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A barricade stands at the end of a street where a plywood-covered and closed Seattle police precinct stands Tuesday, June 9, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson) 

The “Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone” sprung up after police on Monday removed barricades near the East Precinct and basically abandoned the structure after officers used tear gas, pepper spray and flash bangs over the weekend to disperse demonstrators

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Portland Public Schools Superintendent Guadalupe Guerrero 

Meanwhile, advisory board recommends defunding police in upcoming city budget. 

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Changes include ending the use of patrol officers on public transit and redirecting $7 million from the Portland police budget and $5 million from other city funds to communities of color.

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Jami Resch made the decision to resign mid-day yesterday according to Mayor Ted Wheeler in a press conference today

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Phase 1 permits seated service in restaurants and bars, personal services by appointment, the use of gyms and fitness centers, and gatherings up to 25 people.

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A man holds what appears to be a firearm after having driven at George Floyd protesters Sunday, June 7, 2020, in Seattle. (Dean Rutz/The Seattle Times via AP) 

The use of the gas on Sunday came after Mayor Jenny Durkan and Police Chief Carmen Best announced a 30-day freeze on tear gas on Friday 

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The City of Portland's development agency has released a statement pledging to support Black-owned businesses and Black employees in accessing economic opportunities and achieving growth

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(AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer) 

NBA Portland Trail Blazer star Damian Lillard walked at the front of the crowd arm-in-arm with young demonstrators

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Mayor Ted Wheeler: “Leaders must listen and respond to community. We must disrupt the patterns of racism and injustice.”

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Enat Arega (DLS class of 2014) (left) and Diana Rivas Garcia (DLS class of 2015) (right) 

A med student and a Fulbright scholar reflect on their time at the school.

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