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NEWS BRIEFS

SEI, Sunshine Division Offer Thanksgiving Meals to Families in Need

Turkeys are being provided to fill 200 Thanksgiving food boxes for SEI families ...

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 ...

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 David Kidd | The Skanner News

Our Veterans: Not Just One Day, but a Lasting Commitment

‘Our leaders hold that they take us into war with veterans in mind. I have to trust that it’s true. But I ask that they demand that as we pay for war, we plan and pay for the outcomes we know will follow’… For all the information click here


NW Parks Free for Day Use Nov. 8-11 to Honor Veterans

Day-use fees at most U.S. Forest Service recreation sites in Oregon and Washington will be waived on Veterans Day Weekend, Nov. 8-11, 2014 to celebrate Veterans Day… To read the whole story click here


The South: Solid Once Again -- for Republicans

With the walloping Republicans gave Democrats in the midterm elections, the GOP stands one Louisiana Senate runoff away from completely controlling Southern politics from the Carolinas to Texas … To read all about it click here


Kalauna Carter: HBCU All Star

De La Salle North Catholic alumnus Kalauna Carter this year was named an HBCU All-Star by the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities… To check the details click here


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Family Fun Events in The Skanner News Community Calendar

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New Online Order Form to Place an Obituary 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 an obituary.


The Skanner's Online Webpaper

View our full newspapers on-line just like they are printed. to turn the pages click here

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