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Commissioner Chloe Eudaly introduces the city's Eat, Play, Shop initiative during a press conference in front of Travel Portland's newly opened Visitors Center in Directors Park. Photo by Saundra Sorensen 

‘Eat. Shop. Play’ aimed to bring more shoppers downtown, but some business owners say the city should have done more to promote it

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Last week, Dr. Campt spoke with The Skanner about the fundamentals of The White Ally Toolkit. (Photo Courtesy of David Campt)  

The Skanner interviewed Dr. David Campt, who facilitates workshops to address racism and increase racial equity

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Oregon Health Authority said that following the newly implemented federal rules would cause Oregon to violate its own laws on reproductive care

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One of the most popular hikes in the Columbia River Gorge has reopened almost two years after it was damaged by the Eagle Creek Fire.

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 Patriot Prayer leader Joey Gibson has pleaded not guilty to a riot charge in connection with a May Day fight in Portland, Oregon

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In this April 12, 2018, file photo, a marijuana plant awaits transplanting at the Hollingsworth Cannabis Company near Shelton, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File) 

A new bill would create what some critics describe as a long-overdue "social equity" program, encouraging greater ownership of marijuana businesses by minorities, women and military veterans.

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A grass fire seen Monday, Aug. 26, 2019 (Beth Nakamura/The Oregonian via AP) 

A wind-driven grass fire that roared to life during rush hour in a residential neighborhood of Portland, Oregon, damaged five buildings

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Grocery workers from across Oregon and southwest Washington have voted to approve a strike if negotiations with four of the region's largest supermarket chains deadlock

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Perlia Bell, an outreach worker with JOIN, offers a tarp to Josh on a street in downtown Portland on Dec. 17, 2018. (Photo Courtesy: Multnomah County) 

Portland homeless shelter has opened with assistance from private sector donations

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A tentative contract deal has been reached between Seattle Public Schools and the teachers union

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