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A strange reason to legalize marijuana

Posted on Oct 15, 2014 in Opinion | 2 comments

Here’s a news flash from the front page of modern neuroscience: “You don’t exist.” At least, not in the way most people believe they do....

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When life asks you to dance, say yes

Posted on Oct 1, 2014 in Opinion | 0 comments

“Come on, let’s dance.” An attractive young woman was standing in front of me, holding out her hand. I was sitting next to my wife,...

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GMOs Aren’t Safe!

Posted on Oct 1, 2014 in Opinion | 0 comments

Kirk Lenard Foods embodying Genetically Modified Organisms can’t be said to be safe. GMO food companies and many others assert they are,...

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City screws over downtown again

Posted on Sep 17, 2014 in Opinion | 1 comment

by Carole Smith So now we know: it only takes 9 months for the Salem City Council and staff to make downtown parking so miserable that...

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Salem Sunday Streets — every day!

Posted on Sep 17, 2014 in Opinion | 0 comments

Imagine this town with fewer cars and more bikes. People strolling around a fun-filled city center. Food carts, outdoor yoga, captivating...

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Can we all get along?

Posted on Sep 3, 2014 in Opinion | 0 comments

Great question, Rodney King. Police brutality isn’t the same as heated debates over how to handle downtown parking, but the unnecessary...

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My wake up call

Posted on Sep 3, 2014 in Opinion | 0 comments

by Sandy Newman As someone who sometimes keeps my distance from the ballot box, I am a little embarrassed to say that I was caught off...

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Up to the present, Salem

Posted on Aug 20, 2014 in Opinion | 2 comments

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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