05 03 2016
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LAKE CHARLES, La.—For Elaine Stovall, getting on a bus for the two-hour trip back to Louisiana to vote for the future of New Orleans was just something she had to do.

"I would have walked to New Orleans if I had to. I would be less than a good citizen if I wasn't out here doing this," said Stovall, 62, a Hurricane Katrina evacuee staying in Houston who traveled 140 miles Monday to vote for the next mayor of New Orleans.

Oregon Health & Science University has good news for Portland job seekers. The opening of a new building at the university's hilltop campus in Southwest Portland is prompting a hiring boom.

OHSU needs nurses, physicians, housekeepers, administrative staff, hospital aides, social workers, pharmacists, technicians, therapists, warehouse workers, housekeepers and other workers to fill up to about 200 new positions for the new Peter O. Kohler Pavilion, which opens in June.

More than 60 employersrepresenting hundreds of employment opportunities will be featured at Portland Community College's Ninth Annual Cascade Job Fair.

The fair will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, May 2, in the Physical Education Building gym at the college's Cascade Campus, 705 N. Killingsworth St. The event is free and open to PCC students and graduates and the community.

Beginning April 20, the Portland Community College Theater Arts program will present the 2006 Student One-Act Play Festival, which gives PCC students a chance to see their works performed.

Performances will begin at 7:30 p.m. April 20 through 22 and at 2 p.m. on April 23 in the Little Theatre at the Sylvania Campus, 12000 S.W. 49th Ave.

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