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Salem-News.com (Apr-25-2019 14:20)

Oregon Navy Apprentice Highlights the Power of Penpalling

Penpal writing boomed in the 1970s, in a world that was disconnected by vast distances.

(SALEM, Ore.) - pen pals ‘Nobody writes anymore these days’ is a saying you may hear often, but it seems like the days of pen pal letters are far from over. St. Helens navy apprentice, Elsen White, recently visited his old school to meet students who had been his pen pals during his deployment in Japan.

The magic began when St. Helen’s teacher Jennifer Ranger had a brilliant idea to encourage her sixth grade class, who were learning about Japan, to take pen to paper.

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Salem-News.com (Apr-23-2019 21:05)

Human Rights Solidarity with Sri Lanka

This tragedy reaches around the world, affecting all those that cherish life.

(YORK, UK) - sri lanka I was shocked and saddened to hear of the devastating terrorist attacks on churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday. Men, women and children, from all walks of life and of different nationalities were among the victims.

The attacks have claimed the lives of over two hundred people and injured many hundreds more, including several British nationals.

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Salem-News.com (Feb-20-2019 11:36)

The Value of an MBA Degree for PMP Certified Professionals

An MBA degree and the right skillset should be able to draw the best offers your way.

(SALEM, Ore.) - project management Project Manager is a generalized term when referring to one responsible for managing projects effectively. The actual job description depends completely on which field one works in. Technical and construction fields, for instance, would need a basic degree in engineering.

Those entering the IT field would require a basic degree and so on. However, the MBA degree is valuable in your toolkit as you learn how to manage projects.

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Salem-News.com (Feb-07-2019 00:35)

Jim Crow Jumps Into The Game

History in blackface slaps the present moment awake.

(SALEM / PeaceVoice) - Ralph Northam What? The governor put that picture on his yearbook page? In 1984? The wave of outrage, the demand for his resignation — from Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s own party, the Democrats — can’t be dismissed with a shrug and an apology.

His career may be over, thanks not simply to an act of youthful stupidity but to the context that made it possible: good old American racism.

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Salem-News.com (Feb-06-2019 20:32)

Snow West of the Cascades Starting Thursday Night

Temperatures will be cold enough for snow to stick.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - oregon snow The next possibility for low elevation snow will be on Thursday night into Friday morning. A band of light precipitation is expected to develop over the region during this time, which will likely result in some snow flurries with little to no accumulation for many locations.

A cold air mass will remain over the Pacific Northwest through the weekend, and potentially much of next week as well. This will likely result in additional chances for low elevation snowfall.

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Salem-News.com (Jan-23-2019 17:04)

Journalist Marzieh Hashemi Released From Federal Custody

Hashemi was detained by the Federal Government for 10 days without charge or accusation.

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Marzieh Hashemi Marzieh Hashemi is an American citizen and a prominent news anchor for Iran's Press TV. She detained by the Federal Government for 10 days without charge or accusation, held in a prison facility in Washington DC as a "material witness."

As of this afternoon, she has been released from custody.

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Salem-News.com (Jan-17-2019 15:03)

The Annual Whitewashing of Martin Luther King Jr.

Too many cynically misappropriate words they neither earned nor deserve.

(GEORGIA) - Martin Luther King Every year I ask myself questions about the shameful exploitation of Martin Luther King Jr.--why do Americans love to disgrace his message so much? Why is it so popular that we see it year after year?

Remember last year? Trump was talking about "s@!#hole countries" while tweeting “I encourage all Americans to observe this day with appropriate civic, community, and service activities in honor of Dr. King’s life and legacy.”

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Salem-News.com (Dec-20-2018 02:27)

Six Online Assessment Tools for Education

Lessons allow students to internalize the information according to his or her personal learning style.

(SALEM, Ore.) - learning Assessments are a critical piece of an educational program. Evaluating your students' progress and accomplishments is an integral part of any class. You want to know that your students have learned the material and can apply it as needed.

To really leverage learning and ensure that your students have internalized the lesson – and that you have created the best lesson possible -- you need to search for more creative assessment tools.

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Salem-News.com (Dec-17-2018 15:10)

Give Shelter to Those Seeking Refuge

We need to stand for border communities and vulnerable migrants seeking refuge

(SAN DIEGO, Calif.) - migrants immigrants I was near the San Diego border crossing when I saw Border Patrol agents fire tear gas canisters and flash bang grenades into a crowd of migrants gathered nearby.

I saw a low-flying Customs and Border Protection helicopter use its rotors to push plumes of tear gas into a canal where many migrants had gathered. Even though I have been working to support and protect migrants and border communities for many years, I continue to be disturbed and horrified by these clear and egregious violations of people's dignity and human rights.

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Salem-News.com (Dec-04-2018 00:45)

`Haunted Salem Oregon` by Author Tim King (REVIEW)

"...learn more about those strange occurrences that defy the laws of science and nature, and challenge our inner complacency"

(BOSTON) - haunted salem Most of us have heard of the witchcraft and mysterious goings-on in old Salem, Massachusetts, over the years. Tim King’s new book takes readers to the far west, investigating the hauntings and other supernatural and inexplicable occurrences still going on in Salem, Oregon, putting that city in the same category as old Salem, Mass.

This book is not just about the past; in the present day, hauntings and apparitions are still frightening people in all sorts of contexts throughout the city and its environs.

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