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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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  Kerry-Ann BlackwoodWhen the 2006 track and field season is said and done, senior Kerry-Ann…

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Actress Rain Pryor, daughter of legendary comedian Richard Pryor, will be the keynote speaker at the National Multiple Sclerosis Society luncheon on May 24 in honor of the "Unassuming Heroes" who devote their time and energy to the fight against multiple sclerosis.


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Jefferson High School's 2006 Rose Festival Ambassador Treauna Jackson, left, screams with joy as she is crowned by Jefferson's 2005 Ambassador, Angela Gill.


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While children ran down the halls of Lent Elementary School or created crayon designs on butcher paper in the school auditorium on Tuesday night, their parents fretted over how Portland Public Schools would pay its bills with $57 million less in the district's budget.

Portland Public School District Superintendent Vicki Phillips

"I've lived all over the world and have never seen anything like this."


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New reporting system gives letter grades to potential borrowers

Sooner or later, most everyone has to come to grips with their credit score. By giving lenders an idea of whether you're likely to pay your debts, the state of your credit score can determine if you will qualify for a credit card to finance household items like furniture or appliances and what kind of interest rate you'll pay on a home or car loan.


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