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  1. Oregon SAT scores drop in math sections, writingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    The Oregonian/OregonLive reports that College Board officials said Oregon students scored lower on average in both math and reading sections, with average scores of 515 and 495, respectively. Those scores reflect and three and four point drop on average compared to 2015.

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  2. Police arrest Keizer man on child rape chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Authorities say a 38-year-old man has been arrested and is being held without bail on charges of raping and sexually abusing a girl under the age of 12 near Salem. The Statesman Journal reports Fernando Mendez-Alcarez was indicted late last week by a Marion County grand jury on charges of first-degree rape and two counts of first-degree sexual abuse.

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  3. Remains of Salem woman found in shallow grave identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Authorities say they have identified human remains found in a shallow grave near a campsite as a 21-year-old Salem woman. KPTV-TV reports a Yamhill County deputy discovered the remains on a road Sept.

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  4. Inmate dies in Marion County jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    The Marion County Sheriff's Office said in a news release that Dezeray Molieri of Salem was found unresponsive by jail deputies on Thursday morning.

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  5. Name of Salem woman killed in SD crash releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    The South Dakota Department of Public Safety identifies the victim of Thursday evening's crash as 45-year-old Alexandra O'Hara of Salem, Oregon. The Highway Patrol says O'Hara failed to negotiate a curve on U.S. Highway 12 about 15 miles east of Lemmon in Corson County.

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  6. Salem homeowner bitten, bruised by intruderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Authorities have arrested a man accused of breaking into a Salem residence and biting the homeowner and his teenage son.

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  7. Oregon ethics commission investigates Salem lawmakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    The commission responsible for enforcing Oregon state ethics laws has launched a preliminary investigation of Rep. Jodi Hack, a Salem Republican. The Statesman Journal reports that Ron Bersin, executive director of the Oregon Government Ethics Commission, confirmed the inquiry Thursday.

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  8. Report: Oregon lags in school funding, hurting studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Decades of shrinking budgets for Oregon's public schools has led to some of the largest class sizes and lowest graduation rates in the country, a new report says. Along with a statewide study of Oregon's many funding gaps in education, authors of the report at the Oregon Education Association compared Salem, Massachusetts - one of the better-funded school districts in the country - with Salem, Oregon.

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  9. Salem elementary school finds high levels of lead in waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    School officials say five faucets and one drinking fountain at an elementary school in Salem have tested above the action level for lead. A spokesman for the Salem-Keizer Public School district tells the Statesman Journal that the six water sources at Wright Elementary School are no longer in service as of Friday.

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  10. Feds agree to dismiss minor pot case against Salem teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Federal prosecutors have agreed to dismiss a small-time marijuana case against an Oregon teenager following an outcry that got the attention of the state's congressional delegation. In a court filing Thursday, an attorney for 19-year-old Devondre Thomas said the government has agreed to dismiss the charge as long as he works or attends school and doesn't break any laws for the next two months.

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  11. Man fatally shot in Salem; 2 arrested at Woodburn motelRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    The Marion County Sheriff's Office says two suspects have been arrested in the fatal shooting of a man in northeast Salem. The agency says detectives believe the pair tried to steal marijuana from a 20-year-old man late Monday and the man's father ended up in the middle of the confrontation and got shot.

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  12. Salem duplex fire injures 2; cause under investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    The Statesman Journal reports that firefighters had responded to the home Thursday morning and were able to extinguish the flames within an hour.

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  13. Mystery surrounds death of Salem prison inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    The death of a 27-year-old Salem man at the Oregon State Penitentiary remains a mystery more than a week after it happened. The Statesman Journal newspaper reports staff members at the Salem prison were recently notified that several inmates discovered with synthetic marijuana in their possession have needed medical intervention and one person died.

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  14. OSP IDs man fatally shot by deputy near SalemRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Authorities say Joshua Bolster, 29, of Salem was fatally shot by a Polk County Sheriff's deputy during a traffic stop on Highway 22. The Statesman Journal reports the deputy was identified as Casey Gibson, 28. Gibson was not injured. The shooting occurred after Monmouth police sent out an alert the night of July 5 for Bolster.

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  15. Road Trip KTVZ: Salem more than big wigs, hot airRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    This capitol city is so busy with bigwig politicians and state government, that some critics say nickel and dime us every year. But if you look past the gold pioneer on top of the marble state capitol about six miles west into the Willamette Valley, you'll find another reason why thousands of people come here each year.

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  16. Roadtrip KTVZ: Destination SalemRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    NewsChannel 21's Pedro Quintana goes to Salem, Oregon to find the hidden gems that brings thousands of people every year.

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  17. Grand jury: Officer justified in shooting Keizer robbery suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A grand jury has found a police officer was justified in shooting a man suspected of robbing a convenience store just north of Salem last month. The Marion County District Attorney's Office said in a news release Friday the jury unanimously found Keizer Police Officer Esteban Perez was justified in firing at Andy Lamar Gibson during a confrontation outside a 7-Eleven.

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  18. Gov. Brown, challenger Pierce react to police shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Governor Kate Brown issued the following statement today about the shootings in Louisiana, Minnesota and Dallas: "I am horrified by the ugly and explosive violence of the past 72 hours in Louisiana, Minnesota, and now, Texas. Violence answers nothing, offers nothing, solves nothing.

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  19. Drought conditions worsen in Oregon during 5th dry yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Prineville Reservoir, seen in April,, is improving from last year's drought conditions, but officials say overall, Oregon drought conditions are still worsening SALEM, Ore. - Drought conditions in Oregon are worsening, even though the year's precipitation has been close to average.

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  20. Marion County approves plan to boost intake of medical wasteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Marion County Commissioners have voted to allow millions of pounds of medical waste from Washington and California to be burned at a garbage incinerator just north of Salem. Covanta Marion, which operates the incinerator, plans to contract with the country's largest medical waste disposer to take the waste.

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