Beverly Corbell

Beverly Corbell is a writing and editing professional. She works as a free lance reporter and photographer for the Portland Observer.

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Seeking Help for Thanksgiving Meal

Community liaison trying to gather the resources

The Walnut Park Homeless Shelter is not scheduled to serve a meal on Thanksgiving Day, but those plans could change with volunteer help

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Public Airing on Police Contract

Mayor, commissioner to host two meetings

Goal is to educate the public about the collective bargaining process and to document people’s concerns about the new contract

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Online Sports Betting Debut

Launch comes with hopes and concerns

Players must be 21 to use Scoreboard and can set up the app on both IOS and Android devices.

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Giving Voice to Economic Truths

Actors contribute to script in new play

The play investigates the narrative of the American economic dream for black Americans, drawing from many sources.

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Running for Mayor

Rev. Willie Banks outlines his priorities

Local activist is fed up with local government

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TriMet Defends Added Security

Others see fare inspectors as part of the problem

Some activists are calling for a fareless transit system.

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Rising to the Top

Architect Bill Hart honored for life work

Design firms should be dedicated to diversity

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Disarmed with a Hug

New video shows humanity of hero coach

Standout athlete wanted to give back to community

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For Healthy Moms and Babies

Advocates help women choose breastfeeding

New mothers are usually given advice on breastfeeding at the hospital, but some don’t follow up because of cultural differences

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University of Portland student still missing

Searches for Owen Klinger come up empty

It’s been more than a week since anyone last saw University of Portland freshman Owen Klinger, 18, despite massive search efforts by hundreds of volunteers.

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