Stories for May 2005

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Wednesday, May 25

                        

Wednesday, May 18

           

Supreme Court visits Western Oregon campus

MONMOUTH -- Arguments in a landmark case involving Philip Morris Companies and the estate of a man who died from lung cancer after decades of smoking were heard on the campus of Western Oregon Unviersity last week.

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Desire to help drive fire volunteers

MONMOUTH/INDEPENDENCE - Between a heavy course load at Chemeketa Community College and his duties to Monmouth Christian Church, Abraham Vela admits he has precious little free time during an average week.

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Reason to celebrate: No new names on memorial wall

MONMOUTH -- Lavonne Knapp counts herself fortunate in that the names of her loved ones aren't among those etched onto the black granite memorial wall outside of the Department of Public Safety and Standards Training in Monmouth.

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Wednesday, May 11

                 

Young musicians get big boost

DALLAS -- Angela Schierling, 16, has spent the past year composing an orchestral work that will be performed Sunday, May 15, in Portland.

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Walgreens not a done deal

MONMOUTH - City officials will hold off until at least June on whether to greenlight construction of a Walgreens pharmacy in Monmouth.

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Thursday, May 5

             

Wednesday, May 4

  

Slowly, Lovingly, Comes Art

RICKREALL -- There is a peace that washes and warms a sun-lit studio. It brings reality so completely into focus that at once it becomes heightened, then unreal and dream-like.

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Oh, what a fling!

INDEPENDENCE -- The sun was shining, the music was blaring, and vendors were doling out the elephant ears and pan fried noodles by the steaming platefull.

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Day of the Child is a big hit

MONMOUTH/INDEPENDENCE -- With a little help from his teacher, Jeremy Doney slowly makes his way behind the piano sitting at the corner of the gym inside Independence Elementary School.

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EDITORIAL

5/4 Editorial: Where have the salmon gone this spring season?

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Film crew re-creates heroic act

DALLAS -- A New York City movie crew invaded Countrywood Manor Apartments in Dallas last week to finish filming the pilot episode of a new television series for the Hallmark Channel.

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