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Salem-News.com (June 24, 2017 12:00)

Deputies Investigate Construction Flagger Struck and Killed by Dump Truck

This tragedy is a reminder to drive with extreme caution in and around construction zones.

(HAPPY VALLEY, Ore.) - Salem-News.comInitial reports indicate that crews with Northwest Natural Gas had been on scene of a natural gas leak in the area, and had SE 132nd Ave completely closed to traffic.

A dump truck experienced mechanical problems, and was attempting to remove his truck from the construction area, he struck and killed the 71-year old flagger.

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Salem-News.com (June 24, 2017 00:38)

Grand Jury Determines Officer's Use of Deadly Force Justified in May 2017 Shooting

Johnson was struggling with drug addiction which may have affected his mental health.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - Terrell Kyreem JohnsonOn Thursday June 22, 2017, a Multnomah County Grand Jury determined that a Portland Police Bureau officer was justified in the use of deadly force in the May 2017 shooting of 24-year-old Terrell Kyreem Johnson.

The grand jury determined that the use of deadly force against Johnson was a lawful exercise of self-defense under Oregon law.

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Salem-News.com (June 23, 2017 23:21)

Search for Young Drowning Victim Suspended

Salem Police and Fire units were on scene for hours to no avail.

(SALEM, Ore.) - drowningThe child had been swimming near the old boat ramp of the park and underneath the pedestrian bridge when he appeared to become distressed and in need of help.

Several other people who were in the area attempted to get to the child, but he slipped under the water and out of sight of the would-be rescuers.

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Salem-News.com (June 23, 2017 18:57)

Dallas Man Killed in Hwy 26 Crash that Caused Grassfire

A motorist was first on scene, and was able to extricate the children and female passenger.

(MADRAS, Ore.) - fatal crashWednesday, just prior to 5 p.m. Oregon State Police responded to a single vehicle crash on Highway 26 near milepost 11, between Madras and Prineville.

The initial investigation revealed a single motor vehicle was traveling westbound and for unknown reasons, traveled off the roadway and struck a tree on the south ditch easement.

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Salem-News.com (June 14, 2017 23:45)

Urgent Weather Message for Western Oregon and Coastal Waters

Batten down the hatches! A late spring storm is kicking up.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - weatherAn unusually strong frontal system for mid-June will move through northwest Oregon and southwest Washington on Thursday, producing strong winds across the area.

High winds along the coast are expected to gust between 40 and 50 mph, with the strongest gusts along the beaches and headlands. Over the higher terrain of the coastal mountains and the Cascades, winds could gust up to around 45 mph. This system will bring south gales from the south coast northward, and hazardous seas bringing small craft advisory level seas over most of the area. The hazardous conditions will persist into Friday morning.

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Salem-News.com (June 16, 2017 17:06)

Opening A Restaurant: The Practical Truths

Reduce stress and enjoy your business with a few good habits.

(SALEM, Ore.) - credit cardsFor many gastronomy lovers far and wide, the prospect of opening a restaurant is a quite a dream. So, you may have your finances in order, and the perfect menu and venue in check, but what are some of the more practical considerations you may have overlooked?

We spoke to several restaurant entrepreneurs to find out their top 5 tips before all hands go on deck.

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Salem-News.com (June 15, 2017 23:30)

Not Specified Gender Choice Coming to Oregon Driver Licenses

A third option on driver licenses, instruction permits and ID cards will be available starting July 3

(SALEM, Ore.) - Oregon drivers licenseAn X will appear instead of M or F in Oregon driver records and on the driver license, instruction permit or ID card.

The new rule came about after an Oregon resident’s court order authorized a sex change from female to “non-binary.” In order to comply with the order, DMV needed about a year to implement the change.

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Salem-News.com (June 15, 2017 01:15)

Jeff Sessions' Testimony

His appointment to a federal district court in 1986 was rejected over pro-KKK allegations. Has he gained any credibility since then?

(SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) - Jeff SessionsIn his June 13, 2017 testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee, Attorney General Jeff Sessions repeatedly denied suggestions that he had improper contact with Russian authorities or hurt this country, which he claimed to have served with honor for 35 years.

That he has served this country with "honor for 35 years" is laughable.

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Salem-News.com (June 15, 2017 12:02)

Bring Back the Checkbook

Here’s how writing checks can be better than swiping a card

(SALEM, Ore.) - check writingNo matter what social status or business in general you might have, you are probably the proud owner of a credit card. Everyone has a credit card or debit card today, and that’s because of how accessible and convenient it is to own one.

You can just swipe your card and make payments without any hassle. However, what many don’t expect is to hear that checkbooks can actually counter and in some situations even beat that "convenience".

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Salem-News.com (June 14, 2017 22:50)

Old McKenzie Pass Highway Opens for Summer Season

Drivers urged to use caution on OR Hwy 242, it's a fun but very narrow road.

(BEND, Ore.) - Dee Wright ObservatoryThe Old McKenzie Pass Highway (OR 242) will officially open to all traffic on Monday, June 19, 2017 at 8 a.m. The highway has been closed due to winter snows.

Motorists driving on this curvy road need to be aware of bicyclists and pedestrians on the roadway and take proper precautions. Vehicles longer than 35 feet are prohibited from using the highway.

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Salem-News.com (June 14, 2017 17:55)

Salem-Keizer Teacher Arrested on Sexual Abuse Charges

Contact the Salem Police Department Tip Line at 503-588-8477 if you have info about this case.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Shane RossSalem Police Detectives have arrested a Salem-Keizer School District teacher on multiple counts of sexual abuse involving a former student.

40-year old Shane Ross of Turner was arrested Wednesday after a lengthy investigation culminated.

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Salem-News.com (June 14, 2017 17:02)

Sex Crime Suspect Arrested Waiting For 16-Year Old Victim In Private Shower Room

Investigators are concerned there may be additional victims.

(KEIZER, Ore.) - Joseph Ronald AhreJoseph Ahre was arrested by detectives as he waited in a private shower room for what he believed was a 16-year old girl who agreed to meet him there to engage in sexual activity with him in exchange for money and marijuana.

Joseph Ahre thought he was going to personally meet the girl after communicating with her through text messages, but in reality he was communicating with a Keizer detective.

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Salem-News.com (June 13, 2017 23:10)

Historic Sentencing for Gang Member who Killed Transgender Woman

Vallum had two options: he could flee or save face with the gang by killing Williamson.

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Joshua Vallum propertyA federal prosecution under a 2009 hate crime law resulted in a lengthy prison sentence last month for a Mississippi gang member who killed a 17-year-old transgender woman—and set an important precedent that could benefit other transgender victims.

A judge sentenced Joshua Vallum to 49 years in federal prison under the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2009. The prison term is in addition to the life sentence he received in 2015.

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Salem-News.com (June 13, 2017 15:15)

Top Qualities of a Good Antivirus Program

Automatic updates are invaluable for system integrity

(SALEM, Ore.) - virus protectionCybernetic security has increased tenfold since the early days of the internet, but despite that, it’s more dangerous than ever to “stroll” around the interwebs without protection.

Getting an antivirus up and running on your PC is incredibly easy but getting an antivirus that is actually good and efficient will require a little bit more than just picking one out of a crowd.

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Salem-News.com (June 12, 2017 22:00)

Plan Now for Salem's Night Out Against Crime

The registration deadline is July 21, 2017.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Salem-News.comNational Night Out is an evening dedicated to bringing residents and police together to stand united against crime through neighborhood block parties.

NNO is celebrated across the nation each year on the first Tuesday in August making August 1 the date for 2017. Block parties occur, generally, between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. "In Salem, it's our chance to demonstrate community unity against crime," said community relations analyst Angie Hedrick.

