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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-09-2014 19:58)

Zombie Apocalypse to Strike Aquarium during Creatures of the Night

Prepare to be Zombified!

(NEWPORT, Ore.) - zombie Teeth-gnashing zombies will terrorize Oregon Coast Aquarium visitors the night of Saturday, October 25, when the annual Halloween celebration, Creatures of the Night, invades the Newport-based attraction.

This 4-acre passage of nightmares will frighten and delight visitors that embrace the spirit of Halloween from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

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Salem-News.com (Oct-09-2014 01:10)

Murdered Mother-of-Two Honored at Fundraiser

The murder of Jessie Doyle is an example of Domestic Violence at it's very worst.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Jessie Doyle Cavett One year ago this week, a young mother was murdered in front of her two little girls. The perpetrator was the woman’s estranged husband, who had no care whatsoever that a Restraining Order said he should stay away from her. Joshua Cavett walked up the stairs to the second floor apartment where he yelled and banged on a door until, finally, the door was opened.

Before 27-year old Jessie Doyle could make a move, there was a gun at her head and suddenly it was over. He shot her once, point blank.

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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 (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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