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PCC campuses each have a Panther Pantry to combat food insecurity for their students, and to help students apply for SNAP.  (photo by Saundra Sorenson)  

The majority of PCC students are food insecure, with up to 15% homeless

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Republican Rep. Matt Shea speaks at a gun-rights rally, Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, in Olympia, Wash. (AP Photo/Rachel La Corte) 

Republican Rep. Matt Shea was suspended from the Republican caucus in the wake of a December report that found he was involved in anti-government activities and several lawmakers have called on him to resign, something he says he will not do

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Toksook Bay, AK (photo census.gov) 

Census takers begin counting remainder of 220 remote Alaska villages as part of national headcount

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Master of Ceremony Tony Jones (photo by Kenyon Wolfe) 

The awards are given to people whose service embodies the values of Dr. King, who used nonviolence, civil disobedience, and Christian teaching to advance the cause of civil rights in America

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Bernie Foster speaks at The Skanner Foundation MLK Breakfast in 2019 

Celebrating a history of service

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This Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, photo, shows a Starbucks Community Store, which offers customers the usual Starbucks products along with a large space for community meetings and programs, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) 

Starbucks plans to open or remodel 85 stores by 2025 in rural and urban communities across the U.S. The effort will bring to 100 the number of "community stores" Starbucks has opened since it announced the program in 2015

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Chief Joseph and Family 1890s 

The state developed the curriculum, as required by Senate Bill 13, with the input of Native leaders for 18 months, but is still behind. A soft roll-out begins this month

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Portland mayoral candidate Teressa Raiford said she doesn't believe Chief Outlaw was given the time or resources to successfully reform the Portland Police Bureau. (Photo courtesyTeressa Raiford/Teresaa Raiford campaign) 

Deputy Chief Jami Resch immediately named as successor.

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Under a modified deal, Rapid Response workers will get training in non-violent conflict resolution

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Portland Fire Chief Sara Boone's Aug. 12 swearing-in ceremony. Photo by Bernie Foster. 

View video of Fire Chief Sara Boone with the artists, and the mural installation

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