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Salem-News.com (Oct-21-2021 21:11:00)

Timbers on Course for MLS Playoff Slot

For now, there is a postseason campaign to look forward to.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Portland Timbers The 2021 MLS season is starting to reach its conclusion and the good news for Portland Timbers fans is that their team is still in the mix.

After 29 games of the regular season, Giovanni Savarese’s men found themselves in fourth place in the Western Conference and, if it stays that way, the Timbers would be heading for the playoffs.

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Salem-News.com (Oct-19-2021 21:30:00)

Skyrocketing Crude Prices Push Pump Prices Higher

Oregon sees smaller gain than national average

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - gas prices Demand for gasoline has eased which should result in cheaper gas prices, but the higher crude prices are causing pump prices to rise.

“Unfortunately, drivers won’t get relief at the pumps anytime soon due to the surging crude oil prices, as the cost of crude accounts for more than half of the price of each gallon of gas,” says Marie Dodds, public affairs director for AAA Oregon/Idaho.

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Salem-News.com (Oct-19-2021 19:32:00)

Armond Harper Homicide Remains Unsolved After Three Years

The suspect ran out of the area, northbound on North Mississippi Avenue.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - Armond Harper October 19, 2018, just before 10 a.m., Portland Police Bureau officers responded to the report of a shooting at North Rosa Parks Way and North Albina Avenue.

Officers and medical personnel arrived and located 42-year-old Armond Ramoan Harper suffering from a gunshot wound. He died early the next day.

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Salem-News.com (Oct-14-2021 22:37:00)

Former Oregon Man Faces 60 years in Federal Prison for Marijuana Scheme

He illegally exported Oregon marijuana out of state and laundered proceeds.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - gavel Between January 2017 and June 2020, 29-year old Dante Baldocchi purchased marijuana in Oregon and shipped it to Georgia where he and others sold it to distributors in the Atlanta area and in North Carolina.

Baldocchi faces a maximum sentence of 60 years in federal prison with a five-year mandatory minimum, a $5.5 million fine and four years of supervised release. He will be sentenced January 6, 2022.

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Salem-News.com (Oct-12-2021 21:13:00)

The Havana Syndrome in a Nutshell

Were embassy staff victims of a mysterious new secret weapon?

(SAN FRANCISCO, CA.) - Havana Syndrome An individual assigned to the U.S. Embassy in Cuba was awakened one night in 2016 by severe pain and a sensation of intense pressure in the face, a loud piercing sound in one ear with directional features, and acute disequilibrium and nausea.

Symptoms of vestibular and cognitive dysfunction ensued.

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Salem-News.com (Oct-11-2021 22:06:00)

A Proclamation on Indigenous Peoples` Day, 2021


(WASHINGTON D.C.) - indigenous people Our country was conceived on a promise of equality and opportunity for all people — a promise that, despite the extraordinary progress we have made through the years, we have never fully lived up to.

That is especially true when it comes to upholding the rights and dignity of the Indigenous people who were here long before colonization of the Americas began.

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Salem-News.com (Oct-11-2021 21:23:00)

Kaiser RNs and Health Professionals Authorize a Strike

The strike authorization vote finished on Sunday night, with 96% of those who voted saying that they support striking.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - OFNHP Nearly 3,400 workers from Kaiser Permanente in Oregon have voted to authorize a strike.

With a staggering 90% participation rate, the vote count was to strike by 96%, meaning of those who voted, 96% voted Yes.

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Salem-News.com (Oct-11-2021 21:10:00)

Two Parties: Two Countries

Honest effort and compassion are two qualities crucial for our future as a country, and as a free people.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - Richard Nixon We have a two-party political system, one that evolves with time, people, and circumstance.

Democrats were, for many years, a party that fought against civil rights for African Americans where they were denied them in the American South under the racist Jim Crow system. When I was a boy, back in the 1950s and ‘60s, the Democrats from the South were known as Dixiecrats.

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Salem-News.com (Oct-11-2021 15:19:00)

Imagine a World with U.S.-China Cooperation

The cooperative approach has worked in the past, and it can again.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - Reagan and Gorbachev On September 10, 2021, during an important diplomatic meeting that occurred by telephone, U.S. President Joseph Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping affirmed the necessity of a better relationship between their two nations.

At the moment, however, the governments of the two nations seem far from a cooperative relationship.

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Salem-News.com (Oct-06-2021 18:52:00)

Key Congressional Committee Advances Bill To Repeal Federal Marijuana Prohibition

Based on recent history, the MORE Act has a viable path for passage in the House

(WASHINGTON D.C.) - Cannabis prohibition The legislation’s provisions remove marijuana from the federal Controlled Substances Act — thereby eliminating the existing conflict between state and federal marijuana laws and providing states with the authority to be the primary arbiters of cannabis policy within their jurisdictions.

While the substance is not without harm, cannabis is objectively less harmful than legal and regulated alcohol and tobacco.

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Tribute to Palestine and to the incredible courage, determination and struggle of the Palestinian People. ~Dom Martin

The NAACP of the Willamette Valley

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