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Salem-News.com (Feb-16-2019 01:46)

Oregon Wildlife Center Makes National News With Unusual Gift Idea

"Ex's" find their names assigned to salmon and eaten by bears.

(SALEM, Ore.) - wildlife images In honor of Valentine’s Day, Wildlife Images came up with a highly original idea to get some extra donation money from the public, and have some fun doing it.

Specifically, they invited spurned, jilted or otherwise unlucky-in-love individuals to have salmon named after their ex-partners, and then fed to the Center’s two brown bears, Kodi and Yak.

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Salem-News.com (Feb-07-2019 21:59)

Salem Cop One of The Mac Men Arrested for Burglary

Two men, including an off-duty Salem Police officer, have been charged with multiple felonies.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - Thayres and Cardenas Cardenas is charged with two counts of aggravated theft in the first degree, four counts of burglary in the second degree and one count of unlawful possession of methamphetamine.

Thayres is charged with one count of theft in the first degree and one count of unlawful possession of methamphetamine. Seth Thayres is a police officer with the City of Salem, and has been for six years.

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Salem-News.com (Feb-07-2019 14:39)

DIY: From Home Brewing to Home Steeping

An astonishing one in 20 Americans has picked up vaping.

(SALEM, Ore.) - DIY vape juice If you are thinking about making the switch from smoking to vaping, you should definitely consider the advantages of making your own e-juice. It can save you money, and it's much easier than a lot of people think.

If you're a drinker, you may want to consider brewing your own beer, as well. Did you know it's completely legal in all 50 U.S. states to brew beer from the comfort of your own home?

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

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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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