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Beloved Pastor Mary Overstreet Smith Dies

Was known for decades of selfless work

Plans set for public memorial services

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In Loving Memory

Richard ‘Ricky’ Perez

A memorial service will be held Saturday, Sept. 10 at 2:30 p.m. at University Park Seventh Day Adventist Church.

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Camera Captures Shooting

Detectives release video to help solve case

Portland police have released a video of a shooting in hopes that the public can aid in figuring out what happened.

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Beyonce Rocks MTV Music Awards

Beyonce won eight awards including Video of the Year.

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PCC Board Leaders Named

The Portland Community College Board of Directors has appointed their new chair and vice chair.

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Fixing the Taps

A safe water promise as classes begin

Information snowballed to the public in regards to hidden issues on the presence of lead in PPS water faucets, leaving parents and children alike with elevated concern.

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Futsal Courts for Healthy, Active Lives

The recently constructed courts signify a strong public service commitment by the Portland Timbers and their community partners.

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Back to School Bike Safety

Kids can put safety first as they make plans to return to school by attending Beaverton’s annual Bike Beaverton event.

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Explosive Targeted Homeless Family

Police arrested a southeast Portland resident accused of placing an explosive device underneath a motor home occupied by a homeless family.

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You Can Now Text 911

New technology debuts in Portland area

Multnomah County residents can now text 911 in the case of an emergency.

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Wheeler’s Black Leader

Mayor-elect to promote top official

Henderson will be the first African American male to hold such a position in Portland.

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Dean of Black Press Dies at 69

Pioneering black political and civil rights journalist George E. Curry passed away August 20.

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Club Owner Sues City

Claims exotica was shut down unfairly

Donna Thames seeks to prove the closing of her business was less due to criminal activity and more due to the color of her clientele.

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Miss Sharon Jones!

Documentary premiers in Portland

The film captures the stark difference between life on and off stage for the dynamic soul singer most often compared to James Brown.

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Standing Up to Violence

Three brothers catch racism in action

What the brothers caught on video is both shocking and somehow not surprising at all.

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Tools for Business Growth

The Increase Project has recognized its first class of minority business graduates.

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Evening with Malala Yousafzai

Noble Peace winner to share life experiences

Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai will be sharing her story at Theater of the Clouds at the Moda Center.

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Allen Temple Rebuilding

Historic church kicks off remodel after fire

“We are very pleased by the support shown by our community, it’s been a journey,” says Allen Temple leader Rev. Dr. LeRoy Haynes.

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Athletes Make Olympic History

Minority firsts dominate this year’s games

Athletes representing the United States at the 2016 Olympics are bringing home gold for the nation and for black history.

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