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Salem-News.com (July 31, 2014 20:52)

Salem, Willamette Valley Weekend Planner

Honoring Silverton's native son, Homer Davenport, the event features a parade, food, music, car show, fun run, and the popular davenport (couch) races.

(SALEM, Ore. ) - ONG Salem Hoopla As thousands of people descend in and around the Oregon State Capitol Mall area in downtown Salem this weekend for the 16th annual 3-on-3 Oregon National Guard Tournament, there are plenty of other options in and around the mid-Willamette Valley for people to enjoy.

From climbing to the top of the Oregon State Capitol, to Family Fun Fest at Riverfront Park, to the famous Homer Davenport Days in Silverton there is something for everyone this weekend.

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Salem-News.com (August 01, 2014 00:54)

Salem, Willamette Valley Get Overnight Thunder and Lighting Show

There have been no reports of damage or fires caused by lighting in the Willamette Valley or Oregon Coast Range as of 12:45 a.m. Also no power outages have been reported.

(SALEM, Ore. ) - OREGON BREAKING NEWSThe National Weather Service radar at 12:45 a.m. showed a strong band of thunderstorms rolling slowly through the Willamette Valley and Oregon Coast range.

In the Salem-Keizer area, light rain and small hail began to fall from the storm at around 12:30 p.m.

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Bob's Hamburgers to Make Triumph Return During The Oregon State Fair

Fans can expect to get the original Bob's Hamburgers with his famous secret sauce that made Bob Corey a Salem restaurant legend. Win gift certificates ONLY on Salem-News.com!



Salem-News.com (July 31, 2014 23:05)

Salem Police Arrest Two Armed Robbery Suspects

The suspects allegedly stole another juveniles bike at gunpoint.

(SALEM, Ore. ) - Salem Police CarSalem Police have arrested two juveniles who they say took part in an armed robbery on July 19.

Lt. Steve Birr with Salem Police says Thursday night around 8:00 p.m., detectives from the criminal investigations division and the street crimes unit, along with the Salem Police SWAT team, served a search warrant in the 4900 block of Sunnyside Road SE.

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Salem-News.com (July 31, 2014 22:20)

Israel and Hamas Agree on 72-Hour Ceasefire

Israel and Palestinian delegations in the meantime will travel to Cairo for separate negotiations to reach a more durable ceasefire.

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Gaza Rocket Blast A three-day ceasefire between Israel and Palestinian militant groups in the Gaza Strip went into effect on Friday, and negotiators were due to travel to Cairo to discuss a longer-term solution.

The 72-hour break, the most ambitious attempt so far to end more than three weeks of fighting, began at 1:00 a.m. EDT. The truce was announced in a joint statement released by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

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Salem-News.com (July 31, 2014 19:20)

Oregon State Fair Discounted Tickets on Sale Saturday

Save now on carnival rides at Portland Perks and participating Walgreens stores.

(SALEM, Ore. ) - Oregon State Fair Salem OregonA family day at the Oregon State Fair is a better value than ever in 2014.

Adult admission is reduced to $8, down from $11 last year, and includes limited first come admission to daily headlining concerts in the L.B. Day Amphitheater.

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Salem-News.com (July 31, 2014 05:18)

Oregon National Guard Hoopla and Bob's Hamburgers a Slam Dunk for Salem

UPDATE: We now have the COMPLETE Saturday ONG Hoopla Schedule at the end of this story.

(SALEM, Ore. ) - Salem Hoopla DunkWorkers in and around the Oregon State Capitol Mall may smell something they haven't smelled in a long, long, time.

That smell will be coming from just in front of the Capitol steps at the Bob's Hamburgers booth, which is part of this year's Oregon National Guard Hoopla. State workers, and everyone can enjoy a Salem classic starting at 11:00 a.m. till 8:00 p.m. on Thursday and Friday.

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Salem-News.com (July 31, 2014 07:00)

Air, Ground, Internet Search for Missing Oregon Mother Continues into Day 7

Police will be conducting further aerial searches that will cover the west and central section of Yamhill County on Thursday and Friday.

(NEWBERG, Ore. ) - Jennifer Huston Missing Oregon MotherThursday marks one week since an Oregon mom vanished after leaving her Dundee home to run errands, and was last seen getting gas at a Newberg gas station.

