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Gun Safety Bill Dies in Senate

Lawmakers fail to close 'Charleston' loophole

Senate leaders block law to end Legislative session

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Powerful play comes to Portland

Powerful one-man play told by York, the only black man on the Lewis and Clark Expedition, comes to Jefferson High School for two public performances this weekend.

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Attorney General Addresses Police Issues

Says Portland sets example of work ahead

President Obama's chief law enforcement official visits city

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Advocate for Teen Moms Remembered

In Loving Memory

Dr. Alberta Phillips helped teen mothers and opened an alternative school

In Loving Memory

Service scheduled for Saturday

Ernest Warren

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Immigrant Lives and Pursuing the Dream

Everybody Reads author to take Portland stage

The Book of Unknown Americans,” explores the lives of many different Latin American immigrants, making it a powerful choice for this shared reading experience.

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Arrests Made in Local Shooting

Vigil held to help bring peace

28-year-old man was killed

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City takes legal action against homeowner

Time runs out on nuisance complaint

Long time African American resident says complaints are harassment

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Inmates Die Because of Substandard Medical Care

America’s killer prisons

The American prison system is broken. I know that from first-hand experience

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I've Been Terrorized in My Own Country

A way of life it has become

'Terrorized,' my poem in honor of Black History Month

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In Loving Memory

Jewel Overton

Jewel Overton at the age of 93 was called home to rest

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Hybrid Human Artist Welcome

Wangechi Mutu to visit Northwest College of Art

Works by New York-based artist and Kenyan native Wangechi Mutu have achieved global acclaim for creating some of the most important contemporary African art of recent years.

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Attorney General Visits Portland

Loretta Lynch is on community policing tour

Loretta E. Lynch has set a full schedule with stops at George Middle School the Blazers Boys and Girls Club.

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Honoring Gladys McCoy

New building will retain leader’s name

A resolution to retain the name of the Multnomah County Health Department headquarters in honor of Gladys McCoy.

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Inside Ferguson

Portland author shares story in personal account

A front row seat into the turmoil and outrage that followed the police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.

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Tests Offered for Airborne Metals Exposure

A call is issued for those concerned about the risks from exposure to elevated levels of airborne metals found near two glass company sites.

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My Counterpoint to the Oscars Snub

Films with rich insight to the human condition

With a bit of Oscar commentary, I offer this list of the 10 best films of 2015

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Sweet Baby James Benton Dies at 85

Beloved musician was link to Portland's past

A beloved personality in Portland's music community

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Films to See at Portland International Film Festival

Last week before curtain call

Jump in and see what you can before it's over!

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R&B Singer Lays it Out

Check out this Portland-based musical pedigree

Portland-based Redray Frazier lays it all out on the title track of his new rocking R&B album, “Blood in the Water.”

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