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Salem-News.com (Jun-12-2018 16:00)

Red Cross Says: A`s, B`s and O`s are missing!

Red Cross campaign calls for new blood donors to fill the Missing Types

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - red cross As part of an international movement, the American Red Cross is launching the Missing Types campaign today to recruit new blood donors – and those who have not given recently – to ensure lifesaving blood is available for patients.

During the Missing Types campaign, the letters A, B and O – the main blood groups – will disappear from brands, social media pages, signs and websites to illustrate the critical role every blood donor plays.

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Salem-News.com (Jun-12-2018 15:00)

Final Defendant Sentenced for Armed Takeover of Malheur National Wildlife Refuge

The Bundys and several dozen armed followers seized the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge near Burns, Oregon and prevented federal officials from performing their duties by force, threats, and intimidation.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - Malheur National Wildlife Refuge The 41-day armed occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge began in January 2016.

Eleven defendants pleaded guilty to felony conspiracy to impede officers of the U.S. Four other defendants were convicted of felonies by a federal jury in a trial ending in March 2017.

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Salem-News.com (Jun-12-2018 11:22)

Salem Drinking Water Advisory Continues for Two Weeks

Though water is "safe for most", drinking water filling stations are open.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Salem-News.com Test results received this morning from water samples taken on Saturday, June 9, indicate the presence of cyanotoxins in the water distribution system is below EPA advisory levels for vulnerable populations.

As a precautionary measure, the City of Salem extended the drinking water advisory for at least two more weeks to ensure safe drinking water for our residents and water customers.

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Salem-News.com (Jun-11-2018 16:13)

10th Annual Otter Rock and Roll is June 23rd

This youth surf contest is for ages 18 and under only; open to surfers of all skill levels.

(NEWPORT, Ore.) - Otter Rock 'n Roll 2016 In celebration of International Surfing Day, the Surfrider Foundation’s Newport, Siuslaw and Portland Chapters have announced they will be hosting the 10th annual Otter Rock n Roll Youth Surf and Beach Cleanup Challenge.

Observed globally, International Surfing Day celebrates the sport of surfing and helps raise awareness about issues facing our ocean, waves and beaches.

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Salem-News.com (Jun-06-2018 12:17)

Oregon`s Capitol City Issues Another Toxic Water Advisory

As was true last week, the school district will not make bottled water available to kids in school ages 6-18.

(SALEM, Ore.) - bottled water The water "advisory" is back on for Salem and areas around Salem.

Results from water quality samples received Wednesday morning (June 6, 2018) indicate that cyanotoxins are present in the City of Salem’s water distribution system at levels that exceed Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) guidelines for children and vulnerable populations.

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Salem-News.com (May-29-2018 23:48)

Thousands of Oregonians Frightened by Emergency Alert Issued Without Explanation

What does "Prepare for Action" mean, anyway?

(SALEM, Ore.) - emergency message The alert said there was a "civil emergency", yet gave no indication as to what type of emergency it was or what citizens should do. It was an amazing lack of information from an agency whose entire mission is to share information.

People outside of Salem as far as Sherwood, Willamina and Eugene were taken aback with the erroneous message of could-be imminent doom. As it turns out, it was a water alert. Not North Korea.

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Salem-News.com (May-23-2018 17:29)

Memorial Day Weekend is No Time to Drive Loaded

Drunk driving crashes are PREVENTABLE!

(SALEM, Ore.) - drive sober Along with police agencies across the country, the Marion County Sheriff's Office Traffic Safety Team will be on the lookout for impaired drivers this Memorial Day Weekend. Beginning May 25th and ending May 28th, patrols will be stepped up, with additional deputies who will be attempting to locate DUII drivers.

Deputies will be working all hours of the day and night to ensure a safe traveling experience for our residents and visitors. The focus, according to ODOT, will be to make sure child passengers are buckled up; ensuring traffic moves over for emergency vehicles; and getting impaired drivers off the road.

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Salem-News.com (May-17-2018 00:50)

Medical Racism Feared Behind Diagnosis Negligence

Mr. Coleman was diagnosed with Diabetes and liver failure in 2010, but deprived of that information for four and a half years.

(SALEM, Ore.) - William Coleman It is a massive problem nationwide. Results from tests and lab work performed by doctors in medical facilities, often revealing dangerous, even deadly illness and disease, are not shared with the patient.

Add to that, the established problems and patterns regarding medical racism in the US, and you find a serious issue that leads to premature death and unwarranted, preventable suffering, particularly for people of color.

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Salem-News.com (May-10-2018 23:26)

One Year Passes-By, And The Vacuum Continues To Grow!

Chandrakala Ratnayake (nee Senanayake): One Year Remembrance
(May 12th 2017 – May 12th 2018)

(LOS ANGELES) - Chandrakala Ratnayake She was the very special person who brought light into my life, from the day I was born, not only in times of joy, but in times of deep sorrow and struggle.

Even though she has been gone throughout one whole year, which I felt like a lifetime, I still feel her ray of light falling on me from heaven above.

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Salem-News.com (May-01-2018 16:59)

Oregon Governor Brown Signs DACA Legislation at May Day Celebration

These bills are indicative of the Oregon culture, generous and smart.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Governor Kate Brown Governor Kate Brown today signed two bills that provide support to Oregon's DACA recipients and immigrants as part of the May Day celebration at the Capitol.

"The chaos and uncertainty coming from the White House is in direct conflict with our nation's history, economy, and respect for our immigrant communities,” said Governor Kate Brown.

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