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  1. Portland News and Events for Dec. 18 - 26, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Skanner

    PHOTO: Law Enforcement for Youth's Shop with a Cop this year went from concern that low fund raising levels would reduce the number of children served - but a last-minute pitch brought in so many donations they added 100 kids from their standby list, bringing in 500 kids to gift-shop for the holidays. Of the 100 police officers who participated, some reportedly dipped into their own wallets to purchase more toys and goods for the kids.

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  2. Two Arrested in North Portland School ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The Skanner

    Following a shooting that left four wounded at Rosemary Anderson High School/Portland Opportunities Industrialization Center Friday afternoon, police from the metro area were joined by the FBI and ATF as they searched for three suspects said to have fled the area immediately after. Two "persons of interest" have since been detained, while two of the four victims continue their recovery at Legacy Emanuel Hospital.

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  3. Four Injured in N. Portland School ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The Skanner

    A canine unit searched the block around where the shootings took place, at Borthwick and North Killingsworth Court. Lisa Loving photo Three students were taken to Legacy Emmanuel Medical Center after a shooting near the Portland Opportunities Industrialization Center/Rosemary Anderson High School in North Portland Friday afternoon.

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  4. Portland News and Events for Dec. 12 Through Dec. 30, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The Skanner

    Windermere Stellar's Northwest Portland branch has contributed $1,500 to KairosPDX's Early Learning Network. KairosPDX works to support low-income families and their childcare providers through its Early Learning Network.

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  5. Review: De-Gentrifying Portland Youth Film FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Skanner

    Jefferson High School student Baqi Coles and Portland native Diamond Ferguson practicing video production skills at Portland Community Media as part of a program called De-Gentrifying Portland. Photo via Know Your City It has become the Portland story to see sleepy neighborhood streets turn into chic destinations.

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  6. Wake of Vanport Draws SRO AudienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | The Skanner

    NPMTC's collection of Vanport Oral History multimedia productions screened on Saturday, November 15 to a packed hall at the Vancouver Avenue First Baptist Church in North Portland. It was the premiere screening of works produced during the year through NPMTC production workshops and interviews that paired survivors with artist producers.

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  7. Ferguson Dialogues, Protests ContinueRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | The Skanner

    Protesters gathered in Salem, Or last week following the grand jury's decision not to indict the officer that shot teenager Michael Brown six-times, killing the 18-year-old. Forums and protests continue in the wake of Officer Darren Wilson's non-indictment after shooting and killing Michael Brown Jr., in Ferguson, Mo.

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  8. Portland News and Events for Nov. 30 - Dec. 5, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | The Skanner

    Sen. Ron Wyden and Multnomah County Commissioner Loretta Smith delivered Meals on Wheels to homebound seniors in Northeast Portland on Friday, Nov. 21. Wyden, a long-time supporter of senior issues and the Meals on Wheels People, frequently delivers meals when he is in the state. They stopped in to chat with Luther Avery, above, who lives on Northeast Rodney Avenue.

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  9. Ferguson Demo Draws 1,000 in PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | The Skanner

    Joining protests across the nation estimates report nearly 1,000 gathered in Downtown Portland Nov. 25 in response to a controversial grand jury decision in Ferguson, Mo., not to indict officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown. Photo by Donovan M. Smith Demonstrators shut down streets in downtown Portland and along Martin Luther King Boulevard last night in protest of a grand jury's decision not to indict Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown.

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  10. 'Wake of Vanport' Draws Standing Room AudienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | The Skanner

    More than 200 people attended 'The Wake of Vanport,' including many flood survivors whose stories were recounted in the documentary. Photo by Intisar Abioto NPMTC's collection of Vanport oral history multimedia productions screened on Saturday, Nov. 15 to a packed hall at the Vancouver Avenue First Baptist Church in North Portland.

