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NEWS BRIEFS

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 ...

Humboldt Sewer Repair Project Update: Dec. 4

Environmental Services continues to repair more than 3 miles of public sewer pipes ...

'Santaland' on Display at Oregon Historical Society

New exhibit features Santa’s throne, Rudolph, and elves from original Meier and Frank’s Santaland ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

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...

Top 10 Holiday Foods to Avoid Feeding Your Pet

Dr. Jasmine Streeter explains why pampering pets with holiday treats can be dangerous (and pricey) ...

Why We Need More Black Men in Early Childhood Education

Royston Maxwell Lyttle discusses the importance of Black male teachers in early childhood education for the NNPA ESSA Media Campaign ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

ENTERTAINMENT

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Saadat Joins COCL Team

Longtime LGBT, civil rights activist joins police oversight effort… For the whole story click here


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The Black Baccalaureate is Back

The student achievement celebration highlights success stories among Black youth… To read about it click here


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Kam Williams Reviews Movies Opening June 12, 2015

Kam reviews Jurassic World, The 11th Hour, Madame Bovary, Set Fire to the Stars, and more… To read reviews click here


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The 2015 Rose Festival Court

Kahedja Burley, a 17-year-old Jefferson High School student, was crowned Queen of Rosaria Saturday at Memorial Coliseum… To view photos 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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The Skanner's Online Webpaper

View our full newspapers on-line just like they are printed. To turn the pages click here

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