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Official: Pasco Man Hit by Several of Police's 17 Shots

Benjamin Crump, who represented the family of Michael Brown -- a black man killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri -- says he'll represent Zambrano-Montes' family… For all the information click here


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African Genetic Testing Event Comes to OMSI

A highlight of the evening will be the public revealing of the genetic heritage of Stic.Man, local artist Mic Capes and other audience members who previously submitted their DNA for testing… To read the whole story click here


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Trinity Lutheran School Geography Bee

Uwem Etuk, a fourth grade student at Trinity Lutheran School, won the school competition of the National Geographic Bee on Jan. 24 and a chance at a $50,000 college scholarship… To read all about it click here


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Black History Month Special Edition: The Black Press

View The Skanner News' African American History Month tribute to the Black press… To view the special edition click here


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Family Fun Events in The Skanner News Community Calendar

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New Online Order Form to Place an Obituary for Print or Web

We now have online classified ad and announcement ordering for your convenience. Place your ad or announcement in print, online or both using our new quick and easy form… Click here to purchase an obituary.


Have fun with our interactive Crossword and Sudoku puzzles

On our website, under Entertainment, click on Crossword Puzzle,  or Sudoku Puzzle.  Ten fresh puzzles each week. If you just can’t guess that word, just tell it to fill it in for you!


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The Skanner Breaking News Feb. 23, 2015

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Hundreds Mark 50 Years Since Malcolm X's Assassination

The ceremony was held at the Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center, formerly known as the Audubon Ballroom … For all the information click here


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Tualatin High Website Defaced with Racist Rhetoric

The school is gearing to celebrate its Unity Week promoting inclusiveness of all people on Feb. 24 … To read the whole story click here


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Why Blacks are More Likely to Die From Colon Cancer

Researchers have found that the disparity has less to do with race than with the quality of care … To read all about it click here


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Oscar Recap 2015: 'Birdman' Soars Over Competition

A galvanizing moment arrived during rapper/actor’s Common’s heartfelt remarks delivered while accepting the award for Best Song, “Glory,” with John Legend … To check the details click here


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New Online Order Form to Place a Job, Bid/Legal Notice or Sub-Bid Ad for Print or Web

We now have online classified ad and announcement ordering for your convenience. Place your ad or announcement in print, online or both using our new quick and easy form… Click here to purchase an ad for a job, bid/legal notice or sub-bid.


Have fun with our interactive Crossword and Sudoku puzzles

On our website, under Entertainment, click on Crossword Puzzle,  or Sudoku Puzzle.  Ten fresh puzzles each week. If you just can’t guess that word, just tell it to fill it in for you!


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The Skanner Breaking News Feb. 19, 2015

 

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Former Trail Blazers Player Jerome Kersey Dies at 52

A team ambassador, Kersey appeared Tuesday with fellow former Blazers Terry Porter and Brian Grant at a Portland high school in celebration of African American History Month… To read the story click here


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Kate Brown Sworn in as Oregon Governor

In a speech to the Legislature after her swearing-in, Brown praised Kitzhaber for his contributions to Oregon but also said ‘we must restore the public's trust’… To read all about it click here


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Nielsen Report 2015: African American Spending Power Reaches Over One Trillion Dollars

In the late 1960s and early 1970s, the Black Power Movement inspired racial pride and self-esteem amongst African-Americans and encouraged all Americans to acknowledge and embrace Black culture and heritage. Now Black Power also refers to the considerable economic influence of African-Americans… To read the details click here


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Film Review: The Business of Disease

If you are concerned about your health and are at all inclined to question authority, you might want to check out ‘The Business of Disease,’ a damning documentary written, directed, produced and narrated by Sonia Barrett… To read the full review click here


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Family Fun Events in The Skanner News Community Calendar

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New Online Order Form to Place a Job, Bid/Legal Notice or Sub-Bid Ad for Print or Web

We now have online classified ad and announcement ordering for your convenience. Place your ad or announcement in print, online or both using our new quick and easy form… Click here to purchase an ad for a job, bid/legal notice or sub-bid.


Have fun with our interactive Crossword and Sudoku puzzles

On our website, under Entertainment, click on Crossword Puzzle,  or Sudoku Puzzle.  Ten fresh puzzles each week. If you just can’t guess that word, just tell it to fill it in for you!


The Skanner's Online Webpaper

View our full newspapers on-line just like they are printed. to turn the pages click here

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The Skanner Breaking News Feb. 16, 2015

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Hundreds Protest Police Shooting in Pasco

Speakers from the community called for a full review of the Pasco police department and its policies … For all the information click here


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Washington Health Exchange Extends Deadline for Some to Get Coverage

The Washington Health Benefit Exchange has announced a special enrollment opportunity today for residents who were unable to complete their applications by the Feb. 15 deadline or who may become aware of the tax penalty for not having health insurance under the Affordable Care Act when they file their annual tax return this year … To read the whole story click here


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Some Faith Leaders Victimize Rape Survivors Again

‘The Word says faith without works is dead. There has to be fruit, there has to be action, there has to be community…there has to be active justice … When you leave that room, you’re still carrying that cross’ … To read all about it click here


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Child Poverty Growing in Portland Metro

Across the region, 100,000 –that’s one in five – children are living in poverty. Successful Families 2020 will work with around 5,000 of those children, helping them graduate from school … To check the details click here


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Family Fun Events in The Skanner News Community Calendar

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New Online Order Form to Place an Auto Ad for Print or Web

We now have online classified ad and announcement ordering for your convenience. Place your ad or announcement in print, online or both using our new quick and easy form… Click here to purchase an auto ad.


Have fun with our interactive Crossword and Sudoku puzzles

On our website, under Entertainment, click on Crossword Puzzle,  or Sudoku Puzzle.  Ten fresh puzzles each week. If you just can’t guess that word, just tell it to fill it in for you!


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The Skanner Breaking News Feb. 12, 2015

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Health Insurance: Sign Up by Sunday or Be Fined

Oregon and Washington consumers -- here is how to get enrolled ASAP… For all the information click here


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The Skanner News Photo Archive Opens

More than 1,000 images from North and Northeast Portland history have been archived at the Oregon Historical Society… To read the whole story click here


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Record Level of Criminal Exonerations

Researchers say prosecutors have increasingly taken a harder look at flawed cases, which contributed to jump in prisoners freed after wrongful convictions… To read all about it click here


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Kam Williams Previews Movies Opening Feb. 13, 2015

Fifty Shades of Grey, Kingsman: The Secret Service, Da Sweet Blood of Jesus and more… To read the reviews click here


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Hiring: Residential Advisor - Troutdale, OR

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New Online Order Form to Place an Auto Ad for Print or Web

We now have online classified ad and announcement ordering for your convenience. Place your ad or announcement in print, online or both using our new quick and easy form… Click here to purchase an auto ad.


Have fun with our interactive Crossword and Sudoku puzzles

On our website, under Entertainment, click on Crossword Puzzle,  or Sudoku Puzzle.  Ten fresh puzzles each week. If you just can’t guess that word, just tell it to fill it in for you!


The Skanner's Online Webpaper

View our full newspapers on-line just like they are printed. to turn the pages click here

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