11-23-2017  7:14 am      •     
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Oregon will have 2 million more residents in 30 years; the equivalent of the entire population of New Mexico will be moving to Oregon by 2040. Where and how do we want to grow as a state?


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Robert F. Kennedy Jr. will give the keynote address at the Muddy Boot Organic Festival, which runs Sept. 8 though 10 in St. Philip Neri Church, 2408 S.E. 16th Ave.


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The amount paid to Oregonians filing for unemployment insurance benefits increased slightly on July 1. The maximum weekly benefit amount an individual can receive will increase to $445, while the minimum amount will be $104. Last year's range was $434 to $101.


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Mora Dean Jackson, the second of four children, was born on July 30, 1939, in Morton, Miss. to the late Robert Allen and Jossie Lee Walden. She died July 22 after a day spent with close family and friends.


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Virgus Roberts Jr. was born in Portland on Nov. 1, 1954, to the late Virgus and Vivian…


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Maxine V. (Davis) Williams, 68, of Portland, daughter of Mildred Ivory, mother of Regina Davis, Preston Wright, Maceo Clark and Julius Williams II. Memorial service will be held at 11a.m. Saturday, Aug. 5, at Omega Funeral and Cremation, 223 S.E. 122nd Ave.


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The family and descendents of Lawrence Kelly Sr. and Mary Lee Green Kelly, of Alabama and Louisiana, will host their annual family reunion in Portland from Friday, Aug. 4, through Sunday, Aug. 6.


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WASHINGTON—De La Salle North Catholic High School Student Nakera Johnson finished out her monthlong duties as a congressional page in Washington D.C. last week, and returns to Portland with a perspective on how the nation's laws are made.


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The 11th annual Providence Bridge Pedal and Stride on Aug. 13 offers bicyclists their one chance a year to ride across all 10 of Portland's bridges, from the Sellwood to the St. Johns.
Registration forms for all events are available online at www.providence.org/bridgepedal.


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Students who want to take Portland Community College classes online can sign up for courses in health care, business, design and technical and video game design and development.


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