10-27-2016  9:25 pm      •     

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The National Association of Counties provides essential services to the nation's 3,068 counties

Local and state governments annually spend over $1 trillion dollars on goods and services; Multnomah County spends $300-400 million dollars annually.



Public Notice

1. Families and individuals who qualify for the wheelchair priority can apply at any time, even when waitlists are closed.
2. Households that have a member who has been diagnosed with a terminal illness with a life expectancy of 12 months or less



The firm lost $440 million after a trading software glitch on Aug. 1

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Knight Capital Group will live to see another trading day, but its investors are not pleased.



Financial experts participate in a candid conversation about Money Management, Credit and Wealth Building

On Saturday, July 21 at 9 a.m. EST (and 9 a.m. CST), One Solution (Radio One, TV One, Interactive One) will air a Wells Fargo sponsored hour-long roundtable discussion titled "Aspirations: Helping You Empower Your Financial Future", featuring acclaimed financial experts Michelle Singletary (author, TV personality and Washington Post columnist), Gail Perry Mason (financial coach and author), and Michelle Thornhill, Senior Vice President and  African American segment manager and Jeff Cosby, Senior Vice President  and Wells Fargo Advisor.



Not only are the state licensing rules a barrier to women who want to build a career around creating braids, twists and curls, but it's a barrier to the natural hair movement itself

Getting licensed by the all-white Oregon Board of Cosmetology takes a couple of years, thousands of dollars and involves learning about hairstyling chemicals, heat equipment and more -- practices that natural hair champions never plan to use



'Tompkins was selected from an impressive field of candidates screened by Carrrington & Carrington'

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Highly-respected media and entertainment executive William G. Tompkins, Jr. has been name president and chief executive officer of the National Newspaper Publishers Association, a federation of more than 200 Black-owned publications.



Many UO heroes are making a difference in our world while earning their degrees

Over the past five years, the UO welcomed more underrepresented minority students than ever before



Boanerges Group

'We're going to be able to interact with the community as well as bringing a great impact to this campus and the surrounding neighborhood' —Sharon Maxwell



\"They completely missed the target on this thing," one Republican says of the tax credit

WASHINGTON (AP) -- It seemed like a good idea at the time. But a health insurance tax credit for small businesses, part of President Barack Obama's health care law that gets strong support in public opinion polls, has turned out to be a disappointment.


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