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NEWS BRIEFS

Augustana Lutheran Church Hosts Summer in the City Aug. 6

Free event includes BBQ, book sale, children’s games, music ...

Health Officials Warn of Spike in Heroin Overdoses

Emergency providers urge use of nalaxone, which is available without a prescription ...

Students Reach New Heights

Two rising sophomores attend aviation camp in Vancouver, Wash. ...

Northeast Portland Sunday Parkways

This summer the eight-mile bike route takes place on July 23, from 11 a.m - 4 p.m. ...

APANO: Cultural Series Launches with Solidarity Film Screening

"American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs" screens on July 25 at North Portland Library ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Throw the Doors of Opportunity Wide Open for Our Youth

Congressional Black Caucus member Robin Kelly says it’s time to pass the “Today’s American Dream Act.” ...

Trump’s Proposed Budget Cuts Threaten Civil Rights

Charlene Crowell of the Center for Responsible Lending talks about the impact of President Trump’s budget on civil rights...

Nooses on National Mall Echo Domestic Terrorism

Lauren Victoria Burke reports on a series of domestic terrorist attacks across the U.S ...

White House Proposes $9.2 Billion Cut in Education Funding

Charlene Crowell of the Center for Responsible Lending writes about the rising costs of higher education ...

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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


TriMet

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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