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Register for this free event to be held at Open Signal in Northeast Portland. Survivors and relatives of survivors of Vanport are especially encouraged to attend.

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Cameron Whitten, activist and founder of Brown Hope and the Black Resilience Fund 

Brown Hope’s Black Resilience Fund argues the impact of direct cash payments. 

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Criminal defendants in Oregon who have gone without legal representation due to a shortage of public defenders filed a lawsuit in May that alleges the state is violating their constitutional right to legal counsel and a speedy trial.

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(AP Photo/Jessie Wardarski) 

Wilbur Slockish Jr. has been shot at, had rocks hurled at him. He hid underground for months, and then spent 20 months serving time in federal prisons across the country — all of that for fishing in the Columbia River.

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(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File) 

A store in Overland Park, Kansas is one of 314 U.S. Starbucks locations where workers have petitioned the NLRB to hold union elections since late last year. More than 220 of those stores have voted to unionize.

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The Oregon Lottery’s most recent advertising slogan is “Together, we do good things”. But when we look at where the profits are coming from and where any potential benefit from lottery profits flow to, is this really true? 

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Oregon Governor Kate Brown 

Two attorneys took particular issue with Brown’s decision to allow 73 people convicted of murder, assault, rape and manslaughter while they were younger than 18 to apply for early release.

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Jay Lee, research associate with the Sightline Institute's Democracy program. 

The Portland Charter Commission aims to bring city in line with how other major U.S. cities do local governance. 

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“If you guys have a lease, I’d just like to see the lease,”

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(Kevin Jantzer via AP, File) 

A new map in Oregon that rated the wildfire risk of every tax lot in the state — labeling nearly 80,000 structures as high-risk — generated so much pushback from angry homeowners that officials abruptly retracted it

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