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Salem-News.com (June 08, 2017 12:40)Video

USS Liberty Attacked by Israel 50 Years Ago Today

The USS Liberty was a spy ship, keeping tabs on Israel's Arab neighbors and their Soviet advisers.

(SALEM, Ore.) - 1967 USS Liberty attackFifty years ago today, on June 8, 1967, 34 American servicemen were killed and 174 were wounded when Israel attacked the USS Liberty navy ship in international waters.

It was the highest casualty rate ever inflicted on a U.S. naval vessel. Still, no investigation.

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Salem-News.com (June 08, 2017 13:42)

Oregon Senator Merkley's Statement on Comey Testimony

The "cloud" over President Trump seems to be growing darker every day.

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - James Comey“Director Comey’s testimony painted a profoundly disturbing portrait of President Trump and this administration.

“Director Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee that the administration made statements about his firing that were ‘lies, plain and simple.’

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Salem-News.com (June 08, 2017 15:04)

Prevent the Summer Slide with Summer Reading

Free summer reading programs are at libraries all over Oregon!

(SALEM, Ore.) - summer readingThe summer slide isn't playground equipment, in fact it's not thrilling at all! Join the summer reading program at your library to prevent the summer slide.

During the summer, students will forget some of the skills they learned in school if they do not engage in activities to practice those skills.

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Salem-News.com (June 08, 2017 02:34)

Politicians and FDA are Profiteers in the Prescription Opioid Epidemic. Wake up America!

The US Senate called for an investigation into the prescription opioid epidemic in 2012. It is now 2017 and that report has been sealed.

(MYRTLE BEACH, SC) - addictionAlmost 10 years ago, I testified in front of the US Senate Committee on the Judiciary and asked for an investigation into Purdue Pharma, maker of OxyContin's criminal marketing of their opioid.

I had also testified for the US Attorney in Virginia when Purdue Pharma pleaded guilty to charges of misleading physicians and patients about the dangers of OxyContin -- also in 2007.

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Salem-News.com (June 08, 2017 00:18)

Reward Offered to Solve Homicide of Ramon Harris

The Washington County Sheriff's Office, in cooperation with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help to solve a homicide.

(BEAVERTON, Ore.) - Ramon Harris Washington County Sheriff's Office deputies and Beaverton Police Department officers responded to the report of a shooting at the Xpose Club, located at 10270 Southwest Canyon Road in Beaverton on May 19.

Upon arrival, deputies located 34-year-old Ramon Harris outside the club suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Harris was transported to an area hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.

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Salem-News.com (June 07, 2017 10:21)

Salem Police Investigate Fatal Shooting

Anyone with any information, call the Salem Police at 503-588-6050, ext 0.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Arriving officers found an adult male had been shot in the residence and performed CPR on him until medics arrived and transported him to the hospital.

The victim later died at the hospital. The deceased victim has been identified as 32-year old Rodolfo Castro-Salas of Salem.

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Salem-News.com (June 07, 2017 10:01)

Why It's Very Important to Maintain Surveillance

Security even improves performance!

(SALEM, Ore.) - Security will always be one of the prime concerns for those that run a business as well as those that frequent it. Having surveillance security is highly impactful because it brings certain needed benefits to the table.

It’s not really recommended to have surveillance-less business as there is no backup or safety net for when something goes wrong.

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Salem-News.com (June 07, 2017 00:12)

Everything There is to Know about How Vaping Affects Your Health

There are countless studies about how smoking affects health, but not too many regarding vaping

(SALEM, Ore.) - In case you haven’t heard, vaping is the hottest trend right now. More and more people are jumping on the vape bandwagon, especially because they believe that vaping is a healthier alternative to smoking.

On top of that, the many delicious flavors it comes in are also a big plus. After all, nobody would eat a cupcake if it tasted like cupcake mixed with a burnt tire, but they totally would if it just tasted like a delicious cupcake.

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