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Salem-News.com (Jun-05-2018 02:14:00)

Bend Firefighter Killed in Motorcycle Crash with Bear

Tragedy is a reminder of unforeseen risks on the road.

(WARM SPRINGS, Ore.) - Rhett Larsen 39-year old Rhett Larsen, an off-duty firefighter from Bend, was riding a Harley-Davidson motorcycle eastbound when a large bear ran into his path on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation. He was unable to avoid the bear and struck the animal in the eastbound lane.

Larsen was thrown from his motorcycle and then was struck by a westbound Ford SUV pulling a utility trailer driven by 57-year old Margaret Sweo, from Oregon City. Sweo's vehicle traveled off the roadway and rolled onto its side.

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Salem-News.com (Jun-05-2018 01:22:00)

5 Secrets for Making Your Cleaning Business a Success

It's hard work, but the rewards are worth the effort.

(SALEM, Ore.) - mopping floor While you want to keep your home clean, some jobs are just too difficult. That's when you call in the professionals. Professional cleaning businesses can accomplish more in a short time than you might get to in months. Great news!

But, what if you want to start up your own cleaning business? Now things can get a little sticky. How many cleaning businesses exist in your area? Are they all succeeding? Definitely, not!

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Salem-News.com (Jun-04-2018 21:09:00)

As Oregon Job Rate Slows, How Can You Stand Out as an Applicant?

Networking is the lifeblood of landing a job in the 21st century.

(SALEM, Ore.) - job application The Oregon unemployment rate continues to hover around 4.1 percent, which is aligned with the national average. The only problem is that the unemployment rate hasn’t budged in nearly a year and a half. It is a record-setting situation, the lowest consecutive slump in over 40 years.

What does this stagnant job economy mean for Oregonians? Potentially fewerjobs with increased job competition among the state’s job hunters. This may make your job search more challenging.

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Salem-News.com (Jun-01-2018 01:16:00)

West Bank Israeli Settlements

On May 30, 2018, Gaza’s Hamas leaders agreed to a cease-fire with Israel.

(SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) - Gaza bombed by Israel On May 25, 2018, Israel’s Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said he would seek approval to fast-track construction of 2,500 new West Bank settlement homes in 2018. Besides the 2,500, he said he will advance another 1,400 units that are in preliminary stages.

There are already 121 Israeli settlements and approximately 102 Israeli outposts built illegally on Palestinian land occupied militarily by Israel since 1967 (West Bank, East Jerusalem and the Golan Heights).

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Salem-News.com (May-31-2018 21:33:00)

Oregon Governor Brown Joins Growing Opposition to Trump`s Domestic Gag Rule

"We stand with women and men in our states by rejecting this Administration’s efforts to interfere in the doctor-patient relationship..."

(SALEM, Ore.) - Gag rule Oregon Governor Kate Brown joined 13 other governors across the country in sending a letter to Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar opposing the Trump-Pence administration’s domestic gag rule, which would make it illegal for healthcare providers to refer for abortion and impose new restrictions intended to block patients from Planned Parenthood health centers for birth control.

They join the 73 percent of Americans, 200 members of Congress and 110 public health organizations who already oppose the rule.

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Salem-News.com (May-31-2018 20:50:00)

Vernonia Woman Wins Big in Oregon Lottery

“It’s life-changing money for me,” said the winner.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Lottery winner It’s normal for an Oregon Lottery retailer from Vernonia to sell a customer from Vernonia a ticket. What’s not normal is when that ticket is worth $100,000.

24-year old Ashley Smith was picking up groceries at the R&S Market, she saw Oregon Lottery Scratch-its and decided to pick one up. And $100,000 later, she’s glad she did.

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Salem-News.com (May-31-2018 20:11:00)

Water Stations To Open in Salem and Turner

There are several sites to fill up your containers with good water.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Salem water sites Free drinking water will be available at multiple locations throughout Marion and Polk counties tonight. The water distribution operation is a cooperative effort between Marion County, City of Salem, and the Oregon Military Department.

Once they begin, the sites will operate around the clock until further notice. All bulk water distribution locations are pull-through. Residents must bring their own containers. There is a 5 gallon limit per vehicle.

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Salem-News.com (May-31-2018 19:35:00)

Head-on Fatal Crash with Pacific Power Truck on Hwy 199

This crash is still under investigation.

(GRANTS PASS, Ore.) - Salem-News.com Today at approximately 8:48 AM, Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report of a two vehicle crash on US Hwy 199 near milepost 5, just south of Grants Pass in Josephine County.

Preliminary investigation revealed that a 2004 Ford F150 was travelling north on US Hwy 199 when, for unknown reasons, it veered into oncoming lanes and crashed into a southbound Pacific Power utility truck head-on.

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Salem-News.com (May-31-2018 16:51:00)

Mistakes Business Owners Make That Can Come Back to Haunt Them

Knowing what NOT to do is part of the formula for success.

(SALEM, Ore.) - business Being a business owner these days is no mean feat, and you need to make sure you are making the right decisions.

There are innumerable things that go into running a modern business, and it’s easy to make mistakes if you aren’t careful about it. Every business owner will make mistakes at some point in their lives, it’s just making sure the mistakes are not too catastrophic.

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Salem-News.com (May-31-2018 14:15:00)

SALEM: Water Advisory for Vulnerable Populations remains in Effect Until Further Notice

News Release from City of Salem

(SALEM, Ore.) - Salem-News.com Based on test results received today, the City of Salem will be maintaining the Vulnerable Population Water Advisory until further notice.

Tap water is safe for consumption for healthy children over the age of six and healthy adults. Further information regarding water distribution and assistance will be released shortly in a separate update.

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