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NEWS BRIEFS

Ballots Out For Delivery Today

USPS delivers ballots Wednesday, April 25 for the May 15 Primary Election ...

GFO Announces Upcoming Classes, Workshops & Special Interest Groups

Upcoming events include regional special interest groups, Cuban genealogy talk and a DNA workshop ...

Event: Going Beyond the Flint Water & Housing Crises

Recode invites speakers to discuss the Flint water crisis and its relationship to gentrification, displacement, and housing crises ...

Think & Drink with Rinku Sen and Mary Li

Event takes place Wednesday, May 16, at Alberta Rose Theater ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

The Skanner News Endorsements for May 2018 Elections

Read The Skanner News' endorsements for Oregon, Multnomah County, Portland City Council and more ...

Will HUD Secretary Ben Carson Enforce the Fair Housing Act?

Julianne Malveaux questions HUD Secretary Ben Carson’s ability to enforce the Fair Housing Act ...

Waiting While Black in Philadelphia Can Get You Arrested

Reggie Shuford on the daily indignities African-Americans face in Philadelphia and around the country ...

Black People Must Vote or Reap the Consequences

Jeffrey Boney on the importance of voting in the Black community ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

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The Rent’s Too D*** High! Seattle Worries About Growth

residents fret over whether Seattle has become a traffic-snarled city for the rich with soaring rental rates, overly dependent on the company behind it all: Amazon … For all the information click here


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Oregon Community College Students Could Get Tuition Break

Oregon lawmakers in both chambers are making it easier for a large cohort of students to pay for their higher education under two bills they passed Thursday … To read the whole story click here


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Confirmed ID's on Mystery Fashion Models from 1975

Last month, The Skanner asked the community to help identify models from a 1975 photo shoot, some have been identified, still others are unknown … To read all about it click here


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Summer Slide: When Students Forget What They Have Learned

Students forget up to six months of math and reading instruction when they're not engaged in academic activities between school years … To check the details click here


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Best of the Web: Independence Day 2015 and Beyond

The Skanner's picks of the best photos, pics and stories from on the Web and in the World … To read the story 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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