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Salem-News.com (Apr-29-2019 18:59:00)

Breaking the Grip of Militarism: The Story of Vieques

The fascinating story of how people unable to vote still ultimately earned a victory in our democracy.

(ALBANY, NY) - Vieques Vieques is a small Puerto Rican island with some 9,000 inhabitants. Fringed by palm trees and lovely beaches, it attracts substantial numbers of tourists.

In contrast, for about six decades, Vieques served as a bombing range, military training site, and storage depot for the U.S. Navy, until its outraged residents, driven to distraction, rescued their homeland from the grip of militarism.

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Salem-News.com (Apr-28-2019 14:27:00)

No Injuries in Helicopter Crash at McMinnville Airport

The incident was reported to the FAA and NTSB for investigation.

(McMINNVILLE, Ore.) - helicopter crash Friday evening about 5:05, the McMinnville Police responded to a report of a non-injury helicopter crash at the McMinnville Airport.

The pilot and passenger were performing training exercises and lost rpm, causing rotor-to-ground contact. The helicopter crashed, coming to rest on its side just to the north of the taxi-way. The crash location coordinates were: 45.19N 123.13W 161 elevation.

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Salem-News.com (Apr-28-2019 13:23:00)

Illegal Marijuana Growing Operation Busted

14,497 cannabis plants were removed and destroyed.

(JACKSON COUNTY, Ore.) - marijuana grow A several-month long investigation into black market marijuana exportation from Oregon to several Midwestern states has revealed a large scale indoor marijuana growing operation, which was not licensed or legal, in southern Oregon.

Investigators say the illegal operation was being managed by 24-year old Gregory Martin Day, of North Carolina. He was taken into custody.

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Salem-News.com (Apr-28-2019 12:58:00)

Netanyahu Wins, Palestinians Lose

To this day, Israel has not defined its borders. Ever.

(SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) - Netanyahu Despite three pending corruption charges, Benjamin Netanyahu won a fifth term as Israel’s prime minister.

During the campaign, he said he would annex Jewish settlements in the West Bank — land captured in 1967. This would firm up Israel's hold on them and will probably preclude any Palestinian state. Presently, there are more than 2.5 million Palestinians in the West Bank and severely blockades 2 million more in Gaza.

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Salem-News.com (Apr-26-2019 08:45:00)

Automobile Insurance for Non US Citizens: Difficulties and Options

It is compulsory to have liability insurance in most U.S. states.

(SALEM, Ore.) - car insurance Everyone needs to get around. If you're visiting the United States, but not a U.S. citizen, you'll still need car insurance if you want to drive while in the USA.

How you'll to approach obtaining suitable coverage that is suitable is dependent upon how long you are likely to stay in the country, as well as the conditions of your stay.

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Salem-News.com (Apr-25-2019 15:48:00)

All About CBD? Full Cannabis Legalization Should Be Your Priority

Stand up for truth, justice, and equality and advocate for the re-legalization of cannabis.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - cannabis In this op-ed, Madeline Martinez, chairwoman of the board of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) Women’s Alliance, explains why you must push for full legalization of cannabis if you’re all about using CBD.

Cannabis has gotten tons of new supporters in recent years, thanks to so many people trying and loving one of its compounds, the non-psychotropic cannabidiol (CBD).

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Salem-News.com (Apr-25-2019 14:20:00)

Oregon Navy Apprentice Highlights the Power of Penpalling

Penpal writing boomed in the 1970s, in a world that was disconnected by vast distances.

(SALEM, Ore.) - pen pals ‘Nobody writes anymore these days’ is a saying you may hear often, but it seems like the days of pen pal letters are far from over. St. Helens navy apprentice, Elsen White, recently visited his old school to meet students who had been his pen pals during his deployment in Japan.

The magic began when St. Helen’s teacher Jennifer Ranger had a brilliant idea to encourage her sixth grade class, who were learning about Japan, to take pen to paper.

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Salem-News.com (Apr-23-2019 21:05:00)

Human Rights Solidarity with Sri Lanka

This tragedy reaches around the world, affecting all those that cherish life.

(YORK, UK) - sri lanka I was shocked and saddened to hear of the devastating terrorist attacks on churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday. Men, women and children, from all walks of life and of different nationalities were among the victims.

The attacks have claimed the lives of over two hundred people and injured many hundreds more, including several British nationals.

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Salem-News.com (Apr-23-2019 13:33:00)

Missing 83-Year Old Oregon Man Rescued

"Steadfast dedication from our Search and Rescue volunteers and strong community partnerships are what saved this individual's life." - Sheriff Curtis Landers.

(SOUTH BEACH, Ore.) - SAR Lincoln County Darkness, close proximity to trees, and updrafts from the steep terrain made the hoisting operating difficult. The Coast Guard helicopter burned significant fuel while expertly hovering above the responders.

After hoisting the man, the aircrew advised SAR personnel they did not have enough fuel for another hoisting operation for the rescue swimmer. The rescue swimmer hiked out with the SAR personnel

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Salem-News.com (Apr-23-2019 00:02:00)

The Assange Matter

“I know nothing about Wikileaks.” -Donald J. Trump [April 11, 2019]

(SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) - assange At this point, I am not sympathetic about WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's arrest in London after being evicted from the Ecuadoran Embassy after six years in exile. Assange allegedly collaborated with Russians to meddle in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

Robert Mueller’s long-awaited report is clear that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election and sought to help Donald Trump win the White House.

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