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Some protesters set fire to the North Precinct, vandalized businesses and tried to barricade police officers inside their station early Friday morning

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Trae Holiday with Africatown Media acknowledges the crowd at the Juneteenth Celebration June 19 at Jimi Hendrix Park in Seattle. (photo by Susan Fried) 

Photos show the Seattle community through the lens of The Skanner photographer Susan Fried

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At the close of last session, Republican lawmakers staged a boycott to block a bill aimed at reducing Oregon’s greenhouse gas emissions, preventing a quorum and leaving many other bills to wither and die.

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Ka'Mar Benbo, now 13, was arrested and released at Clackamas Town Center mall in August for unspecified charges. A sheriff's deputy held a knee to Benbo's neck as he lay on the ground. 

12-year-old boy and 27-year-old student seek damages after unlawful attacks.

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Guidance applies to Multnomah, Clackamas, Washington, Marion, Polk, Hood River, and Lincoln Counties, effective Wednesday, June 24

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Oregon State Senator Lew Frederick speaks on the Zoom call 

Community leaders call for at least $50 million in redirected funds 

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Governor Kate Brown will introduce legislation to make Juneteenth an official state holiday

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(AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus, File) 

Dine-in restaurants, gyms and salons may open with increased safety measures, including state-ordered regional mandate on face coverings

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The Juneteenth flag, commemorating the day that slavery ended in the U.S., flies in Omaha, Neb., Wednesday, June 17, 2020. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik) 

The city and county have both made June 19 a paid holiday for city and county employees, and Mayor Ted Wheeler has designated a citywide shutdown in observance.

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The Thomas Jefferson statue in front of Jefferson High School in NE Portland was toppled Sunday night, June 14, 2020. (photo by Kymberly Jeka) 

Neighbors urge renaming of Jefferson High School Middle College for Advanced Studies

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