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Swimmers enjoy Montavilla Pool (Photo courtesy of Portland Parks & Recreation, Portland, OR) 

The pool will open later this summer due to an upgrade to the pool’s plumbing that required a more complex solution to achieve federal compliance.

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Today, Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum and 42 other attorneys general announced they have reached a $700 million nationwide settlement to resolve allegations related to the marketing of Johnson & Johnson’s baby powder and body powder products that contained talc. As its share of the settlement, (which is pending judicial approval), Oregon will receive approximately $15 million, $4.7 million of which will directly support women’s health. 

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View events celebrating Juneteenth in the Portland and Seattle area

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Kobi Flowers (Photo/Portland Rose Festival) 

Flowers has been active in her school community as member of the leadership team at Self Enhancement, Inc., Varsity Cheer Captain, student government secretary, a member of Jefferson's Black Student Union and a past recipient of The Skanner Foundation scholarships.

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komedy 4 da kidz 

Start your June by honoring Juneteenth, celebrating Pride and playing the Summer Reading game.

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This event will feature speakers with lived experience of brain injuries and the criminal justice system, and policy professionals

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Ebert's new book explores The FECK Principles—a term Chaz coined—of Forgiveness, Empathy, Compassion and Kindness as four fundamental human values that are the key to unlocking greater unity and humanity.

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Family enjoys Juneteenth celebration (Photo courtesy Portland Trail Blazers) 

The Trail Blazers participate in culturally diverse community events throughout the summer

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Fenix Sanders of Fenix Rising (Photo: Cathedral Park Jazz Festival) 

The final lineup and schedule of performances has been announced for the free Cathedral Park Jazz Festival [CPJF] featuring local jazz, blues, soul and Latin artists for the 44th year of the festival, taking place on Friday through Sunday, July 19-21. 

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(Photo courtesy Washington Department of Ecology) 

2021 state law ends era of clamshell containers, plates, bowls, cups, trays and coolers made of expanded polystyrene

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