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Salem-News.com (December 16, 2014 22:52)

Silicon Forest: Oregon's Untapped High Tech Gold Mine

A rising middle class in emerging markets is eager to import high tech products.

(SALEM, Ore.) - silicon forestOregon is known for many things: It has more ghost towns than anywhere else in the United States; Hell's Canyon is the deepest river on the continent; the Columbia River gorge offers the best windsurfing in the world; and Seaside Aquarium was the first place in the world where harbor seals were bred in captivity.

However, few people know that during the gold rush, the biggest reserves were found in 1958 at Sharp’s Creek in the Bohemia Mining District nestled in the Cascade Mountains.

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Salem-News.com (December 13, 2014 23:02)

Heisman Trophy Goes to UO Quarterback Marcus Mariota

Mariota is the first ever Heisman Winner from the University of Oregon

(GoDucks.com / NEW YORK) - Marcus MariotaThe most celebrated individual season in Oregon football history received an historic exclamation point Saturday, as junior quarterback Marcus Mariota was awarded the Heisman Trophy for the 2014 college football season.

Mariota became the first Heisman winner in UO history, and the first from the Pacific Northwest since Terry Baker of Oregon State in 1962.

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Salem-News.com (December 10, 2014 23:35)

Marijuana Legalization Questions Answered by Dr. Phil Leveque

A high school student interviews Dr. Leveque about his experience with marijuana/cannabis and legalization.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - oregon marijuanaDear Dr. Leveque,
I am a sophomore at Lee's Summit North High School. I have contacted you today because we need to "interview" someone over our topic (my topic being the legalization of medicinal Marijuana) and my first choice was to talk to you.


The best way to start is at the beginning, so here is some background on Dr. Leveque, direct from the source.

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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 (December 03, 2014 04:20)

13 Little Pot Plants May Set Religious Sacrament Standard for Oregon

This milestone cannabis case continues Thursday, December the 4th, at 3:45 at the Grant county courthouse in Canyon City, Oregon for defendants of the ONAC KM Sanctuary Garden Raid. The public is invited to attend.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Joy Graves and Flaming Eagle“This case will liberate Cannabis Indica and Cannabis Ruderalis from prosecution once-and-for-all as they are not federally controlled substances. It will also ensure our civil rights, liberties and freedoms regarding Mother Earth's healing sacraments for all native born American peoples - hopefully even beyond those borders as well,” said Joy Graves, Sachem Healer of the Oklevueha Native American Church.

For authorities, it seems the question is whether the newly planted garden was medicinal, sacramental or simply another run-of-the-mill illegal marijuana grow.

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Salem-News.com (December 08, 2014 02:20)Video

Learn to Cope Carries a Lighted Candle of Hope in Massachusetts

First parent organization in the country that are also NARCAN trainers (used for acute opioid overdosage).

(MYRTLE BEACH, SC) - Learn to CopeTen years ago, Joanne Peterson founded an organization called Learn to Cope to help families deal with the prescription drug/heroin health crisis in Massachusetts.

Learn to Cope is solely peer to peer education, support, resources and providing hope for families thinking hope was no longer an option to them.

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Salem-News.com (December 09, 2014 13:50)

Mavi Marmara Trial Continues in 2015

The next hearing is March 11-12, 2015, and many victims and witnesses will be called.

(Istanbul, TR) - Salem-News.comThe hearing on the Mavi Marmara attack - in which 10 Turkish citizens were killed by Israeli soldiers while taking humanitarian aid to Gaza - continued in the 7th criminal court in Istanbul today, on 9 Dec 2014 Tuesday.

During the 7th hearing, the court heard the testimonies of IHH’s Board Member Att. Gulden Sonmez, Turkish activist Mehmet Yıldırım, British activist Laura Stuart and Palestinian activist Ahsan Shamruk who was wounded on the head during the Israeli attack.

