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NEWS BRIEFS

Special Call for Stories about the Spanish Flu

Genealogical Forum of Oregon seeks stories from the public about one of history's most lethal outbreaks ...

Joint Office of Homeless Services Announces Severe Weather Strategy

Those seeking shelter should call 211 or visit 211.org. Neighbors needed to volunteer, donate cold-weather apparel ...

Q&A with Facebook's Global Director of Diversity Maxine Williams

A conversation on diversity and the tech industry ...

City Announces Laura John as Tribal Liason

Laura John brings an extensive background in tribal advocacy and community engagement to the city of Portland ...

Humboldt Sewer Repair Project Update: Dec. 4

Environmental Services continues to repair more than 3 miles of public sewer pipes ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

The Skanner Editorial: Alabama Voters Must Reject Moore

Allegations of predatory behavior are troubling – and so is his resume ...

Payday Lenders Continue Attack on Consumer Protections

Charlene Crowell of the Center for Responsible Lending writes that two bills that favor predatory lenders has received bipartisan...

Hundreds Rallied for Meek Mill, but What About the Rest?

Lynette Monroe, a guest columnist for the NNPA Newswire, talks about Meek Mill, the shady judge that locked him up and mass...

Top 10 Holiday Foods to Avoid Feeding Your Pet

Dr. Jasmine Streeter explains why pampering pets with holiday treats can be dangerous (and pricey) ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

By Patricia | The Skanner News

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Of All of the Libraries in all the Towns in all the World

Two friends from the East African country of Eritrea, torn apart by war, are reunited at the Multnomah County Rockwood Library Computer and Homework Helper program … To read more click here


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Report: Racial Inequities Key in Legislature

While diversity is growing in Washington State, the lack of it in the state legislature is hurting families, according to a coalition of 50 community groups … For all the information click here


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Friday Deadline for Portland DOJ Advisory Board

People who live, work, or go to school in Portland are encouraged to apply for appointment to the Community Oversight Advisory Board for the US Department of Justice agreement on the Portland Police by Jan. 9, 2015 … To read the whole story click here


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Q&A With Jerome Harmann-Hardeman of Dirty Dancing

‘I feel that there are also people in the audience who distinctly remember the ‘50s and the ‘60s. The beginning of the play takes place the day before the March on Washington’ … To read all about it click here


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Tickets Available Now for The Skanner News 29th Annual 2015 Martin Luther King Breakfast

The event is Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, from 8:30 am —10:30 a.m. at the Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE Martin Luther King Junior Blvd., in Portland. Keynote speaker is the Rev. Benjamin Chavis, executive director of the National Newspaper Publishers Association and a former assistant to the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr … 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 an Auto 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 an auto ad.


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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