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Northeast Portland-area state legislators Sen. Avel Gordly, Rep. Jackie Dingfelder and Rep. Steve March will conduct a joint Town Hall meeting on Saturday, March 4.


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John L. Smith, Irma Jean Collins', Elijah 'Lil' E' Mandley, Joe Parks, and Evelyn Anderson

John L. Smith, Friend To Others, Dies at 59John L. Smith was born on March 16, 1946 in Shreveport,…


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As the nation enters the fourth year of the Iraqi conflict, People of Faith for Peace, a new interfaith organization dedicated to proactive peacemaking, is launching a month-long series of activities on March 1.


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Two new members have been appointed to the PortlandPolice Bureau's Citizen Review Committee and three continuing members were reappointed by the City Council.


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Gov. Ted Kulongoski on Mondayasked President George W. Bush to restore health care services for Oregonians after cuts in federal support.


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SEATTLE—Octavia E. Butler, considered the first Black woman to gain national prominence as a science fiction writer, died after falling and striking her head on the cobbled walkway outside her home, a close friend said. She was 58.


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Russell Simmons NEW YORK—For nearly three decades, hip-hop relics such as vinyl records,…


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Martin Luther King IIIMINNEAPOLIS—Martin Luther King III expressed hope that the dispute over…

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NEW YORK—President George W. Bush has declared part of the African Burial Ground in lower Manhattan, where an estimated 20,000 slaves and free Blacks were buried in the 18th century, a national monument.


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Executive Ron Sims and other leaders plan for flu epidemic

King County Executive Ron Sims this week joined with health care leaders to launch a Health Care Coalition for emergency preparedness.


The coalition includes 20 organizations that together encompass a broad swath of the area's public and private health care system.


As its initial charge, the coalition is coordinating an effort to prepare for the severe impacts that a pandemic flu could have on the local health care system.


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