April 18, 2015
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Doctor Phillip Leveque has been out in front, leading the battle for the rights of patients for decades. Not only is Dr. Phil Leveque a tried and true friend of the Veterans, and of the sick, and the poor, but he embodies the all-important personal relationship and trust between doctor and patient. His is a testament to a life well lived, a very “worthy” life, and the difference one person can make for others.
Can you imagine being accused and convicted of a crime you did not commit, and then realizing that the only way you will ever see freedom again is if you change your 30-year old story? Welcome to the world of Oregon's most famous convicted child killer, Diane Downs.
March 6, 2010, 6:10 am 1 comments in the last 7 days.
Local motorcyclists from the Free Soul and Gypsy Joker motorcycle clubs gathering for pizza in Salem Friday night, didn't know that they would end up saving a family from a house fire. And they definitely didn't expect to be the ones who would actually man the fire hose and evacuate the family. Even with small explosions taking place, these biker firefighters held their ground.
April 6, 2015, 10:30 am 1 comments in the last 7 days.
Fellow Rwandans, today, the seventh of April, is the twenty-first anniversary of the most horrific systematic genocide of modern times. The terror, agony and suffering our people faced during that, time was immeasurable. We gather here to mourn today for every drop of innocent blood that shed, every life that was lost and every family that wept.
February 6, 2014, 3:01 pm 1 comments in the last 7 days.
The Amazon reseller, Daily Deal page here, has listed the book co-authored by Robert O'Dowd and Tim King, Betrayal: Toxic Exposure of U.S. Marines, Murder and Government Cover-up, listed for $999.10. DailyDeal USA is a major reseller on Amazon. As a reseller, they set their own prices and use the Amazon website to overcharge consumers for books and other items with unbelievable mark-ups.
February 25, 2015, 10:00 pm 1 comments in the last 7 days.
“I have been studying the medical use of marijuana since 1950 and I am very proud of the fact that I essentially introduced medical marijuana to the state of Oregon,” said Dr. Phil Leveque. Now, with so many proactive changes going on throughout the United States in regard to rational marijuana laws, Dr. Leveque says he feels like people are finally catching up.
January 10, 2010, 2:40 pm 1 comments in the last 7 days.
Medford Police Chief Randy Schoen has some explaining to do. The chief used the city's Neighborhood Watch Bulletin to go on a rant against medical cannabis and Oregon's OMMP (Oregon Medical Marijuana Program). The chief is of course welcome to his opinion. He is not welcome, of course, to use his city's resources to go on a rant based on opinion (and not fact) about an issue regarding citizens' health care.
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.
I guess I was a bit excited when I wrote this and my first article on the subject “Marijuana VS Migraines: Modern Medical Miracle” in Salem-News.com June 30th 2008. Then I was excited about it because the best treatment I had used was Demerol and Benadry injections which knocked the patient out for at least a whole day. This is much better.
March 20, 2015, 6:55 pm 1 comments in the last 7 days.
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.