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Salem-News.com (August 21, 2014 05:40)Video

Two Injured in Shooting Outside Salem Pizza Restaurant

One employee said she heard the shots along with her manager, and looked outside and saw people diving under cars, parents picking-up small children, and cars speeding out of the area.

(SALEM, Ore. ) - Salem ShootingTwo people were hit by gunfire and taken to Salem Hospital after multiple shots rang out after an altercation Wednesday night in northeast Salem.

Salem-News.com was on scene shortly after the shooting occurred around 8:50 p.m. in the parking lot on the south side of the Rock Wood Fired Pizza and Spirits restaurant located at 3610 Center St NE, witnesses said.

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Salem-News.com (August 21, 2014 06:53)

Search Underway on Oregon Coast for Two Missing Campers

Salem-News.com will have more on this story as soon as it becomes available

(TILLAMOOK, Ore. ) - Missing Campers OregonTillamook County Search and Rescue teams will be out looking for two male campers who failed to return to their campsite early Tuesday morning.

The Tillamook County Sheriff's Office says the two men, ages 35 and 53, left their campsite around 11:30 a.m. from the Cedar Creek Campgrounds off Oregon Highway 6.

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Salem-News.com (August 21, 2014 13:29)

International Cannabis Business Conference: Launch or Improve Your Cannabis Business

This unique event provides crucial information regarding cannabis commerce laws and insight into where the industry is headed.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - Intl Cannabis Business conferenceThe International Cannabis Business Conference (ICBC) is coming to Portland! It all takes place Saturday, September 13th and Sunday, September 14th at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon.

The conference features preeminent cannabis industry entrepreneurs such as Steve DeAngelo and Ed Rosenthal and political leaders like Congressman Earl Blumenauer and Sebastopol, California, Mayor Robert Jacobs. The event also features an exclusive industry exhibit hall.

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Salem-News.com (August 20, 2014 17:33)

Dissecting the Opioid/Heroin Epidemic to Discover its Ugly Roots

What if the FDA, the DEA, Pharma and their
Lobbying Groups were responsible for the national
conspiracy in the Opioid/Heroin Epidemic?

(MYRTLE BEACH, SC) - US overdose ratesHypothetically, what if the FDA had an "interest" in approving dangerous opioids when just nine years an opioid called Palladone was pulled by the FDA after only a month of being on the market for its danger to the public?

Purdue Pharma, maker of the opioid, epidemic making drug OxyContin produced Palladone and had hoped to piggyback more profits in the billions with two blockbuster opioids.

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Salem-News.com (August 20, 2014 21:35)

Police: Missing Salem Teen's Own Parents Pose Danger to Her

The missing teen fled from a foster home on August 13, she has not been in contact with her relatives, and her whereabouts are currently unknown.

(SALEM, Ore. ) - Bethany DesantoSalem Police are asking for the public's help in locating a missing 15-year-old girl who's own parents police say may pose a danger to her.

Salem Police spokesman Lt. Dave Okada says on August 12, Bethany Desanto was contacted by a Salem Police Officer when she was found living with her homeless mother in Minto Brown Island Park.

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Salem-News.com (August 19, 2014 14:05)Video

Salem Pursuit Ends in Rollover Crash

Salem Fire Department personnel responded to the scene and extricated the driver, 33-year-old Brian Wilson, and passenger 30-year-old Perla Gomez Lazo, from Salem.

(SALEM, Ore. ) - Salem-News.comA 33-year old Salem man was arrested after release from a Salem hospital following Tuesday night's attempt to elude and injury crash in SE Salem.

At approximately 11:17 p.m. an OSP trooper attempted to stop a Cadillac CTS passenger car for traveling 82 mph in a 60 mph speed zone on Interstate 5.

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Salem-News.com (August 19, 2014 06:10)Video

Fire Rips Through West Salem Home

The fire burned so hot, that it melted the siding off the home next door to the east.

(SALEM, Ore. ) - West Salem FireA home in West Salem has been declared unlivable, and another home was damaged after a two alarm house fire Monday afternoon.

Salem Fire Department spokesman Laird Case says two people were inside the home, while another was outside when the fire broke out around 2:45 p.m. Case said that the homes occupants tried with buckets of water and a garden hose to put the fire out, but the fire spread to fast, and they called 9-1-1.

