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8 hrs ago | ESchool News

Prepping students with autism for life after K-12

Transitioning to higher education or the workforce is a challenge for most K-12 students, but it can be more challenging for students with autism as they learn to navigate new environments.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

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LAPD Cop: If You Don't Want To Get Shot, Don't Challenge Me

This Cover of 'Girls Just Wanna Have Fun' is Hauntingly Beautiful

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Bike Portland

City Bicycle Advisory Committee leaders offer new vision, seek new members

The incoming chair and vice-chair of Portland's Bicycle Advisory Committee are full of energy and they're recruiting new voices, faces and brains.

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The Skanner

Multnomah County Library Chooses Mitchell S. Jackson for Everybody Reads

Multnomah County Library has chosen Mitchell S. Jackson's debut novel The Residue Years for its community reading project Everybody Reads 2015.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Multnomah County, OR, New York University

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Oregonian

PSU hygienist claims dentist harassed her, commented on patients' breast size, $1.3 million suit says

A dental hygienist who claims she was fired from the Portland State University Dental Clinic as retaliation for complaining about sexual harassment filed a $1.3 million lawsuit on Friday.

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Related Topix: Dentistry, Medicine

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Oregonian

Climate change study's results show Northwest prairie plants struggle with warming -- science roundup

Research technician Chelsea Little takes notes while Laurel Pfeifer-Meister gathers plant data as part of a University of Oregon study into the effects of climate change on the Northwest's native prairie plants.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Oregon Government, University of Oregon, Global Warming, Department of Energy

Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Oregonian

Bee supporters swarm Portland Farmers Market to raise awareness about die-offs

Participants in Swarm Portland hold a bee die-in at Portland Farmers Market on Aug. 16, 2014, to raise awareness about pesticides and bee die-offs.

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Related Topix: Apiculture, Science

OregonLive.com

Fight racial disparity by legalizing marijuana: Guest opinion

Racial disparities tend to exist where one doesn't expect them. Situations provoke them to appear, and - if we're willing - we take notice and act.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Oregon, Oregon Government, Opinion

Fri Aug 15, 2014

OregonLive.com

Protecting pollinators starts at home: National Honey Bee Day Saturday

There will be events across the country Saturday and beyond to educate and promote the beekeeping industry as part of National Honey Bee Day .

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Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, Portland, OR, Home Gardening, Home, Agriculture, Entomology

OregonLive.com

Oregon's three big public universities among nation's most gay-friendly

Portland State University students and staff from the school's Queer Resource Center pose with Orange is the New Black actress LaVerne Cox after her appearance at PSU.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, University of Oregon, Oregon State University, Southern Oregon University

OregonLive.com

Oregon's tuition-free 'Pay It Forward' college finance plan appears dead

The panel said Oregon has much more important things to spend its money on, including a huge expansion of need-based financial aid and bolstering community college and university operations, than to launch a ground-breaking but potentially unworkable tuition-free "Pay It Forward" plan.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

OregonLive.com

Gifts to Portland State University triple in four years

Portland State University has raised over $104 million in private gifts in the last four years, demonstrating a growing culture of philanthropy at Oregon's largest university.

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Related Topix: Oregon

The Washington Post

No, third grade is not the year when kids go from a learning to reada to a reading to learna

Students listen to teacher during a reading exercise at Lynbrook Elementary School.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Libraries, Education

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Newberg Graphic

Fast charger comes to Electric Avenue

There’s a new charging option at Portland State University’s Electric Avenue.

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Related Topix: Chevrolet Spark EV, Hatchback, Chevrolet

Tue Aug 12, 2014

OregonLive.com

Community Helpers donations as of August 17, 2014

Meyer Memorial Trust awarded three education-based grants: $548,000 to Foundations for a Better Oregon , $400,000 to Lane Community College Foundation and $250,000 to the Dalles-Wasco County Library.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Pacific University

Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Courier Mailer

Tualatin elections 2014: Here's who's running for city council, mayor

With a little more than two weeks to go until the filing deadline for elections in Tualatin, seven people have filed to run for the offices of mayor and the city council.

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Related Topix: Tualatin, OR, Colorado State University, Prison, Washington County, OR, Rochester Institute of Technology

The Forest Grove News-Times

Bees swarm go Portland Farmers Market - Monday, 11 August 2014 11:15

Activists dressed in bee costumes will make that point in an event marking National Honey Bee Day this Saturday at Portland Farmers Market.

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Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, Oregon

BTA Blog

Meet Hau, Committed Commuter & Mother of Three

It can be challenging to balance work and family responsibilities, let alone fit exercise into your schedule on top of that.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Portland Tribune

Streetcar work to close streets near PSU

Work on the Portland Streetcar line near Portland State University will completely close Southwest Montgomery Street from Fourth to Fifth avenues, starting on Monday.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

OregonLive.com

University of Oregon's new board wants a president of its own choosing who is an academic star

The University of Oregon's newly empowered Board of Trustees wants to put its stamp on the university by hiring a president of its own choosing, and President Michael Gottfredson was "very gracious" in agreeing to step down early to allow a new leader to take over, the chairman of the board said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Oregon, University of Oregon, Oregon State University

Eater

Plywood Report: Three New Beer Bars, One Bakery on Tap for PDX

The New School craft beer blog announced the plans back in June , but the opening date has just been set.

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Related Topix: Drink, Wine

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