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NEWS BRIEFS

Local Government, Employers Welcome Youth to SummerWorks

A record 1,150 youth will gain real-world work experience in jobs across Portland metro ...

Multnomah County Library Hosts ‘We Refuse to Be Enemies’

Library will hold a series of social justice workshops this summer ...

The Skanner Wins NNPA Award for Best Layout and Design

Our graphic designer Patricia Irvin wins for July 2016 issues ...

Cooling Centers to open in Multnomah County Saturday, Sunday

Temperatures expected to climb into the upper 90s this weekend ...

Multnomah County Leaders Release Statement on Safety at Summer Events

Officials advise public to check in, have a plan and be aware at public events ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Ask Ernie the Attorney

Ernest Warren's primary practice is personal injury, real property, corporate and criminal practice in Ore. and Wash. ...

Our Children Deserve High Quality Teachers

It’s critical that parents engage with educational leaders and demand equal access to high quality teachers ...

Civil Rights Groups Ask for Broad Access to Affordable Lending

Charlene Crowell writes that today’s public policy housing debate is also an opportunity to learn from the mistakes of the past and...

Criminal Justice Disparities Present Barriers to Re-entry

Congressional Black Caucus Member Rep. Danny Davis (D-Ill.) writes about the fight to reduce disparities in our criminal justice...

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Portland Reacts to Killings

Faith community, police respond to Charleston shooting… For more information click here


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Recreational Pot Goes Legal July 1

The Oregon legislature and OLCC prepare for the legalization of marijuana on July 1… To read the whole story click here


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Supreme Court Upholds Nationwide Health Care Law Subsidies

Supreme Court rules 5-4 that federal housing laws prohibit seemingly neutral practices that harm minorities… To read all about it click here


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AOC Closes $1.3 Million Loan Fund for Minority- and Women-Owned Businesses

Local non-profit lender Albina Opportunities Corporation expands business loan and advisory programs to support more underserved businesses… To see the details click here


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Kam Williams Reviews Movies Opening June 26, 2015

Kam reviews Big Game, Max, Ted 2, Fresh Dressed, A Murder in the Park and more … To read reviews and view movie trailer click here


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Family Fun Events in The Skanner News Community Calendar

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