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NEWS BRIEFS

Tim Burgess Inaugurated as 55th Mayor of Seattle

Burgess, a former radio journalist, served as Seattle City Councilmember from 2008 to 2017 ...

Mobile Mammography Van Comes to Health Fair, Oct. 7

Onsite mammograms, music, food, health information, and fun ...

Humboldt Sewer Repair Project Update: September 15, 2017

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

NAACP Portland Branch Invites Community to Monthly General Membership Meeting

Meeting takes place from noon to 2 p.m. Sept. 23 ...

Portland to Launch Online Platform to Ease Rental Applications

One App Oregon will reduce barriers to accessing affordable housing for the city's renters ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Jeff Trades an Unknown Known for a Known Known

Jeff Tryens reflects on life in Central Oregon ...

We Must Have A New Poor People's Campaign and Moral Revival

Bishop William J. Barber II pens an exclusive op-ed about the need for a New Poor People's Campaign and Moral Revival. ...

Rebuilding the Gulf Coast, Preparing for the Next Harvey

Bill Fletcher talks about impact of Hurricane Harvey on poor workers on the the Gulf Coast. ...

It’s Time for Congress to Pass a Hurricane Harvey Emergency Funding Package

Congressional Black Caucus Members talk about recovery efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey ...

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South Carolina Confederate Flag Protesters Charged and Released

The two people arrested for removing the Confederate flag from the front of the South Carolina Statehouse have been released from jail in the state capital … For all the information click here


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How Do I Get into the Marijuana Business?

Though the Oregon Liquor Control Commission and the Oregon Legislature are still working together to formulate the rules of distribution, The Skanner News has compiled some of the key things to know about getting into the industry … To read the whole story click here


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North Portland Boys & Girls Club Needs More Members

The club, located in the New Columbia neighborhood of North Portland, has a lot to offer the community, but fewer kids are showing up this summer which means fewer opportunities for the kids in the neighborhood … To read all about it click here


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Summer Jobs for Youth are an Investment in America's Future

Youth who work as teens are more likely to work as adults -- and they earn more … To check the details click here


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Could United States Take Gun Lessons from Britain?

On average, cops in England and Wales open fire an average of five times a year. In the United States, cops open fire that many times a day – at least … To read more click here


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Week on the Web June 28 2015

The Skanner's picks of the best photos, videos and stories from on the web and around the world … To read the story click here


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