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What part of the Douglas County Fair do you look forward to the most?
  The rides.
  The food.
  The concerts.
  The 4-H Animals/ exhibits.
  The people watching.
541 News
7/31 5:30 a.m. Congressman Peter DeFazio is calling for full accountability and possible disciplinary actions at both the VA Roseburg Medical Center and at the VA Southern Oregon Rehabilitation Center in White City.
7/31 4:50 a.m. Controversy continues within the Lookingglass Rural Fire District. On Wednesday the Board of Directors sent an email to News Radio 1240 KQEN. 
7/31 4:30 a.m. The Umpqua Valley Arts Association is preparing for its annual Umpqua Plein Air event, set to take place from September 10th through the 13th.
7/30 5:00 p.m. The Interim Commissioner Advisory Committee is recommending that County Commissioners choose from among three people of the ten who applied for a position as an interim Douglas County Commissioner. 
7/30 4:20 p.m. Local fire officials say they have been seeing an increase in the number of illegal burns throughout the county in recent weeks.
541 Happenings
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Sports News
7/30 10:00 a.m. The setting was there for more fireworks, but the Doc Stewarts of Roseburg couldn't muster the late game dramatics against the Portland Barbers like they had in games last weekend at the Super Regional.
7/30 7:15 a.m. American Legion baseball state tournament action starts Wednesday in Grants Pass and Medford.
7/28 2:15 p.m. What a weekend it was for the Doc Stewarts in the Zone 4 Super Regional at Legion Field. After losing on the first day of the four team, double-elimination tournament, the Doc’s turned things around and won four straight games to earn a berth in the state tournament later this week.
7/28 1:15 p.m. Injuries are just part of the game in the NFL and when one player goes down, it typically means a lesser known player gets a chance to make his mark on the game. That seemed to be the case for former Oregon Duck and current San Francisco 49er LaMichael James.
7/27 11:00 p.m. It was another day of facing elimination for the Doc Stewarts on Sunday and once again they came through, winning two-straight games against the Canyon Crushers and clinching a berth in the state tournament.
Business News
Coca-Cola’s North America president, Sandy Douglas, oversees a relaunch of America’s No. 1 soft drink
The first Boeing commercial craft to be built outside the Seattle area is part of an effort to lower labor costs
What happened when a bunch of kids took over America’s second-largest burger chain
The short answer: Not much right away, although failing to pay creditors is never a good thing for a nation's creditworthiness
The wealthiest Americans have benefited from a surging stock market, but everyone else is still overexposed to the housing market
Country Music News
Big & Rich will release their fifth studio album, Gravity, on September 23. The project will be released on their own label, Big & Rich Records, and celebrates 10 years since the release of their debut album, Horse of a Different Color. “This is an exciting and intense time in the history of Big and [...]
If you thought the Junk Gypsies would slow down after opening the Wander Inn, you would be wrong. In fact, Amie and Jolie Sikes have been working harder than ever on their newest project, creating a home decor line for Pottery Barn Teen. In tonight's episode, the sisters take you through the entire process from [...]
New details have been released about the Doobie Brothers tribute album, Southbound, set for release on November 4. While the group remains tight-lipped on which of their dozens of hit songs will make the record, they have revealed which artists will appear on the record. Acts confirmed for the project include Brad Paisley, Blake Shelton, [...]
Emi Sunshine isn't your average 10-year-old. She is not only a singing sensation, she's an old soul. As she sips her decaf iced mocha latte and politely leaves her bedazzled iPhone sitting on the table, it's difficult to picture her playing in a sandbox or having a pillow fight. Her demeanor is cool and collected, [...]
Luke Bryan has announced his sixth annual Farm Tour. This year’s tour will kick off in Knoxville, Tenn., on October 1 and wrap October 11 in Macon, Ga. As in previous years, a portion of proceeds will go to local college scholarships for students from a farming family within the communities the tour plays. Last [...]
Entertainment News
Shigeta, who played the lead in the 1961 movie musical "Flower Drum Song" and had a small role in the first "Die Hard," was 85
See Keys' growing baby bump in the adorable photo she posted on Instagram
Production of popular CBS comedy "The Big Bang Theory" is delayed due to ongoing contract negotiations between the stars and producers. Plus, Jessica Lange has been selected as this year's recipient of the Kirk Douglas Award for Excellence in Film. Suzanne Marques reports on the day's top entertainment news in this Eye on Entertainment.
Bush tells CBS News how his "compulsive" writing streak not only freaked him out, but led to his upcoming debut solo album
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