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Salem-News.com (Aug-31-2015 13:17)

Salem Police Participating In Traffic Safety Campaign

Increased awareness is important all year long.

(SALEM, Ore.) - safety first The Salem Police Department is participating in the third of three traffic enforcement campaigns. The campaign began on August 24 and will run through September 6.

The increased patrols are during the daylight hours for the purpose of enforcing seatbelt, child restraint violations and cell phone use.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-26-2015 14:59)

Northwest Youth Corps Accepting Apps for Paid Fall Job Training Programs

Great opportunities to get some real experience and get paid

(EUGENE, Ore.) - nwyouthcorps.org Teenagers from all over the U.S. have joined Northwest Youth Corps this summer, working outdoors and are making a difference! In its 30-year history, NYC has placed over 17,000 teenagers and young adults in programs providing them with both excellent educational and job training experience.

No experience is necessary, only a willingness to learn, work hard as a team, and travel to some of the most rugged and scenic areas Portland and of the Pacific Northwest.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-24-2015 12:30)

Salem-News.com + Readers = Honest Reporting

Freedom of Speech is nothing without the opportunity to be heard.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Bonnie King, Paul Stanford A gentle late summer reminder that Salem-News.com gets by largely thanks to the generosity of its readers. In other words, your contributions truly matter! They ensure that we can continue to bring you voices, analysis and eye-witness reporting you’re unlikely to find elsewhere.

Salem-News.com brings voices from outside the typical reporting arena, and exposes the truth from beneath, and within.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-23-2015 22:37)

Willamina 230-Acre Fire is 50% Contained

Four cabins along East Creek Road are under a Level 1 evacuation. Willamina Creek Road and East Creek Road are closed north of the junction with Coast Creek Road.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Willamina Fire Excellent progress on containing the Willamina Creek Fire was made today. The fire has not grown since Friday night.

Increases in acreage shown in these updates over the last few days reflect the GPS data collection work that has been completed which has resulted in more accurate mapping. The final acreage is not expected to increase from today's total.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-16-2015 23:01)

Dave Dahl of Dave`s Killer Bread Has Earned His Rewards

A top choice for bread lovers in Oregon has turned into a "must have" far and wide.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - Dave Dahl If you live in Oregon, you know this face. And even if you don't and you live out of state, you've probably heard of him or bought his product. His name is Dave Dahl, and his story is so interesting, so convoluted, I decided it was worth telling from my own perspective.

The first time I ever heard his name, was from my daughter Lisa. She kept telling me about this guy at the Corvallis Farmer's Market named Dave who sells an amazing organic bread called "Dave's Killer Bread."

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Salem-News.com (Aug-12-2015 10:55)

Health Advisory Issued August 12 for Water Contact at Sunset Bay State Park Beach

Neighboring beaches are not affected by this advisory.

(COOS COUNTY, Ore.) - beach wave The Oregon Health Authority issued a public health advisory today for high levels of bacteria in ocean waters at Sunset Bay State Park Beach in Coos County.

Water samples indicate higher-than-normal levels of fecal bacteria, which can result in diarrhea, stomach cramps, skin rashes, upper respiratory infections and other illnesses.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-03-2015 01:11)

When Just Any Ole Spot Won`t Do...There`s The Other Spot

Marijuana use is legal in Oregon for 21+. But where? Here's a great option!

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - The Other Spot Now that recreational cannabis use is legal in Oregon many people are looking for a safe place to consume their weed.

Often apartments have no-smoking clauses and it is not permissible to smoke pot in public. Everybody knows you can’t smoke in your car or at work. So where can the law abiding cannabis consumer enjoy a joint without risking getting sent to the joint?

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Salem-News.com (Jul-28-2015 23:09)

Soaring Temperatures Raise the Red Flag for Fire Danger in Oregon

Temps from 95 to 100 degrees are expected for at least the next 2 days

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - red flag warning Critical fire weather conditions are expected to develop across the Oregon Cascades and the southern Willamette Valley and adjacent foothills on Wednesday and Thursday.

The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a RED FLAG WARNING in effect from noon Wednesday to 11 p.m. Thursday.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-27-2015 22:31)

Cannabis Creative Conference in Oregon Brings Businesses Together for Budding Opportunities

National trade show will help businesses, entrepreneurs and professionals profit in the growing, legal marijuana industry

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - cannabis The United States economy is experiencing a revolution through the legalization of cannabis, both for medicinal and recreational use.

Washington State alone is selling $1.2 million in legal cannabis daily according to the Liquor Control Board, and the revenue promises to grow — not just from plant sales, but also for supporting businesses.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-21-2015 21:56)

Merkley Statement on Failed Transportation Vote

Oregon's Senator explains why the "NO" vote was necessary.

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Senator Jeff Merkley Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley released the following statement after he and a bipartisan majority of Senators voted against an attempt to bring a 1,000 page transportation bill to the floor less than an hour after it had been released:

"After months of stalling on putting forward a solution to a looming transportation crisis, it’s unacceptable to suddenly force a vote on 1,000 page legislation with no time for Senators to read the bill..."

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