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Midterm Election Results Are In

Oregonians Vote Yes On Marijuana, No on Immigrant Rights

This year's closest votes are in - and now we know, weed is in, education funding is out, and Kitzhaber remainds governor.

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Daimler Civil Rights Probe Grows

More employees at truck facility step forward

A civil rights investigation of Daimler Trucks at its Swan Island manufacturing plant in north Portland was expanded for the second time last week as four more employees have stepped forward to allege unlawful discrimination.

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Black History Project

Public encouraged to send more data

A project to identify Oregon's African American historic sites and places has uncovered additional locations in Eugene, La Grande, Corvallis, Portland and other communities. Project leaders are asking the public to continue submitting information about potential sites.

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NAACP Forming Leaders

Civil rights group encourages participation

The election of leaders for the Portland NAACP will be held on Saturday, Nov. 15 at the Red Cross Building, 3131 N. Vancouver Ave., Room C, from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.

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Reserve Chair Talks About Income Inequality

Speaking honestly and Openly

With all the political, national security and disease news recently flooding the airways, you may have missed one of the most important American speeches from one of the world’s most powerful economic leaders.

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Power of the Vote

From marijuana to parks, ballot issues dominate

Voters are about to have their say in an election featuring Oregon candidates for Governor and U.S. Senator and dominated by some important and controversial issues, ranging from supporting parks and schools to the proposed legalization of marijuana and allowing driving privileges based on the ability to drive safely and not on immigration status.

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In Loving Memory

Ester was a sweet, loving, giving mother and grandmother who treasured spending time with her family.

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Family and creativity fuel Marlon Wayans’ success

Following the advice of his brother, Keenen, to not sit around and wait for Hollywood, Marlon Wayans has firmly established his own identity as an actor, writer, producer, director and stand-up comedian.

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Dear White People’ conveys complexity of contemporary race relations

“Dear White People, the minimum requirement of black friends to not seem racist has just been raised to two.

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Cultural Advocate Meets Obama

Portland Community College is reporting about a big hand shake one of its alums got at the White House.

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Promoting Neighborhoods and Trees

Group Celebrates 25 Years with Special Offer

Find out how Friends of the Trees is bringing a new canopy line to the Portland area

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‘Dear White People’ Comes to Town

Long-awaited comedy on being black face in a white place

The Black indie comedy of the year is coming to Portland this Friday - will you be there?

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Ebola Alert

In Oregon, flu considered more of a risk

"What we've learned," says Dr. Paul Lewis, the Tri-County Health Officer for the Portland area, "is that we're probably more likely to deal with suspected cases than real cases."

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PSU Considers Armed Police Force

Students and other activists raise concerns as decision nears

A deputized police force for Portland’s major university is a proposal that’s drawing fierce opposition from some PSU’s student groups, professors and civil rights activists.

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Not Your Everyday Family

Portland director brings comedy on West African experience

A play with lots of laughs and drama that follows an African family over three distinct stages of their development, through changing times and circumstances

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In Loving Memory

Funeral services for Lucille Johnson were held last Friday at Life Change Christian Center. She was born April 29, 1920 and died Sept. 27, 2014.

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In Loving Memory

Michael Paul Massad is remembered by friends and loved ones alike.

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Family Mourns Father, Grandfather

Killed when hit by Max train

Tragedy befalls a Portland family when a Max train hits and kills local grandfather, Joe Hill.

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Momentous Growth

PCC celebrates new full service campus in southeast

Portland Community College is opening up a fourth comprehensive campus, and Portlanders are invited to check out the new digs this Saturday!

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Voters Get Ready to Decide on Marijuana

Will Oregon go the way of Washington and Colorado this election?

Ballots went out today and Oregonians will be forced to decide the fate of marijuana laws in their state. Find out what effects Measure 91 could have on everything from who gets arrested to who gets taxed for what. And don't forget to vote!

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