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(photo courtesy of Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office) 

The Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office is recruiting 50 volunteers to evaluate grant proposals for parks, boating infrastructure, farms, forests, and habitat conservation statewide

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The public is invited to learn and share their experiences with guests that will include Senator Ron Wyden and US Rep. Earl Blumenauer

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The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law has been conducting a nationwide inquiry into law enforcement with known ties to White supremacist groups

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Pastor Wendell Robinson (photo courtesy of Mt. Olivet Baptist Church) 

The church is holding an installation service to formally install Wendell T. Robinson as their senior pastor on Sunday, Nov. 17

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Facebook has taken fire since it disclosed earlier in October that it will not fact-check ads by politicians or their campaigns

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Protest in front of Trump's hotel in D.C., July 2015 (photo Elvert Barnes - CC BY-SA 2.0) 

The Partnership for Civil Justice Fund calls this a huge free speech victory

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The Oregon Department of Transportation urges all to plan ahead, and look out for each other

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Jamis Minnis, recipient of 2019 Excellence in Diversity Scholarship 

Jamis Minnis, recipient of 2019 Excellence in Diversity Scholarship

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There are several opportunities to ‘Meet the Employer’ today through Saturday for more information or to apply for 2020 census jobs

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The Genealogical Forum of Oregon is holding an African American Special Interest Group Saturday, Oct. 19

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