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Tiger Woods Faces Difficult Recovery

Golf sensation seriously hurt in car crash

Lucky to be alive, Woods faces a difficult recovery after being seriously injured on Tuesday in a rollover crash in suburban Los Angeles

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I-5 Scar of Displacement Revisited

ODOT takes another look at Rose Quarter project

ODOT pledges to work with Black community for Rose Quarter I-5 project.

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Named Youth of the Year

TreNisha Shearer honored for giving back

TreNisha Shearer shares her motivation to give back to the community upon being presented Youth of the Year award.

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Taking Aim at Gun Law Loophole

Charleston survivor testifies before Oregon panel

Some Democratic lawmakers have put forward a bill that would close a loophole for buying a firearm without a background check.

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Rethink Police Panel Forms

Group forms to shape oversight

Membership is an opportunity for people who want to have an impact on future policies and practices related to police reform

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A Degree and a New Lease on Life

Workforce training center puts student on new path

One-on-one coaching and guidance allows PCC students to build skills, examine interests and create a plan.

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Bust of York Appears in Park

The maker is unknown

A memorial bust of York, the Black slave who was part of the Lewis and Clark expedition, has appeared at Mt. Tabor Park

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Street Team Dispatched

First calls taken for non-police crisis unit

Innovative non-police dispatch to assist people experiencing houselessness or a behavioral/mental health crisis has hit the streets.

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Entrepreneur Inspired by Family

Launches online business for skin care products

Randi Stewart of Portland turned the grief of losing her father three years ago to cancer into action for launching her own online business, 526 Beauty and Skincare Products, 526beauty.com.


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Pence Construction Sub Bid

Reed's Crossing Senior Living

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Illuminating the Black Power Movement

New films explore FBI’s historic obsession with Black leaders

New documentary films shed light on the intensity of the FBI’s historic obsession with bringing down Black leaders.

Metro Procurement ITB 3902

Metro Lighting and Controls Upgrade

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Black Women Seldom Get Support We Deserve

Black History Month is time to celebrate the accomplishments

As the past year has dramatically illustrated, Black communities, and Black women in particular, are the backbone of justice and social change.

Essex Construction sub Bid

Homes for Good Bid

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Cold Gives Way to Big Melt

Storm left large blanket of snow and ice

The Portland Metro area was digging out after a record winter storm left a large blanket of snow and ice.

Walsh Construction

sub bid Webster Road Housing

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Social Media Venture Emerges

Platform grounded to Portland community

Celebrity scoops and talented performances by the local Black community are coming into greater focus thanks to the rise of an online platform called P-Town Media (ptownmedia.com).

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Elevating Justice in Portland

New DA defends policies; says Black lives matter

Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmid defends new policies promoting fairness and equity.

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Black Voices Grow Power in Salem

Frederick leads most diverse group of lawmakers

The Legislative session in Salem is historically important this year with its growing number of elected lawmakers of color giving focus to issues long supported by the Black community, says Sen. Lew Frederick, the Legislature’s most senior Black lawmaker.


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