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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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Portland Reacts to Killings

Faith community, police respond to Charleston shooting… For more information click here


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Recreational Pot Goes Legal July 1

The Oregon legislature and OLCC prepare for the legalization of marijuana on July 1… To read the whole story click here


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Supreme Court Upholds Nationwide Health Care Law Subsidies

Supreme Court rules 5-4 that federal housing laws prohibit seemingly neutral practices that harm minorities… To read all about it click here


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AOC Closes $1.3 Million Loan Fund for Minority- and Women-Owned Businesses

Local non-profit lender Albina Opportunities Corporation expands business loan and advisory programs to support more underserved businesses… To see the details click here


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Kam Williams Reviews Movies Opening June 26, 2015

Kam reviews Big Game, Max, Ted 2, Fresh Dressed, A Murder in the Park and more … To read reviews and view movie trailer 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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