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Court Pick Sets up Battle

Liberal groups in staunch opposition

Like Trump’s first nominee last year, Justice Neil Gorsuch, Trump's latest Supreme Court judge pick Brett Kavanaugh could help remake the court for decades to come with rulings that could restrict abortion, expand gun rights and roll back key parts of Obamacare.

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Comments taken on Freeway Tolls

toll charges for using segments of the freeway system in and around Portland, including I-5 in north Portland, could be the result of a public listening session on congestion pricing recommendations being held by the Oregon Transportation Commission this Thursday, July 12.

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All Star Jazz Benefit

Funds raised will be used to assist with legal help for families separated at the border and to provide them resources to apply for asylum in the U.S., many of whom are fleeing violence and have been separated from their children due to cruel and unjust federal policies.

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Beaverton Tiny Dances Show

Modern, contemporary and traditional ethnic dance will be represented on five small stages for Beaverton’s annual Ten Tiny Dances show on Saturday, July 14 from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at The Round, 12725 S.W. Milikan Way.

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Race for the Cure

Registration opens for annual event

Today, one in seven women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime and 40,000 will die annually.

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Abolishing ICE Isn’t Radical — It’s Rational

Agency has become a menace

Far from being a law enforcement agency, ICE has become the closest thing we have to a lawless organization.

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Church Parking for the Homeless

A new initiative to allow people experiencing homelessness to sleep in their cars in church parking lots and other faith organizations is poised to launch soon and aims to connect them with needed services.

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Kids Tee Up for Golf

Play is free on Mondays at two public courses

Mondays are free golf days for junior golfers up to the age of 17 at Portland’s Colwood Golf Center in northeast Portland and the Eastmoreland Golf Course in southeast.

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Campaigning While Black

Lawmaker shares experience when cops called

Bynum told reporters she immediately suspected the officer was there to talk to her and she introduced herself as a state legislator.

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CME Churches Meet in Portland

“The Investment Factor: Expressing God’s Love through Missions and Outreach” will be the theme of a regional conference this week in Portland representing Christian Methodist Episcopal Churches from several western states.

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Free Summer Fun

Portland Parks and Recreation’s popular Summer Free For All is all about popular movies, culturally diverse concerts, free lunches and more at parks locations all around town.

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Low Income Fares Begin

Adults who qualify pay half the cost

Some good news on affordability for public transit this month as new low-income fares went into effect for qualified adult riders on TriMet and new governmental agreements mean many Portland area high school students will again ride free when classes start back in the fall.

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Creating a Mood with Night Lights

Make your summer nights sweet with mood lights around the patio, music in the background, and the laughter of friends.

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Learn to Cook Fresh!

Community cooking classes and a popular “Kids Cook at the Market” class are drawing folks this summer to the King Portland Farmers Market, open every Sunday through September from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the King School parking lot located at Northeast Seventh Avenue and Wygant Street.

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Celebrate Tubman’s Reopening

Alumni, teachers and staff invited back for special event

Harriet Tubman Middle School is reopening in the fall and to celebrate the revitalization of a quality middle school to serve Portland’s historic African American communities plans have been made for an alumni gala.

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Deadly Force Reviewed

First shooting by PSU campus police kills man

Multiple witnesses report that man killed was trying to break up a fight outside the Cheerful Tortoise

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Boogie at the Waterfront

Waterfron Blues Festival nation’s second biggest

A Fourth of July tradition marks the summer holiday with the Waterfront Blues Festival, Wednesday, July 4 through Saturday, July 7 at Tom McCall Waterfront Park in downtown Portland.

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Memory Walks for Healing

OHSU study finds benefits for aging brains

Unique program focuses on brain health while also serving as a way of preserving the stories of community black elders.

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