Our kids are dying! How could the FDA approve Zohydro ER when the high probability of death exists?
(MYRTLE BEACH, S.C.) - One of Dr. Robert Rappaport’s biggest "contributions" to the American people before the FDA announced his retirement was approval of an opioid called Zohydro ER.
Zohydro ER was the first hydrocodone-only opioid in doses of 5 to 10 times more heroin-like narcotic than Vicodin. The FDA disregarded their own Advisory Committee who voted 11-2 not to approve the opioid because of the Committee’s concerns about the potential impact on public health.
The 2016 Legislature expanded "early sales" of limited marijuana products from Oregon's medical marijuana dispensaries.
(SALEM, Ore.) - Oregon voters passed Measure 91 in 2014, allowing recreational use of marijuana by adults 21+. Nearly immediately, the more than 70,000 legal patients in the state felt the impact of the measure on the medical program.
Here is the latest update from the Oregon Health Authority, explaining what dispensaries can expect as they open up more “early sales” for recreational customers, allowing them to purchase additional products before recreational stores are open.
The deadly shooting was related to a gang dispute.
(SALEM, Ore.) - To reach the 35-year sentence, which is greater than the 25-year minimum, the judge found that the defendant was persistently involved in similar crimes based on his previous convictions for Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Assault IV, Attempt Assault IV, Menacing, Resisting Arrest, Attempt Assault of a Public Safety Officer, and Strangulation.
This murder charge stemmed from a shooting on May 29, 2015 at 3184 Surfwood Dr NE, Salem, that caused the death of 24-year-old Jose Garcia-Roldan.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Salem Police Department Youth Services Unit at 503-588-6257.
(SALEM, Ore.) - A 9-year old child was walking from his residence to a bus stop near the intersection of Stellars Eagle St NW and Bald Eagle NW at about 8:30 am this morning when he was approached by an unknown male adult who grabbed his arm.
The child was able to pull away from the suspect, who then pushed the child to the ground. The child was able to get up and run away as the suspect followed in his vehicle.
Students learn about the effects of aging and disease.
(SPOKANE, Wash.) - The new Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine at Washington State University is procuring the resources it will need once it receives permission to admit students.
More than 40 local physicians have been hired to create and teach the curriculum, along with administrators and support staff. Facilities provide sufficient classroom space and a state-of-the-art anatomy lab.
Investigators said they may make additional arrests.
(PORTLAND, Ore.) - In the evening hours of Wednesday April 27, 2016, Portland Police Bureau Homicide detectives booked four people into jail in connection with the 2015 homicide of 56-year-old Robert Lee Huggins. Two other people were already in custody and are facing new charges.
Huggins' body was found by loggers just before 6 a.m on July 1, 2015, in the middle of an open field near Ridgefield, Washington.
Was Michael Francke murdered to block his efforts in exposing the crimes of state officials?
(SALEM, Ore.) - Oregon is a beautiful state with incredible natural resources and vast appeal, but underneath the skin of this place is a bleeding sore that festers. That sore is corruption and it isn't in short supply.
The corruption runs the gamut throughout all of Oregon's state agencies including the Dept of Human Services and includes a level of mutual cooperation among officials that is dark and unimaginable.
Katy Roe is a well-known local girl. Where is she?
(DEPOE BAY, Ore.) - Katy Roe has been missing over a week. 22-year old Katharine "Katy" Olivia Roe disappeared early on Sunday April 17, 2016 from Depoe Bay, OR. She was last seen leaving the Wing Wa Restaurant, a downtown bar, at 2:00 am.
Katy is 4’9″ tall, 90 pounds with long brown hair and blue eyes. She was last seen wearing black pants and a white long-sleeve shirt. She was alone, headed for the mile-long walk to her home in Southpoint.
The DA’s decision to ignore the conclusions of the Denver Police Department is outrageous.
(DENVER, Colo) - The Denver District Attorney’s office announced yesterday that no charges will be filed against “an off-duty Colorado Department of Corrections employee” who killed Victor Mendoza after provoking a conflict at the Colorado Motorcycle Expo on January 30th of this year.
