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  1. Portland News and Events for September 20, 2014 Through OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | The Skanner

    A special tribute to beloved Northwest artist Janice Scroggins will highlight the 8th Annual Oregon Music Hall of Fame Induction, Saturday, Oct. 4, 7 p.m. at the Aladdin Theater, 3017 SE Milwaukie Ave. The event features live performances by Norman Sylvester, Nu Shooz and Dr. Demento. Nine Oregon artists will be named to the Hall of Fame, and Album of the Year as well as Artist of the Year will be announced.

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  2. Videos Show Portland Officers Arresting and Tasing BoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | The Skanner

    Police tased a 16-year-old boy in North Portland early Sunday and charged him with two counts of assault, disorderly conduct, harassment, resisting arrest and interfering with a police officer. The boy was evaluated at hospital before being taken to juvenile detention.

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  3. Portland News and Events for Sept. 13 through Sept. 26, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | The Skanner

    Albina Head Start and Portland Community College Cascade Campus last week honored beloved Portland couple John and Dian Jackson by naming the new Albina Head Start and Early Head Start Building in their honor. The Rev.

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  4. Portland DOJ Settlement: City Moves to Hire Compliance OfficerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | The Skanner

    The City of Portland has announced three finalists for the position of Compliance Officer/Community Liaison to monitor the civil rights settlement between the city and the Department of Justice. Judge Michael Simon approved the settlement Aug. 29, with the requirement that the Compliance officer make an annual report to the court.

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  5. Black Parent Initiative Symposium this Saturday Features David BannerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 4 | The Skanner

    The Portland-based Black Parent Initiative's 5th Annual Parent Symposium features a keynote performance by Grammy-winning rapper David Banner and a wide array of free workshops designed to put better parenting tools into the hands of moms and dads. The daylong event is Saturday, Sept.

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  6. Portland News and Events for Sept. 6 Through Sept. 30, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 4 | The Skanner

    PHOTO: The Portland-based Black Parent Initiative's 5th Annual Parent Symposium features rapper David Banner and a wide array of free workshops designed to put better parenting tools into the hands of moms and dads. The conference is Saturday, Sept.

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  7. Man Charged After Brandishing Air Pistol at I-84 Freeway RampRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 2 | The Skanner

    A 27-year-old man was shot by police Monday after brandishing a gun on an entrance ramp to the I-84 eastbound freeway.

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  8. Portland News and Events for Aug. 30 Through September 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 29 | The Skanner

    PHOTO: When Jason Washington of Brothers Gaining Equality through Excellence and community organizer DeMarcus Preston decided to start a "Take Back the Streets" movement against violence, the Community Cycling Center stepped up to sponsor their work with a big kickoff event last weekend.

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  9. Road Users Should Pay for Portland's Street RepairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | The Skanner

    PHOTO: Portland's 82nd Avenue is part of the State of Oregon's transportation system.

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  10. City Inks Alberta Street Grocery Deal with Natural GrocersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | The Skanner

    Portland NAACP President Audrey Terrell spoke at a March press conference reaffirming that the group had made peace with City of Portland development officials.

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  11. News Archives: A Forgotten Riot that Rocked City HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | The Skanner

    The family of Lloyd 'Tony' Stevenson after the death of their son. Stevenson was an African American security guard who in 1985 was mistaken for a suspect by a Portland Police officer; the officer killed Stevenson after putting him in a chokehold.

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  12. Portland News and Events for Aug. 21 Through SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2014 | The Skanner

    Portland's African American Health Coalition held its annual Soul Stroll Health Walk 2014 Saturday, Aug. 16. More than 100 people turned out to Wilshire Park for the event which included encouraging words from Multnomah County Commissioner Loretta Smith and African American Chamber of Commerce president Roy Jay.

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  13. Pdx. Community Groups Plan Rally Against Police Militarization SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2014 | The Skanner

    Meghan O'Donnell, 29, from St. Louis, prays at the spot where Michael Brown was killed, Sunday evening, Aug. 10, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo.

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  14. Pdx. Community Groups Plan Rally Against Police Militarization SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2014 | The Skanner

    Portland community groups are organizing a rally Saturday in support of protesters in Ferguson, Mo., and to protest increasing police militarization in the United States.

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  15. Portland News and Events for August 16 Through SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2014 | The Skanner

    PHOTO: The Community Cycling Center has launched the "Take Back the Streets" campaign, galvanized by community activists Jason Washington, of Brothers Gaining Equality Through Excellence, and DeMarcus Preston, a former gang member, who approached the bike nonprofit for support.

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  16. Portland's - Enough is Enough' Targets Community Silence on Gang ViolenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2014 | The Skanner

    "A mother said, I don't go out anymore, I could be talking to the perpetrator -- I don't feel safe,'" said Portland Office Youth Violence Prevention Director Antoinette Edwards.

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  17. Portland-Metro News and Events for August 8 through SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2014 | The Skanner

    PHOTO: Youth interns with Multnomah County's STRYVE program worked with staff at the nonprofit jobs program Constructing Hope and with the ReBuilding Center to build 150 Little Libraries.

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  18. Brothers Arrested on Federal Drugs Charges After Traffic StopRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2014 | The Skanner

    The Portland-metro Gang Task Force arrested Eugene James Holbert II, 34, and his brother Jamar Schabass Holbert, 33, after a traffic stop and ended up charging both men with federal crimes of Distribution of Cocaine, Possession with Intent to Distribute Cocaine, Conspiracy to Distribute Cocaine, and Felon in Possession of a Firearm.

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  19. Portland News and Events for August 1, 2014 Through SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2014 | The Skanner

    PHOTO: Cherry Sprout Produce celebrates its newly-redesigned greenspace with the 6th Annual "Art in the Park," Saturday, Aug. 9, from 3 to 8 p.m. in Albina Green, the park next to Cherry Sprout Produce, on the corner of N. Albina and N. Sumner.

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  20. Portland Police Arrest 20-Year Old in ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2014 | The Skanner

    Portland Police have arrested and charged Alejandro Ray Vance Jr., 20, in connection with a shooting in April 2014.

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