May 28, 2016
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Salem-News.com (May-27-2016 13:33:00)
Remarks by President Obama and Prime Minister Abe of Japan at Hiroshima Peace MemorialSalem-News.com
"The memory of the morning of August 6th, 1945 must never fade. That memory allows us to fight complacency. It fuels our moral imagination. It allows us to change." ~President Barack Obama
(HIROSHIMA, Japan) -
Seventy-one years ago, on a bright, cloudless morning, death fell from the sky and the world was changed. A flash of light and a wall of fire destroyed a city and demonstrated that mankind possessed the means to destroy itself.
Salem-News.com (May-26-2016 16:20:00)
Still Wavy after All These Years
Michael Donnelly, Special to Salem-News.com
The tied arch bridge design is expected to be a beautiful addition to the Salem skyscape.
(SALEM, Ore.) -
Early Monday morning, while most of the city was sleeping, one of two signature arches for the Peter Courtney Minto Island Bridge arrived in Downtown Salem.
The white arches, which are made from 1-inch thick steel and are 30-inches in diameter, will soon decorate Salem's Downtown Riverfront skyline.
Fatal Crash on Highway 26 North of Banks
(SALEM, Ore.) -
There was a two vehicle crash on Highway 26 near milepost 49 (north of Banks) early Monday morning, about 6:44, resulting in one fatality.
The Chevrolet collided head-on with an eastbound 1993 Peterbilt commercial motor truck towing a trailer loaded with logs.
EPA downplays RDX toxicity, pleasing the DOD and putting us in peril
(SALEM, Ore.) -
RDX is an explosive which is more powerful than TNT. RDX is not something that available from your local hardware store, but has been used by both the military and terrorists to kill people.
It saw wide use in World War II. RDX is also known as Research Department Formula X, cyclonite, hexogen (particularly in German and German-influenced languages), and T4. RDX is still the base for many common military exposures, including C-4, which is 91% RDX.
"Violence is simply unacceptable in modern Africa."~ President John V Karuranga, (RPP)
Fellow Rwandans and Friends of Rwanda, May 21, the Rwanda People’s Party (RPP) celebrated its six-year anniversary. On my own behalf and on behalf my party, the Rwanda People’s Party, (RPP), we take this opportunity to thank those committed and patriotic men and women that have been behind us for the past 6 years, despite the many challenges and the many circumstances that we have continued to operate in.
The RPP supported the removal of presidential term limits, because the party believes, that there is no link between democracy,governance and term limits.
Two others were transported with non-life threatening injuries.
(MADRAS, Ore.) -
While waiting to make a left turn, an unknown vehicle that had also been traveling northbound on Highway 97 almost rear-ended the Pontiac but passed it on the right shoulder.
Another northbound vehicle, a 2015 Ford van, could not avoid the Pontiac and rear-ended it at highway speeds. This impact forced the Pontiac into the southbound lane of travel where it collided with a southbound 2008 Honda Accord.