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NEWS BRIEFS

Mississippi Avenue Giving Tuesday

On Tuesday, May 22, 10 percent of proceeds from participating Mississippi Ave. businesses will go to SEI ...

Raina Croff to Speak at Architectural Heritage Center

'When the Landmarks are Gone: Older African Americans, Place, and Change in N/NE Portland’ describes SHARP Walking Program ...

Portland Playhouse Presents August Wilson’s ‘Fences’ Through June 10

May 20 performance will include discussion on mental health; June 10 performance will be followed by discussion of fatherhood ...

Peggy Houston-Shivers Presents Benefit Concert for Allen Temple CME

Concert to take place May 20 at Maranatha Church ...

Lawmakers hold hearing to discuss Oregon dairy's downfall

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon lawmakers are asking questions about what went wrong with a large dairy that is facing a lawsuit, regulatory problems and bankruptcy in an effort to find ways to prevent a similar situation in the future.The Senate Interim Committee on Environment and Natural...

Editorials from around Oregon

Selected editorials from Oregon newspapers:_____The Oregonian/OregonLive, May 23, on rebuilding faith in police oversight board:Derek Ashton, an attorney representing former Portland Police Chief Larry O'Dea, didn't mince words in criticizing a committee's recommendation that O'Dea lose his police...

Human remains found in wooded area of Tacoma

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Human remains have been found in a wooded area below Stadium High School in Tacoma.The News Tribune reports the body's advanced state of decomposition made an immediate determination of gender, age and race impossible.Tacoma Police spokeswoman Shelbie Boyd says police...

Amazon, Starbucks pledge money to repeal Seattle head tax

SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon, Starbucks, Vulcan and other companies have pledged a total of more than 0,000 toward an effort to repeal Seattle's newly passed tax on large employers intended to combat homelessness.Just days after the Seattle City Council approved the levy, the No Tax On Jobs...

OPINION

Racism After Graduation May Just Be What's on the Menu

Dr. Julianne Malveaux says that for our young millennials, racism is inevitable ...

Prime Minister Netanyahu Shows Limits of Israel’s Democracy

Bill Fletcher, Jr. on racial politics in Israel and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s uneven treatment of African immigrants ...

Golfing While Black Is Not a Crime

Grandview Golf Club asks five Black women to leave for golfing too slow ...

Discovering the Best of Black America in 2018

Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis discusses the DTU Journalism Fellowship & Scholarship Program ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

Milwaukee chief apologizes for arrest of Bucks guard Brown

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Police Chief Alfonso Morales apologized to Bucks guard Sterling Brown on Wednesday for a January arrest that started with a parking violation and escalated to include use of a stun gun, and said some officers had been disciplined.Brown responded with a statement...

The Latest: Milwaukee NAACP head: No reason to use stun gun

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Latest on Milwaukee police releasing body-camera footage showing the arrest of Bucks guard Sterling Brown (all times local):7:05 p.m.The president of the NAACP in Milwaukee says he doesn't see anything in a newly released police body-camera video that would warrant...

Offshore worker alleges bias in federal lawsuit

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — An African-American offshore oil worker has filed a federal lawsuit saying he was intimidated on the job by a supervisor who drew a picture of him dangling from a high rig structure while surrounded by co-workers in Ku Klux Klan hats.The lawsuit claims the worker was...

ENTERTAINMENT

Deadliest Catch' star pleads guilty to misdemeanor assault

SEATTLE (AP) — Celebrity crab-boat captain Sig Hansen has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge that he spat on an Uber driver last year in Seattle.The Seattle Times reports (https://bit.ly/2s3scWE) the 52-year-old "Deadliest Catch" star pleaded guilty Wednesday.Under the plea deal, a...

Lawyer: Harvey Weinstein targeted by federal prosecutors

WASHINGTON (AP) — Harvey Weinstein's lawyer said in a court filing that federal prosecutors in New York have launched a criminal investigation into the film producer, in addition to a previously disclosed probe by the Manhattan District Attorney.Attorney Benjamin Brafman said in a...

