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What Can Be Done: A New Year`s Wish

A call for healing- to mend, to tolerate, and begin to narrow the wide divides in our society.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - new year Lately, I have been reflecting on what I have in common with extremists. It turns out that the list is longer than one would think.

I hold their same passions for change, an ability to withstand discomfort--put more bluntly, tolerance for risk of pain that some term masochism--and I share a lack of tolerance for passivity and denial. Extremists are people of action.

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3 Must-Have Wish List Items for a Spring Wedding

"Elegance is not about being noticed, it is about being remembered." ~ GIORGIO ARMANI

(SALEM, Ore.) - flower girls Whether you plan to have a big or small wedding, at some point stress will be inevitable. One of the best ways to try and reduce the constant mini-panic moments is to make sure you write a list as early as possible in the planning process.

While we will all remember to shop for a wedding dress, many times it's the little things we forget. Here are some to help you start thinking about some of the small details you don't want to overlook.

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6 Trendy Mother-of-the-Bride Hairstyles in 2019

Wedding season is just ahead! Here are some great hair-do's to choose from.

(SALEM, Ore.) - hair style A mother is a key person in any wedding. She often is the one handling a multitude of tasks, including preparing the guest list, helping decide the theme and choice of venue for the wedding, flower girls and attendants, and of course, selecting the mother-of-the-bride attire.

She might ignore wearing a signature hairstyle for the wedding as she remains busy in fulfilling all these responsibilities. But a good hairstyle can change the whole look, and can be easily accomplished.

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Portland Hosts July Antique & Collectible Show

One of the Largest Antique Shows in the Country brings vendors from all over the U.S.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - portland antique expo Exhibitors come from all over the country bringing their most interesting and popular vintage items. Held at the Portland Expo Center, there are more than 1,300 booths available to view – both inside and outside - this is the big one – don’t miss it! If you are a treasure hunter, decorator, collector or just like to find pieces from your past, the July Expo Antique & Collectible Show is for you.

Just as you see on the popular collecting programs, such as American Pickers, you can find that treasured item buried among the thousands of booths at the show.

Read Full Article (Jul-31-2014 09:14)`s Marianne Skolek to Speak at FED UP! Rally

Those attending the rally will march to the White House to further call attention to this health crisis in the U.S. and Canada.

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - FED UP RALLY I have been honored to be asked to be a speaker at the 2nd Annual FED UP! Rally to be held in Washington, D.C. on September 28, 2014 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

FED UP has long held my deepest respect for their commitment and hard work toward what they call "an immediate coordinated and comprehensive federal action to end the epidemic of addiction and overdose deaths attributed to opioids (including heroin) and other prescription drugs."

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Public Meeting to Address Public Safety Concerns in Polk County

Polk County District Attorney Aaron Felton will address all public safety issues and concerns at 7:30 a.m., on Tuesday, August 5, at the Courtyard Coffee House, 156 SE Mill Street in Dallas.

(DALLAS, Ore. ) - Polk County Sheriff Residents of Polk County are invited to an open meeting with the Polk County District Attorney to discuss and listen to the public's idea's about current public safety issues the county is currently facing.

The Sheriff's office reduced patrols to 10 hours per day on March 29, due to funding reductions. The impact has been a total of 332 calls from citizens during the hours of 10:00 p.m. to noon since March 29 through May 31 in which no deputies were available to respond.

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Police Academy Funny Man Headlines Humane Society Fundraiser

Michael Winslow, known for his signature role as Larvell Jones in the Police Academy series, and as the zany radar technician in Mel Brooks' Spaceballs. Fundraiser

(SALEM, Ore. ) - Applause for Paws Applause for Paws is an annual night of comedy benefiting Willamette Humane Society, featuring the talents of voice impersonator and sound-effects king Michael Winslow and musical funny-man Michael Jenkins.

Applause for Paws takes place on Wednesday, at the Historic Grand Theatre, located at 191 High St NE in downtown Salem.

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