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Saturday, September 30, 2023

Funding Black Communities From Oregon To Florida

One of the most important women in the country sat down last week with two of her close colleagues and had a conversation about service, philanthropy, Black wealth, and community impact.

Portland Adopting Police Oversight With Teeth

Nearly three years after Portlanders overwhelmingly voted to establish a new system to address police officer misconduct, the details of the new oversight body are coming into focus.

Gov. Tina Kotek Vetoes Sex Worker Research 

Oregon Gov. Tina Kotek balked at funding for two studies intended to research the impact of Oregon’s laws prohibiting prostitution. She used her veto power to strike down the bills totaling $600,000 in research funds.

Lowes Security Guard Gets Life For Murder

A security guard shot a man to death in a Portland Lowe's parking lot. Logan Gimbel was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole after 25 years.

New Program Helps Landlords, Good Jobs Help Tenants

Portland landlords are being incentivized to support a new law that provides rent and repairs for low income tenants. The rising economy in Oregon however, is making way for living wage jobs.

Encampments Removed From Sidewalk For Disabled

The Portland government is clearing tents from its sidewalks to settle suit with people with disabilities. The settlement removal of tents blocking city sidewalks was announced recently in a lawsuit brought by people with disabilities.

Evicted Tennant Allegedly Set Apartments Ablaze

A man that was arrested multiple times and the subject of a restraining order has been accused of setting the huge apartment fire last week.

The Most Common Undergraduate Degrees Awarded In Oregon

For those who choose to attend college, deciding on where to study—and which field of study to pursue—can be impactful. Here are the most common undergraduate degrees awarded in Oregon.

Chop Shop, Weapons, Arrests In Portland 

The focus on crime in Portland is putting prosecutors with cops on the streets to deal with theft. Auto theft in addition to retain theft has been put front and center in the city's focus on crime.

Dangerous Heat Wave Compared To Last Year

This year is going to be another scorcher. Portland looks like it will be dealing with record-breaking temperatures again. The deadly heat wave of 2021 is not being taken lightly.

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The Supreme Court will leap into online moderation debate for the second year running after the justices on Friday agreed to decide whether states can essentially control how social media companies operate.