Comedian Josh Denny not sorry about N-word tweets

NEW YORK (AP) — Comedian and Food Network host Josh Denny has called his tweets using the N-word and comparing use of "straight white male" to the racial slur as "very incendiary," but he said he's not sorry.The host of "Ginormous Food" appeared on Van Lathan's podcast "The Red Pill" on...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

AP source: Jared Kushner granted security clearance

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, has been granted a security clearance...

US employee in China reported strange sounds, pressure

BEIJING (AP) — A U.S. government employee in southern China reported abnormal sensations of sound and...

Judge: President can't block critics on Twitter

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge ruled Wednesday that President Donald Trump is violating the First...

Greatest female Everest climber wants to inspire other women

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The most successful female Everest climber said after finishing her ninth ascent of...

US tech firm: Possible cyberattack on Ukraine being prepared

LONDON (AP) — Network technology company Cisco Systems said Wednesday that a half a million routers had...

French government orders evacuation of Paris migrant camps

PARIS (AP) — Police are preparing to dismantle makeshift camps holding close to 2,500 migrants in the...

By The Skanner News

Here's the latest on school cancellations and delays for Tuesday, March 13, 2012.

Public Colleges & Universities

Clackamas Community College - Two hour delay. Classes before 10 a.m. are canceled. UPDATE

Clatsop Community College - Opening at 10 am

PCC - Classes and events at Sylvania campus only will start at 9 a.m. Classes starting before 9 a.m. are cancelled, unless otherwise noted in the class syllabus. Doors will be opened at 8:30 a.m. For shuttle information, call 971-722-8811.

Multnomah Co. Schools

Centennial Sch. Dist. - AM buses on snow rts

Corbett Sch. Dist. - Closed

David Douglas Sch. Dist. - AM buses on snow rts UPDATE

Gresham-Barlow Sch. Dist. - Buses on snow rts

Portland Public Schools - Districtwide: buses on snow routes all day. East/West Sylvan, Forest Park, Lincoln and Skyline: 2 hour delay.

Riverdale Sch. Dist. - 2 hrs late, No AM kind/preschool

Washington Co. Schools

Hillsboro Sch. Dist. - Buses in Zone 9 on snow routes for both the AM pick-up and PM drop-off of students.

Sherwood Sch. Dist. - AM buses on snow routes

Clackamas Co. Schools

Canby Sch. Dist. - 2 hrs late, No AM kind/preschool

Colton Sch. Dist. - Closed

Estacada Sch. Dist. - Closed

Lake Oswego Sch. Dist. - 2 hrs late, No AM kind/preschool

Molalla River Sch. Dist. - Closed

North Clackamas Sch. Dist. - 2 hrs late, No AM kindergarten UPDATE

Oregon City Sch. Dist. - 2 hrs late, No kindergarten, AM buses on snow rts UPDATE

Oregon Trail Sch. Dist. - 2 hrs late; no AM kindergarten or CHIPS UPDATE

West Linn-Wilsonville Sch. Dist. - ALL Schools and Levels now CLOSED UPDATE

No. Ore. Coast Schools

Astoria Sch. Dist. - 2 hrs late, No AM kindergarten

Jewell Sch. Dist. - Closed

Lincoln City SDA School - Closed

Lincoln Co. Sch. Dist. - All Schools Cancelled including Siletz Valley Charter and Eddyville Charter UPDATE

Neah-Kah-Nie Sch. Dist. - Closed UPDATE

Nestucca Valley Sch. Dist. - Closed UPDATE

NW Regional ESD: Tillamook County - Service Center closed. UPDATE

Tillamook Sch. Dist. - All schools closed. Kindergarten parent meeting 6 p.m. will happen. UPDATE

Marion Co. Schools

Mt. Angel Sch. Dist. - 2 hrs late, No AM kindergarten UPDATE

North Marion Sch. Dist. - 2 hrs late, No AM kindergarten

Silver Falls Sch. Dist. - No pick up on bus routes 16, 17 and 19 UPDATE

Polk Co. Schools

Dallas Sch. Dist. - AM buses on snow rts

Yamhill Co. Schools

Amity Sch. Dist. - AM buses on snow rts

Newberg Sch. Dist. - Buses on snow rts

Willamina Sch. Dist. - Snow routes for blue, brown, green and yellow routes today.

