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The Skanner Breaking News, September 29, 2014

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2014 Minority Business Enterprise Special Edition

Read our annual MBE Special Edition online, featuring commentaries, feature stories and advice on business startups, taking out loans, and future trends. … To read the MBE Special Edition click here


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NFL Case Sparks Debate on Spanking

Even Black parents and scholars are beginning to publicly question whether corporal punishment—spankings, beatings, whoopings, whatever you want to call it – is the best way to discipline children… For all the information click here


 

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Defense Department Proposes Broad Ban on High-Cost Loans to Service Members

Those pitching payday, auto-title, and installment loans continue to peddle credit from stores lining the streets near military bases… To read the whole story click here


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Portland’s Gang Task Force Renamed Community Peace Collaborative

About 100 people in attendance Sept. 26, voted to rename the task force… To read all about it click here


The New York Times’ Alessandra Stanley: Two Faces of Racism

In effect, Stanley in the article creates a “fictional” Shonda Rhimes and the world she inhabits because Stanley can’t imagine that the real Shonda Rhimes (and Black people in general) is a complex human being… 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 Sept. 25, 2014

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2014 Minority Business Enterprise Special Edition

Read our annual MBE Special Edition online, featuring commentaries, feature stories and advice on business startups, taking out loans, and future trends. … To read the MBE Special Edition click here


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Black Workers Sue Tunnel Contractors, Alleging Discrimination

The lawsuit seeks class action status, with lost wages and damages to be determined at trial… For all the information click here


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Dr. Steven Fritz, Husband to Portland Commissioner Amanda Fritz, Dies in Car Crash

He was a psychiatrist who worked with people with severe mental illness, many of them victims of abuse… To read the whole story click here


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Q&A with Julieanna Richardson, Founder of the HistoryMakers

Featured in the public television special ‘The Boomer List,’ Richardson speaks to The Skanner News about history and how she found herself in researching others… To read her interview click here


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Q&A with Nattalyee Randall, Star of Portland Center Stage’s ‘Dreamgirls’

A classically trained singer, Randall was named Broadway’s Next Big Star by Ken Davenport on BroadwaySpace.com… To read the interview 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 Sept. 22, 2014

Census Bureau: Wages Up for Black Men, Down for Black Women

The Black-White income gap narrowed in 2013 with Black men who worked full-time, year-round experiencing the greatest gain in earnings among all adult workers, according to the current population reports on income and poverty released by the Census Bureau… For all the information click here


Voz Organizer Claims Sanctuary in Augustana Lutheran Church

Immigrant workers rights advocate Francisco Aguirre has taken sanctuary in Augustana Lutheran Church in Northeast Portland, after ICE agents came to his door early Friday… To read the whole story click here


You are Invited to Have a Say in Portland's Plans for Affordable Housing

Portland wants your input on how to spend more than $20 million earmarked for affordable housing. Attend one of three meetings to have your say… To read all about it click here


Seattle to Drop all Tickets for Public Use of Marijuana

Seattle's elected prosecutor said Monday he's dropping all tickets issued for the public use of marijuana through the first seven months of this year, because most of them were issued by a single police officer who disagrees with the legal pot law… 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

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 Sept. 18, 2014

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Justice 4 Youth: Group Wants Reform of Oregon’s Measure 11 Law

The Justice 4 Youth campaigners may have a difficult fight ahead of them. Oregon District Attorneys are mobilizing to oppose any changes to the law… For all the information click here


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Oregon Minimum Wage Inches Up – Advocates Agree, Not Enough

The Oregon Center for Public Policy gave the state a pat on the back for tying the wage floor to the cost of living but stressed that poverty wages hurt the state’s economy in the long run… To read the whole story click here


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REACH Buys Senior Complex in Boise-Elliot for Renovation

The housing nonprofit announced a deal to preserve 64 senior citizen apartments at low rents locked in for the next 60 years… To read all about it click here


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US Wealth Gap Putting the Squeeze on State Economies

The widening gap between the wealthiest Americans and everyone else has been matched by a slowdown in state tax revenue… 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

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 Sept 15, 2014

New Focus on Minority Voting After Brown’s Death

In the most recent city election in April, only 1,484 of Ferguson's 12,096 registered voters cast ballots, easily re-electing the mayor…. For all the information click here


Hurdles for Obama Health Law in 2nd Sign-Up Season

The new sign-up period could expose underlying problems with the law itself that are less easily fixed than a computer system…. To read the whole story click here


King County Sheriffs Abandon Chokehold After Community Expresses Outrage

Seattle King County NAACP and community members argued against the use of the restraint at a forum held by the Sheriff’s Office… To read all about it click here


Wealth Gap Report Paints Grim Picture for Oregon

A new report showing that rising income inequality could negatively affect state tax revenue comes amid a push by Gov. John Kitzhaber, legislative Democrats and others to overhaul Oregon's tax code… To check the details click here


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New Online Order Form to Place a Wedding Announcement 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 wedding announcement.


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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