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NEWS BRIEFS

Young Audiences Will Hold a Free All Ages Concert This Sunday

Students will be engineering the sound at the Mississsippi Studios show ...

Artist Hank Willis Thomas to Have First Survey at PAM

Thomas’ first comprehensive survey will open in the fall of 2019 at the Portland Art Museum ...

Exploring Indigeneity in the 21st Century

Artist Cannupa Hanska Luger visits U of O Nov. 15 -17 for a series of free events exploring Indigeneity in the twenty-first...

Affordable Housing Faith Forum & Resource Fair

The evening will include a panel discussion and a Q&A session with various experts in affordable housing ...

Black United Fund Sponsors BUF Talks at Intel

Students interested in learning more about Intel are invited to join ...

Group finalizes endangered orcas proposals with ban on tours

SEATTLE (AP) — A Washington state task force on critically endangered Northwest orcas has offered its full slate of recommendations to Gov. Jay Inslee ahead of the next legislative session.The group advising the governor wants to temporarily suspend whale-watching boat tours focused on those...

McLane stepping down as Oregon House GOP leader

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Rep. Mike McLane of Powell Butte will not seek another stint as leader of the Republican caucus in the state House.The Bulletin reports that McLane's spokesperson Preston Mann said in an email Thursday that he won't seek an additional term as leader. Mann said McLane looks...

Tennessee seeks bowl eligibility as it hosts Missouri

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has an opportunity Saturday to show how far it has come in the last year.One year after setting a school record for losses and failing to win a single Southeastern Conference game, the Volunteers (5-5, 2-4 SEC) are a win away from bowl eligibility. A...

Guarantano's progress puts Vols on verge of bowl eligibility

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee quarterback Jarrett Guarantano's ability to avoid mistakes has his team on the verge of a bowl berth.Guarantano heads into Saturday's game with Missouri (6-4, 2-4 SEC) having thrown 146 straight passes since his last interception. He broke Casey Clausen's...

OPINION

Why Are So Many Americans Struggling to Save for Retirement?

Most Americans will be pinching pennies after they retire ...

Our Vote: More Than A Desire for History, The Very Strides to Make It

It wasn’t just our desire to make history in Georgia that drew us to Stacey’s campaign ...

Measuring Racial Profiling

Why it's hard to tell where police are treating minorities unfairly ...

The Beto Effect

Jeffrey Boney weighs in on the man behind the “blue wave” in Texas ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

Concert pianist, Marian Anderson protege Burton-Lyles dies

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Blanche Burton-Lyles, a concert pianist who was mentored by pioneering opera singer Marian Anderson, has died. She was 85.Slater Funeral Home in Philadelphia says Burton-Lyles died of heart failure Monday at a rehabilitation center.Burton-Lyles was born and raised in...

Julian Castro says O'Rourke's future no factor in 2020 bid

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Julian Castro said Friday that his decision about running in 2020 won't be influenced by whether Texas' other high-profile Democrat, Congressman Beto O'Rourke, also makes his own bid for the White House.Texas is a pipeline of presidential contenders, churning out several...

Holocaust scholar sues group that said he 'slandered' Poland

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A prominent Holocaust researcher said Friday that he is suing a Polish organization for libel after it waged a public campaign last year accusing him of slandering Poland's good name with his work exploring Polish violence against Jews during World War II.Historian Jan...

ENTERTAINMENT

APNewsBreak: Obama's memoir sells more than 725,000 copies

NEW YORK (AP) — First day sales for Michelle Obama's "Becoming" topped 725,000 copies, making it one of the year's biggest debuts.Crown Publishing told The Associated Press on Friday that the figures include sales and pre-orders for the former first lady's memoir include hardcover, audio and...

'Instant Family' uses laughter to shine a light on adoption

NEW YORK (AP) — Mark Wahlberg may be known for his tough-guy image thanks to movies including "Mile 22" and "The Departed," or for his straight-up comedic roles like in "Daddy's Home" and "Ted," but he tugs at the heartstrings in his latest movie, "Instant Family."Out Friday, "Instant...

William Goldman, Oscar winner for 'Butch Cassidy,' has died

NEW YORK (AP) — William Goldman, the screenwriter and Hollywood wise man who won Academy Awards for "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" and "All the President's Men" and summed up the mystery of making a box office hit by declaring "Nobody knows anything," has died. He was 87.Goldman's...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

Review: 'Creed II' goes more than the distance. It's a KO

The weight of legacy hangs heavily over "Creed II." Not just for most of the characters, who must come to grips...

Pelosi meets with freshmen Democrats key to speakership bid

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nancy Pelosi met privately Friday with several newly-elected Democrats who could be...

Florida starts painstaking hand recount in US Senate race

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Volunteers gathered around folding tables Friday to begin a painstaking hand...

Cyclone kills 13 in southern India, 80K people evacuated

NEW DELHI (AP) — A cyclone hit the coast of southern India on Friday, killing at least 13 people, damaging...

Last Khmer Rouge leaders guilty of genocide, get life terms

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The last surviving leaders of the Khmer Rouge regime that ruled Cambodia in the...

A look at Americans who have been detained in North Korea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea says it is expelling American Bruce Byron Lowrance after he slipped...

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