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Salem-News.com (September 20, 2017 13:40)

Canada`s First Lottery

Canada's lottery history is part of the fabric of the country

(SALEM, Ore.) - Vintage Canada Lottery commercial There was a lottery in Quebec from 1969, offering a prize of $125,000, and the very first draw was held in 1970. However, the first government sponsored lottery took place on the 15th of April 1974, and its creation was entirely due to the financial woes being caused by the impending Olympics.

CBC Television screened the highly anticipated first draw in April ’74, while people were throwing ‘lottery parties’ at home to celebrate the event. Nine ladies from Quebec shared the million dollar top prize,.


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Salem-News.com (July 06, 2017 22:15)

All Invited to Oregon`s Beach Bill 50th Birthday Bash Saturday

Celebrate Oregon's Beach Bill, making the coastline open to all

(SALEM, Ore.) - Oregon beach bill This is the year to celebrate Oregon's beautiful--and singularly protected--beaches. It's the 50th anniversary of Oregon's Beach Bill, signed into law in July 1967 to safeguard beaches from development.

But it easily could have been a different story. When lawmakers first introduced it, the bill faced steep opposition. Ultimately Oregonians fought for their beloved beaches. 50 years later, this beach is yours and mine and everyone's, to treasure and protect, forever.


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Salem-News.com (June 08, 2017 12:40)

USS Liberty Attacked by Israel 50 Years Ago Today

The USS Liberty was a spy ship, keeping tabs on Israel's Arab neighbors and their Soviet advisers.

(SALEM, Ore.) - 1967 USS Liberty attack Fifty years ago today, on June 8, 1967, 34 American servicemen were killed and 174 were wounded when Israel attacked the USS Liberty navy ship in international waters.

It was the highest casualty rate ever inflicted on a U.S. naval vessel. Still, no investigation.


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Salem-News.com (May 30, 2017 01:35)

Documentary Follows America`s Efforts to Find MIA

A first hand understanding of the cost of war in human lives.

(SAN DIEGO, Calif.) - A Solemn Promise, America’s Missing in Action This film is the end result of his searching for a way to help in America’s search for those "still missing”.

Impressive considering America is the only country that continues to search for its fallen warriors around the world to return for an honorable burial at home.


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Salem-News.com (May 22, 2017 16:30)

Many Fatalities after Blast at Ariana Grande Concert

Number of fatalities has not been disclosed at this time.

(SALEM, Ore.) - incident at Manchester Arena UK Police have confirmed that there are a "Number of fatalities" in the alleged explosion today at the Ariana Grande concert in Manchaster Arena (England).

Immediately after the loud blast, a speaker came on telling everyone to evacuate. Screaming ensured. All Twitter reports describe a horrific scene of stampeding people.


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Salem-News.com (March 09, 2017 09:48)

Basil of Al-Walaja: RIP

Others will speak of his martyrdom; I will speak of his life and what he told me. Basil would have wanted it told this way.

(OCCUPIED PALESTINE) - Basil of Al-Walaja In 2009, I met Basil and Shireen and started joining them in demonstrations in Al-Walaja village. On 6 March 2017, Basil was murdered by the Israeli army. He was 31-years old.

"...we had so many problems...the displaced and the refugees, taking our water rights, the wall built on our land, home demolitions, apartheid, residency rights. Resistance is normal reaction [to this]... Palestine is a microcosm of the world, its history that of mankind. What happens here is an indicator of things to come around the world.”


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Salem-News.com (March 04, 2017 16:30)

Ryan Lochte Turns Trouble into Humor and Profit

The Olympic swimmer stars in ads for PowerBar and Debt.com

(SALEM, Ore.) - Ryan Lochte When celebrities make mistakes, Americans forgive but they don’t forget. And that’s just what advertisers love about this country’s celebrity culture.

The latest example, and perhaps one of the cleverest, is Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte. While he’s won 12 medals – placing him second to only Michael Phelps – the 32-year-old is perhaps best known for “Lochtegate.”


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Salem-News.com (February 26, 2017 01:11)

Is America Circling the Drain (updated)?

I live in Canada, beyond the reach of Donald Trump's deportation forces. I have no plan to ever visit the U.S. in the rest of my lifetime.

(Pender Island, British Columbia) - circling the drain I was 15 in October 1962 when the Cuban Missile Crisis overwhelmed much of the world's consciousness.

As Oliver Stone commented in his series The untold history of the United States: “Children watched the news, their parents full of fear.” In my experience, the fear was palpable and seemingly everywhere.


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Salem-News.com (February 17, 2017 14:04)

Weep, America, For What You Have Lost

Or for what you have thrown away...

(PENDER ISLAND, British Columbia) - weeping america Christopher Hedges:

"Brace yourself. The American empire is over and the descent is going to be horrifying."


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Salem-News.com (January 26, 2017 16:15)

Taking Action for Human Rights

Marching on the streets is one method to peacefully resist.

(BETHLEHEM) - Palestinian human rights The Jewish racist right wing government of Netanyahu just violated international law again by approving 2500 “housing units” for colonial settlers on Palestinian land.

In parallel, the government of Trump in the US issued executive orders banning immigrants from several Muslim countries, building walls, and advancing the Keystone and Dakota Access pipeline (opposed by natives and environmentalists), and denying funding for healthcare that helps women in third world countries.


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