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Salem-News.com (Nov-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 festival This 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 (Nov-27-2014 21:53)

OSP F&W Troopers in Bend - Arrest Suspect in Trophy Mule Deer Kill

The illegal harvest of deer is taken very seriously.

(BEND, Ore.) - mule deer On November 24, 2014, Oregon State Police (OSP) Fish & Wildlife troopers in Central Oregon received information about a trophy class, 205" mule deer, killed the day prior under suspicious circumstances in the Metolius Wildlife Management Unit.

Members of the team began an investigation and as the investigation unfolded the hunter who shot the animal was contacted and ultimately provided a full confession to the illegal harvest of the buck deer.

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Salem-News.com (Nov-27-2014 21:28)

Sweet Home Man Dies While Trimming a Tree

The victim fell from a fir tree, approximately 52 feet off the ground.

(SWEET HOME, Ore.) - Sweet Home, Oregon Linn County Sheriff Bruce Riley reports his deputies are investigating the death of a Sweet Home man that fell while trimming a tree.

Today at 10:21 a.m. deputies responded to R & L Excavating on Crescent Hill Road in Sweet Home, after being notified by Sweet Home Fire of a fatal tree-trimming accident.

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Salem-News.com (Nov-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 promotion After 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 (Nov-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 applications One 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 (Nov-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 websites Federal 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 (Nov-06-2014 16:40)

Is Oregon Finally Out Of Sex Trafficking Hotseat?

A New Study by Shared Hope International Shows Oregon’s Efforts May be Paying Off

(WASHINGTON D.C.) - Oregon report card Portland is believed to have the highest rate of strip clubs per capita and has been dubbed “Pornland,” but a new study by Shared Hope International shows Oregon’s effort to crack down on trafficking may be paying off.

According to the Protected Innocence Challenge, a report on the sufficiency of state laws relating to domestic minor sex trafficking in the U.S., Oregon raised its grade from a “D” to a “B” in 2013 with continuing efforts to strengthen state laws. Watch the release of the state grades.

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Salem-News.com (Nov-06-2014 15:36)

Northwest Youth Corps Joins National Effort to Put Young Adults to Work

NYC is offering a program called the Community Conservation Corps for young adults between the ages of 18-24 years old who are out of school and unemployed.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - NorthWestYouthCorps Northwest Youth Corps (NYC) is accepting applications for the Community Conservation Corps (CCC) as part of the Opportunity Youth Service Initiative, a nationwide program offering AmeriCorps service positions to youth and young adults nationwide.

The CCC program integrates team-based work projects, education, and professional trainings into a program that stresses leadership growth and the development of conservation work skills.

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Salem-News.com (Nov-05-2014 12:56)

Oregon`s Historic Election (We`re there, John Sinclair!)

Don't Bogart That Victory!

(SALEM, Ore.) - oregon measure 91 Bottom Lines for Oregon Election 2014? Oregon voters are pretty savvy on a lot of issues; Oregon is a one-party state; money still exercises a lot of speech in Oregon – and “Follow the Money” remains the best political advice; New Jersey, Illinois, Louisiana, Carl Hiaasen’s Florida...aren’t the only states with political soap operas and dubious ethics...

One cannot lead off about Oregon Election 2014 with anything other than the End of Prohibition (again). Whew. It’s been a long haul. It was the fourth try here. Pretty much the sole opposition came from the Oregon Sheriffs and the State Prosecuting Attorneys, who financed the No on Measure 91 campaign. Of course, they feared their Asset Seizure and Butts-in-Jail Beds scams coming to an end.

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Salem-News.com (Nov-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 crimes Proposition 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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