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Salem-News.com (Aug-30-2016 12:00:00)

Hostile Takeover of a Longtime Cannabis Icon

“They haven’t paid me a penny, but they’ve taken everything I’ve owned in my whole life.” - Paul Stanford

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - Paul Stanford Paul Stanford was fired June 10th. BLINDSIDED, he would say. He received a certified letter from S.M.A.A.R.T., the corporation he owns a majority of, telling him he was out.

Instantly, Stanford’s share in his own company was reduced to as low as 3%. According to Stanford’s attorney, the issuance of an additional 23 million shares is a deliberate attempt, done in bad faith, to dilute Stanford’s shares in S.M.A.A.R.T.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-29-2016 21:22:00)

Kudos to Colin Kaepernick

Don't professional athletes have a greater responsibility than just to themselves?

(SAN FRANCISCO) - Colin Kaepernick Kaepernick’s protest is reminiscent of Tommie Smith and John Carlos, two black-American sprinters standing on the medal podium with heads bowed and fists raised at the Mexico City Olympic Games in 1968.

Their protest was not only one of the most memorable moments in Olympic history but was also a milestone in America’s civil rights movement.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-29-2016 13:57:00)

Cannabis Crusader Turned Grifter Finally Will Answer In Court

NORML Acting Director will have a chance to clear his name and could get a million dollar judgment against Oregon’s “mastermind” activist, Travis Maurer.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - Travis Mauer Once lauded by Newsweek as the “crusader” for ending cannabis prohibition, the now disgraced Maurer already has judgments decided against him in recent months.

Randy Quast, who is currently the acting Director of NORML and is temporarily residing in Washington D.C. to fulfill those responsibilities, filed the lawsuit in January claiming Travis Maurer, and his wife, defrauded him out of around $850,000.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-29-2016 12:36:00)

Lafayette Man Killed and Three Injured in Head on Crash

Contributing factors are still under investigation.

(LAFAYETTE, Ore.) - fatal ax One man was killed and three others injured about 2:40 am, early Sunday morning. The two vehicle crash happened on Highway 99W at milepost 31.5, near Lafayette.

Preliminary investigation revealed a 1997 Toyota Camry was traveling southbound Highway 99W when it crossed the centerline and collided head-on with a northbound 2008 Chevrolet Trailblazer.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-24-2016 23:41:00)

Sex Crimes Detectives Arrest 39-Year-Old for Abusing a Child, Possessing Child Porn

Detectives are concerned that Chandler may have victimized other children.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - Ronald Nelson Chandler Portland Police Bureau Sex Crimes Unit detectives arrested a 39-year-old man Wednesday after an investigation into reported child sexual abuse and possession of child pornography.

Ronald Nelson Chandler was arrested on charges of Unlawful Sexual Penetration in the First Degree, Sex Abuse in the First Degree and six counts of Encouraging Child Sex Abuse in the First Degree.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-24-2016 22:57:00)

Polk County Grand Jury Finds Officer Involved Shooting Justified

Joshua Bolster's death has been a controversial subject since it happened.

(DALLAS, Ore.) - Joshua Anthony Bolster Today a Polk County Grand Jury unanimously found that Polk County Sheriff's Deputy Casey Gibson was justified in using deadly force when he shot and killed 29-year old Joshua Anthony Bolster on the evening of July 5, 2016.

At approximately 9:18 p.m. that fateful night, Monmouth Police Department officers responded to a complaint from a citizen that a man, later determined to be Joshua Anthony Bolster, had threatened him with a knife that same evening.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-24-2016 14:56:00)

Award-Winning Musical Biography of Beatles Returns to Salem Stage

Musical retelling of Beatles story through the eyes of manager Brian Epstein featuring the live music of renowned tribute band Abbey Road at the Historic Elsinore Theatre.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Beatles tribute Listening to songs like “Penny Lane” or “I Want To Hold Your Hand” from this tribute band is almost like listening to the original icons themselves.

While the great repertoire of songs bind this musical together, the audience also gets the opportunity to relive the most important moments of The Beatles’ epic legacy, which spans the entire 1960s period. The actors that portray the band members connect with the crowd through their lovable sense of humors and cheeky banter.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-23-2016 23:30:00)

We`ve Always Occupied the Prairie and We`re Not Going Anywhere

Stand with Standing Rock and Stop the Billionaire's Water Grab

(CANONBALL RIVER, ND) - Standing Rock In Occupying the Prairie: Tensions Rise as Tribes Move to Block a Pipeline by Jack Healy, New York Times, Aug. 23, 2016 we see and hear about Indians in paint on horseback, in "procession" out of their "tepee-dotted camp." Who writes like that?

While the almost 500 Nations of our indigenous brothers and sisters (over 80 are represented in the Sacred Stones Camp) are proud of the heritage of our peoples, it's important to keep the focus on today and why we are here.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-23-2016 23:16:00)

Alleged Child Abuser Apprehended After 23 Years on the Run

After learning the news, one victim said, “This is the best day of my life.”

(BOSTON, Mass.) - John Hartin In 1993, Boston-area resident John Hartin was 23 years old when he befriended two young boys—ages 6 and 9—and allegedly raped them.

One of the victims eventually told a family member about the abuse, which led to an investigation and Hartin being charged in Massachusetts with five counts of rape of a child.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-23-2016 14:08:00)

Dallas Man Sent to Prison for Selling Pot to Minors

Selling to minors in the high school parking lot.

(DALLAS, Ore.) - Morgan Keith Haney 26-year old Morgan Keith Haney, of Dallas, pled guilty today in Polk County Circuit Court to Unlawful Delivery of Marijuana to a Minor and Unlawful Delivery of Marijuana Within 1000 Feet of a School.

He also pled no-contest to Possession of a Schedule 1 Controlled Substance, Felon in Possession of a Firearm, and Felon in Possession of a Restricted Weapon.

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