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Salem-News.com (Feb-28-2015 12:15)

Film Review of Who Are My People?

"Lundahl’s film captures a key transition in the history of renewable energy' ~ the ECOreport

(SAN DIEGO, Calif.) - Salem-News.com I was invited to review the documentary film “Who Are My People?” because of my professional familiarity with concentrating solar power technologies. I was responsible for the U.S. Department of Energy’s broad range of renewable energy electricity programs for several years during the Clinton Administration. “Who Are My People?” is well worth watching.

It presents the concerns of several Native American (NA) tribes related to the placement of a number of solar power tower generating facilities on federally-owned areas of the Mojave Desert.

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Salem-News.com (Feb-25-2015 16:32)

From a Pile of Rubble to a Dance Center thru Crowdfunding

"We want to replace the piles of rubble, full of death, with a dance academy full of life." ~ Shaark Cb Crew

(GAZA STRIP, Palestine) - Shaark cb crew We are a group of youths who live in various refugee camps in the Gaza Strip. We are united by art, peace and love. In 2003, we established a dance team and historical art movement for the community of Gaza, and started performing and spreading the art of dance around the Strip.

After the 2009 war, we found our rented dance studio bombed and demolished. But we did not to give up on our dancing.

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Salem-News.com (Feb-18-2015 15:05)

I Was Born in Israel Many Years before I Realized Israel Was Palestine

Israel is not colonialism. Colonialism is a clear exchange between a mother state and a settler state. Israel is a settler state, yet there is no Jewish mother state.

(LONDON) - Gilad Atzmon I was born in Israel and it was many years before I realized that Israel was Palestine. I was relatively patriotic. I was looking forward to serving in the army and then I grasped that there was little truth in the Jewish historical narrative.

I then gathered that I was living on someone else’s land. At the same time I discovered the saxophone. By the age of 30, I left Israel and never went back.

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Salem-News.com (Feb-18-2015 13:57)

Local FASTSIGNS Named One of the Top Centers in the Country

Signage company is well known for its top-notch quality and service.

(SALEM, Ore.) - fastsigns The locally owned and operated business received the Pinnacle Club Award, which is given to the centers ranked 26 to 125 in the U.S. and Canada for sales volume from the previous year.

“This award commemorates all of the hard work and excellent service our team at FASTSIGNS of Salem provides every day,” said owner Mark Smith.

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Salem-News.com (Feb-10-2015 12:51)

Brilliant Director-Producer-Truthteller Anthony Lawson Remembered

Salem-News.com is sad to share this news of Anthony's passing, the 8th of January, 2015 in Phuket, Thailand, at the age of 79.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Anthony Lawson Anthony Lawson was an international prize-winning commercial director, cameraman, ad-agency creative director and voice over talent. He used to be known for shooting humorous commercials, but as he learned more about the world and why things are the way they are, he found less to laugh about, and instead found his passion about sharing the truth.

He spent his final years using his vast experience to shed light on the events of 9/11 and the terrible world events that have since followed.

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Salem-News.com (Feb-04-2015 21:56)

Merkley: Stronger Net Neutrality Rules Are Huge Step Forward

Putting a stop to ‘throttling’ and paid ‘fast lanes’ is a big deal for consumers and for American innovation.

(WASHINGTON D.C.) - Net neutrality Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley released the following statement after FCC Chair Tom Wheeler announced his proposal for stronger net neutrality rules, classifying the Internet as a telecommunications service under Title II of the 1996 Telecommunications Act, and allowing for an open Internet.

Merkley had pushed Wheeler to use Title II for a stronger approach to net neutrality that would better protect consumers and American innovation.

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Salem-News.com (Jan-27-2015 20:10)

70th Anniversary of of the Liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau

Survivors of the Auschwitz-Birkenau camp in Poland were liberated by the Soviet Red Army after more than 1 million people were killed.

(SAN FRANCISCO) - holocaust remembrance day We have seen newsreels of the liberation of the Nazi concentration camps at the end of WW II and a number of movies depicting the horrors of the Holocaust. However, newsreels and movies did not really prepare us for an actual visit to the site of the largest mass murder in history.

As many as 1.5 million were murdered at Auschwitz, mainly Polish Jews, but also Soviet prisoners-of-war, Gypsies, Czechs, Yugoslavs, French, Austrians, and Germans.

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Salem-News.com (Jan-27-2015 00:20)

Protecting Yourself From Common Scams

Scammer or scamster (n.): a person who swindles you by means of deception or fraud; chiseler, chiseller, defrauder, grifter, swindler, gouger

(SALEM, Ore.) - scams Most people believe that they would never be fooled by a scam artist, and that those who do fall for them aren't very bright.

The thing is, there are several different types of scams, from the subtle to the absurd, and scam artists spend a lot of time perfecting ways of separating people from their money and their identities.

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Salem-News.com (Dec-16-2014 22:52)

Silicon Forest: Oregon`s Untapped High Tech Gold Mine

A rising middle class in emerging markets is eager to import high tech products.

(SALEM, Ore.) - silicon forest Oregon is known for many things: It has more ghost towns than anywhere else in the United States; Hell's Canyon is the deepest river on the continent; the Columbia River gorge offers the best windsurfing in the world; and Seaside Aquarium was the first place in the world where harbor seals were bred in captivity.

However, few people know that during the gold rush, the biggest reserves were found in 1958 at Sharp’s Creek in the Bohemia Mining District nestled in the Cascade Mountains.

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Salem-News.com (Nov-18-2014 00:13)

Linfield College Student Stabbing Death and Police Shooting Investigation Underway

Police Dispatch recordings have been released (below).

(McMINNVILLE, Ore.) - Parker Archie Moore On Saturday, November 15, 2014, McMinnville Police officers responded to the report of a stabbing at the 7-11 located at 901 SE Baker Street. The stabbing victim was identified as 20-year old Parker Archie Moore, a Linfield Student from Woodinville, WA.

Shortly after arriving, officers were confronted by the suspect of the stabbing and he was shot and killed by the officers.

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