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          The Rev. Jesse…


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WASHINGTON—DemocraticNational Committee Chair Howard Dean issued the following statement in…


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After years of celebrations of Black History Month, it is still not widely known that Black…


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The observance of BlackHistory Month is less edgy today than in the past, partly because…


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DePreist Family Jazz will present a concert featuring Akbar DePreist on drums, Jof Lee on piano and Ed Bennett on bass as part of the Portland Jazz Festival.

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Black History Month is being celebrated by the Multnomah County Department of Human Services with…

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BEAVERTON—This February, as part of Black History Month, Nike is celebrating the accomplishments, heritage and history of Negro Leagues Baseball with its new Untold Truth Collection. The new line of urban sportswear showcases six legendary teams of the Negro Baseball Leagues: Chicago American Giants, Kansas City Monarchs, NewYorkCubans, HomesteadGrays, Memphis Red Sox and Philadelphia Stars.

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HOUSTON--Black leaders who gathered Saturday to discuss issues affecting the community said Hurricane Katrina is forcing a much-needed dialogue on poverty in the United States.

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"Lovebirds" Nathan J. and Lois Jackson — who have been married 58 years —…


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PGE, NW Natural both offer aid for families struggling in winter

With a new wave of cold weather upon us, a less-than-robust economy and higher energy prices than we've seen in recent years, many Oregonians are wondering how they'll be able to afford to keep their homes warm until spring finally arrives.


Fortunately, whether you heat your home with electricity or natural gas, options exist to help you make ends meet during the remainder of the long winter. Both Portland General Electric and NW Natural have programs in place to assist low-income residents in paying their heating bills.


PGE, the electric utility that services most of greater Portland and several outlying communities, has an ongoing partnership with Oregon HEAT, a nonprofit organization that provides financial assistance to lower-income households during the winter months. Oregon HEAT, in turn, partners with an assortment of community service agencies to distribute its funds.


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