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Traffic: Crash closes eastbound lanes of Hwy 22

statesmanjournal.com — A crash has occurred on Highway 22 at the intersection with Independence Highway.
Sep 23, 2014

Here's everything we have so far of the crash on Hwy22. EB lanes still closed, unknown when it will reopen. statesmanjournal.com/story/news/201… #SJNow

Sep 23, 2014

RT @Salem_Statesman: Traffic: Crash closes eastbound lanes of Hwy 22 at Independence Highway stjr.nl/1x84Gpv

How to prevent enterovirus illness in your family

statesmanjournal.com — Last week, a hospital system in Central Oregon reported that it treated two children with severe respiratory illnesses who were suspected of having enterovirus D68, the virus that started in the Midwest in August and has since spread to other parts of the country.
Sep 23, 2014

Enterovirus may have arrived in Oregon. What you can do to prevent illness in your home: stjr.nl/1sjhSqo via @salem_statesman

Roundup: Summer of 2014 brings record heat, large wildfires

statesmanjournal.com — The National Weather Service confirmed on Monday what almost every Salem resident already knew: this was a boiling hot summer in the mid-Willamette Valley. As the calendar officially flipped to autumn at 7:29 p.m. last night, Oregonians had every reason to say good riddance to a summer that brought record-breaking heat and worsened a drought that fueled one of the worst wildfire seasons in state history.
Sep 23, 2014

RT @ZachsORoutdoors: Good riddance to summer, which prolonged #Oregon's drought and broke several heat records: stjr.nl/1sj4fYh #SJNow