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Salem-News.com (December 03,2019 12:59)

Was Massachusetts AG Healey Blind-sided by Grief Predators?

"Grief Predators" profit in bankruptcy against Purdue Pharma, maker of OxyContin.

(MYRTLE BEACH, SC) -Healey-HamptonA committee of unsecured creditors is calling for all money to be put into a fund for having all their lawsuits resolved.

The committee would support pausing litigation against members of the Sackler family (who own Purdue) in exchange for a $200 million fund from the company to help fight the opioid crisis. Why only $200 million from a company worth in the ballpark of $34 billion?



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Salem-News.com (November 26,2019 20:34)

Blockchain to Support User Voting on Fight to Fame Show

Knowing that there’s no way the voting system can be rigged makes the public even more invested in the show.

(SALEM, Ore.) -Fight to FameAt some point in your life, you’ve probably voted for your favorite contestant in some competition or reality show. While not necessarily understanding how the voting system works, you still voted anyway because the idea of supporting that person was your top priority.

Fast forward to the present, a lot of anomalies have risen about voting systems being controlled by producers and not really being presented the honest results.

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Salem-News.com (November 26,2019 15:18)

Political Campaign Finance Law After Citizens United

The Citizens United decision means that corporations are natural persons within the meaning of Section 1 of the Fourteenth Amendment of the Constitution and, therefore, have First Amendment rights.

(SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) -money U.S. currencyAccording to campaign finance watchdog Open Secrets, the final cost for the 2016 election was $6.5 billion for the presidential and congressional elections combined.

The cost of the presidential race, including campaign committee and outside spending, was $2.4 billion. Congressional races totaling more than $4 billion.

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Salem-News.com (November 25,2019 17:22)

Technology Today; How Different Age Groups Use the Internet

The number of age 75+ who use the internet has raised from 20% to 47%.

(SALEM, Ore.) -girl using computerTechnology is an ever-changing phenomenon. As we now have access to thousands of commodities online, such as casinos like get lucky, TV on the go, endless entertainment and so much more. It is improving every year, at rates that not everyone can keep up with.

One area that is constantly changing, is how we use the internet at different ages.

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Salem-News.com (November 25,2019 11:42)

Keurig: Once-for-All-Time

This is good news for anyone who enjoys latte, cappuccino, and espresso coffee varieties.

(SALEM, Ore.) -coffeeManufacturers are striving to improve the work of coffee machines in every way possible. Keurig Dr. Pepper has launched a new line of coffee makers under the name K-Duo, referring to its dual-function ability to brew a single cup, as well as a carafe of drip coffee.

It is one of the latest brewer innovations from Keurig.

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Salem-News.com (November 20,2019 23:16)

How to Implement Anti-Spam Site Protection

Spammers benefit most from security issues.

(SALEM, Ore.) -anti spamWebsite owners often encounter automatically generated content left on discussion pages. The appearance of spam on the site’s pages bothers not only the users who visit but also the site owners. No one wants search engines to associate the site with similar content. Getting spam messages and empty leads to the CRM databases is never a good thing.


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Salem-News.com (November 18,2019 17:49)

Merkley Slams Trump`s Capitulation to Big Tobacco

"The FDA is ready to act— but President Trump has apparently ordered them to stand down" -Senator Jeff Merkley

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) -Mint Vaping Tobacco Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley, the top Democrat on the Appropriations subcommittee overseeing the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), today released the following statement regarding reports that President Trump blocked the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) from issuing a proposed ban on all flavored e-cigarettes.

The proposed ban was designed to protect children from vaping, as data from 2019 shows surging e-cigarette usage among middle and high school students.

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Salem-News.com (November 18,2019 13:00)

Oregon`s Unemployment Rate Has Stayed Near 4 Percent for Three Years

However, prior to 2017, employment in Oregon grew much faster.

(SALEM, Ore.) -working manOregon’s unemployment rate was 4.1 percent in September and October. The rate has been between 4.0 percent and 4.4 percent for an unprecedented 36 consecutive months dating back to November 2016. The U.S. unemployment rate ticked up from 3.5 percent in September to 3.6 percent in October.

Other measures of Oregon’s labor force also indicated a tight labor market in recent months.

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Salem-News.com (November 11,2019 15:21)

Public Debt and Deficits be Damned

Cutting social safety nets will only widen the gap.

(SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) -us government debtThe public debt has surpassed $23 trillion for the first time in history, rising more than 100% in less than a decade and more than a trillion dollars this year alone.

The Fiscal Year 2019 (October 1, 2018-September 30, 2019) budget created a $1.09 trillion deficit. A budget deficit can cause concern when the economy is doing well.

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