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Salem-News.com (Aug-25-2020 15:36)

UPDATE: 7 More COVID-19 Deaths in Oregon

If you have a fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical attention, but call by telephone in advance if possible.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - COVID-19 COVID-19 has claimed seven more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 427, the Oregon Health Authority reported at 12:01 a.m. today.

OHA also reported 247 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19, bringing the state total to 25,391.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-19-2020 23:45)

Drug Treatment and Decriminalization Initiative Qualified for Oregon Ballot

Measure 110 would reduce disparities in drug arrests by 95%

(SALEM, Ore.) - Oregon M110 Measure 110 is designed to establish a more humane, equitable and effective approach to drugs in Oregon. It expands access to drug addiction treatment, paid for with help from marijuana tax revenue.

As part of a shift to a health-based approach to addiction, Measure 110 reduces criminal penalties for drug possession. It does not legalize any drugs.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-19-2020 23:22)

Oregon`s Death Toll Over 400 and Climbing

Oregon reports 203 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, 11 new deaths

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - COVID-19 COVID-19 has claimed 11 more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 408, the Oregon Health Authority reported at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday.

Oregon Health Authority reported 203 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 bringing the state total to 23,870.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-18-2020 16:45)

Beachie Creek Fire in Opal Creek Wilderness 0% Contained

Many trails, roads, day-use sites and campgrounds are closed.

(DETROIT, Ore.) - Beachie Creek Fire Included in the closure are the popular sites of Opal Creek, Three Pools, Shady Cove campground and Elk Lake campground.

Fire growth was limited on the fire yesterday, however, anticipated hotter and drier conditions may lead to fire growth.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-18-2020 16:21)

397 Lives Lost in Oregon to COVID-19...So Far

Tuesday's report also adds 237 new confirmed and presumptive cases, in one day.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - COVID-19 COVID-19 has claimed nine more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 397.

The Oregon Health Authority reported 237 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 as of 12:01 a.m. today bringing the state total to 23,676.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-13-2020 23:12)

The Best Career Options for Giving Back to the Salem Community

Find a cause close to your heart and point your career in that direction.

(SALEM, Ore.) - delivery If you live in Salem, you may want to give back to the community that has supported you throughout your lifetime. Although you can host local events and community drives, the best way to do this in a major way is to help the community through your career choice.

There are many careers that individuals can choose from that may be able to support your local area.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-12-2020 16:19)

Oregon Legislature Releases Budget Rebalance Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

The Legislature Prioritizes Critical Public Services

(SALEM, Ore.) - South Salem HS mascot The budget that lawmakers ultimately approved yesterday makes approximately $400 million in strategic reductions, taps $440 million in one-time funds and resource adjustments, and draws down $400 million from the constitutionally dedicated Education Stability Fund in order to protect education, health care, and other core services while reducing some ongoing costs heading into the next budget cycle.

Below is a list of programs and services that were prioritized for preservation, as well as a package of infrastructure investments...

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Salem-News.com (Aug-11-2020 02:03)

COVID-19 Claims One More Oregon Life

Oregon reports 227 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, 1 new death

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - COVID-19 COVID-19 has claimed one more life in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 357.

Oregon Health Authority reported 227 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 as of 12:01 a.m. Monday, bringing the state total to 21,488.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-28-2020 17:29)

Man Charged with Starting Fires at Justice Center

Schinzing was identified via videos from YouTube, Twitter, surveillance cameras, and still photos posted online.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - Schinzing About 30 individuals entered the Justice Center through the broken windows. They spray-painted portions of the office; damaged computer and other office equipment, furniture, and interior windows; and started fires.

Among those who entered the Justice Center, 32-year old Edward Thomas Schinzing was identified. Schinzing spread a fire that started near the front of the office by lighting papers on fire. The building’s fire sprinkler system activated and extinguished the fires.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-21-2020 12:19)

Air and Ground Resources Battle 35-acre Wildfire in Douglas County

The cause of the Days Creek Fire is under investigation.

(CANYONVILLE, Ore.) - Days Creek Fire Four Type 2 helicopters and one Type 1 helicopter have been working on the fire, in addition to two large air tankers and two single-engine air tankers.

Equipment and personnel from industrial landowners, industrial operators and the Umpqua National Forest are assisting with suppression efforts.

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