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NEWS BRIEFS

Exhibit Explores the Legacy of Portland Bird Watchers

Dedicated bird watchers catapult a conservationist movement ...

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 ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Don’t Delay, Sign-up for Affordable Healthcare Today

The deadline to enroll or modify healthcare coverage under the Affordable Care Act is December 15. ...

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...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

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Week on the Web May 16, 2015

Remembering BB King, Purple Pocketbook, Indiana's 'cannabis religion' and more … For all the information click here


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Official: VA Improperly Spends $5 Billion a Year on Health

'Gross mismanagement' by senior agency leaders has wasted billions of dollars and made a 'mockery' of federal laws regarding purchasing of goods and services … To read the whole story click here


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My Brother’s Keeper Alliance Sets High Goals for Future

'This will remain a mission for me and for Michelle not just for the rest of my presidency, but for the rest of my life' … To read all about it click here


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Michelle Obama Resists Taking the Easy Way Out

First Lady Obama’s recent commencement address at the Tuskegee University in Alabama exemplified her courage to speak truth to the world without fear of repercussions … 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


 

Pacific Northwest Regional Council of Carpenters


Pacific Northwest Regional Council of Carpenters


The Skanner's Online Webpaper

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