11-17-2017  1:15 pm      •     
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NEWS BRIEFS

NAACP Portland Monthly Meeting Nov. 18

Monthly general membership meeting takes place on Saturday, 12 - 2 p.m. ...

Multnomah County Animal Services Waives Adoption Fees Nov. 17

Special runs from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday ...

Fitzpatrick Presents 'Pathway 1000' Plan Before City Council

Plan would restore involuntary displacement by building 80 homes per year ...

Sisters Network to Hold Monthly Meeting Nov. 11

Meeting to take place Saturday morning at June Key Delta Center ...

Oregon Historical Society JFK Exhibit Closes This Weekend

Museum offers special closing hours, free Veterans’ admission Friday through Sunday ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Local Author Visits North Portland Library

Renee Watson teaches students and educators about the power of writing ...

Is the FBI’s New Focus on “Black Identity Extremists” the New COINTELPRO?

Rep. Cedric L. Richmond (D-La.) talks about the FBI’s misguided report on “Black Identity Extremism” and negative Facebook ads. ...

ACA Enrollment Surging, Even Though It Ends Dec. 15

NNPA contributing writer Cash Michaels writes about enrollment efforts ...

Blacks Often Pay Higher Fees for Car Purchases than Whites

Charlene Crowell explains why Black consumers often pay higher fees than White consumers, because of “add-on” products. ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

By Patricia | The Skanner News

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New! For Your Convenience Online Ordering for Classified Ads At The Skanner News

We realize your time is valuable. We now have online classified ad ordering for your convenience. Place your classified ad in print, online or both using our new quick and easy form… Click here to order your ad!


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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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PDC    Wells Fargo Bank     port of portland 140x90      TravelPortland


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