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Salem-News.com (November 28,2014 20:45)

Follow The Sand To The Real Fracking Boom

The frac sand business is a huge element of the US oil boom but one that very few investors know anything about.

(LONDON / Oilprice.com) -frac sandWhen it takes up to four million pounds of sand to frack a single well, it’s no wonder that demand is outpacing supply and frack sand producers are becoming the biggest behind-the-scenes beneficiaries of the American oil and gas boom.

Demand is exploding for “frac sand”--a durable, high-purity quartz sand used to help produce petroleum fluids and prop up man-made fractures in shale rock formations through which oil and gas flows—turning this segment into the top driver of value in the shale revolution.

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Salem-News.com (November 27,2014 22:35)

24th Annual Humboldt Harvest Party Hemp Fest a Successful 3-Day Event!

For all those that wish they'd made it to Humboldt....enjoy!

(HUMBOLDT, Calif.) -Humbolt festivalThis year marked the 24th Annual Celebration of Cannabis and all things "Hemp" at the Mateel Center in Redway, California which ran November 14th, 15th, & 16th, 2014. This reporter has personally attended this event for more than 13 steady years and I HIGHLY recommend all consider attending future of these festivals!

The event featured various artists, vendors, speakers, and performers and a glorious time is reported to have been had by all in attendance as all turned out to exploration of cannabis-related issues, products and culture.

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Salem-News.com (November 27,2014 21:53)

OSP F&W Troopers in Bend - Arrest Suspect in Trophy Mule Deer Kill

The illegal harvest of deer is taken very seriously.

(BEND, Ore.) -mule deerOn November 24, 2014, Oregon State Police (OSP) Fish & Wildlife troopers in Central Oregon received information about a trophy class, 205" mule deer, killed the day prior under suspicious circumstances in the Metolius Wildlife Management Unit.

Members of the team began an investigation and as the investigation unfolded the hunter who shot the animal was contacted and ultimately provided a full confession to the illegal harvest of the buck deer.

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Salem-News.com (November 27,2014 21:28)

Sweet Home Man Dies While Trimming a Tree

The victim fell from a fir tree, approximately 52 feet off the ground.

(SWEET HOME, Ore.) -Sweet Home, OregonLinn County Sheriff Bruce Riley reports his deputies are investigating the death of a Sweet Home man that fell while trimming a tree.

Today at 10:21 a.m. deputies responded to R & L Excavating on Crescent Hill Road in Sweet Home, after being notified by Sweet Home Fire of a fatal tree-trimming accident.

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Salem-News.com (November 21,2014 22:49)

Announcement of New Technology Which Solves Problem Millions Fear Everyday

Two brilliant young entrepreneurs embark on aggressive Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign

(SWITZERLAND / USA) -petTracer promotionAfter years of development, Alan Elleberger and Glaudio Gloor co-founders of petTracer Ag have developed the world’s first and only ultra-light GPS cat collar which solves the fear cat owners all over the globe share – the loss of their beloved animal - and are ready to release it to the world just in time for Christmas by launching an aggressive, yet doable Indiegogo campaign.

One million dollars investment, several years of time and extensive research have resulted in the solution cat lovers have longed for.

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Salem-News.com (November 11,2014 00:28)

Bob Rappaport, MD, Division Director of Anesthesia, Analgesia and Addiction Products at FDA Retires

What if the head of the division of the FDA responsible for opioids being approved is not a "watch dog" to the American people, but rather is a "lap dog" to the pharmaceutical industry?

(MYRTLE BEACH, SC) -FDA drug applicationsOne of Dr. Rappaport's biggest contributions to the American people before the FDA announced his retirement was an opioid called Zohydro ER.

Zohydro ER will be the first hydrocodone-only opioid in doses of 5 to 10 times more heroin-like narcotic than Vicodin.

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Salem-News.com (November 10,2014 22:30)

U.S. Dept of Justice Targets Dozens of Dark Market Sites in Global Enforcement Action

Largest law enforcement action against criminal websites on the “Tor” network, ever.

(WASHINGTON D.C.) -dark market websitesFederal law enforcement has taken action against over 400 Tor hidden service .onion addresses, including dozens of “dark market” websites, that were offering a range of illegal goods and services for sale on the “Tor” network, a special network of computers on the Internet designed to conceal the locations of individuals using it.

The website addresses and computer servers hosting these websites were seized yesterday as part of a coordinated international law enforcement action.

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Salem-News.com (November 06,2014 16:40)

Is Oregon Finally Out Of Sex Trafficking Hotseat?

A New Study by Shared Hope International Shows Oregon’s Efforts May be Paying Off

(WASHINGTON D.C.) -Oregon report cardPortland is believed to have the highest rate of strip clubs per capita and has been dubbed “Pornland,” but a new study by Shared Hope International shows Oregon’s effort to crack down on trafficking may be paying off.

According to the Protected Innocence Challenge, a report on the sufficiency of state laws relating to domestic minor sex trafficking in the U.S., Oregon raised its grade from a “D” to a “B” in 2013 with continuing efforts to strengthen state laws. Watch the release of the state grades.

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Salem-News.com (November 06,2014 15:36)

Northwest Youth Corps Joins National Effort to Put Young Adults to Work

NYC is offering a program called the Community Conservation Corps for young adults between the ages of 18-24 years old who are out of school and unemployed.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) -NorthWestYouthCorpsNorthwest Youth Corps (NYC) is accepting applications for the Community Conservation Corps (CCC) as part of the Opportunity Youth Service Initiative, a nationwide program offering AmeriCorps service positions to youth and young adults nationwide.

The CCC program integrates team-based work projects, education, and professional trainings into a program that stresses leadership growth and the development of conservation work skills.

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