EPA downplays RDX toxicity, pleasing the DOD and putting us in peril
(SALEM, Ore.) - RDX is an explosive which is more powerful than TNT. RDX is not something that available from your local hardware store, but has been used by both the military and terrorists to kill people.
It saw wide use in World War II. RDX is also known as Research Department Formula X, cyclonite, hexogen (particularly in German and German-influenced languages), and T4. RDX is still the base for many common military exposures, including C-4, which is 91% RDX.
"Violence is simply unacceptable in modern Africa."~ President John V Karuranga, (RPP)
(RWANDA) - Fellow Rwandans and Friends of Rwanda, May 21, the Rwanda People’s Party (RPP) celebrated its six-year anniversary. On my own behalf and on behalf my party, the Rwanda People’s Party, (RPP), we take this opportunity to thank those committed and patriotic men and women that have been behind us for the past 6 years, despite the many challenges and the many circumstances that we have continued to operate in.
The RPP supported the removal of presidential term limits, because the party believes, that there is no link between democracy,governance and term limits.
Four passengers in the second vehicle were not badly injured.
(MONMOUTH, Ore.) - Police say the preliminary investigation revealed a 1997 Dodge Neon was traveling eastbound on Highway 194 (also known as Monmouth Highway) when it crossed the centerline striking a 2006 Dodge pickup head-on.
Witnesses reported observing the Neon driving at a high rate of speed prior to the crash.
Two others were transported with non-life threatening injuries.
(MADRAS, Ore.) - While waiting to make a left turn, an unknown vehicle that had also been traveling northbound on Highway 97 almost rear-ended the Pontiac but passed it on the right shoulder.
Another northbound vehicle, a 2015 Ford van, could not avoid the Pontiac and rear-ended it at highway speeds. This impact forced the Pontiac into the southbound lane of travel where it collided with a southbound 2008 Honda Accord.
One person was taken Stayton Hospital, and another to OHSU via Air Ambulance.
(STAYTON, Ore.) - About 5:50 a.m. Monday, OSP received the report of an eastbound vehicle which could not stay within it's lane of travel on Highway 22 near milepost 19. The caller reported the vehicle was crossing over the centerline and the back into it's lane of travel.
Minutes later, OSP received another call that the vehicle of concern had been involved in a head-on crash on Highway 22 near milepost 20 (just west of Lyons).
Anxious supporters welcomed Bernie Sanders back to Oregon.
(SALEM, Ore.) - From all corners of the state of Oregon, and beyond our borders, came thousands upon thousands of people excited to hear independent U.S. senator Bernie Sanders speak, and to see him in person.
He entered with a big smile on his face, “It sure sounds like Salem, Oregon is ready for the political revolution!” The crowd responded with roaring applause. The building was filled to capacity, about 4,500.
(SALEM, Ore.) - Just after midnight Friday morning two Salem Police officers were typing reports in the 4500 block of Liberty Rd S when they heard squealing tires followed by a crash.
They went to investigate and discovered that a silver colored 2002 GMC Yukon that had been eastbound on Skyline Rd S failed to negotiate the turn at Liberty Rd and crashed into a power pole killing 22-year old Corey Engleman.
Child Sexual Exploitation is an increasing problem.
(WASHINGTON D.C.) - The case of a Tennessee man sentenced last month to 21 years in prison on child pornography charges serves as an important reminder to parents and children about the dangers of an online world where things are not always as they appear and pedophiles may be lurking around many virtual corners.
The pedophiles tricked their young victims by creating fake profiles on social networking sites, where they posed as teenagers to lure children to their websites.
(SALEM, Ore.) - Many entrepreneurs strive to emulate successful moguls by blazing new paths. What they don’t realize is their predecessors didn’t reinvent the wheel.
They applied a basic set of principles that enabled them to realize their dreams. For instance, it is worthwhile to study the experiences of Steve Wynn, the wildly successful Las Vegas real estate tycoon.