Clark Co. Schools

Battle Ground Sch. Dist. - 2.5 hours late start at BGHS, Tukes Valley, Amboy & Yacolt, with those buses on snow routes in a.m. only and no a.m. k-garten or pre-school at those sites. UPDATE

Camas Sch. Dist. - 2 hrs late, No AM kind/preschool, Buses on snow rts UPDATE

Green Mountain Sch. Dist. - 2 Hour Late Start, NO lunch service, NO high school bus routes I

Hockinson Sch. Dist. - 2 hrs late, Buses on snow rts

LaCenter Sch. Dist. - one hour late start and Skills Center bus on time

Washougal Sch. Dist. - Closed

Linn Co. Schools

Lebanon Community Schools - 2 hrs late, Buses on snow rts UPDATE

Santiam Canyon Sch. Dist. - Closed UPDATE

Scio Sch. Dist. - 2 hour delay

Sweet Home Sch. Dist. - Closed

Cowlitz Co. Schools

Kalama Sch. Dist. - all buses on snow route but 96 will still travel Taylor Rd and Watch Tower Dr

Kelso Sch. Dist. - Student transportation routes 1, 2, 3, 4, 15A, 15B, 16, 20, 26, 29, 31A will operate on morning snow routes.

Toutle Lake SD - Buses 4 & 11 on snow routes

Woodland Sch. Dist. - One hour late start, Route 75 on snow route, Route 67 will not travel North Dubois and Route 97 will not travel Shirley Gordon Rd, Skills Center bus on time UPDATE

Columbia Gorge Schools

Mill A Sch. Dist. - 2 hrs late, Buses on snow rts

Mt. Pleasant Sch. Dist. - Closed

Stevenson-Carson Sch. Dist. - Buses on snow rts UPDATE

Headstart Programs

Clackamas Co. Children's Commission Headstart - Oregon City View Manor,Barlow,Eastham,River Road & Eastham sites no am classes.Sandy Ridge,Estacada & Molalla sites closed.Sandy Ridge Parent meeting cancelled.

EOCF Head Start/ECEAP - Camas, Hathaway, & Woodland closed. Battle Ground, Manor, & Yacolt late start. UPDATE

OCDC Headstart - Mulino closed Silverton 2 hour delay Anderson closed UPDATE

Private & Charter Schools - Portland area

Arbor School of Arts & Sciences - 2 hrs late

Belinda's Daycare® Wilsonville - 2 hrs late, Buses on snow rts

Bethlehem Christian Preschool - L.O. - Morning preschool 10:30-12:30; Lunch & Fun 12:30-3

Cascade Heights Charter Sch. - 2 hrs late, No AM kindergarten

Cascade Summit Montessori - CLOSED for all programs UPDATE UPDATE

Christ the King Catholic School - 2 hrs late

Country Christian Molalla - Closed

Damascus Christian - 2 hrs late

Estacada Web Academy - Closed

French American International School - Opening at 9:30 am

Harmony Montessori School - Early Care Canceled. Classes Start at 8:30 AM

Molalla River Academy - Closed

North Clackamas Christian - Closed

Our Lady of the Lake - 2 hrs late

Red Barn Co-op Preschool - Red Barn Preschool closed today due to snow. Tuesday, March 13th.

Private & Charter Schools - Salem area

Silverton Christian - 2 hrs late, No AM kind/preschool

Private & Charter Schools - SW Wash.

Columbia Adventist Acad. - Two hours late. Handbells at 10; Choir at 10:30; Regular classes at 11.

Firm Foundation Christian - 2.5 hrs late, No AM preschool

Kit Academy Preschool - Closed, No preschool

Meadow Glade Adventist Elem. - 2 hour late start. No AM kindergarten, No kidzone, No handbells. UPDATE

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