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Salem-News.com (Aug-19-2014 01:30)

Oregon Cannabis Activist Indicted for Felony Cultivation

“I don’t understand the problem. All of the sacred sacramental plants are legally allowed to exist.” – Joy Graves, recently indicted for cultivation.

(GRANT COUNTY, Ore.) - Joy Graves Long time front-line cannabis freedom fighter Joy Graves has been indicted on the charge of "Cultivation of Marijuana within 1,000 feet of a school" which is a Class "A" felony, punishable by up to 10 years imprisonment and a $300,000 fine. She goes to court for the first time August 19, 2014.

Compared to nearly every other police action regarding marijuana in Oregon, this was an incredibly small bust, though still a feather in the cap of local law officials.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-15-2014 17:10)

Steven Hager Brings Abakus Magazine to Life at The Munchie Cup in Aspen

The cannabis “medibles” competition is a first for Aspen and Abakus, August 18-20th.

(SALEM, Ore.) - munchie cup Abakus is a brand new magazine, edited by Steven Hager. Hager is well known for his Editor position at the lone voice for so many, for so long, High Times magazine. He began at High Times magazine in 1986 and was instrumental in transforming it into the most influential magazine of its time.

There are two annual events planned under the Abakus banner, starting with the Munchie Cup August 17-20th. The second event, The Aspen Cup, will debut in February, 2015.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-15-2014 02:43)

No Justice! No Peace! Public Pleads For A Full Investigation Into The Mike Brown Shooting

Citizens fear that a "police state" has replaced the "protect and serve" model for law enforcement in the United States.

(FERGUSON, Mo. / SALEM, Or.) - opferguson The shooting death of an 18-year old man at the hands of a city police officer in Ferguson, Missouri may have rocked the core foundation of our United States. What should never happen has happened. Again.

Without police dashboard cameras equipped on Ferguson police cruisers, it comes down to the officer involved versus a dead teenager...plus, an eye witness, and perhaps some cell phone videos.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-15-2014 23:30)

Stoners Delight in the HIGH TIMES Medical Cannabis Cup

A sold out crowd enjoyed every minute under the sunny skies of Santa Rosa, California.

(SANTA ROSA, Calif.) - HTCC memorabilia The Fifteenth HIGH TIMES Medical Cannabis Cup was held at the Santa Rosa, California fairgrounds the last weekend of June, and we were there. It is the fifth time the massive two-day trade show and EXPO has been held in the San Francisco Bay Area. Each year, this event has increased in size and attendance.

HIGH TIMES Magazine has been a staple for marijuana enthusiasts since the summer of 1974, never losing its footing as the premiere “go to” publication on cannabis subjects.

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Salem-News.com (Jun-27-2014 00:35)

Marijuana Regulation Will Qualify for Oregon`s November Ballot

New Approach Oregon turned in at least 145,710 signatures today, more than enough to qualify

(SALEM, Ore.) - Anthony Johnson The New Approach Oregon campaign turned in at least 145,710 signatures today to the Oregon Secretary of State, more than enough to qualify a measure for the ballot to regulate marijuana.

That means Oregon voters in November 2014 can vote yes to regulate, legalize and tax marijuana. The campaign has finished collecting signatures. Anthony Johnson, Liz Kaufman and the campaign team turned in the signatures on a day that coincides with the 6-month anniversary of the start of regulated sales of marijuana in Colorado.

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Salem-News.com (Jun-16-2014 00:05)

The Annual World Naked Bike Ride Event Flashes through Eugene

Thousands of bicyclists around the world shed their duds to ride in the buff!

(EUGENE, Ore.) - naked bicyclists “This place is so liberal!” said a newcomer to Eugene, Oregon on Saturday afternoon. True enough under most conditions, but this was a special case. After a casual afternoon spent at the Eugene Saturday Market, Terance Walsh was leaving with us for a journey northward. Before we could get to our car, we turned when we heard some hoots and hollers which gained in decibels as a large group of oncoming bicyclists drew closer.

And what to our wondering eyes did appear? Naked people. Dozens of very naked people, riding bikes down the streets of Eugene.

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Salem-News.com (May-30-2014 03:03)

Big News: Salem-News.com News Director Announced

Salem-News.com is delighted to announce Kevin Hays as the new, returning News Director.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Kevin Hays Salem-News.com News Director Salem-News.com began ten years ago. Since the beginning, we have specialized in doing one thing and one thing only; news.

