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Governor Jay Inslee (AP Photo/Ted Warren) 

Washington ranked first for broadband access and GDP growth

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17-year-old Quanice Hayes was shot and killed by Portland police on Feb. 9, 2017. On Wednesday Council approved a $2.1 million settlement of the family’s federal wrongful death lawsuit.

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For patients in the emergency room, fighting cancer or coping with a life-threatening illness, help can’t wait.

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(photo by Logan Weaver) 

The Racial Justice Council, convened by Governor Kate Brown in 2020, consists of leaders from Black, Indigenous, Latinx, Asian, Pacific Islander and refugee communities charged with advising the Governor

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(Photo/Tim Mossholder) 

The program targets landlords with tenant businesses with 100 or fewer employees who are behind on lease payments

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Richard Brown 

Richard Brown, long-time Portland activist and photographer, will talk about his memoir, “This Is Not For You, An Activist’s Journey of Resistance and Resilience,” with co-author Brian Benson today, March 5 at 6:00 p.m.

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This is one of the 18 free classes the Genealogical Forum of Oregon is offering during its 75th anniversary Genealogy Open House.

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(photo/RF Studio) 

The program received $10 million to support small businesses owned by ITIN holders and impacted by the pandemic.

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(photo/Humphrey Muleba) 

Kaiser Permanente commits funding to grassroots organizations to dismantle practices and structures that prevent communities of color from achieving good health

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Cyreena Boston Ashby 

Boston Ashby has served as interim executive director since summer 2020, plans to focus on paths to addressing learning loss

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