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Salem-News.com (August 19, 2014 16:45)

Salem Man Gets 10 Years for Wallace Marine Park Rape

The victim was present and addressed the court prior to sentencing.

(DALLAS, Ore. ) - Jack Wayne HamiltonPolk County District Attorney Aaron Felton announced Tuesday the conviction and sentencing of Jack Wayne Hamilton to ten years in prison for an attack that occurred in West Salem's Wallace Marine Park in November of 2013.

Hamilton pled guilty before Judge Sally L. Avera to Rape in the First Degree, Sodomy in the First Degree, Unlawful Sexual Penetration in the First Degree, and Unlawful Use of a Weapon.

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Salem-News.com (August 19, 2014 14:15)

Salem-Keizer Transit to Offer Free Shuttle Service to Oregon State Fair

The last shuttle leaves the fairgrounds 30 minutes after the fair ends.

(SALEM, Ore. ) - Salem Keizer Transit Cherriots is excited to announce, after a 5 year absence, that they are partnering with the Oregon State Fair to provide free shuttle service to the fair from downtown.

The shuttle will run August 22 through September 1. Weekday shuttle service will run every 30 minutes; weekend and holiday service will run every 15 minutes.

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Salem-News.com (August 19, 2014 14:25)

Independence Man Injured in Hit and Run Crash

The suspect faces a long list of charges, including Failure to Install Ignition Interlock Device.

(NEWBERG, Ore. ) - Oregon State Police Oregon State Police arrested a 35-year-old man following an injury hit and run traffic crash Tuesday morning on Highway 219 south of Newberg.

The suspect driver was found in his crashed vehicle after continuing from the scene before stopped east of Highway 219 on Champoeg Road NE.

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Salem-News.com (August 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 GravesLong 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 (August 20, 2014 13:01)Video

Child Sacrifice Ritual Stopped; Pope Francis set to Resign

Two "Ninth Circle" cult members arrested. Pandora's box has been opened.

(MONTREAL) - ninth circle abductionsTonight, I spoke with a DAU liasion here in Montreal and received the following update:

The DAU action on 15 August occurred with the cooperation of elements in the Montreal police. All of the evidence the team gathered at the action – blood and clothing samples, photos, and the videotaped statement of one Ninth Circle cult member – has been sent to the International Common Law Court as part of its upcoming Permanent Inquiry into child trafficking and ritual sacrifice.

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Salem-News.com (August 20, 2014 18:30)

Thailand: Continued intimidation of human rights defender Mr Surapan Rujichaiway

Two civil lawsuits against local villagers are being heard 19-22 August 2014.

(LONDON) - ThailandSurapan Rujichaiwat has been actively involved in opposing the opening of a gold mining project in Loei Province. He has regularly attended and given talks at environmental meetings. Surapan Rujichaiwat helped persuade many local villagers of the likely negative impact of the mining operation on their health and livelihood.

On 16 August 2014, the wife of Wang Saphung community leader Mr Surapan Rujichaiwat received a phone call during which an unidentified individual threatened him for his campaign work on behalf of the Wang Saphung community in relation to its dispute with the gold-mining company, Tung Kha Limited Company (TKLC).

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Salem-News.com (August 19, 2014 08:31)

Oregon Berry Harvester Rolls Over Injuring Six

This was determined to be an industrial accident and OSHA is investigating the incident.

(SANDY, Ore. ) - Oregon Berry Accident The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a traffic accident Monday on Hwy 211 near SE 362nd Drive near of the city of Sandy.

A berry harvester was backing up to line up on a row of berries and either a hose or a fitting broke and the harvester lost its hydraulic fluid, which cause the brakes to go out.

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Salem-News.com (August 17, 2014 15:31)

Washington Man Takes Own Life after Standoff with Oregon Police

If you or someone you know needs help with suicidal thoughts or is otherwise in an immediate mental health crisis, HELP is available.

(SISTERS, Ore. ) - Police Lights Night Oregon State Police, with the assistance of Deschutes County Sheriff's Office and Bend Police Department, are investigating the death of an adult male following a standoff Saturday during a stop along Highway 20W between Sisters and Bend.

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Salem-News.com (August 17, 2014 14:55)

Albany Police Officer Fires Weapon in Wal-Mart Parking Lot

No one was injured during this incident.