Kevin Hays was with us in 2004, and for several years as Salem-News.com was blazing the trail for New Media alongside Tim King and I. The quest continues. Kevin will lead Salem-News.com’s increased coverage of local breaking news, crime and other important events, as we continue to focus on news that affects humanity around the world. We are a venue for exposure of truth, justice and peace, which comes via journalists that are often times difficult to find. You can find your favorite “tell it like it is” writers right here, at Salem-News.

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Salem-News.com (May-18-2014 01:11)

Announcing Salem-News.com`s Revamped Leadership

The online news group shakes the dust off its boots and restructures from within.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Bonnie King Salem-News.com has been going through some big changes as of late, including staff restructuring and I would like to share some insight into what you can expect from Salem-News.com going forward.

Always, Salem-News.com remains committed to Truth, Justice & Peace, offering quality content that matters from notable writers and correspondents around the world. The most immediate change is in leadership. Tim King will no longer be serving as Executive News Editor.

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Salem-News.com (May-17-2014 14:41)

USS Liberty Survivor Interviews Architects and Engineers for 9-11 Truth Founder

"YOUR VOICE COUNTS" airs online Saturday, May 17th @ 3:06 Pacific Time, 5:06 PM Central Time, 6:06-7:00 PM Eastern Time.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Richard Gage Phil Tourney was on the ship on June 8th, 1967, that was deliberately attacked by what were supposed to be our friends and allies. Survivors were appalled at the lack of outrage then, and now, and many speak out on the subject when possible. This dialog has encouraged other truth-tellers to come forward, and Phil Tourney fields a number of different subjects in his weekly show.

Phil Tourney will be interviewing a special guest early Saturday evening, Richard Gage, AIA is the founding member of Architects & Engineers for 9/11 Truth.

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Salem-News.com (May-04-2014 02:55)

15th Annual Global Marijuana March Brings Crowds to Potland

Oregonians put one foot in front of the other to end marijuana prohibition.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - Rep. Blumenauer Nearly a thousand people of all ages and physical abilities marched through the streets of downtown Portland today for the 15th annual Global Cannabis March under cloudy skies and enduring intermittent rain.

There were musicians playing, people singing, kazoos humming. It was a colorful and entertaining time for one and all.

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Bonnie King

Salem-News.com Publisher

Email: bonnie@salem-news.com

Bonnie King`s career is unique, she is one of the few media professionals who has extensive time in four relevant areas; radio, television, newspaper and Internet. She has been with Salem-News.com since August 2004.

Her television career began in 1988, at Lincoln City, Oregon`s cable TV station, TV 10, in dual roles as News Anchor and Sales/Promotion Director. This was a natural evolution of her journalistic aspirations, since she was first "bit by the bug" while serving as Editor in Chief of her high school yearbook for two years. She graduated from Bassist College in Portland, Oregon in 1986.

Bonnie has interviewed legends like Aaron Spelling, Hugh Miles and Peter Frampton; Nadia Komenich, the feisty Judge Mills Lane, and the stars from CHARMED, FELICITY, ROSWELL, 7TH HEAVEN and BUFFY the VAMPIRE SLAYER. She has interviewed Oregon`s governors and congressmen, and she was part of the award-winning NBC news crew that first spoke to Evander Holyfield the night of the notorious Tyson ear-biting incident.

Her first full length documentary, `Fallen Fortress at Cape Lookout` aired on Oregon Public Broadcasting in 1993, for which she was the Producer. She is presently working on two Oregon based historical documentaries, and is an integral force in civil and human rights causes.

Bonnie has served in a number of positions in the broadcast industry; TV Production Manager at KVWB (Las Vegas WB) and Producer/Director for the TV series "Hot Wheels in Las Vegas" (2 seasons); TV Promotion Director for KYMA (NBC), and KFBT (Ind.); Asst. Marketing Director (SUPERSHOPPER MAGAZINE); Director/Co-Host (Coast Entertainment Show); Promotion Director (KBCH/KCRF Radio); and, Newspapers In Education/Circulation Sales Manager (STATESMAN JOURNAL NEWSPAPER).

Bonnie has a depth of understanding that reaches further than just behind the scenes, and that thoroughness of her nature is demonstrated in the perseverance to correctly present each story with the wit and wisdom necessary to compel and captivate viewers.

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