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Salem-News.com (Dec-16-2014 22:52)

Silicon Forest: Oregon`s Untapped High Tech Gold Mine

A rising middle class in emerging markets is eager to import high tech products.

(SALEM, Ore.) - silicon forest Oregon is known for many things: It has more ghost towns than anywhere else in the United States; Hell's Canyon is the deepest river on the continent; the Columbia River gorge offers the best windsurfing in the world; and Seaside Aquarium was the first place in the world where harbor seals were bred in captivity.

However, few people know that during the gold rush, the biggest reserves were found in 1958 at Sharp’s Creek in the Bohemia Mining District nestled in the Cascade Mountains.

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Salem-News.com (Dec-13-2014 23:02)

Heisman Trophy Goes to UO Quarterback Marcus Mariota

Mariota is the first ever Heisman Winner from the University of Oregon

(GoDucks.com / NEW YORK) - Marcus Mariota The most celebrated individual season in Oregon football history received an historic exclamation point Saturday, as junior quarterback Marcus Mariota was awarded the Heisman Trophy for the 2014 college football season.

Mariota became the first Heisman winner in UO history, and the first from the Pacific Northwest since Terry Baker of Oregon State in 1962.

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Salem-News.com (Dec-10-2014 23:35)

Marijuana Legalization Questions Answered by Dr. Phil Leveque

A high school student interviews Dr. Leveque about his experience with marijuana/cannabis and legalization.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - oregon marijuana Dear Dr. Leveque,
I am a sophomore at Lee's Summit North High School. I have contacted you today because we need to "interview" someone over our topic (my topic being the legalization of medicinal Marijuana) and my first choice was to talk to you.


The best way to start is at the beginning, so here is some background on Dr. Leveque, direct from the source.

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Salem-News.com (Dec-04-2014 21:40)

Liability Issues for Uber and Lyft Drivers

Lyft and Uber are steering very clear of Portland

(SALEM, Ore.) - road share Peer-to-peer, or ridesharing, is nothing new; just check any grocery store in the low-income parts of town and you’ll find “bootleg” taxis offering people rides home at a fraction of the cost of a traditional taxi.

In Salem, we have companies like The Cherriots, Ridester and other organizations that help people pair up for carpooling needs.

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Salem-News.com (Dec-04-2014 14:13)

Street Re-Opened: Mission Street Accident (PHOTOS)

Mission Street has been reopened.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Mission Street accident Mission Street SE between 17th & 22nd Streets is closed due to a vehicle crash. The vehicle landed in Shelton Ditch and first responders have closed traffic due to the situation.

Watch for detour signs and avoid the area until further notice.

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Salem-News.com (Dec-03-2014 04:20)

13 Little Pot Plants May Set Religious Sacrament Standard for Oregon

This milestone cannabis case continues Thursday, December the 4th, at 3:45 at the Grant county courthouse in Canyon City, Oregon for defendants of the ONAC KM Sanctuary Garden Raid. The public is invited to attend.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Joy Graves and Flaming Eagle “This case will liberate Cannabis Indica and Cannabis Ruderalis from prosecution once-and-for-all as they are not federally controlled substances. It will also ensure our civil rights, liberties and freedoms regarding Mother Earth's healing sacraments for all native born American peoples - hopefully even beyond those borders as well,” said Joy Graves, Sachem Healer of the Oklevueha Native American Church.

For authorities, it seems the question is whether the newly planted garden was medicinal, sacramental or simply another run-of-the-mill illegal marijuana grow.

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Salem-News.com (Nov-29-2014 16:20)

Oregon vs Oregon: the 118th Civil War is Today

Kickoff is set for 5:14 p.m. PT between the University of Oregon Ducks and Oregon State Beavers at Reeser Stadium, with a national telecast on ABC.

(CORVALLIS, Ore.) - UO ducks football Today's Civil War game marks the 118th meeting of the Ducks and Beavers in the Civil War, the longest-running college football rivalry west of the Rocky Mountains.

The Ducks hold a 61-46-10 advantage in the all-time series and have a 29-9-1 (.756) mark vs. The Beavers since 1975, including wins in six straight. UO is 28-18-5 all-time vs. OSU in Corvallis, including three straight wins at Reeser Stadium.

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Salem-News.com (Nov-28-2014 19:59)

SALEM: Multi-Vehicle Traffic Crash at 25th St SE & Madrona

Crash is near the Salem Airport; traffic detoured down McGilchrist

(SALEM, Ore.) - detour sign Salem Police & Fire are at the scene of a serious injury, multi-vehicle traffic crash at 25th St SE & Madrona Ave SE.

Southbound 25th St. SE traffic has been detoured at McGilchrist St SE.

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Salem-News.com (Nov-27-2014 23:10)

Gary Monaco, Guilty of Manslaughter, Arrested in Bend

Monaco had been found guilty of Manslaughter in the First Degree for the 2012 crash that caused the death of Laura Schaefer

(BEND, Ore.) - Laura Schaefer fatal At about 7:50 p.m. On Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, officers with the Bend Police were dispatched to a call of a suspicious male attempting to break into a vehicle and possibly using drugs at 63492 Hunnell Road in Bend.

Upon their arrival, police contacted Gary Monaco -- who was found to have a warrant for his arrest for failing to appear in Clackamas County Circuit Court.

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Salem-News.com (Nov-27-2014 21:53)

OSP F&W Troopers in Bend - Arrest Suspect in Trophy Mule Deer Kill

The illegal harvest of deer is taken very seriously.

(BEND, Ore.) - mule deer On November 24, 2014, Oregon State Police (OSP) Fish & Wildlife troopers in Central Oregon received information about a trophy class, 205" mule deer, killed the day prior under suspicious circumstances in the Metolius Wildlife Management Unit.

Members of the team began an investigation and as the investigation unfolded the hunter who shot the animal was contacted and ultimately provided a full confession to the illegal harvest of the buck deer.

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