12-05-2016  6:48 pm      •     

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Judge Adrienne Nelson, left, chats with Pauline Bradford, president of the Harriet Tubman Club, at a recent meeting of the Oregon Association of Colored Women's Clubs.


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District adjusts for the religious needs of its Islamic student body

Seattle school officials are finding ways to accommodate the needs of a growing Muslim student population without compromising the separation of church and state.
Federal and state law prohibit teacher-led prayer in public schools, as well as student-led prayer at school events or religious programs. But students have a legal right to pray on their own in private or in groups.
The challenge comes in allowing students to pray without disrupting class.


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Walk Raises Cancer Awareness

The sixth annual Block Walk and Community Wellness Festival will be on June 24 at the Rainier Beach Community Center, 8825 Rainier Ave. S.


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VANCOUVER, Wash.—Shareefah Abdullah, founder and president of the Vancouver-based Hot Ovations Communications Coaching & Training Co., has won a coveted Bronze Beacon award from the Oregon Columbia International Association of Business Communicators. 


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Metro will work with a $200,000 grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to identify and inventory petroleum-based brownfield sites throughout the region.

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Harold Lloyd Warren Sr. died on June 11 at the age of 59.


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Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon installed new officers to serve on the Board of Directors at its Annual Community Awards and Celebration Dinner


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The last listening session focusing on racial profiling in Portland will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 22, in Emmanuel Temple Church, 1033 N. Sumner St.


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For people experiencing difficulty in their lives, the power of words can have a transformative effect. Write Around Portland, a nonprofit group dedicated to aiding others through written language, helps to spread this power through the Portland community.


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The Portland School Board voted 4-3 to extend the district's current teacher contract for two years (through June 30, 2008), with a cost-of-living increase of 2.5 percent in each of those two years.


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