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The Skanner Breaking News Dec. 18, 2014

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Opinion: Youth Violence Prevention is Achievable, by Helen Silvis

‘If working together as a community is the key to ending youth violence, Portland will succeed’… To read more click here


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Simplify Holidays with Alzheimer's Patients

With a little flexibility and planning you can create a holiday for your family member who has dementia that will be enjoyable for both of you… For helpful tips click here


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Congress Approves Medal of Honor for Black Soldier

Almost 100 years after his death, a World War I hero is finally on track to get the Medal of Honor – which would make him only the second Black man in U.S. history to receive it… To read all about it click here


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Hundreds Enjoy Screening of Vanport Documentary

View photos of ‘The Wake of Vanport’ showing at the Oregon Historical Society. Photos by Intisar Abioto.… To view the photos click here


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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

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The Skanner Breaking News Dec. 15, 2014

Thousands Protest Police Slayings of Black Men

Family members of young, unarmed black men killed by police — from Michael Brown and Eric Garner in recent months, to Amadou Diallo more than 15 years ago — packed a stage in front of the U.S. Capitol on Saturday, using a shared forum to urge thousands of supportive marchers to keep up the pressure for changes to the criminal justice system… For all the information click here


Congress Approves Medal of Honor for Black Soldier

Almost 100 years after his death, a World War I hero is finally on track to get the Medal of Honor – which would make him only the second Black man in U.S. history to receive it… To read the whole story click here


Two Arrested in North Portland School Shooting

After Friday’s shooting at alternative school, Rosemary Anderson High School/Portland Opportunities Industrialization Center, police have made two arrests, while they continue their search for a third suspect… To read all about it click here


Ben Crump: The 'Black Lives Matter' Interview

Through his legal prowess and advocacy in the Trayvon Martin case, the Martin Lee Anderson Boot Camp case, and the Robbie Tolan Supreme Court Case, attorney Benjamin Crump has already secured a significant legacy founded in Constitutional law… 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 Dec. 11, 2014

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Rev. Jesse Jackson Visits NW to Push Tech Diversity

Jackson was joined by Washington State Governor Jay Inslee at the Washington STEM third Annual STEM Summit at Microsoft's Redmond campus… For all the information click here


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Urban Bridges: Helping Kids Bridge the Social Divide

A head-turningly beautiful former fashion model with a love for kids and an eye to her own troubled upbringing, Patricia Feathers has built a program combining everything from courtesy at the table to balancing a checkbook and how to sail through a job interview.… To read the whole story click here


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Celebrity Interview: Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Emmy Award-winning filmmaker, literary scholar, journalist, cultural critic, and institution builder, Professor Gates has authored 17 books and created 14 documentary films, including Finding Your Roots, season two, now airing on PBS.… To read the interview click here


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'Wake of Vanport' Offered Dec. 14 at Oregon Historical Society

The 2 p.m. screening is free and open to the public.… 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 Dec. 8, 2014


Washington Health Exchange Error Cancels 6,000 Accounts

Representatives for Washington-state’s healthcare exchange are rushing to re-enroll people before Dec. 23 … For all the information click here


 

New Regulations Put Financial Strain on Childcare Providers

Potential cost hikes for child care providers could potentially cause them to raise their rates, or even stop providing care altogether further reducing affordability and access … To read the whole story click here


 

Second Chance to See Documentary on Vanport Flood

‘The Wake of Vanport’ Screens again Dec. 14, 2 p.m. at the Oregon Historical Society, 1200 SE Park Ave. See here the Portland photographer Intisar Abioto’s images of the standing-room-only film premiere.… To read all about it click here


 

Detective in Oregon Murder Case Pleads Guilty to Forgery

An Oregon State Police detective who investigated a killing spree involving a pair of white supremacists was sentenced Friday to 18 months of probation after pleading guilty to forgery and official misconduct… To check the details click here


 

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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

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