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Under the terms of the legislation, grants would provide restaurants assistance for operating costs such as payroll and benefits, food, utilities, rent, and more.

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A protester burns an American flag while rallying at the Mark O. Hatfield United States Courthouse on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, in Portland, Ore. (AP Photo/Allison Dinner) 

Videos from the demonstration in downtown Portland showed police grabbing a news photographer and pushing him to ground as he was trying to document them tackling and detaining a person on a sidewalk.

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Gov. Kate Brown warned violence would not be tolerated as right wing extremists converge on Portland "looking for a fight"

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As extreme right-wing, white supremacist groups prepare to converge on Portland tomorrow, here is a reminder of the historical significance of the place they plan to overrun and the stories of the people that lived there.

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Christine Clair, winery director of Willamette Valley Vineyards, examines a cluster of pinot noir grapes at the winery's estate vineyard on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, in Turner, Ore. (AP Photo/Andrew Selsky) 

No one knows the extent of the smoke damage to the crop, and growers are trying to assess the severity.

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Activist Cameron Whitten says he has positioned his nonprofit, Brown Hope, to be a continuation of Black Lives Matter protests.  

Hazardous air quality stopped protests for a week, interrupted the more-than-100 nights of demonstrations.

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In this Wednesday, July 15, 2020, file photo, Seattle Police officers walk past people holding signs and flags during a rally in support of police and other law enforcement officers, in front of City Hall in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File) 

Seattle will reduce the police department’s budget and reallocate some money to community programs

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In this Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020, file photo, a person drops applications for mail-in-ballots into a mail box in Omaha, Neb. AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File) 

The Yakima, Washington judge called the changes “a politically motivated attack on the efficiency of the Postal Service” before the November election.

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Portland poet Emmett Wheatfall has been involved with the Black and Jewish alliance United in Spirit Oregon since it began in 2018.  

United in Spirit Oregon brings together members of the NAACP, Jewish Federation of Greater Portland, others to serve as peacemakers 

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Federal officials were told that Portland police officers were explicitly told not to respond to the federal courthouse

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