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Salem-News.com (Feb-07-2019 00:35:00)

Jim Crow Jumps Into The Game

History in blackface slaps the present moment awake.

(SALEM / PeaceVoice) - Ralph Northam What? The governor put that picture on his yearbook page? In 1984? The wave of outrage, the demand for his resignation — from Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s own party, the Democrats — can’t be dismissed with a shrug and an apology.

His career may be over, thanks not simply to an act of youthful stupidity but to the context that made it possible: good old American racism.

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Salem-News.com (Feb-06-2019 20:32:00)

Snow West of the Cascades Starting Thursday Night

Temperatures will be cold enough for snow to stick.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - oregon snow The next possibility for low elevation snow will be on Thursday night into Friday morning. A band of light precipitation is expected to develop over the region during this time, which will likely result in some snow flurries with little to no accumulation for many locations.

A cold air mass will remain over the Pacific Northwest through the weekend, and potentially much of next week as well. This will likely result in additional chances for low elevation snowfall.

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Salem-News.com (Feb-06-2019 17:33:00)

Kentucky, Your Drug Epidemic Has a Name and a Face: Meet Jon

Jon is not a statistic; he is a victim of failed justice.

(MYRTLE BEACH, SC) - Jon KY By way of introduction: Kentucky, this was Jon. He was a son, a father and a brother. He was loved by family and friends.

On July 27, 2018 Jon died in a drug ravaged town in Butler County, Kentucky where the words "empowerment", "prevention", "education" and "treatment" are not used. Jon died of a drug overdose.

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Salem-News.com (Feb-06-2019 16:30:00)

Of Introspect and Retrospect

Words from one who knows may shine a light on how to cope.

(SALEM, Ore.) - country road At the venerable age of 77, looking back occasionally is natural. After the expected death of my longtime spouse Carmela from dementia, the meaning of life itself came into sharp focus.

Yes indeed! Life is replete with lots of change and challenge. There is both setback and comeback. The serendipity factor spreads its omnipresent influence.

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Salem-News.com (Feb-06-2019 12:47:00)

Carlton Man Suspected Serial Sexual Predator

Bail is $2.5 million for 32 felony counts, nearly all sex crimes.

(YAMHILL COUNTY, Ore.) - Robert Koester 52-year old Robert Koester's residence and outbuildings were used as photography studios, in the 16000 block of NW Meadowlake Road in rural Carlton.

Koester, who has also used the names “Bert Kay”, “Rhake Winter” and “Qitooly”, was arrested by the Carlsbad Police Department on November 13, 2018 on sex related crimes under California criminal code.

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Salem-News.com (Feb-06-2019 11:59:00)

The Game of Cricket: Then and Now

Cricket has found its way around the globe via the Internet.

(SALEM, Ore.) - cricket Cricket is an exciting game that continues to wow fans across the world. The striking thing about this sport is that there are many blank spaces in its history.

For one, people cannot tell when it began, and a question as to the same will afford you answers such as ‘somewhere in the dark ages.’

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Salem-News.com (Feb-06-2019 02:07:00)

Fair Trial: Asia Bibi Not Guilty of Blasphemy

The US has conveyed concerns about Christian persecution in Pakistan, while Pakistan simply denies it.

(ISLAMABAD) - Asia Bibi The Supreme Court of Pakistan finally set aside a review petition of a Christian woman, Asia Bibi, accused of blasphemy, after she spent more than 8 years in prison, in solitary confinement.

The decision is being warmly welcomed by human rights activists in the local and international community. The judgement is unclear, however, regarding what action will be taken against those who falsely accused her of blasphemy and gave false testimonies to mislead the court and public.

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Salem-News.com (Feb-05-2019 14:28:00)

Oregon Woman Not Held Responsible For Daughters Death

Weathers was sentenced as a first-time offender on the charge of DUII

(McMINNVILLE, Ore.) - Jennifer Weathers According to officials, when Weathers left the wedding, she had her adult daughter and pre-school aged granddaughter in the vehicle. During the drive, she argued with her daughter, who ultimately "fell or jumped" from the vehicle, and was killed.

Although the DUII charge stemmed from her actions that night, there were no applicable Oregon criminal statutes to the death itself.

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Salem-News.com (Feb-02-2019 02:07:00)

Trump Insults His Intelligence Chiefs

“Intelligence has never played a role in Donald Trump’s life” -Sarah Huckabee Sanders

(SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) - Worldwide Threat Assessment The Assessment found that Trump's trade policies and “unilateralism” and “America First” approach have strained traditional alliances and prompted foreign partners to seek new relationships.

Trump ridiculed the intelligence chiefs’ Assessment as "extremely passive and naive” and that “[P]erhaps Intelligence should go back to school.”

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Salem-News.com (Feb-02-2019 00:26:00)

$6.7 Million Bail for Corvallis Man Charged with Multiple Sex Crimes

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Greg Kantola at 541-766-6781

(CORVALLIS, Ore. ) - Edd Lahar The investigation began on January 30th, 2019, when information was brought forth to the Police Department that Lahar had sexually explicit images involving a child on a cell phone.

During the investigation, which included serving a search warrant at Lahar’s residence, additional evidence uncovered numerous incidents of sex crimes against Lahar’s infant female child.

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