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NEWS BRIEFS

Portland Art Museum Hosts Upstanders Festival May 27

Event includes spoken word, workshops and poster making in support of social justice ...

North Portland Library Announces June Computer Classes

Upcoming courses include Introduction to Spreadsheets, What is the Cloud? and Learn Programming with Games ...

Merkley to Hold Town Hall in Clackamas County

Sen. Jeff Merkley to hold town hall in Clackamas County, May 30 ...

NAACP Monthly Meeting Notice, May 27, Portland

NAACP Portland invites the community to its monthly general membership meeting ...

Photos: Fundraiser for Sunshine Division's Assistance Programs

Under the Stars fundraiser took place on May 18 at the Melody Grand Ballroom ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Ensuring the Promise of the Every Student Succeeds Act

The preservation of Thurgood Marshall's legacy is dependent upon our dedication to our children ...

CFPB Sues Ocwen Financial over Unfair Mortgage Practices

What many homeowners soon discover is that faithfully paying a monthly mortgage is in some cases, just not enough ...

B-CU Grads Protest Betsy “DeVoid” in Epic Fashion

Julianne Malveaux says that Betsy “DeVoid,” is no Mary McLeod Bethune ...

NAACP on Supreme Court's Decline to Review NC Voter ID Law

NAACP President and CEO Cornell William Brooks made the following remarks ...

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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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Family Fun Events in The Skanner News Community Calendar

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