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Resignation of Oregon Public Records Advocate Stirs Doubts

Ginger McCall says Brown's general counsel pressured her to secretly advocate for governor's office

‘It’s OK to Struggle’

Two families break the silence on suicide and mental health

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Resources for those struggling with suicidal thoughts, or seeking support after a loss

New Cleveland High Principal Looks Ahead

Leo Lawyer replaces Ayesha Freeman, who resigned last year after a vote of no-confidence from staff

NEWS BRIEFS

YouTube Originals Debuts Michelle Obama’s Reacher College Prep Course

‘A Student’s Guide to Your First Year of College’ debuted last week ...

Filmmaker Lynne Siefert Wins 2019 Betty Bowen Award

Anthony White and Andrea Joyce Heimer also recognized ...

Doctors Without Borders Brings Traveling Speaker Series to Portland, OR

MSF aid worker Karen Stewart will talk about her experiences working around the globe ...

Ex-security guard gets 7 years for racist rant, attack

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A former private security guard has been sentenced to over seven years in prison after he harassed a Muslim family, broke a Latina woman's hand with a metal baton and pepper-sprayed two people during a racist attack in Southwest Portland.The Oregonian/OregonLive reports...

Mother of teen who died on Boy Scouts trip sues for M

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The mother of a Corvallis teen who died on a camping trip has sued Boy Scouts of America for million.The Oregonian/OregonLive reports that according to a wrongful death lawsuit filed earlier this month in Lane County Circuit Court, Nolan Henderson died in October...

Missouri scores in all phases in 50-0 victory over SEMO

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — After a humbling performance in the season opener, Missouri's defense has taken out its frustration on two straight opponents, including a 50-0 shutout of Southeast Missouri on Saturday night.The Tigers (2-1) held the Redhawks (1-2) to 94 total yards."Our defense played...

Missouri aims for complete game as SEMO rolls into town

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Southeast Missouri State coach Tom Matukewicz probably cringed just a little bit when he watched film of Missouri's first-half destruction of rebuilding West Virginia last week.Then he probably cringed a little more when he watched the second half.The Tigers bounced back...

OPINION

Despite U.S. Open Loss, Serena Williams Is Still the Greatest of All Time

Serena Williams lost her bid for what would have been her sixth U.S. Open Singles title ...

Do Black Kids Deserve This Treatment in School?

Three White Pearland ISD employees are named in a federal lawsuit after humiliating a 13-year-old Black student by blackening his scalp with a Sharpie ...

Why I’m Visiting the Border

People of color are feeling less safe today and any day when we see the realities of domestic terrorism and racially-motivated acts of violence ...

Why Lady Liberty Weeps

The original concept was to have Lady Liberty holding a broken shackle and chain in her left hand, to commemorate the end of slavery in the United States. ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

Round 2: The main parties, blocs in Israel's repeat election

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel heads to the polls on Tuesday for the second time this year.While many of the key issues and players remain largely unchanged, a number of new alliances and leaders have emerged.Just over 30 parties are running, down from April's vote, but only a dozen or so are...

Protest likely to greet Trump fundraising trip in California

RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — President Donald Trump is making a rare visit to California, a Democratic stronghold where he is expected to rake in millions of dollars during a series of fundraisers for his reelection effort that are almost certain to be met with jeering protests.Trump has...

100 losses no novelty this year; same with 100 wins

The Baltimore Orioles might lose 110 games and still not end up with the No. 1 pick in the draft.That race, so to speak, is pretty unforgiving this year.The Orioles (49-101) split a four-game series at Detroit (45-104) that matched the teams with the two worst records in baseball, and as far as...

ENTERTAINMENT

Celebs to read bedtime story to help fight homelessness

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Will Smith and Dame Helen Mirren will read a bedtime story during a one-night fundraising event to help fight global homelessness.Smith and Mirren will each tell their story from different locations during the World's Big Sleep Out on Dec. 7. The campaign will encourage...

Actress Jessica Hecht's Emmy night comes down to the dress

NEW YORK (AP) — Jessica Hecht, the "Special" actress, inherited at least a couple of things from her mother: "I'm lucky to be sample size. My mother gave me many gifts and this was a very specific one."That, she laughed, and "a lot of neurosis."Being a size 2 came in handy as Hecht was...

The New York Times faces questions over Kavanaugh story

NEW YORK (AP) — Between an offensive tweet and a significant revision, The New York Times' handling of a new sexual misconduct allegation against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh attracted almost as much attention as the accusation itself.The story also gave President Donald Trump and...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

In leaderless Hong Kong movement, Joshua Wong just 1 voice

HONG KONG (AP) — Overseas, Joshua Wong has emerged as a prominent face of Hong Kong's months-long protests...

Jihad, history link Taliban to al-Qaida in Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Taliban promised Washington during months of negotiations that the United States would...

Talks carry on but no deal yet in UAW strike against GM

DETROIT (AP) — Talks continued into the night but there was no end to the strike against General Motors.The...

Chinese envoy going to US to prepare for trade talks

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese envoy will head to Washington on Wednesday to prepare for trade negotiations.The...

In leaderless Hong Kong movement, Joshua Wong just 1 voice

HONG KONG (AP) — Overseas, Joshua Wong has emerged as a prominent face of Hong Kong's months-long protests...

Brazil's environmental workers tell of decline before fires

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — As fires burn across the Brazilian Amazon, the vast state of Amazonas has been among...

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