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  • Gus Van Sant, Joaquin Phoenix reunite with ‘Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot’

    Gus Van Sant already has carved his own place in film history, but there's one aspect of his distinguished career that no other feature film director can claim: He is the only one to direct both Joaquin Phoenix and his brother, the late River Phoenix. Van Sant coaxed River Phoenix into his bravest and most complete performance in "My Own Private Idaho," a 1991 film about street hustlers that co-starred Keanu Reeves. River's career seemed to have no limit, but in 1993 he died at...

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  • 'We were both in disbelief,' couple says of finding woman at bottom of cliff

    A California couple described finding a car-crash victim who survived seven days at the bottom of an oceanside cliff.

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  • NBA free-agent bargains found — and those still out there

    Even after roughly $1.5 billion in contracts were finalized during the first two weeks of free agency, there is still plenty of shopping for NBA teams to do over the coming weeks. Most of it will be for bargains. The biggest deals of the NBA summer - like Chris Paul, Paul George and LeBron James getting contracts that will pay them a combined $450 million over the next four years - almost certainly are done. A blockbuster trade involving San Antonio's Kawhi...

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  • Dry weather, lightning igniting wildfires across the West

    Hot weather moving into California and parts of western Rockies on Monday and the next several days -- with temperatures soaring into the 100s -- will has authorities fearing more fires could start. There are 35 large uncontained wildfires burning across the western U.S. on Monday morning....

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  • Man with $45,000 in ecstasy crashes into cop car: Police

    A poorly driving alleged drug dealer's escape from police lasted just minutes on Sunday when he crashed into a Drug and Vice Division car with $45,000 in ecstasy in his possession. Police in Portland, Oregon, said they were conducting a narcotics investigation when they spotted a suspect's vehicle...

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  • Sports calendar, July 16-17

    MONDAY Baseball 5p Home Run Derby ESPN (1050)

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  • LAFC, Portland play to scoreless draw

    Before Sunday, every LAFC match featured a goal. Goalkeeper Tyler Miller did his part to change that Sunday, making highlight-reel stops as 10-man LAFC played to a scoreless draw against the Portland Timbers at Banc of California Stadium. Miller’s heroics were on display within the first five minutes,...

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  • East, West coasts both start off week with hot temperatures

    Both coasts will be dealing with 90-degree weather on Monday.

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  • Woman survives for a week after crashing car off 200-foot cliff

    An Oregon woman has a spectacular story of survival to tell after she crashed her Jeep off a cliff and survived for a week before being discovered by hikers on Friday. Andrea Hernandez, 23, was reported missing July 6 when she failed to show up at her sister's house in Southern California, police...

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  • Sports calendar, July 15-16

    SUNDAY Baseball 10a N.Y.

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  • LAFC face one of hottest MLS teams twice in four days

    Los Angeles Football Club has one of the hottest players in Major League Soccer. The Portland Timbers have one of the hottest teams. Now the two sides will put each other to the test — twice in four days. That’s the challenge LAFC faces when they host Portland at Banc of California Stadium, first...

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  • Jabari Parker agrees to $40 million, 2-year deal with Bulls

    Jabari Parker and the Chicago Bulls agreed Saturday to a two-year, $40 million contract, bringing the forward to his hometown team. Agent Mark Bartelstein confirmed the deal shortly after the Milwaukee Bucks rescinded their qualifying offer. That made Parker an unrestricted free agent, clearing the way for him to join the Bulls. Parker, 23, led Chicago's Simeon High to four state championships and starred for one season at Duke before the Bucks drafted him with...

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  • Portland, LAFC prepare for back-to-back key matches

    It's not the playoffs, but the atmosphere the next two matches for Los Angeles FC and the Portland Timbers might feel like it.That's because the Western...

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  • Missing Oregon woman survived on water from radiator at bottom of Big Sur cliff

    Angela Hernandez sat injured and dazed for seven days on a small craggy beach at the bottom of a cliff along central California's picturesque coastline, surviving on water from her wrecked Jeep's radiator, anxiously hoping someone would find her. Help came on Friday when a pair of hikers spotted the missing 23-year-old Oregon woman calling for help from the remote Monterey County beach in Big Sur after she vanished the prior Friday while driving from Portland to her sister's...

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  • Hot, dry weather takes over much of West Coast

    Some of the hottest weather so far this summer is hitting parts of the West. In the last 2 days, temperatures have been near 100 degrees in the Pacific Northwest. It was 97 degrees in Portland, Oregon, and 99 degrees in Salem, Oregon, on Thursday. This hot, dry and windy weather sparked several...

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  • Sports calendar, July 14-15

    SATURDAY Baseball 10a Toronto at Boston MLBNet ...

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  • Missing Oregon woman found alive, taken to hospital after deputies respond to Jeep over Highway 1 cliff

    The 23-year-old Oregon woman who was last seen south of Half Moon Bay last week was found injured but alive by a pair of passersby Friday night and taken to a hospital after her Jeep went over a cliff near Big Sur, officials said. A man and woman walking near Highway 1 in an unincorporated area of Monterey County found the missing woman with an injured shoulder Friday evening and called for help, said Monterey County Sheriff's Commander John Thornburg. Just...

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  • The Latest: 2 women protesting attorney general are arrested

    The Latest on Attorney General Jeff Sessions' visit to Maine (all times local): Police say two people were arrested while demonstrating during a visit by Attorney General Jeff Sessions to Portland, Maine. All told, about 200 people gathered outside offices that house the U.S. attorney's...

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  • Portland, Maine: A Great Place to Retire for Your Health

    An old city bounded by water, Portland offers a small-town feel with big-city amenities, like Maine Medical Center.

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  • US Attorney General Jeff Sessions discusses opioid crisis

    U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions put in a plug for President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee on Friday as he touted the role of law enforcement in reducing addiction and overdose deaths plaguing Maine and New England. Sessions said Brett Kavanaugh is the son of a prosecutor who...

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  • Sports calendar, July 13-15

    FRIDAY Baseball 4p N.Y.

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  • Woman who went missing off coast last seen in Monterey County

    Video footage from businesses along Highway 1 helped San Mateo County Sheriff's Office investigators determine that a missing 23-year-old Oregon woman - previously believed to have disappeared in Santa Cruz or San Mateo counties - drove as far south as Monterey County, officials said Thursday. Angela Hernandez, who was traveling down the coast from Portland to Lancaster in Southern California, drove into Monterey County on Highway 1 at about 9:30 a.m. Friday in her white 2011...

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  • 8 protesters arrested at ICE facility in Portland, Oregon

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Federal officers arrested eight protesters as tensions flared again at the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement headquarters in...

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  • Lillard dismisses notion he wants out of Portland

    The Portland Trail Blazers are the only NBA team Damian Lillard has ever played for, and he says he's not looking to change that.A comment last week by...

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