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Salem-News.com (July 29, 2014 07:21)

Missing Ore. Mothers Family, Friends to Hold Vigil Tonight

If you see Jennifer, or her vehicle, police say to immediately call 9-1-1.

(NEWBERG, Ore. ) - Oregon Missing Mom Vehicle Family and friends of 38-year-old Jennifer Huston are still searching into day five both on the ground, and are continuing one of the biggest online searches in recent history on social media, to try and find the Oregon mother of two who vanished without a trace last Thursday after she left the families home to run errands.

Salem-News.com has learned that family and friends will hold a special service tonight at Hillside Church, 611 N Main Street, in Newberg, tonight at 7:00 p.m. Pastor Zach Elliot will be facilitating this service.

At a press conference on Monday, investigators say Huston was caught on surveillance video at a Newberg bank about 10 minutes before surveillance cameras again captured her at the Circle K - 76 gas station in Newberg, Ore. around 6:22 p.m.

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Salem-News.com (July 29, 2014 07:20)

Hikers Risk Own Lives to Save Dog Missing for 22 Days

After calling police, the family went back to stay with the dog which was in a location with steep terrain, and with no easy way out.

(LEBANON, Ore.) - MadisonA Scio, Oregon couple is happy to have their family dog back home again after 22 days, thanks to a family out on a hike and the Linn County Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue volunteers.

The Linn County Sheriff's office received a call on Saturday night around 7:45 p.m., of a possible lost hiker in the Cascadia area, just east of Lebanon.

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Bob's Hamburgers to Make Triumph Return During The Oregon State Fair

Fans can expect to get the original Bob's Hamburgers with his famous secret sauce that made Bob Corey a Salem restaurant legend. Win gift certificates ONLY on Salem-News.com!

Salem-News.com (July 29, 2014 08:10)

BE AWARE! Salem Streets Start to Close Tuesday Night for Salem Hoopla

All streets are expected to be reopened by Sunday at 8:00 p.m.

(SALEM, Ore. ) - Salem Hoopla 2014The City of Salem Public Works Department wants you to Be Aware! that some city streets will begin closing Tuesday night through Sunday for the Oregon National Guard Salem Hoopla 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament.

Drivers should avoid these areas or anticipate long delays due to congestion as organizers are expecting 800 teams and 700 volunteers to participate this year.

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Salem-News.com (July 29, 2014 07:15)

Portland Police Asking for Public's Help in Finding Missing Man

Anyone seeing Devin Gordon Singh is asked to immediately call 9-1-1.

(PORTLAND, Ore. ) - Devin Gordon SinghThe Portland Police Bureau's Missing Persons Unit is asking for the public's help locating 30-year-old Devin Gordon Singh, missing since Sunday.

Singh is described as a male Indian, 6'1" tall, 170 pounds, brown hair with long dreads, hazel eyes, facial hair, a tattoo of "DTD" on the left side of his neck and an Indian symbol on his right interior forearm.

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Salem-News.com (July 28, 2014 19:00)

Massive Search for Oregon Mother Continues into Day 5

Arrangements have been made for a prayer service at a Newberg church on Tuesday. The community is invited to the service to be held at Hillside Church, 611 N Main Street, in Newberg at 7:00 p.m.

(NEWBERG, Ore. ) - Missing Oregon MotherFamily and friends of 38-year-old Jennifer Huston are still searching near and far both on the ground and on social media to try and locate an Oregon mother of two who vanished without a trace on Thursday after she left the families home to run errands.

As Salem-News.com was first to report, the family posted Sunday on the Find Jennifer Huston Facebook page, that they are offering a reward for information that bring Jennifer back home.

Her cell phone has been turned off or deactivated, and so far nobody has used any of her credit cards police said. Family members, friends, and even complete strangers have joined her Facebook page over the past few days in hopes someone will find or see Jennifer, or her vehicle.

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Salem-News.com (July 27, 2014 20:48)Video

Salem Armed Stand-Off Ends With Suspect in Custody (VIDEO)

Video from the scene from Salem-News.com's Jerry Freeman.

(SALEM, Ore. ) - Salem-News.comSalem Police officers along with the Salem Police SWAT team and negotiators, were able to take a wanted man into custody Sunday after he barricaded himself inside a home.

Salem police were called just before 8:00 a.m. to the 3200 block of River Road N, on a report that a subject wanted on several Domestic Violence charges and a Parole Violation warrant was in the area.

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Salem-News.com (July 29, 2014 06:23)

Salem-Keizer Transit Changes to Eco Refined Oil

Cherriots utilizes approximately 2,400 gallons of lube oil in its diesel fleet.

(SALEM, Ore. ) - Salem Keizer TransitSalem-Keizer Transit has taken another step to help reduce the world's carbon footprint.

