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NEWS BRIEFS

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 ...

National Hunger Hotline Seeks to Reach More Children in Need

Callers can locate summer meals sites for kids, food pantries, and other meals programs near them ...

ICS Announces New Executive Director

Lisa LeSage has been named the new Executive Director of Immigration Counseling Service ...

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

Gloria-Dean-Harris

Gloria Dean Harris passed on September 24, 2014.

Viewing: Thursday, October 2nd 10am - 1pm, Terry Family Funeral Home, 2337 N. Williams Ave. Portland, Oregon 97227.

Homecoming Service: Saturday, October 4th 10am, Ainsworth United Church of Christ, 2941 NE Ainsworth St. Portland, Oregon 97211.

Gloria Harris was born on March 3, 1943 in West Helena, Arkansas to the late Jack Sr. and Nancy Harris. Gloria attended Mississippi Valley State University and later Portland State University where she received her Bachelor's Degree in Counseling.

Gloria touched many lives over the years while working at N/NE Mental Health Agency, Boys and Girls Aid Society, and Cascade Aids Project. She was a regular volunteer at Boise Elliot Elementary School and a Board Member of Dress for Success. She also ran for Portland City Council with the slogan “Back to Basics.”

Gloria Dean Harris will be remembered always by her beloved family and countless friends.

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