The Skanner Newspaper - Northwest Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:26:06 -0700 MYOB en-gb (The Skanner Newspaper) Oregon State Names Dorm After First Black Male Graduate The residence was named after Bill Tebau who found housing in a fraternity for international students after being denied campus housing     

Northwest Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:44:42 -0700
Better People Closes Doors but Plans to Return with Stronger Long-Term Plan Board plans to look for right niche and bring back job and counseling services for former inmates   

Northwest Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:29:32 -0700
Seattle Mayor Sued Over Race After Firing of Spokeswoman A discrimination tort claim by his former spokeswoman asks $1 million in damages


]]> (Lisa Loving) Northwest Thu, 16 Oct 2014 18:39:40 -0700
EPA Fines Hanford Agency Over Radioactive Sludge The Energy Department missed the Sept. 30 deadline to start cleanup   

Northwest Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:37:56 -0700
Report: Achievement Gap Linked to High Absence Rates Hunger, poverty, homelessness, chronic illness and family stress are the backdrop to higher absence rates for children    

]]> (Helen Silvis) Northwest Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:15:55 -0700
Gabby Giffords to Visit Oregon and Washington in Push for Tougher Gun Laws Tour will focus on gun laws and domestic violence    

Northwest Tue, 14 Oct 2014 17:51:36 -0700
Northwest November Ballots: From Gun Control to Retail Cannabis Oregon and Washington face major issues in upcoming General Elections


]]> (Lisa Loving) Northwest Thu, 09 Oct 2014 19:02:01 -0700
Garfield High School Rape Case Moves Toward Settlement The proposed settlement with the girl’s family goes before the school board for approval on Oct. 15


]]> (Lisa Loving) Northwest Thu, 09 Oct 2014 18:38:04 -0700
Development Wraps Black History and Career Education into Preservation Project An infamous possum incident is just one reason why the site of the former Burger Barn on NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. matters to Black Portlanders      

]]> (Helen Silvis) Northwest Wed, 08 Oct 2014 20:52:27 -0700
Portland to Say Farewell to Police Chief Reese and Welcome Chief O'Dea Portland Police Bureau's Larry O'Dea lays out his priorities for his tenure as chief      


Northwest Tue, 07 Oct 2014 23:58:23 -0700
Legendary Vocalist Linda Hornbuckle, 1955-2014  VIDEOS: Watch her perfom Georgia on my Mind and at the Mississippi Street Fair in 2011

]]> (The Skanner News) Northwest Sun, 05 Oct 2014 22:46:34 -0700
Oregon Sanctions Portland Public Schools Over Discipline for Black Special Education Students Black students in special education are five times more likely to receive long-term discipline so $1.5 million must move to prevention program    

]]> (Helen Silvis) Northwest Fri, 03 Oct 2014 00:19:12 -0700
Turkish Politics Play Out in Washington Senate Primary Race Moderate Islamic community caught in crossfire of partisan spat


]]> (Lisa Loving) Northwest Thu, 02 Oct 2014 18:01:27 -0700
Judge Garr King Sentences Mohamed Mohamud to 30 Years in Bomb Plot Defense attorneys vow to appeal saying they believe FBI agents entrapped the teen and the trial should have taken that into account   

]]> (Helen Silvis) Northwest Wed, 01 Oct 2014 21:05:11 -0700
Weigh in on the Candidates for Monitoring DOJ settlement with Portland The selection advisory committee said two candidates are worth considering......


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