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Loretta Ross, co-founder and director of SisterSong: Women of Color Reproductive Health Collective…


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          In celebration of Black History Month,…


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WASHINGTON—Barack Obama has shown a Midas touch in so many different ways that it's…


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WASHINGTON -- U.S. terms for approving an Arab company's takeover of operations at six major American ports are insufficient to guard against terrorist infiltration, the chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee said Sunday.

 

``I'm aware of the conditions and they relate entirely to how the company carries out its procedures, but it doesn't go to who they hire, or how they hire people,'' Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., told The Associated Press.


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Erin Hampton, right, a fourth-grader at Sabin Elementary School, shows off her favorite Rosa Parks…


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HAP wins federal funds to rebuild the former Iris Court development

Fresh from an apparently successful run at New Columbia, the Housing Authority of Portland is embarking on a new redevelopment project.


The 60-year-old, 101-unit public housing complex formerly known as "Iris Court," and now called "Humboldt Gardens," will undergo a transformation from one-and two-bedroom low-income apartments in four buildings to a modern development containing 129 units for single parents with children, families and the disabled with very low to moderate incomes. A Head Start center and police contact and management offices also may be located on the site.


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Youth needed to participate in cigarette advertising survey

For decades now, it's been common knowledge that using tobacco products is a one-way ticket…


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Former state treasurer claims governor not 'a good Democrat'

SALEM—Charging that Gov. Ted Kulongoski "has not been a good Democrat," former…

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Voters will have the opportunity to meet the slate of candidates running for Portland City Council next week when the Community Development Network and Northwest Housing Alternatives host a candidates forum.


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6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9

Neighborhood Call to Action, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, Hughes Memorial United Methodist Church, 111 N.E. Failing St.

Two shootings in Northeast Portland over the weekend — one of them deadly — have prompted community members to gather together to find a way to stop the violence.

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