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Salem-News.com (May-05-2015 23:30:00)

South Salem High School Science Teacher Arrested for Classroom Experiment

The arrest was as much a shock to students as to the teacher.

(SALEM, Ore.) - South Salem High School A teacher from South Salem High School was arrested at the school Tuesday afternoon.

Sam Dufner is a science teacher, he was arrested on two counts of first degree criminal mistreatment involving students, according to Lt. Steve Birr of Salem Police.

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Salem-News.com (May-05-2015 22:36:00)

One Man Injured in Shooting at Cinco de Mayo Festival in Downtown Portland

It does not appear that the shooting is related to the event.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - police line The 19-year-old male victim was involved in a dispute with the suspect before the shooting, which occurred along the seawall, just North of the Morrison Bridge.

Investigators have now identified a 20-year-old male detained at the Rose Quarter Transit Station as the suspect in the shooting. He was arrested and transported away from the scene as the investigation continues.

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Salem-News.com (May-05-2015 20:46:00)

Oregon Coast Celebrates International Migratory Bird Day 2015

Restore Habitat, Restore Birds on the Oregon Coast

(NEWPORT, Ore.) - Migratory Bird Day On Saturday, May 9, Lincoln County will celebrate “Restore Habitat, Restore Birds” as part of International Migratory Bird Day.

International Migratory Bird Day is a global campaign to inspire people of all ages to get outdoors, learn about birds, and take part in their conservation.

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Salem-News.com (May-05-2015 20:35:00)

Judaism versus Jewish Identity Politics: Religion versus Tribalism

Witness historic dialogue between ultra orthodox Rabbi Yaakov Shapiro and Gilad Atzmon, starting May 6th.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Gilad Atzmon Two prominent thinkers, the ultra orthodox Rabbi vs. philosopher, Jazz artist and ex-Jew, meeting to discuss hard questions about Judaism, Jewish politics and the meaning of Jewishness.

This unique gathering, the first of its kind, promises to help you unravel the tangled web of secular Jewish politics, right and left.

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Salem-News.com (May-05-2015 18:35:00)

Documentary Film, The War Around Us Showing May 14 in Eugene

May 15 is observed as an annual day of mourning by Palestinians worldwide, a commemoration of the Nakba, the 1948 ethnic cleansing of 3/4 million Palestinians.

(EUGENE, Ore.) - The War Around Us In solidarity with the annual observance the Nakba, Al Nakba Awareness Project will show the film, "The War Around Us" in Eugene, Oregon on May 14th.

Filmed during Operation Cast Lead in Gaza in 2008-09, the Al Jazeera reporters who assembled this footage were the only journalists there to witness and record the facts for the world.

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Salem-News.com (May-03-2015 03:15:00)

Dr. Phil Leveque, WWII Hero and Pot Doc Has Died

Doc Leveque was the greatest part of the Greatest Generation.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Bonnie King and Dr. Phil Leveque It is with great sadness that I share this news. Our doctor, friend, teacher, and mentor 92-year old Phil Leveque passed away Saturday afternoon, peacefully with his family aside him.

His great niece described him as “The Most Awesome, Intelligent, Funny, Open-minded, Game Changing, Great Uncle, Dr. Phil Leveque”, and that about covers it. He did change the game.

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Salem-News.com (Apr-30-2015 23:11:00)

16th Annual Global Cannabis March & Rally Saturday in Portland

Representative Lew Frederick To Give Keynote Speech

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - Anna Diaz On Saturday, May 2, nearly 300 cities worldwide, including Portland, will participate in the 16th annual Global Cannabis March. Portland participants will gather in Pioneer Courthouse Square for a rally that begins at 11:00am, with a scheduled cannabis freedom march beginning at 4pm through downtown Portland, accompanied by a police escort.

Musicians Mack & Dub and the Smokin' Section, The Sindicate, Mad Dabber, Bad Habitat and Pass Margo have joined the lineup for the rally as well as many guest speakers and non-profit organization booths.

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Salem-News.com (Apr-30-2015 16:10:00)

Cyber Threats & Hacking Are A Concern For US Companies

Many companies are naive regarding sophisticated hacking.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Salem-News.com Corporate cyber crime has become a commonplace in the US business industry. Last year saw a deluge of hacking attacks at banks, insurance companies and retailers.

According to one estimate, the attack at Sony Pictures forced a major company to abandon an $80 million dollar project, and ended up costing Sony around $150 million - $300 million.

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Salem-News.com (Apr-28-2015 11:40:00)

Fatal Longboard Accident Claims WSHS Senior

Counselors are on hand to help grieving students and staff.

(SALEM, Ore.) - fatal crash The police investigation determined that 18-year old Joshua Robertson was riding down Eagle Crest Road NW, traveling southbound. He lost control on a corner and fell backwards, striking his head. Joshua was not wearing a helmet or other protective equipment.

The West Salem HS Senior was transported to the Salem Hospital where he was later pronounced deceased around 2:10 p.m.

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Salem-News.com (Apr-24-2015 15:12:00)

Missing Airplane Found Crashed on Mt Tom in Linn County

The crash site is in heavily wooded, rough terrain.

(LINN COUNTY, Ore.) - crashed plane Since learning of a missing airplane from the Creswell Airport on Wednesday, Search and Rescue members have been searching the Mt. Tom area due to the planes last known radar contact.

Today, at about 1 p.m. a helicopter from the Oregon Army National Guard spotted a crashed plane. Upon relaying their coordinates to Linn County Search and Rescue ground support, SAR members found the airplane. One deceased body was found in the wreckage.

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