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Up to the present, Salem

Posted on Aug 20, 2014 in Opinion | 1 comment

by Brian Hines Salem needs an anti-time machine that will let us experience what’s happening now, not the past or future. Here’s a mantra...

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Single Payer: Canada’s unions secured it for them, ours didn’t for us

Posted on Aug 20, 2014 in Opinion | 1 comment

by Nathaniel Quinn  I have studied healthcare policy extensively, as it forms an intersection of my major areas of study in college and...

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Embrace downtown food carts

Posted on Aug 6, 2014 in Opinion | 1 comment

Who’s afraid of food carts? Not me. I’m thrilled that the City Council recently approved revisions to a food cart ordinance, thanks...

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We Can Build Small Business Success, Together

Posted on Aug 6, 2014 in Opinion | 0 comments

July 1st I set out to meet with as many small business owners as possible in the month of July.  As a small business owner and the son of...

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Four recipes for instant strangeness

Posted on Jul 10, 2014 in Opinion | 0 comments

It’s summer. Living is easy. Who wants to work hard at making Salem stranger? Instead of laboring to cook up a stew of strangeness, here’s...

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Has Salem Health lost its way?

Posted on Jul 10, 2014 in Opinion | 0 comments

While many have been focused on saving Oregon’s historic Howard Hall: under the radar, Salem Health, with the cooperation of the City of...

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Let’s shop in Salem Catalog of Dreams

Posted on Jun 25, 2014 in Opinion | 0 comments

Dreams are free. And fun. So let’s bust out of the mind-prison that prevents Salemians from freely envisioning how our city could be,...

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A VERY PERSONAL ENDORSEMENT

Posted on Jun 25, 2014 in Opinion | 0 comments

I want Paul Evans to be my Representative in the State Legislature representing the 20th district.  I’ve got nothing against his opponent;...

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My freaking genius idea

Posted on Jun 12, 2014 in Opinion | 3 comments

It’s time to invite The Daily Show to Salem. I’m a big fan of their special reports, which often feature a correspondent venturing to a...

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