“The Denver Police Department conducted hundreds of hours investigating the brawl and presented it to the district attorney’s office on Monday as a first-degree murder case.”
(McMINNVILLE, Ore.) - On April 22, 2016 at about 4:35AM, OSP Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report of a three vehicle crash on Highway 18 near milepost 49 (one mile east of McMinnville).
A 2003 Dodge Durango was westbound on Highway 18 when it crossed the centerline and struck an eastbound 2004 Chevrolet Astro van head-on. The Dodge then struck a 2005 Honda Civic which had been following the Chevrolet.
Sunnyside Road was closed for nearly four hours for the crash investigation.
(SALEM, Ore.) - The Salem Police Traffic Control Unit is investigating a fatal traffic crash that occurred Tuesday morning in south Salem.
Arriving officers found two vehicles sitting in the roadway with the drivers of both vehicles trapped inside. Fire units were on scene and called for further resources to extricate the drivers from the vehicles.
"...the masses will need more lithium than we can currently get our hands on."
(LONDON OilPrices.com) - The unveiling of Tesla’s Model 3 electric car was no less than the lifting of the final curtain on a game-changing energy revolution. And if we follow that revolution to its core, we arrive at lithium—our new gasoline for which the feeding frenzy has only just begun.
Unveiled just on 31 March and already with 325,000 orders, it seems that the market, too, understands that the Model 3 is more than just another electric vehicle.
Nationally Syndicated Daily Entertainment Television Show will Be Featured Across Meredith Digital
(NEW YORK /PRNewswire/ ) - Unconventional Studios produces branded entertainment content and experiences for video platforms spanning digital, mobile and broadcast television, with studios in New York, Los Angeles and Las Vegas.
As part of the partnership, OK! TV will be rebranded "Celebrity Page" beginning March 28, 2016 and will feature lifestyle content from many of Meredith's most recognized brands such as Better Homes and Gardens, Shape, Parents, Martha Stewart Living and Allrecipes.
As the short-covering rally reaches its limits, prices could fall once again.
(LONDON OilPrices.com) - Oil prices have shown signs of life over the past few weeks, as production declines in the U.S. raise expectations that the market is starting to adjust. As a result, Brent crude recently surpassed $40 per barrel for the first time in months.
A growling list of companies are capitulating, announcing production cuts for 2016. Continental Resources, for example, could see output fall by 10 percent.
No Fire Zone director Callum Macrae described the charges against Lena as “a disgrace”.
(SALEM, Ore.) - The acquittal of leading human rights defender Lena Hendry on charges of breaching Malaysia’s draconian censorship laws has been welcomed by film-makers, actors and artists around the world.
Ms Hendry was accused of screening the award-winning documentary No Fire Zone: The Killing Fields of Sri Lanka – a film about human rights abuses at the end of Sri Lanka’s civil war – to an invited audience in July 2013.
The activists were charged with crossing the "thin blue line", trespassing onto a US nuclear weapons base.
(TACOMA, Wash.) - Eight activists crossed the blue line onto Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor, which represents the largest operational concentration of nuclear weapons in the US arsenal, in an act of nonviolent civil resistance.
Some staged a die-in, spreading ashes around others’ bodies on the asphalt, while two members of the group attempted to deliver a letter to the base commander urging him to uphold international law regarding nuclear weapons.
Addictions and deaths expected to continue increasing in the coming years.
(MYRTLE BEACH, S.C.) - In the fourteen years since I began exposing the criminal activity of the FDA, pharma, pain foundations and physicians funded by pharma, U.S. Senators profiting from pharma, as well as pill mill doctors, I have become more and more frustrated.
A few weeks ago, I received a message telling me in no uncertain terms to "back off" and stick to "advocacy".
(SALEM, Ore.) - We're already working our way through 2016. It's time to put a stop on your laziness, get up and renovate your house! If you're thinking it's too late for some much needed renovation, then you're wrong. It's never too late to choose change, even if it happens later than you'd hoped. Now's the time!
Now that you've had the pep talk on the importance of renovating your home, it's time to think about the other urgent problem: your budget. How will you start renovating your home if you have no money?