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Salem-News.com (Jan-28-2016 13:09)

The RPP Commemoration of the 71st Anniversary of the Liberation of the Auschwitz Nazi Death Camp by Soviet troops.

The international community has not learned the lessons from these Genocides.

(LONDON) - Salem-News.com The Rwanda People’s Party (RPP) wishes to join with the people of Israel and people from all over the world to mark the 71st anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz Death Camp.

In this camp, up to three million Jews were cruelly murdered by German Nazis. On this date, the RPP wishes to call on the world to remember all those who died at this camp and to honour the soldiers of the former Soviet Union who helped to liberate the concentration camp.

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Salem-News.com (Dec-23-2015 03:30)

George Clayton Johnson has Died (UPDATED)

EDITOR: “Reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated”: George Clayton Johnson died Dec 25, 2015, not the 22nd as previously reported.

(SALEM, Ore.) - George Clayton Johnson The illuminating, exoterical, astronomical George Clayton Johnson has died. He was 86. The genius science-fiction writer behind so much of what we’ve all watched and enjoyed has passed on to his next adventure. The cause was cancer, his son, Paul B. Johnson, told the Associated Press.

George Clayton Johnson wrote the very first episode of Star Trek, The Man Trap; he wrote eight original Twilight Zone episodes for series creator Rod Serling including "Nothing in the Dark", "Kick the Can", "A Game of Pool", and "A Penny for Your Thoughts".

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Salem-News.com (Dec-09-2015 07:29)

John Trudell - Human

"He got a fast horse. Comanche warriors made sure he got their best. Hoofbeats thunder through the Time Ripple, cracking open the curtains that divide the spirit worlds, casting sparks back our way. Let's gather them up and build fires." --- Greta Montagne

(SALEM, Ore.) - John Trudell There’s a reason John Trudell is in the Counterculture Hall of Fame. Several reasons.

The great Santee Sioux poet/philosopher/warrior passed December 8, 2015 after a long bout with cancer. He was at peace, surrounded by family and friends; many had tirelessly helped care for John thru this transition. He lived a magnificent life. He was 69.

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Salem-News.com (Nov-23-2015 20:03)

Newly Released Campus Sexual Violence Data Raise Red Flags

91 percent of U.S. college campuses report zero incidents of rape, domestic and dating violence, and stalking.

(WASHINGTON) - college rape For the first time this year, because of new reporting requirements passed in the 2013 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA), campuses are now providing data on dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking in addition to rape statistics.

And yet, in each of these new categories only 9–11 percent of campuses disclosed at least one reported incident in 2014.

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Salem-News.com (Nov-12-2015 19:15)

The Wreck of The Edmund Fitzgerald: 40 Years Ago

Gordon Lightfoot said this song is his most significant contribution to music.

(SALEM, Ore.) - SS Edmund Fitzgerald 40 years ago, on November 10, 1975, the Edmund Fitzgerald sank in Lake Superior. This two score anniversary commemorates the ship, an ore carrier, which went down in a November storm, taking all 29 crew members to their graves.

Most of us (outside the area) know about the tragedy because of one thing: the song.

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Salem-News.com (Nov-09-2015 06:30)

Cannabis is Medicine for Crohn`s Patient Teenager Coltyn Turner

What seemed like a long shot has turned out to be the best option available. And it’s natural.

(COLORADO SPRINGS, CO.) - Coltyn Turner A young man named Coltyn Turner may turn out to be an integral cog in the wheel that gets the Federal government to pay attention to patients benefiting from cannabis as medicine. In fact, Coltyn would greatly appreciate some time with the President of the United States. He would tell him that cannabis saved his life.

2 years ago, Coltyn Turner was dying from Crohn's Disease. He was diagnosed at age 11, though he suffered from the condition since birth.

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Salem-News.com (Nov-07-2015 21:10)

Woodburn Man Arrested for Exposing Himself to Teen Girls

Parents can protect their children from dangerous strangers by teaching them about strangers and suspicious behavior.

(WOODBURN, Ore.) - Mathew Gressel On Nov. 4, the Woodburn Police Department responded to a report of a man that had reportedly exposed himself in front of two teenage girls, ages 15 and 13, in the driveway of the Woodburn Walmart.

The victims told police that an unknown male drove up to them in his car and asked them for directions through an open car window. One of the teenage victim began to answer the suspect by the car window and saw that the male had his penis exposed out of his pants.

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Salem-News.com (Oct-09-2015 23:05)

President Obama Gives Honor to Roseburg Victims

"We're going to have to come together as a country, but today is about the families," Obama said.

(ROSEBURG, Ore.) - Presidential helicopter Obama spent about an hour with the families at Roseburg High School. After meeting with them he gave some brief remarks. He spoke softly and it was hard to hear him over the buzz of motors nearby.

“Oregon Governor Kate Brown joined the President for the car ride from Roseburg Regional Airport to Roseburg High School," said White House spokeswoman Brandi Hoffine.

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Salem-News.com (Oct-02-2015 19:14)

Honoring the Victims of the Tragedy in Roseburg, Oregon

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
A PROCLAMATION

(WASHINGTON D.C.) - half mast

As a mark of respect for the victims of gun violence
perpetrated on October 1, 2015, in Roseburg, Oregon, by the
authority vested in me as President of the United States by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, I hereby order that the flag of the United States shall be flown at half-staff at the White House and upon all public buildings and grounds, at all military posts and naval stations, and on all naval vessels of the Federal Government in the District of Columbia and throughout the United States and its Territories and possessions until sunset, October 6, 2015.

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Salem-News.com (Oct-01-2015 12:48)

UPDATE: Shooter is Dead after Killing 10, Wounding 7 at Umpqua Community College

UPDATE: SOME INFORMATION BELOW IS NOW KNOWN TO BE INACCURATE. PLEASE SEE UPDATED NEWS ARTICLES ON THIS SUBJECT.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Umpqua CC A 911 call came into the Douglas County emergency services at 10:38 a.m. alerting authorities of an active shooter at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg.

13 are confirmed dead by the State Attorney General Rosenblum, and there are 20 wounded, many critically.

"There's no more threat," the Sheriff told KOIN 6.
It appears, at this time, there was one shooter. The shooter is among the dead.

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