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NAACP Portland President James Posey 

The program has been entirely funded by American Rescue Plan grants, which run out after this year.

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64 women were painted and asked to reflect on lives well lived.

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(KOMO News via AP) 

Prosecutors charged 51-year-old Aaron Brown Myers on Monday in connection with the death of Hazrat Ali Rohani. Myers was also charged with assault after authorities say he held another teen at gunpoint. His attorney says Myers sincerely believed he was stopping a violent crime.

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A sampling of East African cuisine at Baobob Fare restaurant (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio) 

The James Beards Awards are the culinary world's equivalent of the Oscars. For restaurants, even being named a finalist can bring wide recognition and boost business.

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National ranked-choice voting expert Grace Ramsey. 

Ramsey has worked in several other states and cities to educate voters on new system of voting. 

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Monique Mupepe comforts her son Joslin Mupepe (Kevin Clark/The Seattle Times via AP) 

Asylum-seekers mainly from Angola, Congo and Venezuela have set up an encampment in a Seattle suburb. Some of the camping asylum-seekers were told to leave their shelter at a church while others lost their short-term motel or rental housing when it expired June 1. A notice for the campers to leave by Tuesday afternoon expired with no law enforcement action.

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Dr. Kimberlee Armstrong (Photo: Portland Public Schools) 

Throughout her career, Armstrong has been instrumental in advancing student achievement, addressing racial inequities and closing the achievement gap for students of color through her dynamic approach to classroom innovation, curriculum enhancement and professional development.

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Lachandretta "LaLa" Williams reaches for a pill bottle at MAC Pharmacy, Wednesday, May 29, 2024, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki) 

Data shows urban neighborhoods that are majority Black and Latino have fewer pharmacies per capita than white majority neighborhoods. The AP's analysis also found Alaska, Oregon and New Mexico were among states with the fewest retail pharmacies per capita.

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Oregon utility regulators have rejected a request from PacifiCorp that sought to limit its liability in wildfire lawsuits. KGW reports that under the proposal, PacifiCorp would only have been responsible for paying out actual economic damages in lawsuit awards. In its rejection of the proposal, the Oregon Public Utility Commission said such a move would prohibit payouts for noneconomic damages such as pain, mental suffering and emotional distress

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A federal appeals court has upheld a ruling that Oregon defendants must be released from jail after seven days if they don't have an appointed defense attorney

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