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NEWS BRIEFS

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 ...

Portland Musician, Educator Thara Memory Dies

Grammy-winning Trumpeter, composer, teacher died Saturday at the age of 68 ...

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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...

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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


 

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