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New television show provides forum for youth to speak on issues

A new local television show is taking the issues that impact today's youth — at home, in school, on the streets and in the media — and bringing them into your living room. And it's doing it in real time — live, without a net.


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Portland residents who want a say in how their taxes are spent can attend a community budget forum on Saturday, April 8.


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CORVALLIS—Martin Luther King III, the oldest son of America's best-known civil rights leader, will visit Oregon next month.

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VisionPDX, the community vision project launched by Mayor Tom Potter in 2005, will host an open house from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 6, at City Hall.


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ABUJA,Nigeria—Former Liberian President Charles Taylor, who vanished in Nigeria after authoritie reluctantly agreed to transfer him to a war crimes tribunal, was arrested trying to cross the border into Cameroon, Nigerian police said Wednesday.

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NEW ORLEANS—New Orleans residents living in Houston, Atlanta and other cities are still waiting for the absentee ballots they applied for weeks ago. No one knows how many people will come back to the city to vote, and the polling places have yet to be selected.


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A new elementary school is under construction at the New Columbia housing development in North Portland. All it needs now, besides a few finishing touches, is a name.


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The Knott Street Boxing Team. Among boxing enthusiasts, the name carries legendary overtones.The North Portland-based boxing club has a rich and storied history, one that has produced Olympic contenders and world title-holders.


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The Multnomah County Citizen Involvement committee is seeking nominations for the 12th annual Gladys McCoy Citizen Involvement Award.


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Laila Cully, second from right, business finance officer for the State of Oregon, presents a letter of welcome from Gov. Ted Kulongoski to Imam Muhammad A. Nagieb, second from left, who accepted the letter on behalf of Imam W. Deen Mohammed.


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