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Salem-News.com (Mar-25-2014 15:14)

Hindus Call for Prayers for Washington Mudslide Victims

Rajan Zed, expressing deep sympathies, noted: Hearts and thoughts of Hindu community of USA go to the victims’ families and loved ones, injured, rescuers and relief workers.

(RENO) - mudslide in Washington Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed has called for prayers for the Oso (Washington, USA) landslide victims.

Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, appealed to the Hindu community to hold special prayer sessions in Hindu temples all over USA.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-21-2014 19:09)

Navy Extends Public Comment Period for NW Training and Testing Draft Environmental Impact Statement

The Navy is accepting comments throughout the extended public comment period, which now runs until April 15, 2014.

(SILVERDALE, Wash.) - First Navy training in Pacific NW The U.S. Navy is extending the public comment period for the Northwest Training and Testing (NWTT) Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Overseas Environmental Impact Statement (EIS/OEIS) until April 15, 2014, to allow the public more time to submit comments.

The Navy prepared the Draft EIS/OEIS to evaluate the potential environmental impacts associated with military readiness training and testing activities conducted primarily within existing range complexes, operating areas and testing ranges in the NWTT Study Area.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-20-2014 16:46)

Washington Man Arrested After Fatal Traffic Crash Leads to Death of 7 Yr Old Girl, Critical Injuries to Mother

It happened on Highway 395 in Hermiston

(PORTLAND) - Jesus Moras Nava A 29-year old Washington man is in custody following Wednesday night's fatal traffic crash in Hermiston that resulted in the death of a 7-year old girl and critical injuries to her mother. Oregon State Police (OSP) is continuing the investigation.

According to Sergeant Seth Cooney, on March 19, 2014 at approximately 8:21 p.m., a 2010 Kia Soul driven by Leslie Roquez, age 29, from Irrigon, Oregon, was northbound on Highway 395 stopped in the left lane at the intersection with Punkin Center Road when it was struck from behind by a 1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee...

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Salem-News.com (Mar-12-2014 13:21)

ForestEthics Releases Comprehensive Report Detailing Fossil Fuel Threats to Pacific Northwest

New oil-by-rail, pipeline, oil tanker, and coal proposals jeopardize economy, environment, & quality of life

(SEATTLE) - Railroad tracks The explosive growth of development of oil and coal deposits in the center of North America, combined with strong demand in Asian markets, puts the Pacific Northwest at the center of a boom in oil and coal infrastructure proposals that bring new and untested risks to our region.

Today, ForestEthics released Off the Rails, a comprehensive analysis of multiple and varied threats this fossil fuel influx poses.

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Salem-News.com (Feb-14-2014 11:59)

Reactor Reax Top Stories - The Unavoidable Economics of Nuclear Power

"Reactor Reax" is brought to you by Physicians for Social Responsibility.

(WASHINGTON, DC) - Nuclear waste This week in Reactor Reax, a nuclear expert explains how another Fukushima-like accident could happen, in the US. Another article examines the unavoidable economics of nuclear power.

Henri Proglio tells reporters the EDF needs nuclear power rate increase for survival.

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Salem-News.com (Feb-04-2014 17:14)

At Least Two Hurt in Vancouver Health Complex Shooting

The reported suspect is apparently in custody, he was taken down by security guards

(VANCOUVER) - Salem-News.com A gunman opened fire in Vancouver, Washington. Northwest Cable News (NWCN) reports that tt least two people have been shot. Police say it happened at a government facility in Clark County late this afternoon.

According to Northwest Cable News, The shooting happened at a health complex that includes the Veteran's Hospital in the 1600 block of East Fourth Plain Boulevard, just before 4 p.m., according to Vancouver police spokeswoman Kim Kapp.

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Salem-News.com (Jan-20-2014 14:01)

Peace Activists Honor Dr. King by Speaking and Acting Against Nuclear Weapons

Ground Zero also hosted an ecumenical gathering organized by William "Bix" Bichsel, SJ, of the Tacoma Catholic Worker on January 15th (Dr. King's birthday).

(SEATTLE) - Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action anti-nuke protest for MLK day 2014 On January 18, 2014 activists from a Puget Sound-based nuclear abolition group engaged in a nonviolent direct action at the US Navy's West Coast nuclear submarine and nuclear weapons base.

Members of Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action held a peaceful vigil and nonviolent direct action at the main gate to Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor in Silverdale, Washington.

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Salem-News.com (Jan-04-2014 15:32)

Ground Zero: Working to Build The World House in 2014

Let us resolve in this New Year to reach out and engage more people to say YES to a world without Trident and all nuclear weapons... YES to a world that looks a whole lot more like Dr. King's "World House."

(BANGOR, WA) - NO To NEW TRIDENT campaign Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action is leaping out of the starting gate this New Year with a fresh issue of the January 2014 Ground Zero Newsletter!!!

From saying NO To NEW TRIDENT to the continuing legal action against the Bangor Second Explosives Handling Wharf, the GZ Newsletter is all the news that's fit to print, and then some.

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Salem-News.com (Dec-13-2013 08:52)

US Energy Department Announces it Still Plans to Use Hanford as a National Radioactive Waste Dump

Decision to be issued in Federal Register on Friday December 13th also includes "covering up, instead of cleaning up" leaks and discharges from High-Level Nuclear Waste Tanks

(SEATTLE) - Radioactive waste The U.S. Department of Energy (USDOE) will issue a formal "Record of Decision" in the Federal Register on Friday, December 13th stating that USDOE will plan to resume using Hanford as a national radioactive and chemical waste dump for waste from other USDOE weapons and nuclear facilities.

The region's largest citizen Hanford Clean-Up watchdog group, Heart of America Northwest, vowed to take "all legal, lobbying and organizing efforts necessary to continue to stop use of Hanford as a national radioactive chemical waste dump," said Gerry Pollet, the 16,000 member group's Executive Director.

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Salem-News.com (Dec-12-2013 15:44)

Why Andy Shallal Should Be Mayor of D.C.

Washington, D.C., is actually a place where Andy Shallal has a chance to get himself elected. He's in a 7-way race, and people want a newcomer.

(WASHINGTON, DC) - Andy Shallal It would make a tremendous difference nationally and internationally to have a real activist, progressive, populist, and democrat as mayor of our nation's capital. Imagine a leading opponent of war as mayor of the world center of war making.

Imagine major public initiatives to address the massive poverty and racial disparity in the headquarters of the greatest wealth machine on the planet.

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