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Salem-News.com (Mar-25-2015 20:40)

Merkley Slams Republican Efforts to Roll Back Consumer Protection and Wall Street Reform

Republicans push consumer protections....and Democrats push back.

(WASHINGTON, DC) - Jeff Merkley Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley, along with Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Al Franken (D-MN), slammed Senate Republicans’ budget push to roll back consumer protections and Wall Street reform at a press conference held in the Capitol today.

The Senate Budget that is being debated on the floor this week includes language to weaken the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and to roll back financial reforms.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-25-2015 19:07)

Sentencing of Drake Carson Related To Pursuit Fatality

This teenage driver from Marion County faced multiple charges for the January 26th, 2015 traffic crash that left one person dead.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Fatal crash outside Salem Today, Drake Alan Douglas Carson, 17, pled guilty to Manslaughter in the Second Degree, Assault in the Third Degree, and Attempting to Elude a Police Officer.

After accepting the plea, the Honorable Cheryl Pellegrini sentenced Carson to a total of 84 months in the Department of Corrections, followed by 27 months of Post-Prison Supervision.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-24-2015 15:52)

March 25th is Scotts Mills Quake Anniversary

Share your 1993 story! Top three stories win an emergency preparedness kit.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Oregon earthquake On March 25th, 1993, a magnitude 5.6 earthquake struck Scotts Mills, Ore., causing approximately $30 million in damage that included Molalla High School, a Mount Angel church, and the Capitol rotunda in Salem.

It remains the most destructive quake in terms of property loss in Oregon's history.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-23-2015 18:51)

Lumber Truck Crash Creates Traffic Problems

Excessive speed appears to be a factor.

(SALEM, Ore.) - lumber truck crash A semi-truck carrying a load of lumber southbound on the Salem Parkway tipped over at Commercial St NE spilling its load.

Just after 3:00 PM, 46-year old Douglas Barnes, from Amity, was operating the 1985 Peterbilt pulling two flat bed trailers loaded with lumber. The truck rolled over as he was southbound on the Salem Parkway negotiating the curve onto Commercial St NE.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-20-2015 19:14)

Social Media Site Threatens Cascade School

If you have info, please call the Marion County Sheriff's Office at 503-588-5032.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Cascade HS Marion County Sheriff's Office has announced that an unknown person has made a threat to Cascade High School "after spring break".

There were no other details from the post and it did not mention any specific names of any involved.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-20-2015 18:55)

ODFW Hosts Family Fishing Event March 28 at Devil`s Lake

Families get to learn how to fish together!

(NEWPORT, Ore.) - The Regatta Park Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is hosting a Family Fishing Event Saturday, March 28 at Devils Lake in Lincoln City.

The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Regatta Park. ODFW will stock the lake with 6,500 rainbow trout, including 2,000 fish that will be released in a large net pen reserved for youths.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-20-2015 18:19)

NETANYAHU WINS, PEACE LOSES

The slim hope for a Palestinian state lies with the United Nations.

(SAN FRANCISCO) - Benjamin Netanyahu Benjamin Netanyahu has probably retained power in Israel as his Likud party won 29 seats in Parliament while the center-left Zionist Union had 24 seats. The Likud Party is likely to form a coalition to put together a 61-seat majority.

Netanyahu said there would be no Palestinian state under his watch, a Palestinian must condition for any agreement.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-18-2015 15:58)

As Pets, Baby Chicks and Ducklings Aren`t What They`re Quacked Up to Be

As spring arrives, avoid buying baby poultry as they may carry dangerous salmonella bacteria

(SALEM, Ore.) - baby chicks Spring is the season when people purchase "baby chicks" for their backyard poultry flocks or to give as Easter gifts, but one public health expert advises caution around these cute, fuzzy birds.

Since 2010, nine outbreaks of illnesses caused by salmonella bacteria from chicks have occurred, affecting at least 37 confirmed salmonellosis cases and many more suspected cases.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-18-2015 15:31)

Monmouth Man Wins $1 Million Raffle Jackpot

The Oregon Lottery announced the winning number for the $1 million top prize in the St. Patrick's Day Raffle is 193951.

(SALEM, Ore.) - lottery winner The latest jackpot winner is David Lynn of Monmouth, who won the $1 million St. Patrick's Day Raffle. Lynn purchased the ticket at the Stop and Save gas station in Rickreall.

Only 250,000 tickets were sold for the St. Patrick's Day Raffle, making it the Oregon Lottery game with the best odds to win $1 million.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-17-2015 19:55)

Two Men Stabbed During Altercation in Cave Junction

Both received stabbing injuries from a weapon belonging to one of the men.

(JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore.) - Salem-News.com Two Cave Junction men were treated for stabbing injuries after an altercation which occurred outside of a residence in the Cave Junction area. One man was treated and released and the other was taken into surgery for treatment related to the incident.

On March 16th, 2015, at approximately 1:46 PM, the Josephine County Sheriff's Office, along with troopers from the Oregon State Police Grants Pass work site responded to a report of a stabbing which occurred at 486 South Redwood Highway in Cave Junction.

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