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Individuals interested in starting a career in food service have an exciting new choice – Prep Cook Bootcamp

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"He is being charged with two crimes: false reporting and making a false statement when he said that newspaper deliverer Sedrick Altheimer, a Black man, was trying to kill him."

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(Mark Graves/The Oregonian via AP, File) 

Unlike previous years, more bystanders are being caught in the crossfire — from people mourning at vigils and sitting in cars to children playing in a park.

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Oregon’s central administrative agency inadvertently released the COVID-19 vaccination status of more than 40,000 state employees to two media outlets.

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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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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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