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187 stylish family units, communal amenities will stay affordable for the next 99 years.


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Here’s what you need to know about the ring of fire eclipse, where you can see it and how to protect your eyes


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Eyewitness testimony  in the continuing trial three police officers, who are white and Asian American, charged with the 2020 death of Manuel Ellis, a Black man, starkly contradicted the picture the officers’ lawyers painted.


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Biden's order stops short of calling for removal of four hydroelectric dams on the Lower Snake River in Washington state, an action that tribes and conservation groups have long urged to save threatened fish populations


Etheric Mc Farlane 

Mc Farlane worked with a team of Black developers and engineers to create patent-pending technology for police, general public.



The trial for three Tacoma, Washington, officers charged in a Black man’s death begins this week. Manuel Ellis died — hogtied, handcuffed and pleading “Can’t breathe” — nearly three months before George Floyd’s murder sparked worldwide protests against police brutality. The trial is the first under a 5-year-old Washington state law designed to make it easier to prosecute police who wrongfully use deadly force


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The suit alleges the utility designed its power lines to be bare, uncovered and carry a high voltage. All of that increases the risk of ignition when coming into contact with grass or equipment.


Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard plays against the New York Knicks during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Tuesday, March 14, 2023. (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer, File) 

The deal ends Lillard's 11-year run with the Trail Blazers and a a three-month saga surrounding Lillard's wish to be moved elsewhere in hopes of winning an NBA title.


Guadalupe Guerrero, superintendent of PPS 

Portland Public Schools announced last week that the city's students were doing better than their counterparts elsewhere in the state. But those gains are not equally distributed. 


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Now that the Power Five is about to become the Power Four, the schools left out of the recent consolidation of wealth produced by conference realignment are looking at creative ways to stay relevant.


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