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Leilani Russell is the recipient of the 2005 Val Joshua Racial Justice Award from the YWCA of Clark…


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Albina Community Bank celebrated its 10th anniversary in style this week when Gov. Ted Kulongoski presented the bank with a $250,000 grant to be used to support small, emerging, minority- and women-owned businesses.


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About $1.5 million will be distributed among more than 1,300 Oregonians who were treated unfairly…


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The work of internationally known African American sculptor Jerry Harris will be featured during…


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One of the largest African film festivals on the West Coast is exploring unchartered territory.This…


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Dee Dee BridgewaterStefon HarrisNicholas PaytonThe third annual Portland Jazz Festival, Feb. 17…


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WASHINGTON—The Judiciary Committee favorably recommended Samuel Alito's Supreme Court…


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NEW ORLEANS—A confident and determined Mayor Ray Nagin said he will oppose a moratorium on…


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The dream has finally come true! The Seattle Seahawks claimed the NFC Championship with a 34-14 win…


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The Skanner's keynote speaker focuses on civic emergencies

If disaster strikes in the Portland area, government disaster teams need to be acutely aware of the ethnically diverse nature of the population so they can communicate with the people they are trying to save.It's not enough to prepare an emergency plan, said Jonathan Jui, M.D., the keynote speaker at The Skanner Foundation's Martin Luther King Jr. breakfast, but officials need to know how to contact residents of diverse cultures.


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