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The Skanner Breaking News July 28, 2014

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New Online Order Form to Place a Real Estate 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 a real estate ad.


Former Seattle Mayor Paul Schell Dies

He led efforts for the first parks levy and played a key role in constructing the Olympic Sculpture Park and the City Hall …For all the information click here


Clinton Impeachment Shadows GOP Lawsuit

Republicans have 'opened the door for impeachment' with their plans to sue the president over allegedly failing to carry out the health care law…To read the whole story click here


In Renisha McBride Case Defense Says Shooter Feared For His Life

Prosecutors have charged the 55-year-old with second-degree murder, saying there was no reason to use deadly force against the teen instead of calling police… To read all about it click here


Education Should Take Priority Over Punishment for Nonviolent Crimes

Marc Mauer of The Sentencing Project says that eliminating more than 79,000 bed years, or the amount of time a prisoner uses a bed in prison, could save at least $2.4 billion … To check the details click here


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The Skanner Breaking News July 24, 2014

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New Online Order Form to Place a Real Estate 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 a real estate ad.


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Kids Count Report Rates Each State on Child Well-being

A new report from the Annie E. Casey foundation ranked Washington state at 18th in the nation on measures of child well being, while Oregon lags at 30th… For all the information click here


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King County Metro Bus Cuts Postponed but Not Averted

More cuts in 2015 are to be worked out in biennial budget process – all with the goal of ‘keeping service in line with actual revenues’… To read the whole story click here


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Local Business Owners Honored by Oregon Historical Society

The exhibit represents a milestone in marking the achievement of an artisan baker who was prevented from rising in his own field until he and his wife opened their own company… To read all about it click here


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Seattle Mayor Stops Eviction of Disabled Vietnam Veteran

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray set an historic precedent last week by instructing city law enforcement to “stand down” from evicting a stroke-ridden Vietnam veteran from his underwater home… To check the details click here


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The Skanner Breaking News July 21, 2014

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

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Iowa Supreme Court Rules Juvenile Mandatory Minimums are Unconstitutional

Friday's ruling means that juveniles can be sentenced to long terms of imprisonment, but it cannot be mandatory…For all the information click here


Ex-Oregon Gov. Vic Atiyeh Dies at 91

He was remembered for cutting his own salary as governor three times to help balance the budget…To read the whole story click here


Shocking Viral Rape of Houston Teenager, Jada, Spreads Like Wildfire

Dealing with the issue has become most disturbing because other teens have posted Jada’s explicit photos and videos on their social media pages and are mocking her horrific encounter… To read all about it click here


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The Skanner Breaking News July 17, 2014

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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.


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Peacebuilding Requires Persistence and a Commitment to Keep on Trying

With every death the prospects for peace recede. How many generations must be tainted by violence?… To read an editorial from the publisher click here


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Activists Call for Federal Probe of Washington Corrections Hiring

Activists say jobs are not posted and just a handful of administrators are people of color… To read the whole story click here


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Tamara Stephens: Portland Singer Grew Up with Gospel and Soul Greats

Tamara Stephens has been singing since she was four-years old. She started off singing gospel in church, and at age 8 was discovered by Linda Hornbuckle… To read more click here


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Dawson Park Reopens With a Concert from Ocean 503

A splash pad fountain; a new playground with springy astroturf; and a circular walkway around a central lawn all make the park the perfect place to picnic… To check the details click here


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The Skanner Breaking News July 14, 2014

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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.


Drop in Black Homeownership Rate Double That of Whites

In 2011-12, Black applications for conventional mortgages were denied 40 percent of the time…For all the information click here


Portland Youth Lead Effort to Heal Community and Build Peace

Research has found that children are twice as likely than the general population to be victims of violence…To read the whole story click here


Tamara Stephens: Portland Singer Grew Up with Gospel and Soul Greats

She's recording an album with her band The Tamara Stephens Experience, scheduled to be released next Spring… To read all about it click here


Activist Malala in Nigeria: 'Bring Back Our Girls'

Malala, who escaped a Taliban assassination attempt in 2012, met with Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday… To check the details click here


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