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In Loving Memory

Carmon Cunningham

The loving father, husband, brother and friend who was highly loved and respected by members of the community with whom he worked, has died at the age of 62.

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In Loving Memory

Joe Reed

From Vancouver to Portland, Joe Reed is survived by many friends and family.

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Summer Reading Challenge

End of late book fines encourage participation

The library’s Summer Reading program entices kids to read for pleasure when school is not in session.

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Report Finds Racial Bias

Oregon seventh for locking up black residents

Oregon has the seventh highest percentage rate in the United States of incarceration of black people in state prisons.

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Tragedy and Triumph at Mother Emanuel

Stories behind the church members who lost their lives

“We Are Charleston,” is a comprehensive new book about last summer’s tragic events at South Carolina’s Mother Emanuel Church.

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‘Wildlife Live’ Returns for Summer

Popular zoo program runs daily

This year’s program also features some new animals and a much-anticipated return to the zoo’s central lawn.

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Police Command Shake Up

New chief takes oath and makes changes

Portland Police Chief Larry O’Dea will be replaced by Captain Mike Marshman, Mayor Charlie Hales announced Monday.

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Power of Blues Fights Hunger

Warfield to lead Prince tribute at Blues festival

For the last 29 years, the Oregon Food Bank has used the emotional power of blues music to help pacify hunger.

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Everything’s Good in the Hood

Community unites for parade and festival

The Good in the Hood Festival brought the community together for yet another fun year.

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A Riveting Take on Abortion Divide

Ashland play ‘Roe’ accords dignity to complex points of view

"Roe" is a beautifully directed play by Bill Rauch and features a wise and stunning cast. It's playing in Ashland through the end of October.

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Juneteenth 2016

Portland's 44th Juneteenth celebration was this past weekend.

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Diversity in Golf Championship

The Western States Golf Association, founded in 1954, has over 1,000 members in over 33 affiliated clubs in six Western states.

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Good in the Hood Weekend

Festival promotes unity in the community

For over 20 years, the Good in the Hood Festival has had thousands of community residents participating.

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Breaking Down the Prison Pipeline

Supporting vital services for released inmates

People returning to the community from Oregon’s prisons and jails face numerous barriers to successfully reintegrating.

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Comic Book Celebrates Prince

“Tribute Prince” is available in print for $3.99 at Comic Flea Market.

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Hope for Oak Leaf

Affordable housing tax could save mobile home park

An affordable housing tax could save the homes of the Oak Leaf Mobile Home Park residents.

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Third Death at Strip Club

Skinn’s stabbing revives community concerns

The death of a dancer at a northeast Portland strip club revives community concerns.

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Measure 11 Prosecution Changes

Changes come for certain Ballot Measure 11 charges in the second degree.

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Justice Progress and Struggles

“Roots, Resistance, Revolution” is the theme for the June 22 celebration as a response to the growing issue of housing displacement in Portland.

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Blood Drive Needs You

Diversity of donors saves lives

Just in time for Juneteenth, the 11th Annual Dr. Charles Drew Community Blood Drive returns.

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