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NEWS BRIEFS

Local Government, Employers Welcome Youth to SummerWorks

A record 1,150 youth will gain real-world work experience in jobs across Portland metro ...

Multnomah County Library Hosts ‘We Refuse to Be Enemies’

Library will hold a series of social justice workshops this summer ...

The Skanner Wins NNPA Award for Best Layout and Design

Our graphic designer Patricia Irvin wins for July 2016 issues ...

Cooling Centers to open in Multnomah County Saturday, Sunday

Temperatures expected to climb into the upper 90s this weekend ...

Multnomah County Leaders Release Statement on Safety at Summer Events

Officials advise public to check in, have a plan and be aware at public events ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Ask Ernie the Attorney

Ernest Warren's primary practice is personal injury, real property, corporate and criminal practice in Ore. and Wash. ...

Our Children Deserve High Quality Teachers

It’s critical that parents engage with educational leaders and demand equal access to high quality teachers ...

Civil Rights Groups Ask for Broad Access to Affordable Lending

Charlene Crowell writes that today’s public policy housing debate is also an opportunity to learn from the mistakes of the past and...

Criminal Justice Disparities Present Barriers to Re-entry

Congressional Black Caucus Member Rep. Danny Davis (D-Ill.) writes about the fight to reduce disparities in our criminal justice...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT




VIDEO: Obama Defends Drone Strikes in Speech at National Defense University
President Obama defends the administration's policy in a major speech on national security. He also called on Congress to close Guantanamo.… To check the details click here




Multnomah County Health Department Director Arrested on Domestic Violence Charge
Lillian Shirley has won accolades for her work to advance health equity as head of Multnomah County Health Department. But Monday night she was arrested on misdemeanor domestic violence charges .… To read all about it click here




Ivanice Harris Found Dead in Hawaii
After being missing for two days, 29-year-old Ivanice Harris's body was found on the Oahu coast. This weekend her family and friends are holding a benefit so they can Bring Ivy Home. … For all the information click here



Storms Slam Tornado-Ravaged Area as Town Tries to Rebuild
Torrential rain and flash floods hamper recovery efforts in Oklahoma. But the courage and persistence of survivors is bringing the community together. … To read the whole story click here





       


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