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They`re Back! DISH and Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. Finalizing Long-Term deal

Parties agree to short-term contract extension as long-term agreement is finalized.

(Englewood, Colo.) -fccDISH Network L.L.C. and Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. have reached an agreement in principle that will form the basis of a long-term retransmission consent agreement for carriage of Sinclair’s local channels in 79 markets nationwide, including KATU in Portland.

Restoration of Sinclair signals to DISH’s system is underway.

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Northwest Youth Corps Accepting Apps for Paid Fall Job Training Programs

Great opportunities to get some real experience and get paid

(EUGENE, Ore.) -nwyouthcorps.orgTeenagers from all over the U.S. have joined Northwest Youth Corps this summer, working outdoors and are making a difference! In its 30-year history, NYC has placed over 17,000 teenagers and young adults in programs providing them with both excellent educational and job training experience.

No experience is necessary, only a willingness to learn, work hard as a team, and travel to some of the most rugged and scenic areas Portland and of the Pacific Northwest.

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0 - Comments Comments (August 24,2015 12:30) + Readers = Honest Reporting

Freedom of Speech is nothing without the opportunity to be heard.

(SALEM, Ore.) -Bonnie King, Paul StanfordA gentle late summer reminder that gets by largely thanks to the generosity of its readers. In other words, your contributions truly matter! They ensure that we can continue to bring you voices, analysis and eye-witness reporting you’re unlikely to find elsewhere. brings voices from outside the typical reporting arena, and exposes the truth from beneath, and within.

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Willamina 230-Acre Fire is 50% Contained

Four cabins along East Creek Road are under a Level 1 evacuation. Willamina Creek Road and East Creek Road are closed north of the junction with Coast Creek Road.

(SALEM, Ore.) -Willamina FireExcellent progress on containing the Willamina Creek Fire was made today. The fire has not grown since Friday night.

Increases in acreage shown in these updates over the last few days reflect the GPS data collection work that has been completed which has resulted in more accurate mapping. The final acreage is not expected to increase from today's total.

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Dave Dahl of Dave`s Killer Bread Has Earned His Rewards

A top choice for bread lovers in Oregon has turned into a "must have" far and wide.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) -Dave DahlIf you live in Oregon, you know this face. And even if you don't and you live out of state, you've probably heard of him or bought his product. His name is Dave Dahl, and his story is so interesting, so convoluted, I decided it was worth telling from my own perspective.

The first time I ever heard his name, was from my daughter Lisa. She kept telling me about this guy at the Corvallis Farmer's Market named Dave who sells an amazing organic bread called "Dave's Killer Bread."

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Where is the Outrage? FDA Approves OxyContin for Children and I warned you in 2009 and 2011!

Drugging America's children is apparently one of the easiest things to do.

(MYRTLE BEACH, SC) -kids on drugsIn April 2011, I wrote an article for (shown below in its entirety with comments from contributors to OxyContin being prescribed to children as guinea pigs).

Today, the FDA announced that Purdue Pharma, maker of OxyContin has been given the green light to prescribe the killer drug to children. The news has caused a frenzy of outrage from organizations and individuals fighting the prescription opioid epidemic in the U.S. and Canada.

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Red Cross Chief Visits Yemen amid Humanitarian Crisis

The situation in Yemen for all living things is deteriorating.

(SALEM, Ore.) -Yemen destructionIn late March, Saudi Arabia began its military aggression against Yemen – without a UN mandate – in a bid to undermine the Houthi Ansarullah movement and to restore power to fugitive former president.

The head of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has traveled to Yemen to assess the crippling humanitarian crisis in the impoverished country, which has been under heavy bombardment by the Saudi military for more than three months.

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Power struggle in House of Saud

Saud al-Faisal was a member of the Saudi royal family.

(SALEM, Ore.) -Salem-News.comThe suspicious death of Saud al-Faisal, commander of the Saudi Air Force, is raising many questions.

Saud al-Faisal's death occurred as the doctors had confirmed his health. They also confirmed the disappearance of Faisal's special nurse. It is anticipated that the bloody conflict is on the verge of formation in the Al Saud family.

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Saudi Foreign Minister Has No Authority

This creates quite a quandary regarding progress.

(SALEM, Ore.) -Al-JubeirAccording to informed sources related to Saudi diplomats in Italy and France, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir, who was appointed by Mohammed Bin Salaman, has no authority to make decisions.

At present, any budget allocation in the Saudi Foreign Ministry is done by direct order of Mohammed bin Salman. So the wave of discontent in Saudi embassies in various countries has begun to rise, and ambassadors of Saudi Arabia have spoken up to Adel Al-Jubeir.

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