Family and friends of 38-year-old Jennifer Huston will continue their air and ground search again today, while Salem-News.com has learned that on the Find Jennifer Huston page on Facebook, searchers have started an interactive map where those who have searched areas for the missing mom, can post the locations they have searched so others can focus on other areas.

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Salem-News.com (July 31, 2014 09:14)

Salem-News.com's Marianne Skolek to Speak at FED UP! Rally

Those attending the rally will march to the White House to further call attention to this health crisis in the U.S. and Canada.

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - FED UP RALLY I have been honored to be asked to be a speaker at the 2nd Annual FED UP! Rally to be held in Washington, D.C. on September 28, 2014 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

FED UP has long held my deepest respect for their commitment and hard work toward what they call "an immediate coordinated and comprehensive federal action to end the epidemic of addiction and overdose deaths attributed to opioids (including heroin) and other prescription drugs."

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Salem-News.com (July 31, 2014 07:21)

3 Escape Overnight House Fire in Keizer

Investigators say the fire was caused by an unattended candle.

(KEIZER, Ore. ) - Keizer Fire A family of three was able to escape a house fire in Keizer late Wednesday night.

Keizer firefighters were called to a home 3500 block of Cherry Avenue. Two engine companies, a ladder company a medic unit and a command officer, ten firefighters in all, arrived in less than five minutes.

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Salem-News.com (July 31, 2014 16:25)

Salem Police Issue 50 Tickets During Crosswalk Safety Campaign

This safety campaign was conducted in partnership with Oregon Impact in order to address pedestrian and crosswalk safety.

(SALEM, Ore. ) - Salem Oregon Police The Salem Police Department conducted a four-hour pedestrian crosswalk project on Wednesday on Commercial Street NE at Columbia Street.

This location has a marked, painted crosswalk, police said. Eight officers participated in the project which included an officer dressed in plain clothes who crossed the street in the crosswalk.

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Salem-News.com (July 31, 2014 15:40)

Fishermen's Bend Celebrating 50th Anniversary

Activities include the Annual Water Fight at the Cottonwoods Ball Field.

(MILL CITY, Ore. ) - Fisherman Bend OregonFisherman's Bend Recreation Site east of Salem, and two miles west of Mill City, is celebrating 50 years of providing family friendly camping to generations of campers this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

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Salem-News.com (July 30, 2014 19:10)

Suspect, Vehicle Sought After a Week of Threats Against an Amity Family

Police say the suspect was injured during Wednesday afternoon's incident, and could have a significant injury to his lower left abdomen.

(AMITY, Ore. ) - Oregon State PolicePolice in McMinnville and Amity are searching for a suspect and vehicle in connection with a week long investigation involving multiple threats and assaults against a family living on Highway 99E in Amity.

The suspect fled the scene in a 1990's red or maroon SUV -- possibly a Chevy Blazer or similar body design -- with a male driver and a white female passenger.

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Salem-News.com (July 30, 2014 08:18)

Salem, Oregon Gas Prices Continue to Fall

The top five most expensive states are Hawaii, Alaska, California, Oregon and Washington.

(SALEM, Ore. ) - Salem Oregon Gas Prices While the national average for regular unleaded dipped a nickel this week to $3.52, Oregon’s average slipped one-and-a-half cents to $3.93.

In the Salem-Keizer area, the average price fell one cent to $3.90, while in the Portland-Vancouver area dropped two cents to $3.92 a gallon.

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Salem-News.com (July 29, 2014 14:27)

Oregon State Fair Needs 300 to 400 Workers

Some positions may have shifts before and after the 11-day fair.

(SALEM, Ore. ) - Oregon State FairWhat better way to experience the Oregon State Fair than as an employee.

Job seekers ages 16 and older are encouraged to apply now for openings in admissions, food stands, parking and more. A recruitment event is set for 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 12, in the Pavilion at the Oregon State Fairgrounds, 2330 17th St. NE.

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Salem-News.com (July 29, 2014 19:15)

Missing Ore. Mom Seen Buying Sleeping Pills, Other Items Before Vanishing

If you see Jennifer, or her vehicle, police say to immediately call 9-1-1.

(NEWBERG, Ore. ) - Missing Oregon mom Jennifer HustonA missing Oregon mother from Dundee who has been the subject of a massive on the ground and social media search for her, and her vehicle, was caught on surveillance video purchasing Gatorade, a package of trail mix and a package of over the counter sleep aid pills from the local Rite Aide Drug store.

