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NEWS BRIEFS

Local Government, Employers Welcome Youth to SummerWorks

A record 1,150 youth will gain real-world work experience in jobs across Portland metro ...

Multnomah County Library Hosts ‘We Refuse to Be Enemies’

Library will hold a series of social justice workshops this summer ...

The Skanner Wins NNPA Award for Best Layout and Design

Our graphic designer Patricia Irvin wins for July 2016 issues ...

Cooling Centers to open in Multnomah County Saturday, Sunday

Temperatures expected to climb into the upper 90s this weekend ...

Multnomah County Leaders Release Statement on Safety at Summer Events

Officials advise public to check in, have a plan and be aware at public events ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Ask Ernie the Attorney

Ernest Warren's primary practice is personal injury, real property, corporate and criminal practice in Ore. and Wash. ...

Our Children Deserve High Quality Teachers

It’s critical that parents engage with educational leaders and demand equal access to high quality teachers ...

Civil Rights Groups Ask for Broad Access to Affordable Lending

Charlene Crowell writes that today’s public policy housing debate is also an opportunity to learn from the mistakes of the past and...

Criminal Justice Disparities Present Barriers to Re-entry

Congressional Black Caucus Member Rep. Danny Davis (D-Ill.) writes about the fight to reduce disparities in our criminal justice...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

Turkey Giveaway

Portland Prime Restaurant, along with The Skanner Newspaper, will partner together once again to give away turkeys to the local residents of Portland. The Third Annual Turkey Giveaway will take place on Nov. 17, 2016, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at The Skanner Building, 415 N. Killingsworth, in the parking lot to the rear of the building.

ONE FREE TURKEY PER TICKET and ONE TICKET PER PERSON.

Non-profit organizations can REQUEST a number of turkeys for FAMILIES IN NEED by email. Proof of your organization's 501(c)(3) status is required by fax 503-285-2900 or email.

Reserve a FREE turkey today to pass on to someone in order to make this Thanksgiving Day brighter.

Eventbrite - FREE Turkey for Families in Need

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