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Portland Braces as Right-Wing Extremists Rally

Gov. Kate Brown warned violence would not be tolerated as right wing extremists converge on Portland "looking for a fight"

A Reminder: Delta Park is Vanport

As extreme right-wing, white supremacist groups prepare to converge on Portland tomorrow, here is a reminder of the historical significance of the place they plan to overrun and the stories of the people that lived there.

Wildfires Taint West Coast Vineyards With Taste of Smoke

No one knows the extent of the smoke damage to the crop, and growers are trying to assess the severity.

Black Lives Matters Protestors, Organizers Keep Up Momentum

Hazardous air quality stopped protests for a week, interrupted the more-than-100 nights of demonstrations.

NEWS BRIEFS

Blumenauer Statement on Planned White Supremacist Rally in Portland

“These are evil people looking for a fight and national media attention. Let’s not give them what they want." ...

Wish Launches $2 Million Fund To Support Black-owned Businesses

The Wish Local Empowerment Program is set to impact more than 4,000 small businesses across the US ...

Black Leaders Endorse Sarah Iannarone for Portland Mayor

Iannarone seeks to unseat an embattled Mayor Ted Wheeler, who has increasingly high unfavorable approval ratings. ...

Today in History: Senate Confirms Nomination of First Female Justice to Supreme Court

On Sept. 21, 1981, the Senate unanimously confirmed the nomination of Sandra Day O’Connor to become the first female justice on the...

Free Masks and Gloves Now Available for Small Businesses

Businesses with fewer than 50 employees that are headquartered in Oregon with principal operations in Oregon are eligible. ...

Portland, Oregon, braces itself for large right-wing rally

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — At least several thousand people are expected in Portland, Oregon, on Saturday for a right-wing rally in support of President Donald Trump and his “law and order” reelection campaign as tensions boil over nationwide following the decision not to charge...

Judge removes Trump public lands boss for serving unlawfully

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A federal judge ruled Friday that President Donald Trump's leading steward of public lands has been serving unlawfully, blocking him from continuing in the position in the latest pushback against the administration's practice of filling key positions without U.S....

No. 2 Alabama visits Missouri to begin SEC-only campaign

No. 2 Alabama at Missouri, Saturday at 7 p.m. ET (ESPN).Line: Alabama by 27 1/2.Series record: Alabama leads 4-2.WHAT’S AT STAKE?The second-ranked Crimson Tide will go for their fifth straight win over Missouri when the teams open their SEC-only schedule at Faurot Field. The Tigers will be...

No. 2 Crimson Tide visit Mizzou to begin SEC-only schedule

Alabama coach Nick Saban had nothing but praise for Eli Drinkwitz when discussing his Missouri counterpart this week.Hard to find much fault when Drinkwitz has only lost one game as a head coach.Of course, the up-and-coming boss of the Tigers also only has one season under his belt. But the 12-win...

OPINION

When Black Women's Lives Matter All Lives Will Matter

Brazen disregard for the lives and safety of Black women goes back over 400 years in U.S. history with the definition of Black women’s bodies as property at the complete disposal of white slave-owners ...

Sarah Iannarone Demands Action from Mayor Regarding Planned Right-Wing Demonstrations; Opens Safe Space for Portlanders

BIPOC, Queer, and other marginalized Portlanders will bear the brunt of these attacks simply because of their identity or the color of their skin. ...

National Bar Association Statement on Breonna Taylor Decision

Not only was justice not served, the desultory and insufficient result we received today was also unacceptably slow in manifesting. ...

All Officers Responsible for Breonna Taylor’s Murder Must Be Held Accountable

Vanita Gupta, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued a statement in response to the grand jury’s findings regarding the police who murdered Breonna Taylor ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

Yom Kippur synagogue attack leaves German Jews still uneasy

BERLIN (AP) — As Jews around the world gather Sunday night to mark the beginning of Yom Kippur, many in Germany remain uneasy about going together to their houses of worship to pray, a year after a white-supremacist targeted a synagogue in the eastern city of Halle on the holiest day in...

Family demands release of evidence in Breonna Taylor's case

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Breonna Taylor’s family demanded Friday that Kentucky authorities release all body camera footage, police files and the transcripts of the grand jury proceedings that led to no charges being brought against police officers who killed the Black woman during a...

Portland, Oregon, braces itself for large right-wing rally

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — At least several thousand people are expected in Portland, Oregon, on Saturday for a right-wing rally in support of President Donald Trump and his “law and order” reelection campaign as tensions boil over nationwide following the decision not to charge...

