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The Seattle Seahawks rolled over the Philadelphia Eagles 26-15, Sunday Nov. 20.


Families without bank accounts are more likely to use nontraditional financial services, including check cashing services that charge fees – but banks and credit unions are offering more tools to reach financially underserved customers. Photo by Doran (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) via Flickr. 

Credit unions seek to tailor their offerings for people who don’t have access to traditional banking services 


Raahi Reddy testified at last week’s meeting of Portland Public School’s board of education. The board passed a resolution last week saying it would not assist immigration officials in finding information about students or families who may be undocumented. Photo courtesy of Portland Public Schools. 

Portland Public Schools voted to make it harder for immigration officials to seek out undocumented students and families


Stephen Bannon, campaign CEO for President-elect Donald Trump, leaves Trump Tower in New York, Friday, Nov. 11, 2016. Trump on Sunday named Republican Party chief Reince Priebus as White House chief of staff and conservative media owner Bannon as his top presidential strategist, two men who represent opposite ends of the unsettled GOP. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File) 

Sen Jeff Merkley is leading Senate opposition to Stephen Bannon


Jo Ann Hardesty and other community leaders spoke with The Skanner this week about how community organizations are responding to the election of Donald Trump. 

Local community leaders talk about the way forward 


Vanport survivor Betty Deulen speaks to documentary producers 

“The Wake of Vanport,” oral history documentary project will show ten new stories of Vanport survivors 


University of Oregon President Michael Schill speaks at a Black Lives Matter rally at the university in Eugene, Ore., Friday, Nov. 11, 2016. (Chris Pietsch/The Register-Guard via AP) 

Parents pulled out their student after social media abuse


Portland protester holds a Hope sign 

Two 18-year-old men arrested in shooting


In this April 17, 2015, file photo, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown speaks during her State of the State address in Portland, Ore. (AP Photo/Don Ryan, File) 

Election results for Oregon elections


Supporters for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton react as Florida is called for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump during a Democratic Party election party in Eugene, Ore., Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016. (Andy Nelson/The Register-Guard via AP) 

Local Democrats, especially female candidates, saw big wins – but express fear, disappointment after Clinton’s loss


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