06-22-2017  6:43 pm      •     

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The Rose Festival Queen will wear this crown of 14-carat gold filigree, a blue zircon, 600 white sapphires and seven pigeon-blood rubies. In 1922 the crown was commissioned by the Business and Professional Women’s Club of Portland for $1,200, which today is about $15,000. They raised the funds by selling paper roses for twenty-five cents each. 

A majority of the princesses are racial minorities and many are foreign-born

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A co-worker of Maria Frazier's posted a sign with a noose in a working area. Photo courtesy of Maria Frazier 

Maria Frazier is disappointed by OHSU’s response to the incident – and EEOC numbers say similar incidents have been on the rise in recent years

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Video still of aggressor, Whitten’s Facebook livestream 

Portland activist was met with racist remarks, physical aggression and death threats during a pro-Trump rally

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(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) 

Seattle mayor asks for $55 million in new taxes to fight problem

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(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) 

Oregon vs. North Carolina at Semifinals Apr. 1, Oregon women in Elite Eight Monday

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On May 16, three out of seven seats on the Portland Public School board will be up for grabs

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Photo by Francis Storr (CC BY-SA 2.0) via Flickr 

Mary Gardner, OPB’s programming director, retires at the end of March

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PPB Chief Mike Marshman and Mayor Ted Wheeler speak at a February press conference on the death of Quanice Hayes. The officer who fired won't be indicted. Photo by Christen McCurdy. 

Finding was released Tuesday afternoon

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