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Salem-News.com (January 27, 2016 20:30)

Malheur Standoff Statement by Greg Bretzing, Special Agent in Charge, FBI Portland

A press conference was held Wednesday morning. VIDEO follows text:

(BURNS, Ore.) - Greg Bretzing ...As outsiders to Oregon, they were given the opportunity to return to their homes and have their grievances heard through legal and appropriate means. They chose, instead, to threaten the very America they profess to love with violence, intimidation and criminal acts.

Yesterday, the FBI and our partners took the necessary actions to start bringing this situation to an end. We worked to ensure that we could do so in the safest way possible -- removing the threat of danger from innocent citizens.


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Salem-News.com (January 22, 2016 20:44)

The Cowliphate and Poisoned Kids: Twin Assaults on The Commons

What we do to the least of our own or any species impacts us all.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Harney County When I opened up Facebook today, ninety-percent on the items on my feed were equally divided between the Bundy Cowliphate here in Oregon and the poisoning of the water supply in Flint, my hometown.

Given my decades of Public Lands' Conservation activism, both topics are dear to me. Let's start with the first...


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Salem-News.com (January 05, 2016 21:45)

Harney County Sheriff Calls Community Together

Sheriff Dave Ward invites the community to attend a meeting Jan. 6 to discuss safety concerns and the disruptions caused by the behavior of those at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.

(HARNEY COUNTY, Ore.) - Sheriff-Ward "I want to invite those who live and work in Harney County to join me on Wednesday afternoon for a community meeting. We will gather at 4 pm at the Harney County Fairgrounds, Memorial Building, 69660 S. Egan Street.

"It is very important that Harney County citizens who feel strongly about getting these militants out of our county join with me in this effort.


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Salem-News.com (December 09, 2015 07:29)

John Trudell - Human

"He got a fast horse. Comanche warriors made sure he got their best. Hoofbeats thunder through the Time Ripple, cracking open the curtains that divide the spirit worlds, casting sparks back our way. Let's gather them up and build fires." --- Greta Montagne

(SALEM, Ore.) - John Trudell There’s a reason John Trudell is in the Counterculture Hall of Fame. Several reasons.

The great Santee Sioux poet/philosopher/warrior passed December 8, 2015 after a long bout with cancer. He was at peace, surrounded by family and friends; many had tirelessly helped care for John thru this transition. He lived a magnificent life. He was 69.


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Salem-News.com (November 25, 2015 00:01)

Graphic Video Shows Chicago Police Shooting of 17-Year Old

WARNING: This video contains graphic violence.

(CHICAGO) - Laquan McDonald 17-year old Laquan McDonald was shot 16 times by a Chicago police officer in October 2014 and the police dashcam video was released Tuesday.

A judge had ordered the city to release the disturbing video by Wednesday, but a version was leaded to ABC7 Chicago Eyewitness News on Tuesday morning, so the Chicago police moved up the scheduled release.


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Salem-News.com (November 12, 2015 19:15)

The Wreck of The Edmund Fitzgerald: 40 Years Ago

Gordon Lightfoot said this song is his most significant contribution to music.

(SALEM, Ore.) - SS Edmund Fitzgerald 40 years ago, on November 10, 1975, the Edmund Fitzgerald sank in Lake Superior. This two score anniversary commemorates the ship, an ore carrier, which went down in a November storm, taking all 29 crew members to their graves.

Most of us (outside the area) know about the tragedy because of one thing: the song.


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Salem-News.com (November 09, 2015 06:30)

Cannabis is Medicine for Crohn`s Patient Teenager Coltyn Turner

What seemed like a long shot has turned out to be the best option available. And it’s natural.

(COLORADO SPRINGS, CO.) - Coltyn Turner A young man named Coltyn Turner may turn out to be an integral cog in the wheel that gets the Federal government to pay attention to patients benefiting from cannabis as medicine. In fact, Coltyn would greatly appreciate some time with the President of the United States. He would tell him that cannabis saved his life.

2 years ago, Coltyn Turner was dying from Crohn's Disease. He was diagnosed at age 11, though he suffered from the condition since birth.


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Salem-News.com (October 20, 2015 21:16)

Iran Airs Unseen Footage of Secret Underground Missile Base

"The Islamic republic's long-range missile bases are stationed and ready under the high mountains in all the country's provinces and cities" - Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh, commander of the Islamic Republic's Revolutionary Guards' aerospace division

(RT / SALEM, Ore.) - iran base For the first time ever, Iranian television has broadcast footage of a secret underground tunnel, stocked with missile and launcher units. Officials have stated that it is one of several such bases in the Islamic republic.

Located at a depth of 500 meters, under the mountains, the footage shows a very long tunnel which appears to be about 10 meters high.


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Salem-News.com (October 17, 2015 02:39)

2015 Hempstalk Harvest Festival Kicks off Saturday at 10am

Thousands Ascending on Portland to Celebrate Hemp and Cannabis, Rain or Shine!

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - Hempstalk The 11th Portland Hempstalk Harvest Festival is taking over Tom McCall Waterfront Park this weekend, and hemp enthusiasts couldn’t be happier.

Portland's annual Hempstalk Festival advocates decriminalization of hemp and cannabis for medicinal, industrial, and recreational use. Though stories to the contrary were spread without foundation, Hempstalk is on!


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Salem-News.com (October 01, 2015 12:48)

UPDATE: Shooter is Dead after Killing 10, Wounding 7 at Umpqua Community College

UPDATE: SOME INFORMATION BELOW IS NOW KNOWN TO BE INACCURATE. PLEASE SEE UPDATED NEWS ARTICLES ON THIS SUBJECT.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Umpqua CC A 911 call came into the Douglas County emergency services at 10:38 a.m. alerting authorities of an active shooter at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg.

13 are confirmed dead by the State Attorney General Rosenblum, and there are 20 wounded, many critically.

"There's no more threat," the Sheriff told KOIN 6.
It appears, at this time, there was one shooter. The shooter is among the dead.


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