in Washington state that ultimately killed three firefighters.
Local Firefighters prepare for windy weather at Canyon Creek Complex
The Grant County Sheriff's Department ordered people living in the Upper Pine Creek and Upper Dog Creek areas to evacuate because of the wildfire that has already destroyed dozens of homes near John Day.

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YouNews Fishing Time! Fishing Time!
Charlie Tonges, age 12, went fishing today with his grandpa, dad and brother. They fished out of Garabaldi, in the ocean.

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National & World (New) Former student at elite prep school cleared of rape; guilty of lesser sex offenses
A graduate of an exclusive New England prep school was cleared of rape but convicted Friday of lesser sex offenses against a 15-year-old freshman girl in a case that exposed a tradition in which seniors competed to see how many younger students they could have sex with.

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Sports The summer of 'Meyers Legend' (New) The summer of 'Meyers Legend' (Video)
Trail Blazers Meyers Leonard, or “Meyers Legend,” as many fans call him, has a new role after the LaMarcus Aldridge trade and it’s all part of a busy summer for Portland’s 23-year-old star on the rise.

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Home Thousands of bats take over school gym Thousands of bats take over school gym (Video)
Halloween is weeks away, but you wouldn't know it at an elementary school in Missouri. Bats -- thousands of bats -- are haunting the attic in the school gym. Kadee Brosseau reports the problem is so bad, students have to take P.E. somewhere else.

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Politics Clinton likens GOP's views on women to those of terrorists Clinton likens GOP's views on women to those of terrorists
Hillary Rodham Clinton on Thursday drew parallels between terrorist organizations and the field of Republican candidates for president when it comes to their views on women, telling an Ohio audience her potential GOP rivals were pushing "out-of-date" policies.
Politics Trump proposals risk deepening GOP rift on immigration Trump proposals risk deepening GOP rift on immigration
Donald Trump has exposed anew the deep rift inside the Republican Party on immigration, a break between its past and the country's future the party itself has said it must bridge if the GOP ever hopes to win back the White House.

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Technology What's in a billion? Facebook users hit milestone in 1 day
You, your mom, your grandma and elementary school buddy Lawrence might have been some of the billion people who logged in to Facebook on Monday — the first time that has happened in a single day. That's right, one billion people, or one-seventh of the Earth's population.
Technology Pentagon funding new high-tech venture
Defense Secretary Ash Carter will announce Friday that the Pentagon is funding a new venture to develop cutting-edge electronics and sensors that can flex and stretch and could be built into clothing or the skins of ships and aircraft.
Technology Angry Birds maker Rovio plans layoffs in restructuring
Popular mobile games maker Rovio Entertainment said Wednesday it plans to lay off up to 260 people, or about a third of its workforce, because the company took on "too many things" during the past few years.

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Politics Fox News chief: Donald Trump owes Megyn Kelly an apology
Fox News chief Roger Ailes said Tuesday that Donald Trump owes the network's Megyn Kelly an apology for an unprovoked Twitter attack that "is as unacceptable as it is disturbing," but Trump isn't backing down.
Politics Official: Oregon hemp industry not what was envisioned
A state agriculture official said Tuesday that Oregon's hemp industry is not turning out the way lawmakers envisioned, so the department will recommend changes to the law regulating how it is grown.
Politics Audit criticizes security at Oregon's state data center
Oregon technology managers never resolved known security vulnerabilities at a state data warehouse that stores a trove of sensitive information about Oregonians, state auditors concluded in a report released Tuesday.

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Business The US economy's second quarter went from solid to stellar
The U.S. economy staged a far bigger rebound last quarter than first thought, outpacing the rest of the developed world and bolstering confidence that it will remain sturdy in coming months despite global headwinds.

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