Month: August 2012

Jobless number growing

Unemployment in the Salem area rose in July to 9.3 percent. That represents a 0.3 percent increase from the June rate of 9 percent, and is higher than the statewide seasonally adjusted jobless rate of 8.7 percent. Some 18,789...

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Middle school is key

There are few times as promising as the first day of school. Children entering first grade are aglow with both apprehension and excitement; their parents are proud of their little ones who are growing up. Teens entering high...

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Unbiased review of film available

To the Editor: It is amazing to me how many people are ready to believe what they want to believe.  For a relatively unbiased report about Obama: America 2016, I suggest that you read the Washington Post August 24 critic’s...

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