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Salem-News.com (Oct-21-2014 22:18)

New Ocean Partnership to Improve Awareness of Oregon`s Marine Reserves and Protected Areas

The Oregon Marine Reserves Partnership engages the public and invites their participation.

(NEWPORT, Ore.) - Otter Rock Marine Reserve A new partnership focused on sharing information, promoting science and cooperative research, and engaging citizens in Oregon’s marine reserves and protected areas has launched.

The Oregon Marine Reserves Partnership (OMRP) was founded by six member organizations: Audubon Society of Portland, Coast Range Association, Oregon Shores Conservation Coalition, Oceana, Surfrider Foundation, and The Nature Conservancy.

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Salem-News.com (Oct-14-2014 22:56)

Oregon Scores a C Grade on Women`s Health

For Oregon women, a "C" is NOT satisfactory!

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - womens health report card Oregon is ranked #26 in the country and received a final grade of C in the 2014 Women’s Health Report Card released today by Oregon Action and The Main Street Alliance of Oregon.

The report card provides an important measure of the state’s record on women’s health as politicians court women voters ahead of the November elections and continue to debate how to combat persistent racial disparities in health.

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Salem-News.com (Oct-06-2014 23:10)

Elder Abuse is On the Rise

A crippling social injustice toward a silent minority- the elderly.

(SALEM, Ore.) - elder abuse Child abuse is heard of and seen in the media almost daily in the United States. It is something that drives people to donate money to help children in need, to have people rally together to fundraise, and the thought of a helpless child being abused is like a dagger to the heart for most people.

What is even more painful is that there is another defenseless group of humans being abused where stories of it rarely make it to the television, that people rarely think about, and that not many people think about donating money towards: our elders.

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Salem-News.com (Sep-29-2014 14:29)

Driver Arrested Following Fatal Traffic Crash on OR Hwy 97

Alcohol and reckless driving are two of the five charges against Fix.

(REDMOND, Ore.) - Fatal crash on Hwy 97 Preliminary investigation indicates a 1997 Chevrolet Suburban driven by 32-year old William Wayne Fix from Redmond, was traveling northbound in a reckless manner when he lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle traveled off the roadway and struck a rock embankment where it rolled and came to rest on its side.

Passenger 7-year old Phoenix Marie Price from Redmond, was pronounced deceased at the scene. She is reportedly the driver's stepdaughter.

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Salem-News.com (Sep-22-2014 20:41)

Driver Dies Following Serious Injury Crash - Highway 99E south of Oregon City

Car trouble ends in tragedy near Oregon City.

(OREGON CITY, Ore.) - Salem-News.com Three people were transported to a Portland-area hospital and one of the individuals died after arrival. All lanes were open about 6:00 p.m.

On September 22, 2014 at approximately 2:45 p.m., a 2000 Nissan Frontier pickup with two occupants was southbound on Highway 99E at milepost 16 when the driver pulled over and stopped due to a problem with the pickup on a limited shoulder about 3 feet wide and partially in the right hand lane.

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Salem-News.com (Sep-18-2014 20:42)

Mobilize and Organize to Stop and Prevent Planet Fever!

334 organisations have signed the statement against the corporate capture of the UN Climate Summit

(LONDON) - sunset When we, as human beings, get a fever, we immediately get worried and take action. After all, we know that if our body temperature rises to 1.5ºC, let alone 2ºC [3.6 ºF] above the normal average, there can be severe damage, while an increase of 4-6ºC [7.2-10.8 ºF] or more can cause a comatose situation and even death.

So it is, when planet Earth gets a fever. For the past 11,000 years, the average temperature of the Earth has been around 14ºC [57.2ºF].

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Salem-News.com (Sep-16-2014 18:33)

Portland: Health Advisory Issued for Willamette River

Visual observation of scum on river from southern end of Ross Island to Fremont Bridge

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - ross island bridge The Oregon Health Authority is issuing a health advisory today, September 16, based on visual observation of scum on the Willamette River, extending from the southern end of Ross Island downstream to the Fremont Bridge in Multnomah County.

Water monitoring is underway to determine the species and amount of blue-green algae cells present in the river.

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Salem-News.com (Sep-16-2014 11:38)

Over 2 Trillion Becquerels of Radioactive Waste in Pacific in Only 10 Months

This enormous amount of Radioactive Waste flowed from Fukushima Plant into the Pacific Ocean

(MONTREAL) - Fukashima radiation At least 2 trillion becquerels’ worth of radioactive material flowed from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant into the Pacific Ocean between August 2013 and May 2014, plant operator Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) has admitted.

The rate of release was 10 times higher than TEPCO’s pre-meltdown threshold for radioactive material.

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Salem-News.com (Sep-10-2014 07:53)

4-Year Old Lincoln City Girl Dies After Being Diagnosed with E. Coli

The girl's friend is still fighting for his life. Health officials are trying to discover the cause of the infection.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Serena Profitt Little Serena Profitt died Monday night at Doernbecher Children's Hospital in Portland from an infection caused by a strain of E. coli. Serena was four years old.

Her five-year-old friend, Brad Sutton, from Washington is undergoing treatment Mary Bridge Children's Hospital in Tacoma, Wash. where he was listed in critical condition early Tuesday evening.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-22-2014 17:17)

American Red Cross Restoring Ukranian Family Links

Continue to attempt contact through normal methods of communication

(SALEM Ore.) - Salem-News.com The American Red Cross is accepting tracing inquiries for missing loved ones in relation to the current conflict in Ukraine.

To initiate an inquiry, contact Red Cross Restoring Family Links Caseworker Carl Schellenger at (541) 221-7350 or carl.schellenger@redcross.org.

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