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NEWS BRIEFS

Portland Art Museum Hosts Upstanders Festival May 27

Event includes spoken word, workshops and poster making in support of social justice ...

North Portland Library Announces June Computer Classes

Upcoming courses include Introduction to Spreadsheets, What is the Cloud? and Learn Programming with Games ...

Merkley to Hold Town Hall in Clackamas County

Sen. Jeff Merkley to hold town hall in Clackamas County, May 30 ...

NAACP Monthly Meeting Notice, May 27, Portland

NAACP Portland invites the community to its monthly general membership meeting ...

Photos: Fundraiser for Sunshine Division's Assistance Programs

Under the Stars fundraiser took place on May 18 at the Melody Grand Ballroom ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Ensuring the Promise of the Every Student Succeeds Act

The preservation of Thurgood Marshall's legacy is dependent upon our dedication to our children ...

CFPB Sues Ocwen Financial over Unfair Mortgage Practices

What many homeowners soon discover is that faithfully paying a monthly mortgage is in some cases, just not enough ...

B-CU Grads Protest Betsy “DeVoid” in Epic Fashion

Julianne Malveaux says that Betsy “DeVoid,” is no Mary McLeod Bethune ...

NAACP on Supreme Court's Decline to Review NC Voter ID Law

NAACP President and CEO Cornell William Brooks made the following remarks ...

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ENTERTAINMENT

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Seattle Sounders Will Play First Game at New 49ers Stadium

The $1.2 billion stadium, which is located about 45 miles south of San Francisco, is opening this fall… Read the rest of the story here


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Portland Youth Transit Summit Meets as TriMet Proposes Fare Reduction

TriMet is proposing a reduction in youth transit fares three days before a youth summit to discuss transit justice… To read the whole story click here


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Time to End Predatory Career College Loans

Career education programs, offered by a variety of for-profit colleges, have raised concerns about greater student debt and poor employment outcomes… Read the story here


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Tell Portland Police Your Views on Arresting Children

Police have asked members of the public to comment on their policies for arresting, fingerprinting, photographing and taking children into custody… Click here for the whole story


The Skanner News is lighting our communities with solar energy

The Skanner News first installed dozens of solar panels on our building in 2012. By daytime since then we have sent thousands of dollars in energy back into the grid for community use. And now we are lighting our communities by nighttime into the bargain by lighting with LED lamps that use 90% less power than before click here

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National Newspaper Publishers Convention

The National Newspaper Publishers Convention will be Jun 25-28 in Portland.

 

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