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NEWS BRIEFS

Humboldt Sewer Repair Project Update

Construction continues on a project repairing more than three miles of public sewer pipes ...

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. ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

EDITORIAL: It’s Time to Sunset the 48-Hour Rule

This week Mayor Ted Wheeler will ask Portland City Commissioners to end the hated 48-hour rule ...

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 ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

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New Online Order Form to Place a Real Estate Ad for Print or Web

We now have online classified ad and announcement ordering for your convenience. Place your ad or announcement in print, online or both using our new quick and easy form… Click here to purchase a real estate ad.


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Black Publishers Hold 2014 National Convention in Portland Next Week

With hundreds of newspapers reaching a combined audience of some 15 million people, the NNPA continues to play a crucial role in civil rights and economic empowerment for Black Americans… To read the story click here


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Giant Hip Hop Celebration Comes to Portland’s Pioneer Square this Friday

Organizers came up with the idea after a show earlier this year at the — now shuttered — Blue Monk was shut down by police and fire officials, just one of a number of closures that many perceive as targeting the Hip Hop community… To read the whole story click here


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Mayor Murray Wins Praise for Brokering Rideshare Agreement

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray this week impressed political observers around the region by brokering a resolution to longstanding conflicts in the ‘for hire’ transportation industry… To read all about it click here


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New Portland Juneteenth Focus Links Africa, Afro-America

Portland's best actors will portray key historical figures to interact with kids and get them excited about history… To check the details click here

 


Black Publishers to Hold 2014 NNPA Annual Convention in Portland

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

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