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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 25, 2014 05:20)

Joshua Cavett is Guilty of Murder in the First Degree

The nightmare of a man who murdered a mother in front of her children gets 28 years in Prison.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - Josh Cavett guilty“408 days. The family has suffered 408 days, waiting for the end of this torment. To finally lay their daughter, friend and sister to rest,” Christine Mascal, Multnomah County Deputy District Attorney, said as the hearing began.

Josh Cavett killed his wife, Jessie Doyle Cavett, in cold blood. Now, over a year after he confessed and was arrested, an agreement has been made, and he will begin his sentence.

“Justice is not served,” said the victim’s mother, Judy Doyle. “No number of years is enough."

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Salem-News.com (November 04, 2014 21:14)

Measure 91 to Legalize and Regulate Marijuana Passes in Oregon!

Oregon has returned to it's GRASS ROOTS, a leader in equality and common sense.

(SALEM, Ore.) - marijuanaOregon’s Measure 91, to legalize, regulate and control marijuana, though predicted to be a tight race, won by a handy margin in a race called by the Oregonian early in the night.

The new regulatory system will be overseen by the Oregon Liquor Control Commission, in consultation with the State Department of Agriculture and the Oregon Health Authority and will allow adults over 21 to possess up to eight ounces of marijuana and grow up to four plants.

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Salem-News.com (November 17, 2014 14:22)

Mossad Targets Nuclear Engineers in Damascus

While Unleashing Projects to Derail Nuclear Talks

(DAMASCUS) - Salem-News.comWith less than two weeks run-up to the ‘deadline’ for Iran and the P-5 + 1 to negotiate a final agreement, the ninth set of talks between the parties on the nuclear issue, Mossad has assassinated a team of five nuclear weapons specialists in Damascus, the leader of whom was Iranian.

This according to one of the authors of the just published Naame Shaam’s report: Iran in Syria: From an Ally of the Regime to an Occupying Force.

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Salem-News.com (November 18, 2014 00:13)

Linfield College Student Stabbing Death and Police Shooting Investigation Underway

Police Dispatch recordings have been released (below).

(McMINNVILLE, Ore.) - Parker Archie MooreOn Saturday, November 15, 2014, McMinnville Police officers responded to the report of a stabbing at the 7-11 located at 901 SE Baker Street. The stabbing victim was identified as 20-year old Parker Archie Moore, a Linfield Student from Woodinville, WA.

Shortly after arriving, officers were confronted by the suspect of the stabbing and he was shot and killed by the officers.

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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 19, 2014 18:58)

Confessed Murderer Joshua Cavett Sentencing Monday

Multnomah DA Agrees to a Plea of a Minimum 28 Years

(SALEM, Ore.) - Joshua CavettAdmitted murderer Josh Cavett will be granted a plea deal next week for the shooting death of his estranged wife, 27-year old Jessie Doyle, in the presence of her two young daughters.

Chris Mascal, the Multnomah Deputy District Attorney said they are 99.9% sure that on Monday, the man who has been in custody since the night of the killing will Change his Plea. Cavett will plead Guilty to Murder and receive 28 years in prison, and will not be eligible for parole before his time is served.

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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 04, 2014 22:19)

California Voters Defelonized Nonviolent Drug Possession and Other Low-Level Crimes

Prop 47 passes in California

(SACRAMENTO) - cost of incarcerating nonviolent crimesProposition 47, the ballot measure to defelonize minor drug possession and other low-level nonviolent crimes passed easily tonight, with the San Francisco Chronicle calling the race within an hour of the polls closing, despite dismal voter turnout in the state.

The initiative will treat certain crimes as simple misdemeanors, reducing the future prison population and authorizing resentencing for those currently incarcerated for these offenses if they prove they are no longer a threat to public safety

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Salem-News.com (December 08, 2014 02:00)

Malaysian Airlines (MAS) Employees and Trade Union Rights at Risk by New Law Being Rushed Through

Employees may have to once again form new unions and go through the process of seeking MAB’s recognition.