ENTERTAINMENT

With spy series 'Tehran,' Israelis reach out to an enemy

NEW YORK (AP) — Things are not as they seem in the new Apple TV+ series “Tehran” — as it should be in a spy thriller. The series opens with a commercial flight from Jordan to India that's suddenly diverted to Iran. A few of the passengers on board have secrets. Those...

Demi Lovato, Max Ehrich call off engagement after 2 months

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Singer-actors Demi Lovato and Max Ehrich have called off their engagement after two months. Lovato and her former fiance have parted ways, according to a person close to Lovato who spoke Thursday on condition of anonymity due to the sensitivity of the matter. The split...

J-pop stars ARASHI release English surprise before hiatus

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Japanese pop sensation ARASHI has a big surprise for fans as they near their planned hiatus at year's end: a collaboration with Bruno Mars on their first all-English single.The band told The Associated Press the multi-Grammy Award-winning musician delved into their...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

Celtics control second half, top Heat to win Game 5 in East

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Their season saved for at least two more days, Boston coach Brad Stevens...

China opens auto show under anti-disease controls

BEIJING (AP) — Ford, Nissan and BMW unveiled new electric models with more range for the Chinese market on...

Yom Kippur synagogue attack leaves German Jews still uneasy

BERLIN (AP) — As Jews around the world gather Sunday night to mark the beginning of Yom Kippur, many in...

22 die in Ukraine military plane crash

MOSCOW (AP) — A Ukrainian military plane carrying aviation school students crashed and burst into flames...

Yom Kippur synagogue attack leaves German Jews still uneasy

BERLIN (AP) — As Jews around the world gather Sunday night to mark the beginning of Yom Kippur, many in...

Crop tops or 'republican' dress? France debates schoolwear

PARIS (AP) — French women enjoy a reputation for their instinctive knack for spot-on chic attire. But now...

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By The Skanner News

Oregon Health & Science University's medical, nursing, dental, pharmacy and physician assistant students will provide free health screenings to local uninsured families and individuals, Sunday, April 18, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at O'Bryant Square, S.W. 9th and S.W. Washington Avenues in downtown Portland.
Done under the guidance of OHSU faculty, the "Health Screening Fair" is part of "Cover the Uninsured Week."
Other services available will include:
• Blood pressure and body mass index checks
• Medication counseling (bring prescriptions)
• Vision tests/eye exams
• Foot exams
• Diabetes education and counseling
• Ear and hearing exams
• Hygiene kits
Other activities during Cover the Uninsured Week include:

Monday, April 12 at the OHSU Auditorium (Old Library building), Marquam Hill Campus
• Noon -- "EDUCAID: What if the U.S. Systems of Education and Health Care Were More Alike," Jennifer Devoe, M.D., D.Phil., national expert on health care reform and children's access to care, and a professor of family medicine in the OHSU School of Medicine.

• 1 p.m. -- "Project Access NOW: An Innovative and Sustainable Specialty Care Model," Linda Nilsen Solares, executive director, Project Access NOW (http://www.projectaccessnow.org/).

Tuesday, April 13 at the OHSU Auditorium (Old Library building), Marquam Hill Campus
• Noon -- "Access Assured: An Innovative and Sustainable Primary Care Model,"
John Saultz, M.D., chairman of family medicine, OHSU School of Medicine.

Wednesday, April 14 at the OHSU School of Nursing, Room 358/364, Marquam Hill Campus
• 11:30 a.m. -- Central City Concern (www.centralcityconcern.org) employees, some of whom are former clients now working for the organization, will discuss their experience with addiction, homelessness and struggling to get medical care.

Friday, April 17 at the OHSU Hospital Auditorium, eighth floor, Room 8B60
•1 p.m. -- "The Evolution of a Free Clinic and How it Fits Into the Greater Portland Safety Net," James Reuler, M.D., founder and director of the Wallace Medical Concern (www.wallacemedical.org), and a professor of medicine (general internal medicine and geriatrics) OHSU School of Medicine, Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

• 2 p.m. — "Update on Health Reform in Salem From the Author of House Bills 2009 and 2116," Mitch Greenlick, Ph.D., Oregon State Representative and professor emeritus of public health and preventive medicine, OHSU School of Medicine

Saturday, April 17 — OHSU Auditorium (Old Library building), Marquam Hill Campus
• 9 a.m. — "Hills for Humanity Run." To register, visit http://tinyurl.com/hills4humanity

 

 

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