10-20-2021  9:25 am   •   PDX and SEA Weather

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Halloween 2020 brought creative ways to trick or treat while minimizing the spread of infection (candy catapult, anyone?). But scientists have since determined that the risk of transmission of COVID-19 via candy wrappers is low.

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Faith-based, college-preparatory high school for underserved students opens permanent campus alongside Catholic church in Northeast Portland

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Sen. Kayse Jama 

Since his appointment, Jama has worked to address the systemic inequality that Oregonians have faced

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Photo: Dion Matthews Jr.  

The 2015 homicide is a Crime Stoppers featured case

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Monalisa Dugué  

Dugué is one of two Black Chiefs of Staff in the Senate

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Makayla Maree Harris 

18-year-old Makayla Maree Harris killed and six others injured in a Portland shooting on July 17, 2021

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A Multnomah County Circuit Court judge has ruled that dogs and cats seized from an unlicensed facility named Woofin Palooza are now eligible for adoption.

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Rainier Valley Homeownership Initiative will create at least 100 for-sale homes, permanently affordable to low- and moderate-income first-time homebuyers 

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Schrader Calls Climate Change “biggest threat to Americans” after voting against key policy in committee

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Darian Patrick Anthony (Photo/ Tojo Andrianarivo) 

After a summer of bringing artistic collaborations to the city’s North Park blocks and Tilikum Plaza, Darrell Grant continues The Soul Restoration Project

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