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Salem Cottonwood trees weighed down by invasive bittersweet vines. (Courtesy)
SALEM — A crew of 16, including two city council members, were hard at work in front of the Horace Mann Lab School Sunday clearing the area of invasive bittersweet vines, which have been killing local cottonwood trees. Salem resident Chris Burke organized the project, along with Richard Stafford, also of Salem, in hopes of…

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