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Residence Inn by Marriott Portland Downtown/Convention Center (image from Google Maps) 

Felicia Gonzales claims the front desk clerk at the Residence Inn told her that all guests had to sign the policy, but she watched White guests check in after her who weren't required to sign

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Proposed changes to the Community Reinvestment Act could further limit access to the American Dream

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Because of this ruling, those receiving coverage through the ACA marketplace exchange could lose their insurance, and every American will lose protections for pre-existing conditions

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(photo via homesguarantee.com) 

Prominent activists tweet support for platform, demand DNC focus on housing. Supporters of the Home Guarantee plan say would guarantee safe, accessible, and sustainable homes for all

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Beginning the week there will be extra police patrols along with free and discounted public transportation options in an effort to reduce impaired driving typical during the holiday season

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The event will take place ahead of the House vote on Tuesday as part of the more than 500 Nobody Is Above the Law protests happening in nationwide

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Melvin “JR.” Nobles, Jr., Executive Director Friends of the Children—Tacoma 

Organization empowers youth facing the greatest obstacles through the long-term support of professional mentors

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Max smiles for the camera at OHS, just before going home with Dana and Tony Dunlap (photo courtesy of OHS) 

Max, a two-year-old Labrador/Weimaraner mix, is going to a new home with the Dunlap family of Damascus

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States estimate $190 million for wastewater, $35 million for drinking water projects in Oregon, and $120 million for wastewater, $22 million for drinking water projects in Washington

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Watch video of a silverspot caterpillar transform into a chrysalis. (photo courtesy of Oregon Zoo's website) 

The Oregon Zoo's breeding success provides new hope in an effort to save Oregon silverspots

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