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Washington Legislature Votes ‘Yes’ To Affirmative Action And Equity With Passage Of I-1000

By: Aaron Williams (Seattle Medium) Initiative I-1000 has passed! On April 28 both houses of the Washington State Legislature passed the long-fought initiative bringing back into law Affirmative Action in the state.  The initiative passed the Senate by a vote of 26-22, and the House by a vote of 56-42. King County Councilmember Larry Gossett […]

The Oregon Cannabis Commission’s quarterly public meeting will be held Jan. 30, from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m., at the Portland State Office Building in Conference Room 1B. The commission consists of the state public health officer and an eight-member panel appointed by the governor and confirmed by the senate. The commission is tasked with, […]

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Florida Memorial University’s School of Education was awarded a five year Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) grant in the amount of $1.25 million to improve the education of K-12 students with disabilities through its Project SIAIMESE which stands for Supporting Intensive Applications of Interventions by Minority Educators of Special Education. With this funding, Project […]

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Beginning in September, Clark County residents will have three more opportunities to safely dispose of household hazardous waste and other items commonly found in garages, kitchens and utility rooms at the Green Neighbors Recycling Day events. Green Neighbors, a Clark County Environmental Services program that promotes environmentally friendly and sustainable practices, sponsored six free collections […]

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Vancouver Parks and Recreation and the City of Vancouver are seeking volunteers to help count local trail users this September as part of the National Bicycle and Pedestrian Documentation Project. Information gathered during the counts will be used to track trends in trail usage, determine the need for infrastructure improvements and gauge the effectiveness of outreach and education about […]

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The City of Vancouver is seeking applicants interested in volunteering to serve as the City’s representative on the Clark County Arts Commission. The City must receive completed applications by 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26. Applicants for the position must live within the city limits and represent one of the following art disciplines: architecture, dance, digital, heritage or cultural, literary, […]

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    The Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center (RRBITC) held the “First Africa Digital Security Conference” hosted by The Women Ambassador Foundation on Thursday, August 7, 2014 during the historic White House Africa Leadership Summit in Washington, DC. Participants joined together in all day panels showcasing the First Africa Digital Security Conference during […]

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By Adam Myers Senior PC Tech at SP Computer Services (Courtesy of the Seattle Medium) What is the first thing you think of when you hear, “There has been a data breach and user names and passwords may have been stolen.” If you’re like me, you panic and immediately think about all of the passwords […]

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National Outrage Over Police Shooting In Missouri

(Trice Edney Wire) – They were like shots heard around the nation – the shots from a police revolver that killed 18-year-old unarmed Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., on Saturday – only two days before he was to start his freshman semester in college. Within 24 hours outrage had boiled over into protests in the […]

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The League of Women Voters of Oregon is celebrating the anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. With the passing of the 19th Amendment, 51% of the adult citizens in the United States won the right to vote on August 26, 1920. The League of Women Voters invites Oregonians to join them at […]

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