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Salem-News.com (Oct-02-2014 00:58)

Portland`s Smoke-Free Hemp Festival

Light Up and Leave Us Alone

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - RealOne rapper “This weekend, Riverfront Park is the sole place in town you can’t light up a joint” – a joke that made the rounds.

The Tenth Annual Portland Hempstalk was held last weekend at Portland’s Tom McCall Riverfront Park, the site of many large festivals. The pro-Hemp/Pro-legalization of recreational adult use event was held just 38 days before Oregonians vote to join the citizens of Washington and Colorado and End Prohibition, (again).

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Salem-News.com (Sep-30-2014 12:28)

Oregon Farmers Ending Hunger Host First Empty Bowls Fundraiser

Eat some hot soup and bid on an empty bowl, it will be fulfilling!

(SALEM, Ore.) - empty bowls Farmers Ending Hunger, an Oregon non-profit led by Marion County resident John Burt, partners with area farmers who donate extra crops of fresh ingredients to be processed and transported to the Oregon Food Bank for use in the emergency relief food boxes.

The group is hosting its first Empty Bowls fundraiser (dinner and auction) on Saturday, Oct. 4 from 6-8 pm. The event is $15 and includes a bowl of soup and a slice of bread.

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Salem-News.com (Sep-29-2014 15:59)

Senior Fair Set to Have Best Year Ever at Chinook Winds Casino Resort in Lincoln City

The public is invited to attend the annual event on Tuesday, October 7th from 9 to 6, free admission.

(LINCOLN CITY, Ore.) - Chinook winds casino “It’s hard to believe that it was 24 years ago Maxine Bush, Joe Della Valle, Pat and I sat down in the TV10 studio and thought what does our Lincoln City retirement community need,” said Roger Robertson co-owner of All Ways Traveling.

“Now 24 years later on October 7, 2014 Senior Fair will celebrate its 24th anniversary of that meeting.”

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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-25-2014 08:12)

Salem`s Splash Fountains Close for the 2014 Season

Splash fountains are a favorite destination throughout the summer.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Salem fountain Today is the last day to run through a fountain in Salem, Oregon.... until next summer, that is.

At 8 p.m., Thursday, September 25, all park splash fountains will cease to operate for the season. These include Wes Bennett Park, Englewood Park, Northgate Park, West Salem Park, Fairmount Park, River Road Park, and Riverfront Park splash fountains.

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Salem-News.com (Sep-25-2014 07:18)

Apartment Fire in Keizer is a Safety Reminder for Residents

Turning on the heat should be done with care so as not to create a hazard for your family.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Keizer apartment fire Keizer firefighters responded to the report of an apartment fire Wednesday morning. The fire was reported by a neighbor who had been smelling smoke occasionally and then noticed smoke coming from his bathroom sink.

Upon investigation, he found smoke coming from his neighbors window. He promptly called 9-1-1 and began notifying other residents of the apartment complex that there was a fire. No one was in the apartment at the time of the fire.

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Salem-News.com (Sep-24-2014 18:45)

Ducks Volleyball Team Closes Nonconference with Sweep of Seattle

The Ducks face Oregon State in the first installment of the Civil War, Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at Matthew Knight Arena.

(EUGENE, Ore.) - UO Ducks Volleyball The Oregon volleyball team closed its nonconference slate by defeating Seattle in straight sets, 25-13, 25-13, 25-21, Tuesday to move to 10-0 this season.

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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-22-2014 19:25)

Flood Risk in Oregon Increases Due to Worse-than-Normal Fire Season

The upcoming rains may be another challenge for many.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Oregon-fires Areas in Oregon downstream of wildfires are at greater risk for flooding this year, and authorities are urging home and business owner in affected areas to purchase flood insurance.

"Fires have increased flood potential downstream from burned areas and home and business owners in those areas should look into purchasing flood insurance before the rainy season begins," said Christine Shirley, National Flood Insurance Coordinator (NFIPC) for ODLC.

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Salem-News.com (Sep-22-2014 12:26)

Fatality Following Bicycle vs Pickup Crash on Hwy 131

This accident took place between Netarts and Tillamook, on a road with no shoulders.

(TILLAMOOK, Ore. ) - bicycle fatality Oregon State Police (OSP) is continuing the investigation into Friday afternoon's crash involving a bicyclist and pickup on Highway 131 between Netarts and Tillamook.

OSP was notified this morning that the bicyclist died from injuries sustained in the crash early Monday morning at a Portland-area hospital. An enforcement decision is pending.

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