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Afghan newspapers on Monday expressed support for the proposed security pact known as Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) with the United States. "Inking security agreement between Afghanistan and the United States of America would not pose any security threat to the neighboring countries; rather helps to have long-term U.S. support which is necessary for having viable security in the country," the daily Etilaatroz writes...
February 16, 2015, 8:08 pm 1 comments in the last 7 days.
New York Congressman Chris Gibson (NY) reintroduced our bill in the House of Representatives on Friday, Feb 13th, along with 130 original House sponsors. Co-sponsors are continuing to be added to that overwhelming bipartisan support. On the Senate side, we have Sen. Gillibrand (NY) ready to introduce an identical Senate legislation. However, she is waiting for a Republican Senator to step out with her so there will be an initial bipartisan support.
Keeping Salem's more than 10,550 streetlights operating has squeezed funding for road repairs. What's the crux of the problem? Streetlights and road repairs in Salem both depend on a shrinking pool of gasoline tax revenues. Money for basic road pavement maintenance has largely evaporated.
January 27, 2012, 12:13 pm 1 comments in the last 7 days.
Last-minute decisions often do not yield good public policy. Congress has demonstrated this repeatedly. Consider last summer's raise-the-debt-ceiling circus. Or more recently, the midnight-hour deal to extend the payroll tax cut only for a couple of months.
The Leaburg Hydroelectric Project Historic District in Lane County is among Oregon's latest entries in the National Register of Historic Places. The Leaburg Hydroelectric Project was put into service in January 1930 and continues to generate electric power as part of the Eugene Water & Electric Board system, a municipally owned utility located in Lane County, Oregon.
July 28, 2015, 10:00 pm 1 comments in the last 7 days.
Firecontrolman 3rd class Logan Brown from McMinnville, Oregon performs erosion maintenance on the hull of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD-48). USS Ashland is assigned to the Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group and is on patrol in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility.
August 29, 2009, 11:27 am 1 comments in the last 7 days.
The Oregon National Guard reports that 38-year old Sergeant Earl D. Werner Died in Rashid, Iraq August 28th, 2009 when his convoy was struck by an explosive formed penetrator and was serving with the 41st Special Troops Battalion, 41st Infantry Brigade Combat Team.
September 11, 2009, 11:46 pm 1 comments in the last 7 days.
In John Farmer’s book: “The Ground Truth: The Story Behind America’s Defense on 9/11″, the author builds the inescapably convincing case that the official version... is almost entirely untrue... The 9/11 Commission now tells us that the official version of 9/11 was based on false testimony and documents and is almost entirely untrue.
February 23, 2010, 12:06 am 1 comments in the last 7 days.
This is a story about The Southwestern Company: a corporatized mafia organization operating throughout the United States. The Southwestern Company hires who are mostly college students, staying with host families during the summer, to go door-to-door selling educational books across the U.S. in cities like Salem, Oregon.
August 3, 2015, 1:11 am 1 comments in the last 7 days.
Now that recreational cannabis use is legal in Oregon many people are looking for a safe place to consume their weed. Often apartments have no-smoking clauses and it is not permissible to smoke pot in public. Everybody knows you can’t smoke in your car or at work. So where can the law abiding cannabis consumer enjoy a joint without risking getting sent to the joint?
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