After a two year test of the product, the maintenance department has begun using Eco Ultra Premium re-refined lube oil in its diesel fleet. Why is this important? The United States produces approximately 1.3 billion gallons of used oil each year.

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Salem-News.com (July 28, 2014 19:18)

Police Need Help Locating Armed Suspect NE of Salem

At this point, deputies believe when the man fled he may have been armed with a shotgun.

(SALEM, Ore. ) - Marion County SheriffThe Marion County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating a suspect who stole a vehicle from home around 3:00 p.m. on Monday.

Marion County Sheriff's spokesman Sergeant Chris Baldridge says residents near Seminole Road NE and Mustang Road NE interrupted a burglary of their residence.

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Salem-News.com (July 28, 2014 20:04)Video

Study: Running May Add 3 Years to Your Life

Current U.S. guidelines for physical activity call for a minimum of 75 minutes per week of running or other vigorous-intensity aerobic activity, or 30 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise most days of the week.

(AMES, Iowa) - People RunningRunners may live an average three years longer than people who don't run, according to new research.

But, the best news from this study is that it appears that you can reap this benefit even if you run at slow speeds for mere minutes every day, the 15-year study suggests.

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Salem-News.com (July 27, 2014 10:30)

Streets Around Oregon State Capitol to be Transformed into Basketball Courts

Salem area drivers should expect delays and road closures in and around the Oregon State Capitol building starting Tuesday, and through late Sunday night.

(SALEM, Ore. ) - Salem HooplaThousands of basketball players and fans will descend upon Oregon's Capitol City this Thursday through Sunday for the 16th annual Oregon National Guard Hoopla.

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Salem-News.com (July 27, 2014 20:51)

Massive Online Search Underway for Missing Oregon Mother

A reward is now being offered for the information leading to the safe return of Jennifer Huston.

(DUNDEE, Ore. ) - Jennifer HustonPolice and family members are searching near and far for an Dundee, Oregon mother of two boys who was last seen at a gas station on Thursday.

Family members have started a Facebook page in hopes someone will see 38-year-old Jennifer Huston, and are posting flyers around the Willamette Valley, and along the Oregon Coast, hoping to locate her or her vehicle, a 1999 dark green Lexus 470, Oregon license plate WXH 011.

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Salem-News.com (July 26, 2014 21:15)Video

Scott M. Fishman, MD Profiteer 'Responsible for Opioid Addictions and Deaths'??

His "guide" became the holy grail to the medical profession in minimizing the dangers of addiction and death from prescribed opioids.

(MYRTLE BEACH, SC) - Scott M. Fishman MDI have been writing articles over the years on the prescription opioid/heroin epidemic crippling the U.S. and Canada and the contributing factors involved.

These factors are the physicians paid by the pharmaceutical industry to write books and speak directly to the medical profession downplaying the long term use of opioids for chronic pain.

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Salem-News.com (July 27, 2014 07:22)

Oregon, Washington Farmers Donate 85,000 Pounds of Food to Local Food Banks

Farmers in Oregon and Washington donate an average of 13.5 million pounds of food every year.

(PORTLAND, Ore. ) - Oregon Farmers Food banks in Washington and Oregon received the equivalent of more than 85,000 pounds of food from the 2nd Annual Northwest Farmers Fighting Hunger Cash/Food Drive - nearly 50 percent more than the 58,000 pounds donated in 2013.

Cash donations were emphasized in order to take full advantage of the purchasing power of the Oregon Food Bank Network. Funds raised from Northwest Farmers Fighting Hunger will help get more nutrient-rich dairy foods, such as milk, cheese and yogurt into emergency food boxes.

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Salem-News.com (July 27, 2014 10:06)

Three Teens Found Safe after Opal Creek Hiking Trip

All three boys are healthy and uninjured.

(LYONS, Ore) - Opal CreekThree teens who went out on a hiking trip Saturday in the Opal Creek Wilderness area east of Salem, are now safe and back with family members.

The Marion County Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue Team tells Salem-News.com that the three boys decided it was too dark out and decided to stay the night and walkout in the morning light.

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Salem-News.com (July 27, 2014 23:08)

As Gaza Death Toll Tops 1,000, UN Calls for Immediate Cease-Fire

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu dismissed the call by Hamas for a cease-fire, saying the group violated its own call for a brief stoppage in violence.

(GAZA CITY) - Gaza Bombings With more than 1,000 people killed in the Israel-Hamas conflict, the U.N. Security Council held an emergency meeting in New York early Monday and announced "strong support for an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire" in Gaza.

The call for a cease-fire came after Hamas and Israel began firing again at each other Sunday after a temporary cease-fire failed.

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Salem-News.com (July 26, 2014 20:35)

Public Meeting to Address Public Safety Concerns in Polk County

Polk County District Attorney Aaron Felton will address all public safety issues and concerns at 7:30 a.m., on Tuesday, August 5, at the Courtyard Coffee House, 156 SE Mill Street in Dallas.

