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NORTHWEST NEWS

Multnomah County Election Day: Ballots Due Before 8:00 P.M.

Tuesday, May 21 is the last day to vote in the May Special District Election. Ballots must be received by 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 21 for them to count.

Warriors Beat Blazers 119-117 in OT for NBA Finals Berth

Damian Lillard, playing with separated ribs, had 28 points and 12 assists for Portland.

'Instincts Just Took Over': Coach Describes Stopping Gunman

Former University of Oregon football star Keanon Lowe happened to be in a classroom looking for another student and was about to leave when Granados-Diaz entered the room.

Lillard Separated Ribs in Game 2 Against the Warriors

Portland's Damian Lillard sustained separated ribs in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors.

NEWS BRIEFS

Community Celebrates New Evelyn Crowell Center African American Exhibit at Cascade

On Monday, June 3, the PCC Cascade campus will host an official opening ceremony for the Evelyn Crowell Center for African American...

James Bible Seeks Bellevue City Council Seat

Civil rights attorney says he wants to prioritize housing, wages ...

North Clackamas School Named in Honor of Supreme Court Judge Adrienne Nelson

The Rock Creed Middle School will be converted and renamed in honor of Oregon Supreme Court Justice, Adrienne C. Nelson. ...

Write Around Portland 56th Book Release and Free Public Readings

Write Around Portland is celebrating its 20th anniversary with two free community readings ...

Family of Terrell Johnson Files Suit Against City of Portland and Portland Police

Johnson was shot in May 2017 by a PPB officer at a MAX station in SE Portland ...

Nike cancels Puerto Rico-homage sneaker with Panama design

PANAMA CITY (AP) — Nike said Tuesday it won't release a version of its Air Force 1 shoe meant to celebrate Puerto Rico, after an indigenous group in Panama objected to one of its traditional designs being used on the sneaker.The company said in a statement: "We apologize for the inaccurate...

Jury awards M in damages after fatal crash in Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A federal jury in Oregon has awarded nearly million in damages against two trucking companies and their drivers who lawyers say were involved in a road rage episode that killed a motorist.The jury deliberated for about five hours before returning its verdict Friday...

Clemson transfer Kelly Bryant finds new home at Missouri

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — By the end of last season, Missouri fans were enjoying quarterback Drew Lock's final days running the Tigers' offense and wondering who would take over this fall.The answer came in a Twitter post the night of Dec. 4 when Kelly Bryant announced he was transferring to...

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...

OPINION

On the History of Medical Marijuana

The recent legalization of cannabis medicinally throughout the United States of America has made Cannabis sativa L., colloquially termed marijuana, hemp, or weed, the growing topic of conversation. ...

The Skanner News Endorsements May 2019

The Skanner endorses candidates in upcoming school board, PCC races ...

How Should We Handle Right-Wing Disrupters?

Liberal and progressive individuals and institutions should expect disruptions to not only continue but to increase in scale. ...

Our Democracy Is on the Line, Congress Must Act Now

While the debate whether President Trump obstructed justice should be over with the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report, unfortunately, it is not ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

Indiana synagogue vandal sentenced to 3 years in prison

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A 21-year-old man has been sentenced to three years in prison for spray-painting anti-Semitic graffiti and lighting fires outside a suburban Indianapolis synagogue.U.S. Attorney Josh Minkler says 21-year-old Nolan Brewer of Eminence was sentenced Monday evening for...

Wilton Gregory installed as new archbishop of Washington

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Rev. Wilton D. Gregory was installed Tuesday as the seventh archbishop of Washington following a pair of high-profile sexual abuse cases that ensnared his two predecessors.The 71-year-old Gregory, previously the archbishop of Atlanta, becomes the first African American...

Arizona prisons ban book on black men in the justice system

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona has banned prisoners from reading a book that discusses the impact of the criminal justice system on black men, drawing outcry from First Amendment advocates who say the move is censorship.The American Civil Liberties Union called on the Arizona Department of...

ENTERTAINMENT

Ventimiglia says trip showed him Red Nose charity's impact

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "This Is Us" star Milo Ventimiglia learned firsthand what the Red Nose Day's fundraising campaign means to children in need, and he's eager to spread the word."I saw how the money was being spent, and how it's impacting these kids on a very real level and giving them a...

"Big Bang Theory" finale gets galactic ratings to win week

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In its last blast, "The Big Bang Theory" topped the TV ratings by a light-year.The back-to-back, two-episode finale of the nerdy CBS comedy's 12-season run drew 18.5 million live viewers Thursday night to easily win the week, the Nielsen company said Tuesday.Sunday night's...

Soccer god Maradona's rise and fall in Asif Kapadia's doc

CANNES, France (AP) — Asif Kapadia initially passed when, in 2012, producer Paul Martin approached him about making a documentary on Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona.Kapadia had just finished "Senna," his ground-breaking 2010 documentary on the late Brazilian Formula One racer Ayrton...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

Tennessee House speaker to resign amid text message scandal

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee's embattled House speaker said Tuesday that he plans to resign from his...

Mexicans buy fake cellphones to hand over in muggings

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Armed robberies have gotten so common aboard buses in Mexico City that commuters have...

Handwritten wills shake up Aretha Franklin's estate

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — The discovery of handwritten wills in the home of the late Aretha Franklin could...

WWII plane from D-Day to join in 75th anniversary

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Filled with paratroopers, a U.S. warplane lumbered down an English runway in 1944...

About 1,000 commuters spend hours trapped in Moscow subway

MOSCOW (AP) — About 1,000 commuters have been trapped in a Moscow subway for several hours because of a...

Libyan National Army hires firm to forge closer ties with US

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Libyan general who has gained control of the city of Benghazi and is believed to have...

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