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By Patricia | The Skanner News
Published: 31 July 2014

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Road User Fees May Replace Gas Taxes in Washington and Oregon

To solve the problem of shrinking gas tax revenues, states are looking at other ways to raise funds for transportation projects… For all the information click here


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Are You Wrongfully Listed on a ‘Retail Theft Database’?

An East Portland mom who was falsely accused of shoplifting at the Lents Ross Dress for Less store in June is filing a lawsuit and looking for other customers who had the same experience… To find out more click here


Vanport Multimedia Project Seeks Volunteers to Make and Tell Video Stories

Vanport, the state’s second largest city and the largest WWII federal public housing project in the United States became home to 40,000 people until the Columbia River flooded the city in 1948, destroying it in a single day… To read all about it click here


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Sierra Leone Declares Health Emergency as Ebola Deaths Rise

Two Peace Corps workers are under isolation outside the U.S. after having contact with a person who later died of the Ebola virus… To read the whole story click here


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Find affordable summer activities for the whole family on The Skanner News Community Calendar

To find a fun event click here


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New Online Order Form to Place a Real Estate Ad for Print or Web

We now have online classified ad and announcement ordering for your convenience. Place your ad or announcement in print, online or both using our new quick and easy form… Click here to purchase a real estate ad.



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