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NEWS BRIEFS

Meeting of the NE Community Development Oversight Committee

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

Health Share of Oregon Invests $3M in Community Health Workers

Investment will improve health care access, quality and outcomes for Oregonians who face barriers to care ...

'Eclipse Hate' Rally in Solidarity with Charlottesville

Portland’s Resistance to hold peaceful rally and march Aug. 18 ...

Celebrate Literacy at N. Portland Library’s Children’s Book Fair

Book fair runs from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. on Aug. 26 ...

Rachel Solotaroff, M.D., Named President & CEO for Central City Concern

Solotaroff steps into new role at the end of September, following Ed Blackburn's retirement ...

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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The Skanner News Celebrates OHS Photo Archives Project

Speakers include The Skanner News Publisher Bernie Foster and Executive Editor Bobbie Dore Foster … For all the information click here


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Report: Income Inequality Rises In All 50 States

The top 1 percent of earners captured all of the income gains in 17 states following the Great Recession … To read the whole story click here


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Langston Hughes Honored with Google Doodle

Clicking on the homepage of Google on Feb. 1 revealed a lively sight; jazz-era sketches, bold splashes of color and vintage cars roaring against a distant Manhattan skyline – all images celebrating the poet’s life and work … To read all about it click here


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Patriots Edge Seahawks

The final 125 seconds included a perfect possession by Tom Brady for the go-ahead points, a juggling catch that could have been the play of the year, and a victory-clinching, end-zone interception on a pass — not run — from the 1 … To check the details click here


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Kam Williams Reviews the Film: Black or White

Ostensibly “inspired by true events,” the picture pits a couple of worthy adversaries against each other – Oscar winners Kevin Costner and Octavia Spencer … To read more 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 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.


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!


The Skanner's Online Webpaper

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