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Salem-News.com (May-31-2018 20:11)
Water Stations To Open in Salem and TurnerSalem-News.com
There are several sites to fill up your containers with good water.
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Free drinking water will be available at multiple locations throughout Marion and Polk counties tonight. The water distribution operation is a cooperative effort between Marion County, City of Salem, and the Oregon Military Department.
Salem-News.com (May-31-2018 14:15)
SALEM: Water Advisory for Vulnerable Populations remains in Effect Until Further NoticeSalem-News.com
News Release from City of Salem
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Based on test results received today, the City of Salem will be maintaining the Vulnerable Population Water Advisory until further notice.
Salem-News.com (Mar-04-2016 14:05)
Praise for Passage of Oregon Bill to Implement Comprehensive Rape Kit ReformSalem-News.com
Oregon SB 1571 addresses the embarrassing backlog of untested rape kits.
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DNA evidence is an invaluable investigative tool. When tested, rape kit evidence can identify an unknown assailant, confirm the presence of a known suspect, affirm the survivor's account of the attack, connect the suspect to other crime scenes, and exonerate the wrongly convicted.
Salem-News.com (Sep-23-2015 21:05)
Realities Behind the Iran Nuclear AgreementJack Dresser Ph.D., special to Salem-News.com
Iran is not an aggressor nation, having invaded no other country for over 200 years.
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In a stratified society, the tiny fraction who comprise the ruling class must control perceptions of the much larger fraction under their control.
Salem-News.com (Jun-02-2015 17:43)
Senate Passes Reforms to NSA Programs, Including End Secret Law LegislationSalem-News.com
Reforms should help protect American citizens' privacy.
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Today, the U.S. Senate passed the USA Freedom Act, legislation that will enact reforms to sweeping NSA spying programs for the first time since those programs were put in place more than a decade ago.
Salem-News.com (Jan-26-2015 02:51)
Fully Disclose 9/11 ReportGeorge Hoeltje, Letter to the Editor
"Omission is the most powerful form of a lie." - George Orwell
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Salem-News.com (Sep-04-2014 00:18)
Did Israel Offer ISIS $10 Million to Free Steven Sotloff?Dr. Franklin Lamb Salem-News.com
Scarcely anyone ought reasonably indulge themselves in feelings of confidence about their own personal security.
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Though details are not yet fully known to this observer, reliable sources who have contact with DAASH report that the Islamic State rejected frantic Mossad efforts to buy the release of American journalist Steven Joel Sotloff.
Salem-News.com (Aug-22-2014 15:02)
John Yoo and The Senate Torture ReportRalph E Stone Salem-News.com
John Choon Yoo, aka John Yoo, authored the Torture Memos used to justify torture of human beings by the Bush Administration.
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Professor John Yoo stepped away from his lectern at the UC Berkeley School of Law to send an e-mail to the San Francisco Chronicle criticizing the forthcoming Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (SSCI) torture report saying that if "torture was used and it didn't work, she [Senator Dianne Feinstein] is flat wrong." Yoo claimed the report failed to maintain "bipartisanship" that "will undermine its conclusions."
Salem-News.com (Jun-24-2014 13:45)
Federal Judge in Oregon Rules No Fly Lists UnconstitutionalSalem-News.com Staff
The decision hands a major victory to the 13 plaintiffs - four of them veterans of the U.S. military.
(PORTLAND, Ore. ) - The U.S. government's no-fly list banning people accused of links to terrorism from commercial flights violates their constitutional rights because it gives them no meaningful way to contest that decision, a federal judge ruled on Tuesday.Read Full Article
Salem-News.com (Oct-15-2013 15:43)
The Real Sacrificial LambJafar M Ramini Salem-News.com
"The ultimate sacrifice we are offering [is] Palestine. Not to God, but to our enemies."
At this time of year, all able-bodied Muslims are expected to travel to Mekka and perform one of the most revered pillars of Islam, Al Hajj (The pilgrimage). Before they celebrate EID AL-ADHA they are required to offer a sacrifice of a lamb in memory of Ibrahim and his son, Ismail.