(DALLAS, Ore. ) - Polk County Sheriff Residents of Polk County are invited to an open meeting with the Polk County District Attorney to discuss and listen to the public's idea's about current public safety issues the county is currently facing.

The Sheriff's office reduced patrols to 10 hours per day on March 29, due to funding reductions. The impact has been a total of 332 calls from citizens during the hours of 10:00 p.m. to noon since March 29 through May 31 in which no deputies were available to respond.

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Salem-News.com (July 26, 2014 06:51)

Dallas, Ore. Man Killed in Crash Near Wilsonville

Oregon State Police would still like to talk with any witnesses who saw this crash occur.

(WILSONVILLE, Ore. ) - Wilsonville Car CrashOregon State Police troopers are on scene investigating Friday's single vehicle fatal traffic crash off the northbound shoulder of Interstate 5 about three miles south of Wilsonville.

Oregon State Police spokesman Lt. Gregg Hastings says at approximately 11:55 a.m., a 1993 Buick Regal four-door driven by 48-year-old Emuel Smothers, from Dallas, Oregon, was northbound on Interstate 5 near milepost 281 in the far right lane.

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Salem-News.com (July 26, 2014 08:30)Video

Motorcyclist Dies After High Speed Crash Near Salem

Video by Salem-News.com's Jerry Freeman

(SALEM, Ore. ) - Police Lights NightA 53-year old male motorcyclist died Friday night when he was involved in a high speed crash on the northbound lanes of Interstate 5 in Salem.

Oregon State Police spokesman Lt. Gregg Hastings says at approximately 10:07 p.m., an OSP trooper patrolling on Interstate 5 near milepost 261 witnessed the operator of a 2009 Harley Davidson lose control while passing other vehicles at an estimated 90 - 95 mph.

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Salem-News.com (July 26, 2014 09:00)

Oregon Man Arrested after Trying to Bribe Trooper to Tear Up Ticket

After the trooper explained the citation, the suspect allegedly offered the trooper $360 to tear it up.

(TILLAMOOK, Ore. ) - Oregon State Police CarIf you need a good laugh this Saturday morning, than this news story is just for you!

A 20-year-old Milwaukie, Oregon resident was arrested during a traffic stop along Highway 101 in Tillamook County after he tried to bribe an OSP trooper to tear-up his ticket.

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Salem-News.com (July 26, 2014 20:34)

Woodburn Police Seeking Information on Armed Robbery Suspect

Anyone who may recognize this person, or who has information regarding the robbery, is asked to call 503-980-2460.

(WOODBURN, Ore.) - Woodburn Armed Robbery Suspect Police in Woodburn are asking for the public's help in identifying a man who robbed the Sherwin-Williams paint store located in the 1500 Block of N. Pacific Highway at gunpoint.

Nobody was hurt during the incident on the afternoon of July 6, and the suspect got away with an undisclosed amount of cash.

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Salem-News.com (July 27, 2014 00:45)

PTSD: Reefer Madness & Dangerous Drugs

Marijuana is the Best, Safest Drug

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) is one of the worst afflictions to hit us as thinking people. Although it has been recorded in history for about 4,000 years, it probably has been around longer than that. Even military dogs get it, so it must be much more universal for thinking critters than we have considered.

We, as a country, have recorded PTSD in every war since our revolutionary war, but it certainly afflicted soldiers far before that time.

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Salem-News.com (July 24, 2014 11:22)

WHOOPS! Towing Operator on the Run After Failing to Show Up for Court

Anyone with information on the location of Michael Alan Selmer, should contact their local law enforcement non-emergency number, or the Oregon State Police.

(SALEM, Ore. ) - A 35-year-old Polk County man under investigation for running an illegal towing operation and failing to register as a sex offender in Oregon, failed to show up for his first court appearance in Salem.

The Judge issued an immediate no bail arrest warrant for Michael Alan Selmer. Selmer is the subject of an ongoing investigation after Oregon State Police received information he acquired two tow trucks and began advertising towing services in Salem and Independence areas with the name "Whoops! Towing".

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Salem-News.com (July 22, 2014 12:30)Video

Former North Salem Cheerleader, Now Paralyzed, Says New Treatment Program Could Change His Life

A lifetime on a breathing machine and a feeding tube was not an option for Kenneth Connin.

(PORTLAND, Ore. ) - A former cheerleader from North Salem High School who was paralyzed in a freak accident shortly after graduation, is hoping to make it big the highly competitive fashion industry in New York City with the help of a new rehabilitation program in California.

And now he's hoping for a cheering section of his own.

Kenneth Connin, now 22, and who now lives in Portland, Oregon, was a competitive cheerleader at North Salem High School, and after high school moved to Reno, Nevada to continue his cheerleading career.

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