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Salem-News.com (Jan-13-2022 15:36)

Oregon Legislature Takes on Houseless Issue in Capitol City

Rep. Hoy filed two Bills to address critical local funding & houseless needs for city of Salem

(SALEM, Ore.) - homeless Recently appointed state Representative Chris Hoy (D-Salem) filed two Legislative Concepts today to help address the growing houselessness needs for City of Salem residents and to bring much-needed funding for the city’s public safety services.

Right now, Salem faces a shelter shortage.

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Salem-News.com (Dec-12-2015 02:50)

S.T.E.V.E. Feeds Salem Needy Sixth Year in a Row

S.T.E.V.E. is More than a Man, it’s a Movement.

(SALEM, Ore.) - John Olivera As the weather gets wetter, stormier, and colder, the need for warmth and sustenance is priority for all of us. For Salem’s homeless population, it becomes a fine line between life and death.

Today is a day many have been anxiously waiting for. Today, they can count on a delicious, hot meal, a warm gathering of people, and some cold weather gear to leave with.

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Salem-News.com (Apr-15-2014 14:57)

But for the Grace of God

I will always wonder what happened to the very sad woman and the happy little guy named Simon.

(OKLAHOMA CITY) - Woman begging in the street Today, when I was out running errands I saw an older woman and a young boy panhandling on the side of a very busy street. Yes, I admit, it was the young boy that gave me pause.

The woman was holding the boy’s hand and with her other hand was holding up one of those handmade, brown, ragged cardboard box signs. It was written in such a way I could not discern her plea but that didn’t matter.

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Salem-News.com (Feb-26-2014 14:08)

Kuwait: Ongoing Judicial Harassment and Detention of Bedoun Human Rights Defenders

Immediately and unconditionally drop all charges against and release Abdulhakim Al Fadhli

(WASHINGTON, DC) - Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber Al Sabah On 24 February 2014, human rights defender Mr Abdulhakim Al Fadhli was chased by state security cars and then taken to state security headquarters, where he remains in detention.

Earlier that day, human rights defenders Mr Nawaf Al Hendal and Ms Hadil Abo Qoreis were summonsed via news broadcasts to appear before state security investigations service.

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Salem-News.com (Feb-10-2014 11:49)

Israel Demolishes Palestinian Home in East Jerusalem

The demolition took place without any prior warning...

(JERUSALEM Ma'an) - Palestinian home is demolished with Israeli bulldozer Israeli forces demolished a Palestinian home in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Jabal al-Mukabbir on Monday, the owner told Ma'an.

Israeli military and police officers blockaded the al-Jisr neighbor early Monday to allow bulldozers to move in and destroy the apartment building, owner Muhammad Hasan Mousa Jaafira said.

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Salem-News.com (Feb-09-2014 13:14)

Before the Last Home is Torched...

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim says he wants to change the Bank. Let’s hold him to his word...

(NAIROBI) - Burning houses in Kenya Heavily armed police just burned 1,000 homes to the ground to force indigenous families out of the Kenyan forest where they’ve lived for centuries. This desperate community needs our help to save their homes -- and the forest -- before it’s destroyed forever.

The World Bank has given millions of our tax dollars to the Kenyan forest police who are annihilating this ancient community. And -- with new funding at stake this year -- the Bank has massive leverage over the government.

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Salem-News.com (Feb-09-2014 11:14)

Judge Orders Demolition of Slum Settlements

I wonder that if the Capital Development Authority will take action as per the High Court Judge, where these five thousands families will settle?

(ISLAMABAD) - Pakistani slums Life is so precious, and everyone in the world would love to live safe and sound lives, nobody wishes for that more than the people living in the suburbs of Islamabad (slum areas).

They are forced to live a different kind of life there. I feel pity to think of the circumstances they are living in...

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Salem-News.com (Feb-04-2014 17:21)

Cold Weather Update - Salem, Oregon: Includes List of Warming Locations

Most Salem area malls can be utilized as warming locations while open.

(SALEM) - Red Cross Warming Shelter in Portland, Oregon Cold weather is projected to continue in the Salem area through the weekend. Residents are urged to use caution and allow extra time for traveling. Also, please check in with friends and neighbors who are elderly or may otherwise need support.

The City of Salem has announced two locations available as warming centers until 9 p.m. through Friday, February 7, 2014.

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Salem-News.com (Feb-03-2014 19:31)

Shinseki Must Fire VA Director Beiter or Obama Must Fire Him!

The Los Angeles VA is a national disgrace and that’s because Donna Beiter’s “leadership” is a disgrace.

(LOS ANGELES) - Salem-News.com Donna Beiter, executive director of the Los Angeles VA must be fired posthaste because serious misconduct is her Modus Operandi and it flows downhill.

She has two Federal Judgments against her so why do you suppose a VA law officer sees nothing wrong with sending a nude photo of himself to a young woman who sought VA help for her missing uncle who is a Veteran?

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Salem-News.com (Jan-31-2014 12:12)

Land, Conflict and Injustice in India

Corrupt and heavily armed, the Indian security forces are in effect acting on behalf of corporate India...

(LONDON Redress News & Analysis) - Land seizure in India There are many fires raging in India. The agrarian crisis is one of the most shocking and destructive, and it sits at the heart of a range of interconnected calamities.

The agrarian crisis is rooted in one fundamental cause: the “predatory commercialization of the countryside”, a destructive development model that includes huge infrastructure- and dam-building projects...

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