The 2016 Legislature expanded "early sales" of limited marijuana products from Oregon's medical marijuana dispensaries.
(SALEM, Ore.) - Oregon voters passed Measure 91 in 2014, allowing recreational use of marijuana by adults 21+. Nearly immediately, the more than 70,000 legal patients in the state felt the impact of the measure on the medical program.
Here is the latest update from the Oregon Health Authority, explaining what dispensaries can expect as they open up more “early sales” for recreational customers, allowing them to purchase additional products before recreational stores are open.
Sad news for a community that has been holding out hope.
(DEPOE BAY, Ore.) - The US Coast Guard, Station Depoe Bay they had located and recovered a clothed female body from the ocean just outside the jaws of the Depoe Bay Harbor just before 6 a.m. today.
Lincoln County Major Crime Team members immediately responded, and detectives were able to make a positive presumptive identification of the recovered body to be missing person, Katharine “Katy” Roe of Depoe Bay.
Excessive Speed is a factor in ONE of THREE all fatal crashes.
(McMINNVILLE, Ore.) - Upon initial investigation, they discovered that a 2010 Mitsubishi Lancer was traveling northbound on Highway 99W when it apparently lost control and spun across the paved center median and struck a southbound 2004 Honda Odyssey van nearly head-on, according to authorities.
The driver of the Mitsubishi, 24-year old Jeromy Hopper, of McMinnville, was transported to the hospital with serious injuries.
No matter what your age, it is best to be prepared for the unexpected.
(SALEM, Ore.) - Insurance. That’s for somebody else, right? Somebody older, wealthier, and with more dependents needs insurance, but not you. Or do you? Millennials are famously lax when it comes to insuring their health, homes, cars, and lives.
One theory goes along with the common “entitlement” prejudice and says that young adults count on boomeranging back home when assets are lost and times get tough.
Financial literacy is "the ability to use knowledge and skills to manage financial resources effectively for a lifetime of financial well-being." (2008-The President's Advisory Council on Financial Literacy)
(SALEM, Ore.) - A new survey was administered to test the knowledge of students on consumer credit in March. The results were not promising.
The survey was sent out to Bay Area college campuses; the colleges were a mix of private and public schools that offered 2 year or 4 year degrees. About 668 participants answered questions about consumer credit, building credit, and credit scores.
Learn how the binary options trading industry is regulated around the world, and gain an understanding of why regulation is important for investors.
(SALEM, Ore.) - All around the world, binary options trading is being reclassified, from being in the same arena as gambling, to being a regulated financial instrument. In fact, by mid-2016, the UK is set to implement new FCA rules that will have serious effects on binary options trading.
This is a major shift from four or five years ago, when binary options were a fringe investment that not many investors were interested in risking.
Event begins at HIGH NOON at Pioneer Courthouse Square featuring Garcia Birthday Band, The Hill Dogs, Mack & Dub, Bad Habitat, Justin James Bridges and John Cornett & Friends; the March kicks off at 4 pm.
(PORTLAND, Ore.) - On Saturday, May 7, 2016, nearly 300 cities worldwide, including Portland, Oregon, will participate in the 17th Annual Global Cannabis March.
We march to stand in solidarity for cannabis consumer rights. While marijuana may be legal under state law, it is still illegal under federal law. We march to effect change on the federal level. We march for the right of employees to use marijuana in their off hours, just as employees can consume alcohol in their off hours. We march so renters can consume marijuana in their own homes without fear of eviction...
Mandatory reports are DUE July 10, and there are harsh penalties for failure to do so.
(PORTLAND, Ore.) - The Oregon Medical Marijuana Program (OMMP) at the Oregon Health Authority has scheduled a series of public meetings around the state to present its new online inventory reporting system for marijuana and marijuana products.
New reporting rules that took effect March 1 (OAR 333-008-0630, 333-008-1248 and 333-008-1830) require growers, dispensaries and processors to report to OMMP information about the production and transfer of medical marijuana.