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JaVonne Williams, director of student and parent services at Self Enhancement Inc. 

Self Enhancement Inc. continues to refine its five-week summer program to help Black students succeed in between semesters.

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Like many states around the country, Oregon has grappled with a surge in opioid overdose deaths. In Portland, the county seat, police this year have investigated more than 130 overdose deaths — many of them fueled by fentanyl

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In 2019, as Sotomayor traveled the country to promote her new children’s book, “Just Ask!,” library and community college officials in Portland, Oregon, jumped at the chance to host an event.

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The Skanner newspaper was produced from this location for more than two decades.

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Darcelle XV 

For over five decades, Darcelle XV enchanted audiences with dazzling performances, infectious energy, and a powerful message of acceptance and inclusivity.

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U.S. District Judge Marsha Pechman says the Washington Department of Social and Health Services has been violating the constitutional rights of these people due to a “lack of foresight, creativity, planning and timely response to a crisis of its own making

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The federal government is chipping in about $130 million to support several projects that range from replacing a storm-damaged breakwater at a Port Orchard marina to helping a Native American tribe move from ancestral villages threatened by rising seas

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Sen. Wlnsvey Campos (D-Aloha) 

SB 611 lowers rent increase caps, introduces stiff penalties for violations.

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Extremely hot, dry conditions forecast through the Fourth of July across much of the West are heightening concerns about wildfires and the dangers of fireworks.

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LaVonne Griffin-Valade, Oregon Secretary of State 

"I have the experience to bring back credibility, accountability, transparency, and trust to the Secretary of State’s office,” said Griffin-Valade

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