(ALBANY, Ore. ) - Albany Oregon Police The Linn County Sheriff's Office and the Linn County District Attorney's Office are investigating an officer involved shooting in the parking lot of an Albany, Oregon Walmart.

Albany police say Saturday night just before midnight, two officers contacted an occupant of a vehicle in the parking lot of the Walmart store located at 1330 SE Goldfish Farm Road.

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Salem-News.com (August 18, 2014 06:18)

Oregon Man Files to Run for President in 2016

If elected, Baker said he will work hard for all 1,461 days of his term as President.

(PORTLAND, Ore. ) - Ed Baker for President Ed Baker of Portland, Oregon has filed paperwork with the Federal Elections Commission to run for President of the United States in the 2016 election.

Baker said he isn't a member of any political party, secret society, or the CIA. He said he will work with everyone and that he would like to see America again at it's best. He added that he will be in touch with, represent, and work for the people of America. He said he knows what it's like to go without, as he was homeless for 18-months.

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Salem-News.com (August 18, 2014 06:07)

Albany, Oregon News and Events

The Albany Community Pool will open registration for summer evening youth swim lessons for ages 3 and older at 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

(ALBANY, Ore. ) - Albany Oregon Airport Blue Oyster Cult and Bachman & Turner will perform Saturday at 8:00 p.m. on the Main Stage at the Oregon Amphitheater as the headline act for the 2014 ATI Northwest Art & Air Festival in Albany, Oregon.

The weekend includes hot-air balloon launches at dawn every day; a balloon “night glow” on Friday; more than 70 Northwest artists with their crafts for show and sale; food; a wine and microbrew garden; live music; Family Zone; classic car show; free Young Eagles flights for kids; and aircraft displays, and other activities at the airport.

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Salem-News.com (August 18, 2014 06:45)

Register Now to Learn How to Hunt in Oregon

Safety is emphasized, and each class begins with a safety talk.

(SALEM, Ore. ) - Oregon Hunting Are you new to hunting or out of practice?

Let the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife help show you how to enjoy this sport before fall hunting seasons kick off later this year. Register now for one of the upcoming August and September hunting workshops.

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Salem-News.com (August 17, 2014 15:12)

Beaverton Woman Crashes into Apartment Building

Nobody was injured in the incident.

(BEAVERTON, Ore. ) - Oregon Apartment Crash A Beaverton woman crashed into a neighbor's apartment Saturday night.

When Washington County Sheriff's Deputies arrived they found that 29-year-old Madysen Boyer had crashed into her neighbor’s apartment while she was parking her car.

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Salem-News.com (August 16, 2014 21:10)

3 in 10 Oregon Surfers Admit to Surfing During Health Advisories

Surfers ingest 10 times more ocean water than swimmers, about 170 milliliters a day, or half a can of soda, researchers said.

(NEWPORT, Ore. ) - Health warnings issued by state officials when beaches have high levels of bacteria do not keep many surfers out of the water, according to a new study by Oregon State University.

Nearly three in 10 surfers admit they knowingly surf during health advisories – nearly the same amount that chooses not to surf during periods of elevated bacteria.

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Salem-News.com (August 16, 2014 20:37)

Salem Police Officer Arrested on Harassment Charge

The officer has been placed on administrative leave by the Salem Police Department pending an internal investigation.

(SALEM, Ore. ) - On August 9, the Marion County Sheriff's Office was requested by the Salem Police Department to investigate a disturbance that occurred at a Salem residence involving an off duty Salem Police Officer.

Responding Marion County Sheriff's Office deputies found that 40-year-old Salem Police Officer Brandon Hanes, had been in an altercation at the location

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Salem-News.com (August 16, 2014 20:35)

Oregon City Woman Hit, Killed on Highway 213

Police would like to hear from anyone who traveled in the area prior to 12:46 a.m., and may have information on this case.

(OREGON CITY, Ore. ) - Oregon State Police with the assistance of Clackamas County Sheriff's Office and Oregon City Police Department, are continuing the investigation into early Saturday morning's pedestrian involved fatal crash on Highway 213 near Meyers Road in Oregon City.

Preliminary investigation indicates 44-year-old Karen Erie from Oregon City, was lying in the right southbound lane of Highway 213 just south of Meyers Road.

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