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NEWS BRIEFS

Organizers Announce Aug. 6 March for Freedom, Solidarity and Justice

Endorsers include Portland Interfaith Clergy Resistance, VOZ Workers Rights Education Project and Council on American Islamic...

PAM Presents African American Portraits

Exhibit demonstrates diversity of the African American experience, late 1800s to 1990s ...

Humboldt Sewer Repair Project Update

Construction continues on a project repairing more than three miles of public sewer pipes ...

Augustana Lutheran Church Hosts Summer in the City Aug. 6

Free event includes BBQ, book sale, children’s games, music ...

Health Officials Warn of Spike in Heroin Overdoses

Emergency providers urge use of nalaxone, which is available without a prescription ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Welcoming Immigrants Keeps America Great

Trump’s plan to bar immigrants from six predominantly Muslim countries is unlawful and un-American ...

EDITORIAL: It’s Time to Sunset the 48-Hour Rule

This week Mayor Ted Wheeler will ask Portland City Commissioners to end the hated 48-hour rule ...

Throw the Doors of Opportunity Wide Open for Our Youth

Congressional Black Caucus member Robin Kelly says it’s time to pass the “Today’s American Dream Act.” ...

Trump’s Proposed Budget Cuts Threaten Civil Rights

Charlene Crowell of the Center for Responsible Lending talks about the impact of President Trump’s budget on civil rights...

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Black Lives Matter Memorial Garden Encourages Health and Healing

A local gardener is commemorating lives lost and cultivating healing in Portsmouth Community Garden… Read the story


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Summerworks Trains Work-Ready Youth

About 750 local young people will gain work experience, financial literacy and a professional network this year through Summerworks… Read more


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Marylhurst Grad Reflects on Rough Background, Looks to Future

Brandon Hoggans speaks to The Skanner about his past and his plans to help those who have experienced incarceration… Read the interview


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Obama Takes Aim at Segregation with Stronger Urban Housing Regulations

New regulations promote integration in historically segregated neighborhoods… Read the whole story


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Kam Williams Reviews Movies Opening July 10, 2015

Kam reviews Minions, The Breakup Girl, Do I Sound Gay?, Tango Negro and more… Read reviews and watch trailers


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