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Salem-News.com (July 30, 2014 07:12)

Four Public Hearings to be Held on Oregon Beach Smoking Ban

Education about the new rule is taking place through 2014, and enforcement will begin in 2015.

(SALEM, Ore. ) - Oregon Coast Proposed rules that would restrict smoking of tobacco products on the ocean shore recreation area will be open for public comment through August 29.

Citing environmental issues as a primary concern - plastic cigarette butts can persist for years, even in the harsh beach environment - the commission approved a staff request to consider a smoking rule for the ocean shore.

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Salem-News.com (July 30, 2014 19:45)

House Republicans Vote to Sue President over ObamaCare

The suit is expected to claim that Obama, a Democrat, exceeded his executive authority in making unilateral changes to the Affordable Care Act, known as ObamaCare.

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Republican Lawsuit of ObamaCareThe Republican led U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday cleared the way for the launch of a lawsuit accusing President Barack Obama of overstepping his authority in carrying out his signature healthcare law.

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Salem-News.com (July 30, 2014 20:57)

Portland Police Investigating Possible Gang Related Shooting

So far, police have found no gunshot victims, and are asking for the public's help in their investigation.

(PORTLAND, Ore. ) - Shooting Investigation Portland Police are investigating what could be a gang related shooting Wednesday afternoon in NE Portland.

Portland Police spokesman Sgt. Pete Simpson says officers responded at 3:43 p.m., to multiple 9-1-1 calls of shots fired in the area of Northeast 12th Avenue and Schuyler Street.

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Salem-News.com (July 30, 2014 14:45)

Suspect Arrested After Resident Spots Him Leaving Barn

The Marion County Sheriff's Office would like to thank local residents for helping in capturing this suspect.

(SALEM, Ore. ) - Rodney Allen TishmackThe Marion County Sheriff's Office has captured the man wanted in connection with a residential burglary Monday near Seminole Road NE and Mustang Road NE.

Rodney Allen Tishmack was arrested Tuesday afternoon after being seen by a local resident exiting a barn.

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Salem-News.com (July 30, 2014 14:15)

Motorhome, Camp Trailer Destroyed by Fire

Cause of the fire was determined to be a campfire from the previous evening.

(LEBANON, Ore. ) - Lebanon Oregon Grass FireShortly after 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Lebanon firefighters responded to the report of a structure fire at 35930 Polly Farm Lane which sits at the base of Peterson Butte.

Upon arrival crews found a field fire that was approximately 1/3 acre in size and had spread to a motor home, camp trailer, and utility trailer.

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Salem-News.com (July 29, 2014 07:20)

Hikers Risk Own Lives to Save Dog Missing for 22 Days

After calling police, the family went back to stay with the dog which was in a location with steep terrain, and with no easy way out.

(LEBANON, Ore.) - A Scio, Oregon couple is happy to have their family dog back home again after 22 days, thanks to a family out on a hike and the Linn County Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue volunteers.

The Linn County Sheriff's office received a call on Saturday night around 7:45 p.m., of a possible lost hiker in the Cascadia area, just east of Lebanon.

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Salem-News.com (July 27, 2014 20:48)Video

Salem Armed Stand-Off Ends With Suspect in Custody (VIDEO)

Video from the scene from Salem-News.com's Jerry Freeman.

(SALEM, Ore. ) - Salem Police officers along with the Salem Police SWAT team and negotiators, were able to take a wanted man into custody Sunday after he barricaded himself inside a home.

Salem police were called just before 8:00 a.m. to the 3200 block of River Road N, on a report that a subject wanted on several Domestic Violence charges and a Parole Violation warrant was in the area.

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Salem-News.com (July 28, 2014 19:00)

Massive Search for Oregon Mother Continues into Day 5

Arrangements have been made for a prayer service at a Newberg church on Tuesday. The community is invited to the service to be held at Hillside Church, 611 N Main Street, in Newberg at 7:00 p.m.

(NEWBERG, Ore. ) - Family and friends of 38-year-old Jennifer Huston are still searching near and far both on the ground and on social media to try and locate an Oregon mother of two who vanished without a trace on Thursday after she left the families home to run errands.

As Salem-News.com was first to report, the family posted Sunday on the Find Jennifer Huston Facebook page, that they are offering a reward for information that bring Jennifer back home.

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