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NORTHWEST NEWS

PBOT Unveils Northeast Greenway Plan

Northeast 9th will become a greenway – and 7th will receive safety enhancements

OSU Research Paves Way for New Source for Leukemia Drug

Chemistry researchers at Oregon State University have patented a method for making anti-leukemia compounds that until now have only been available via an Asian tree that produces them.

Permanent Offshore Oil Drilling Ban OK'd by Oregon Lawmakers

The measure already passed the Senate and will be sent next to Gov. Kate Brown who is expected to sign.

NEWS BRIEFS

NAACP Calls for Full Release of Mueller Report

Barr Summary not enough, says President and CEO Derrick Johnson ...

E-Scooters Coming Back to Portland in April

PBOT responds to public input, adds enforcement for sidewalk safety, as shared e-scooters return to Portland, potentially by April 26 ...

Legacy Health Expands Executive Team

Chief integration officer and chief operating officer appointments are effective April 1. ...

OHSU Film Screening: No Más Bebés Documentary

On April 16, the OHSU Center for Women's Health and the OHSU Library will be screening the Emmy nominated health care reform...

Blumenauer Invites the Public to Discuss Prescription Drug Affordability

A public forum will be held Thursday, March 21 at 5:30 p.m. at Madison High School. ...

True to form, Avenatti attacks Nike a day after arrest

NEW YORK (AP) — Attorney Michael Avenatti came out swinging Tuesday against Nike, accusing the shoemaker of "rampant" corruption mere hours after he was released from U.S. custody on charges he tried to extort up to million from the company.In a string of posts on Twitter — a...

Sheriff: Inmate starts fire in cell because 'she was cold'

BEND, Ore. (AP) — Police say the Jefferson County jail was shut down for several hours Sunday evening after they say an inmate started a fire in a holding cell because she was cold.The Bulletin reports 48-year-old Chanelle Jackson of Warm Springs has been charged with arson and criminal...

Missouri files brief as it seeks to overturn NCAA sanctions

Missouri submitted its appeals brief to the NCAA on Monday, taking the next step in attempting to limit or overturn what it believes are overly harsh sanctions in the case of a rogue former tutor.The school argued in the 64-page brief to the NCAA's appeals committee that the penalties handed down...

Missouri appeals NCAA sanctions levied against 3 sports

Missouri filed a notice of appeal with the NCAA's committee on infractions Thursday, beginning what could be a lengthy fight of what it considers overly harsh sanctions levied against three of its programs for academic misconduct involving a former tutor.The NCAA banned the football, baseball and...

OPINION

Jobs Report Shows What ‘African Americans Have to Lose’ Under Trump

William Spriggs, a chief economist at the AFL-CIO and professor in the department of Economics at Howard University said since reaching a low of 6 percent in November, the Black unemployment rate has climbed three straight months. “Given the relationship of...

Letter to the Editor: We Must Reject Bigotry

Former President of the Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle says we must support the country's Muslim community ...

Mississippi Must Redraw Lines for Mississippi Delta Senate District

Federal Appeals Court rules African Americans were denied voting rights ...

Backyard Birding in Portland-A Lesson in Flight

A few minutes from our homes in North Portland, Smith and Bybee Wetlands Natural Area is a 2000 acre natural wetland known to host over 100 species of birds. Armed with a single pair of binoculars and our eyes, we set off for adventure. ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

Prosecutors dismiss charges against Smollett, draw backlash

CHICAGO (AP) — Infuriating Chicago's mayor and police chief, prosecutors abruptly dropped all charges against Jussie Smollett on Tuesday after the "Empire" actor accused of faking a racist, anti-gay attack on himself agreed to do volunteer service and to let the city keep his ,000 in...

Man convicted in Charlottesville attack plans to change plea

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A man convicted in a deadly car attack on a crowd of counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally in Virginia is expected to change his plea to federal hate crime charges.James Alex Fields Jr., of Maumee, Ohio, was convicted in state court in December in the...

The Latest: Legal experts question Smollett outcome

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the case against "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett (all times local):4:30 p.m.Many legal experts are stunned by prosecutors' decision to drop charges against "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett.Smollett told police he was the victim of a racist, anti-gay attack.Cook...

ENTERTAINMENT

Judge dismisses some of Levine's claims against Met Opera

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York judge on Tuesday dismissed portions of a lawsuit filed by former Metropolitan Opera music director James Levine against the company last year.Levine was the Met's music or artistic director from 1976-2016, then became its music director emeritus. He was fired in...

Review: 'Dumbo' remake takes flight on its own charms

The original "Dumbo" was released in the summer of 1941 while Germany was spreading across Europe and war was breaking out in the Pacific. Crafted as a simpler Disney fable after the more extravagant "Fantasia" disappointed at the box office, "Dumbo" — only 64 minutes in length — took...

True to form, Avenatti attacks Nike a day after arrest

NEW YORK (AP) — Attorney Michael Avenatti came out swinging Tuesday against Nike, accusing the shoemaker of "rampant" corruption mere hours after he was released from U.S. custody on charges he tried to extort up to million from the company.In a string of posts on Twitter — a...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

True to form, Avenatti attacks Nike a day after arrest

NEW YORK (AP) — Attorney Michael Avenatti came out swinging Tuesday against Nike, accusing the shoemaker of...

Spain: FBI was offered stolen data from NKorea embassy raid

MADRID (AP) — Spain has issued two international arrest warrants for members of a self-proclaimed human...

Apple tries to take a bite out of credit card industry

Apple is rolling out a credit card that it says is designed to do things no other card can. So how does it...

Ukraine's integration into West dashed by war and corruption

MOSCOW (AP) — Five years into Ukraine's conflict with Russia, Moscow seems to have Ukraine pinned against...

The Latest: Israeli aircraft bomb Hamas militant targets

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict (all times local):11:10 p.m.Palestinian...

Israel bombs targets in Gaza as rocket fire resumes

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli army on Tuesday bombed several targets in the Gaza Strip and bolstered its...

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