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NEWS BRIEFS

AG Rosenblum Announces $192M Settlement for Student Loan Debt

358 Oregonians will get 100 percent loan forgiveness ...

'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang' Screens at New Performing Arts Center, Federal Way

Free screening follows the day after official ribbon cutting of the arts center ...

Join a Book Club at Your Neighborhood Library

At North Portland Library, Pageturners Black Voices focuses on books written by and about African and African American authors ...

Meeting of the NE Community Development Oversight Committee

The fourth meeting will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 23 ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

SEIU’s President: No Place for White Supremacists in the White House

Mary Kay Henry makes following statement on Trump’s remarks after violence in Charlottesville ...

It’s Time to Show “Middle Neighborhoods” Love, Before It’s too Late

Middle Neighborhoods, School Rehabilitation and Food Insecurity are key action items for the policy agenda of the CBC. ...

Despite Unequal Treatment, Black Women Will Rise

NNPA Newswire Columnist Julianne Malveaux talks about Black Women’s Equal Pay Day ...

PCC Cascade President on Free Tuition Program

Any student who qualifies for the Oregon Promise can attend most in-state community colleges tuition-free ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

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Support These Measures on the Nov. 4 Ballot

Systematic attacks on voting rights around the country, alongside exploding issues of street violence and racial justice, are bringing the public focus firmly to the ballot as a tool for making our communities better places to live and work… For all the information click here


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Report: Achievement Gap Linked to High Absence Rates

Oregon’s student absence rates are the fourth worst in the nation, with children of color and poor children most affected… To read the whole story click here


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Seattle Mayor Sued Over Race

Despite his strongly touted Campaign for Racial Equality, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray’s firing of spokeswoman Rosalind Brazel has triggered a tort claim against the city for racial discrimination, calling for $1 million in damages.… To read all about it click here


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Seattle Interactive Conference Brings ‘Makers’ to WSCC

The signature event spans and connects issues from entrepreneurship to design and development, as well as personal growth… To check the details click here


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Family Fun Events in The Skanner News Community Calendar

To find a fun event click here

 

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New Online Order Form to Place a Wedding Announcement 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 wedding announcement.


Have fun with our interactive Crossword and Sudoku puzzles

On our website, under Entertainment, click on Crossword Puzzle,  or Sudoku Puzzle.  Ten fresh puzzles each week. If you just can’t guess that word, just tell it to fill it in for you!



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