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APANO: Cultural Series Launches with Solidarity Film Screening

"American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs" screens on July 25 at North Portland Library ...

National Hunger Hotline Seeks to Reach More Children in Need

Callers can locate summer meals sites for kids, food pantries, and other meals programs near them ...

ICS Announces New Executive Director

Lisa LeSage has been named the new Executive Director of Immigration Counseling Service ...

Portland Parks, Comcast Present 'Summer Free For All' Kickoff

'Free Lunch + Play' program expects to distribute more than 110,000 free lunches to Portland youth ...

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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...

Nooses on National Mall Echo Domestic Terrorism

Lauren Victoria Burke reports on a series of domestic terrorist attacks across the U.S ...

White House Proposes $9.2 Billion Cut in Education Funding

Charlene Crowell of the Center for Responsible Lending writes about the rising costs of higher education ...

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ENTERTAINMENT

William F. Johnson

Vietnam veteran William F. Johnson also known as Heavy, passed away October 15, 2016 in his home in Portland, Oregon. William was born October 17, 1952 in Kansas City Mo.

Services will be held at 11 a.m.at the Salvation Army, 5325 N. Williams Ave. Portland, OR on Friday October 28, 2016. Viewing will be held at the Rose City Mortuary, 5625 NE Fremont St. Portland, Or. on Thursday October 27, 2016 from noon until 5 p.m. 

William and Ruby were married in Portland, Oregon in 2005. However they had been together for 32 years. William leaves behind Ruby (wife Portland), William Jr. (son Kansas), Moeshie (daughter California) Jeanne (daughter Portland) Donta (son Portland) LaNae (daughter Portland), many grandchildren, one great grandson, and several nieces , nephews and cousins.

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