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(photo/Riccardo Annandale) 

The facility is the first-ever academic center of its kind to assemble, educate and empower a new class of Black entrepreneurial talent.

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Seattle-based Virginia Mason Franciscan Health has invited 100 students to take part in the virtual event, which aims to inspire Black students to pursue careers in medicine

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Portland Parks & Recreation Free Lunch + Play 2020 (photo courtesy PP&R) 

Summer programming is designed around COVID-19 safety. The free lunch program will be offered, as well as outdoor day camps, and many other activities. 

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Free copies of the book are available at all library locations while supplies last

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(photo/OSHU) 

The two mass vaccination sites are offering vaccine appointments in the metro area are the All4Oregon Mass Vaccination site at the Oregon Convention Center and the PDX Airport drive-through site.

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VA facilities are currently offering vaccines to Veterans aged 75 and older. VA Portland is offering vaccines to additional age groups and those at increased risk as supply permits.

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(photo/Barrett Shutt) 

The earthquake early warning system known as ShakeAlert will be capable of delivering alerts directly to wireless devices in Oregon on March 11

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Gonzaga Law graduate and Spokane attorney Carl Maxey shown in 1993 receiving the Gonzaga Law Medal (GU photo) 

The program provides a unique opportunity for exceptional students to further their commitment to social justice and become leaders in the legal profession

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Built Oregon's incoming board chair, Stephen Green (photo/Chad Brown) 

Revised nonprofit leadership focuses deep consumer product expertise on mission-critical efforts 

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(photo/OHSU) 

Patient appointments for this weekend will be rescheduled for next week

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