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Salem-News.com (May-17-2017 17:30:00)

Reduce Oregon Wildfire Threats with Simple Ideas

Wildfire Awareness Month reminds us to prevent fires with planning.

(SALEM, Ore.) - burn barrel May is Wildfire Awareness Month and the ideal time to reduce the excess vegetation around your home that could pose a wildfire threat.

As you begin spring clean-up, Keep Oregon Green, the Oregon Department of Forestry and the Oregon Office of State Fire Marshal urge you to consider chipping or recycling your yard debris.

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Salem-News.com (May-17-2017 15:45:00)

Surgeon General Murthy Not Facing Addiction in Confusing Report

A bogus report will do nothing to slow down the deaths to prescription opioid "addiction".

(MYRTLE BEACH, S.C.) - Surgeon General`s report Recently, President Trump relieved the Surgeon General of his prestigious position. Many supporters of Dr. Murthy were unhappy with Trump's decision. After all, a report had been issued entitled "Facing Addiction in America - The Surgeon General's Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health".

Considering that the Obama administration all but ignored the massive prescription opioid epidemic in the country, Murthy actually issuing a report was monumental.

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Salem-News.com (May-17-2017 00:38:00)

Medical Cannabis Growers Win Big in Jackson County

Cannabis farmers will be allowed to once again grow in rural residential Jackson County.

(JACKSON COUNTY, Ore.) - Right to Grow, U.S.A. Tuesday, the Jackson County Hearings Officer Panel issued a decision which approved a “non-conforming use application” to grow medical marijuana on RR-5 lands. This is considered a huge win for medical growers.

If you were growing on RR-5 land prior to March of 2016, your non-conforming use application now has a good chance of finding approval. Any grow that started after that date will be under the new rules: 6 medical (OMMP) and 4 rec plants (21+).

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Salem-News.com (May-12-2017 11:24:00)

Oregon Reminds Cannabis Growers of Compliance Updates

There are many details to stay on top of in the cannabis industry...especially in Oregon.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Salem-News.com There are several current rules and upcoming compliance inspections that OMMP registrants need to be aware of.

Patients who designate a grower must provide the address of the grow site. The address being provided must include a street number and name. The OMMP will no longer accept other property identifiers such as P.O. Boxes, tax lot numbers, map numbers, longitude and latitude, townships or GPS coordinates as a grow site address.

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Salem-News.com (May-11-2017 23:10:00)

Good Move: Trump Withdraws Rep. Tom Marino of Pennsylvania as Drug Czar

Those contributing to the deaths of future generations via the prescription opioid epidemic must be stopped.

(MYRTLE BEACH, S.C.) - Congressman Tom Marino In October 2014, I wrote an article for Salem-News.com and Global News Centre regarding Congressman Tom Marino of Pennsylvania and his background as related to the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) and their attempts to crackdown on pharmacy pill mills -- along with other biographical issues concerning Mr. Marino.

Several weeks ago, President Trump announced that Marino was being slotted as "drug czar" for the administration.

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Salem-News.com (May-11-2017 18:55:00)

Heroin Suspect Wanted in Polk County

Samantha Gaines remains at large, has felony warrants for her arrest and is believed to be armed.

(DALLAS, Ore.) - Samantha Gaines The Polk Interagency Narcotics Team (P.O.I.N.T) began an investigation in March 2017, involving the trafficking of Heroin in the Polk and Marion County areas by suspects Samantha Gaines, Levi McCleskey and others.

McCleskey was taken into custody on April 21. At the time, he was found to be in possession of 22.5 grams of heroin, danabol steroids, and a significant amount of cash and gold.

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Salem-News.com (May-11-2017 00:05:00)

Spokane Man Sentenced to 60 Years in Federal Prison for Production of Child Pornography

“The nature of your offenses is horrific. The impact on these children is just mind-boggling.” -Judge Peterson

(SPOKANE, Wash.) - Dan Wayne Streetman 46-year old Dan Wayne Streetman, of Spokane, Washington, was sentenced by US District Judge Rosanna Malouf Peterson to a 60-year term of imprisonment, last Friday.

His sentencing is to be followed by a lifetime of court supervision and required sex offender registration, for three charges of production of child pornography.

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Salem-News.com (May-10-2017 23:00:00)

America`s Retirement and Health Issues in Sharp Focus

Over 60% of retired people rely on Social Security for at least half their monthly income

(SALEM, Ore.) - Paycheck-to-paycheck Retirement in the USA has become a serious issue. It is clear that many Americans have failed to grasp the potential problems of retirement.

Too few have significant savings and the recent study suggests that 30% will take benefits from Social Security at their earliest opportunity, 62 years of age when the equivalent number a decade ago was 50%.

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Salem-News.com (May-05-2017 18:38:00)

Freelance Job Opportunities In 2017

Six of the most popular freelance jobs and professions which can be considered now.

(PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL) - freelance work Gone are the times when a full time and long-lasting occupation was the lone way support the day-to-day expenses and to bring in money. Get a long-term occupation, and you’ll end up secured and well-provided for the remainder of your own life.

Today, job seekers are faced using several alternatives about how to earn an income and be self-sufficient.

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Salem-News.com (May-05-2017 18:30:00)

Immigrant Detainees End Hunger Strike with Victory in Oregon

Local Clergy to Meet with Immigrant Detainees at NORCOR

(The Dalles, Ore.) - hunger strike Immigrants detained at the Northern Oregon Regional Corrections Facility have broken their 6-day hunger strike after NORCOR administrator Bryan Brandenburg committed to the hunger strikers to provide microwaves to heat their meals, radios and access to programs that inmates are offered.

“Why does it have to come to this? We’ve been asking for these things for five months. Why did we have to do a hunger strike?” asked one of the hunger strikers yesterday.

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