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Jennette McCurdy: I never wanted to be a teen role model

Jennette McCurdy: I never wanted to be a teen role model
This March 31, 2012 file photo shows actress Jennette McCurdy at Nickelodeon's 25th Annual Kids' Choice Awards in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jason Redmond)
Actress Jennette McCurdy has broken her silence following the cancellation of her hit kids TV show "Sam & Cat," revealing she has now left the Nickelodeon network altogether and hopes to move on with her life.

New York artist brings celebrity dolls to life

New York artist brings celebrity dolls to life
Noel Cruz, who is based in the U.S., is one of the most versatile and distinguished repaint artists in the doll community, and is most recognized for his character and celebrity based dolls. Credit: Supplied by WENN.com
Noel Cruz spends most of his life with dolls. He is a doll repaint artist, and an extraordinary one at that.

Vermont company debuts 'selfie toaster'

Vermont company debuts 'selfie toaster'
Credit: Vermont Novelty Toaster Corporation
How about a slice of selfie toast for breakfast? Followed by company logo branded toast at the office for brunch?

Lane County Fair opens Wednesday

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Ready, set, go - to the fair

Rain or shine, the annual Lane County Fair kicks off Wednesday.

Crews were working to put the finishing touches on the midway before visitors arrive.

"There's always a lot of last-minute stuff that just can't get done until Tuesday," said Rachel Bivens with the fair, "but we're all used to it, and we all love it, and we thrive on it."

Photos: Pemberton Music Fest brings big names to Northwest

Photos: Pemberton Music Fest brings big names to Northwest
About a four hour drive from Seattle, Pemberton Music Festival is nestled under tree covered mountains in Pemberton, British Columbia. After an eight year hiatus, the biggest names in music and tens of thousands of fans came out for the three day festival with acts such as Outkast, Nine Inch Nails, Frank Ocean, Snoop Dog and more. July 18-20th 2014. (Joshua Lewis / KOMO News)

About a four hour drive from Seattle, Pemberton Music Festival is nestled under tree-covered mountains in Pemberton, British Columbia. After an eight year hiatus, the biggest names in music and tens of thousands of fans came out for the three day festival with acts such as Outkast, Nine Inch Nails, Frank Ocean, Snoop Dog and more. 

Photos: Hundreds come searching for love at The Bachelor open casting call

Photos: Hundreds come searching for love at The Bachelor open casting call
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Last night Pan Pacific Hotel hosted the open casting call for The Bachelor reality TV show. Swink Style Bar was in attendance to do makeup and hair touch ups, while over 200 ladies lined the halls to meet with executive producers and be inteviewed for a spot on the show. 

Free Kitty Friday! Idaho county offers free cats

Free Kitty Friday! Idaho county offers free cats
The Canyon County Animal Shelter is offering its Free Cat Fridays promotion for cats six months old or older. All of these cats are looking for a new home. Photo by JERRY MANTER -- KBOI2.com web producer
The Canyon County, Idaho, Animal Shelter is offering its Free Cat Fridays promotion for cats six months old or older. All of these cats are looking for a new home.

Linn County Fair: 'You made me go on the Zipper'

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If the rides don't rock your world, Grand Funk Railroad plays the Linn County Fair on Saturday

People streamed in and out of the ride zone as the cries of the excited - or scared - riders filled the air Thursday.

Photos: Wiener dogs race for a chance at Emerald Downs

Photos: Wiener dogs race for a chance at Emerald Downs
Purebred Dachshunds came out to KOMO Plaza on July 10th 2014 to compete in the STAR 101.5 Wiener Dog Rally. The top two fastest dogs get to compete in the Annual Kent & Alan Wiener Dog Races, this Sunday afternoon July 13th 2014 at Emerald Downs. (Joshua Lewis / Seattle Refined)

Purebred Dachshunds came out to KOMO Plaza on July 10th 2014 to compete in the STAR 101.5 Wiener Dog Rally. The top two fastest dogs get to compete in the Annual Kent & Alan Wiener Dog Races, this Sunday afternoon July 13th 2014 at Emerald Downs.

Springfield tree carver: 'This thing is just wicked with character'

Springfield tree carver: 'This thing is just wicked with character'
Damaged by ice. Transformed by chainsaw.

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. - The snow and ice storm in February damaged Duane Malloroy's willow tree in front of his house in the 2000 block of G Street.

A Springfield Utility Board went to work removing it.

"When they got to about 18 feet of a stump," Duane recalled, "I thought of Khory." | PHOTOS