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Clinton Ascends to Nomination

Hillary makes history as first woman to lead major party as presidential candidate

Hillary Clinton makes history as the first woman to lead a major party in a presidential race

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Investing in Student Leaders

Bank of America is helping five Portland students with investing in their futures.

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Children Show Off Bilingual Advantage

Benefits found in problem solving

A new study shows children learning two languages perform better at certain problem-solving tasks than their monolingual peers.

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Librarian Makes History

Carla Hayden is the first woman and the first African-American to hold the Librarian of Congress position.

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Runner Wins Gold

Jefferson senior achieves at state

Mason Williams proves you don’t have to be an Olympian to demonstrate a commitment to something you love to do.

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Soulful Bell at Mississippi Studios

Bell finished #8 on the debut season of XFactor and has performed with Van Morrison, Sheryl Crow, B.B. King, Etta James and more.

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Inducted to Baseball Hall of Fame

Ken Griffey Jr. was inducted Saturday into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

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PCC Hires New Leader

Mark Mitsui picked from Obama Administration

A leader from President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative will be the next president of Portland Community College.

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Rooftop with Spike Lee Classic

Lee's first feature-length film and considerable landmark independent film is the next in NW Film Center's Rooftop Cinema.

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Former Miracles Director Sentenced

Herman Bryant, 59, was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison for embezzling money from the Miracles Club.

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Healing Wounds of Gentrification

Activists plan Saturday bike ride to build understanding

Gentrification is the major talking point of the city today, but for many neighborhoods it has been a reality for far too long.

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‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ Rock Out

It will be the first time in 20 years the show has been produced theatrically with a professional cast in Portland.

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Gun Waver Banned

Michael Strickland has been banned from two local institutions.

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Report Sinks Schools Chief

District put off health and safety issues

Portland Public School Superintendent Carole Smith on Monday said she will step down now rather than wait a year to retire.

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Expanding Reach for Future Connect

Program breaks barriers to a college education

New funds will help PCC provide nearly 3,000 students with critical services and support.

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Librarian Makes History

The Senate last week confirmed the longtime head of Baltimore's library system to be the next Librarian of Congress.

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Named Champion of Change

Equity push brings White House honor

The White House honored Portlander Desiree Williams-Rajee Friday along with nine others from around the country as “Champions of Change for Climate Equity.”

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A Voting Rights Victory in Maryland

Almost 6 million U.S. citizens are effectively locked out of the democratic process.

Thousands of Marylanders will regain the right to cast their ballots this election year, thanks to the state’s lawmakers.

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Preschool Promise Adverse to Albina Head Start

New requirements fail kids of color, advocates say

An attempt to increase the quality of preschool instructors in the process risks isolating kids of color.

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