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Salem-News.com (Aug-26-2015 14:59)

Northwest Youth Corps Accepting Apps for Paid Fall Job Training Programs

Great opportunities to get some real experience and get paid

(EUGENE, Ore.) - nwyouthcorps.org Teenagers from all over the U.S. have joined Northwest Youth Corps this summer, working outdoors and are making a difference! In its 30-year history, NYC has placed over 17,000 teenagers and young adults in programs providing them with both excellent educational and job training experience.

No experience is necessary, only a willingness to learn, work hard as a team, and travel to some of the most rugged and scenic areas Portland and of the Pacific Northwest.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-24-2015 12:30)

Salem-News.com + Readers = Honest Reporting

Freedom of Speech is nothing without the opportunity to be heard.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Bonnie King, Paul Stanford A gentle late summer reminder that Salem-News.com gets by largely thanks to the generosity of its readers. In other words, your contributions truly matter! They ensure that we can continue to bring you voices, analysis and eye-witness reporting you’re unlikely to find elsewhere.

Salem-News.com brings voices from outside the typical reporting arena, and exposes the truth from beneath, and within.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-12-2015 10:55)

Health Advisory Issued August 12 for Water Contact at Sunset Bay State Park Beach

Neighboring beaches are not affected by this advisory.

(COOS COUNTY, Ore.) - beach wave The Oregon Health Authority issued a public health advisory today for high levels of bacteria in ocean waters at Sunset Bay State Park Beach in Coos County.

Water samples indicate higher-than-normal levels of fecal bacteria, which can result in diarrhea, stomach cramps, skin rashes, upper respiratory infections and other illnesses.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-10-2015 11:11)

US Made Willful Decision to Create ISIL

Some observers say that the US and its allies helped create and train the terrorist organizations to wreak havoc in Muslim countries.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Anbar Lions flag ISIL The former director of the US Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) has said that the rise of the ISIL terrorist group in Syria was a "willful decision" made by Washington.

An internal DIA study released recently shows Washington knew that the actions of "the West, (Persian) Gulf countries and Turkey" in Syria may create a Takfiri group like the ISIL.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-28-2015 22:00)

Navy Petty Officer Logan Brown of McMinnville Serves Aboard USS Ashland

"Being there matters"

(PHILIPPINE SEA) - Logan Brown 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.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-24-2015 15:02)

Bat Found in Marion County Tests Positive for Rabies

Be suspicious of bats that approach people. See VIDEO below.

(SALEM, Ore.) - bat research Marion County health officials are reporting that a bat found inside a home tested positive for rabies on Tuesday, July 20, 2015. The test was conducted by the Oregon State Public Health Laboratory.

This is the fifth bat in Oregon to test positive for rabies in 2015, and the first in Marion County. Last year, eleven bats and three foxes tested positive for rabies throughout Oregon, but none in Marion County. The last time a bat found in Marion County tested positive for rabies was June 2012.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-14-2015 16:18)

Leaburg Hydroelectric Project Historic District listed in the National Register of Historic Places

The powerhouse was designed by Ellis Lawrence, founder of the UO school of architecture.

(LANE COUNTY, Ore.) - Leaburg Hydroelectric Project Historic District 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.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-07-2015 18:53)

Man Rescued After 26 Foot Fall at Three Pools Park

Mason was taken to the Salem Hospital with serious injuries.

(MARION COUNTY, Ore.) - Rescue from Three Pools Rescuers worked for nearly two hours to recover 26-year old Mason Young, of Salem after he attempted a back flip off of the rocks, fell some 26 feet and missed the water at Three Pools Recreation Area.

Mason was originally assisted by bystanders and then later by Fire and Law Enforcement personnel from seven different jurisdictions.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-07-2015 00:15)

Is Senator Joe Manchin of WV a Hero or a Hypocrite in the Prescription Opioid Epidemic?

The line between Heroism and Hypocrisy should not be so thin.

(MYRTLE BEACH, SC) - Senator Manchin Last week I received an email from a mother who lost her child to the prescription opioid/heroin health crisis crippling every state in the country.

The email read "I hope to get an appointment to see Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia when I visit Washington, DC -- I think he gets it." But, does Manchin "get it" in the sense this mother thinks?

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Salem-News.com (May-12-2015 17:47)

Oregon Senate Passes Crucial Testing Law, HB 2680

Bill establishes educator work group to take on assessments

(SALEM, Ore.) - high school hall This morning the Senate passed HB 2680, which will soon move to the Governor’s desk for signing. The following statement can be attributed to Oregon Education Association President Hanna Vaandering:

"Today the Oregon Senate took one of the most important steps in moving us down a new path toward a better system of assessment...."

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