(LONDON) - Salem-News.comWe, the undersigned 36 organisations, groups and trade unions are appalled with the Malaysian government’s current attempt to pass a law that will seriously undermine worker and trade union rights of employees in the Malaysian Airline System Berhad (MAS), the operator of Malaysia’s national carrier.

Not only will the consequence of the new law be loss of employment of all employees of MAS and its subsidiaries, but also the end of the existing trade unions and associations representing the employees of MAS.

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Salem-News.com (October 28, 2014 23:25)

Oregon's Mt. Hood Loop Hailed Among National Magazine's Best Scenic Roads

Country magazine’s November EXTRA issue unveils the “2014 Best Scenic Roads” a special section highlighting America’s most magnificent byways.

(Milwaukee, WI) - Multnomah Falls, OregonThe November EXTRA issue of Country—the magazine for readers who enjoy the land and life we love—presents an extraordinary list of the nation’s most remarkable routes.

With the changing colors of fall, many of America’s beautiful landscapes are at their most stunning, and this special section, titled “Best Scenic Roads,” allows readers to see them in all their striking hues.

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Salem-News.com (April 13, 2007 19:27)Video

Oregon Medical Marijuana Doctor and WWII Veteran

He's been a fighter since his days in the Army during World War Two, when he captured 26 Nazi officers. These days this veteran physician fights for the rights of patients who use marijuana as a medicine.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Dr. Phillip LevequeNov-11-2014 Note from Publisher: On this Veteran's Day, we recall our first published article with Dr. Phil Leveque, WWII Veteran and survivor of innumerable life-altering obstacles.

Dr. Leveque is a true friend to humanity, an unceasing fighter for his fellow man (and woman)... we have much admiration, appreciation and love for "Doc"...who has given so much, and continues, unwavering, for all of us.

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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 11, 2014 22:01)

Wintry Mix to Slick Washington, Oregon Late Week

Portland and Salem lie in the "cold zone" and will have to prepare for treacherous travel to unfold and possible power outages.

(SALEM, Ore.) - The blast of arctic air spreading across the nation will set the stage for a winter storm to threaten the Northwest later this week.

Frigid air will not only spend this week pouring across the eastern two-thirds of the nation, but will also continue to spill into the Northwest. As the cold air expands southwestward, gusty winds will create even lower temperatures through Wednesday.

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Salem-News.com (November 17, 2014 13:15)

People of the World, Surge Forward to Climate Justice

We vow to build a new system based on the rational, collective, and democratic management and use of resources in the interest of the people and the well-being of the planet.

(LONDON) - It has been a year since Typhoon Haiyan struck central Philippines: one of the strongest and deadliest tropical cyclones ever recorded, leaving tens of thousands of people dead and missing, millions homeless and livelihoods destroyed.

In commemoration of the first year of Typhoon Haiyan and to honor all the victims of the global climate crisis, we declare this day, November 8, as International Day for Climate-Affected Communities. The sufferings of the communities hit by Typhoon Haiyan are also true in countless other places around the world. Globally, the number of reported weather-related disasters has more than tripled since the 1960s.

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Salem-News.com (November 29, 2014 16:20)

Oregon vs Oregon: the 118th Civil War is Today

Kickoff is set for 5:14 p.m. PT between the University of Oregon Ducks and Oregon State Beavers at Reeser Stadium, with a national telecast on ABC.

(CORVALLIS, Ore.) - Today's Civil War game marks the 118th meeting of the Ducks and Beavers in the Civil War, the longest-running college football rivalry west of the Rocky Mountains.

The Ducks hold a 61-46-10 advantage in the all-time series and have a 29-9-1 (.756) mark vs. The Beavers since 1975, including wins in six straight. UO is 28-18-5 all-time vs. OSU in Corvallis, including three straight wins at Reeser Stadium.

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