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  11. Portland News and Events for Nov. 21 Through Dec. 9, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | The Skanner

    PHOTO: Greater Solid Rock Church of God in Christ Outreach Ministries , 1705 NE Dekum St., is holding its annual Winter Drive, collecting blankets, coats, and socks, hats and gloves are also accepted. The Kingdom Builders will collect donations until Saturday, Dec. 13. Then, the Day of Giving will be on Saturday, Dec. 20 in downtown Portland, at 4th Burnside from 10-12 p.m. They need volunteers for that day and others as well.

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  12. Documentary Captures Police Violence Then and NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | The Skanner

    Over the last two years filmmakers Jodi Darby, Julie Perini, and Erin Yankee have been conducting research and shooting and collecting interviews focusing on the stories of people who have been killed by the police, people who've survived Portland police brutality, and those who have organized against such violence. "As media artists and community activists, we have spent time in meetings, on the front lines of protests and behind cameras and microphones collecting stories of local police issues for the past 15 years.Arresting Poweris the culmination of that work," they say.

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  13. Portland News and Events for Nov. 13 Through Dec. 9, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | The Skanner

    PHOTO: The first fashion director at Vibe, Michaela Angela Davis; Mimi Thi Nguyen, associate professor at the University of Illinois and blogger at ThreadBared; and Patrice Grell Yursik, aka Afrobella speak at the upcoming 11th annual Ray Warren Symposium at Lewis & Clark, Nov. 12-14 ; all events are free and open to the public. The event explores questions of race, beauty, and desire from a range of angles--the politics of black hair, hierarchies of skin color, cosmetic surgery practices to reduce characteristics associated with racial or ethnic groups, appropriation in the name of fashion, the interplay of racism and fatphobia, and the connections among race, beauty, and disability.

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  14. Judge Frees VOZ Activist Francisco AguirreRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | The Skanner

    Francisco Aguirre took refuge in Augustana Lutheran Church in Northeast Portland Sept. 19 after Immigration agents came to his door.

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  15. Judge Frees Immigrants Rights Activist Francisco AguirreRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | The Skanner

    Francisco Aguirre took refuge in Augustana Lutheran Church in Northeast Portland Sept. 19 after Immigration agents came to his door.

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  16. Rally Friday for Arrested Immigrants Rights Activist Francisco AguirreRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | The Skanner

    Francisco Aguirre took refuge in Augustana Lutheran Church in Northeast Portland Sept. 19 after Immigration agents came to his door.

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  17. Portland News and Events for Nov. 6 - Nov. 21 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | The Skanner

    Oregon Secretary of State Kate Brown thanks Danielle Solomon for voting. Brown was in Pioneer Square greeting voters Tuesday.

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  18. Albina Opportunities Wins Funds to Help Minority and Women's BusinessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | The Skanner

    PHOTO: Albina Opportunities Corps has new members on its Board of Directors. Pictured here from left: Howard Feldman, Board Chair; and new Board members Eric Selden-VP business lending at First Citizen Bank; Shobi Dahl of Dave's Killer Bread; and Bruce Watts, community activist.

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  19. Portland News and Events for November 1 -15, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | The Skanner

    Two former sheriff's deputies, two former prosecutors and a retired Oregon Supreme Court Justice came together to urge voters to Vote Yes on Initiative 91 and make marijuana legal in Oregon. In a press conference at the advocacy nonprofit Partnership for Safety and Justice, each gave a list of reasons why legalizing, taxing and regulating marijuana will lead to more respect for the law, less wasted time for police and prosecutors, save $50 million a year spent on marijuna enforcement, and prevent 12,000 Oregonians a year from getting a hefty, $650 ticket and a record that can hurt them for years.

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  20. 'The Wake of Vanport' Oral History Screening Nov. 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | The Skanner

    "The Wake of Vanport" is so named to honor the death of a city and the viewing of its history through the collection of Vanport stories told by the voices of those who lived there. It is also a celebration of life after loss.

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