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Thursday, May 30, 2024

Portland TV Station Shows Racist Image

A television station in Portland, Oregon, found itself in hot water after inadvertently airing a racist image during a program meant to showcase positive stories.

A Looming Teachers’ Strike In Portland

Portland, Oregon is currently facing a looming teachers' strike. Portland Association of Teachers headquarters in Northeast Portland is gearing up with volunteers and signs.

Kaiser Permanente Pharmacy Workers To Strike In Oregon 21-days

Recently, the healthcare industry in Oregon has been marked by a significant event — the strike of pharmacy workers at Kaiser Permanente facilities.

Lawsuit Filed For Homeless Against Portland’s Camping Ban

Economic instability, mental health issues, substance abuse, and a lack of affordable housing options create a cycle that is difficult to break. A new lawsuit, filed on behalf of homeless, argues Portland's camping ban is illegal.

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.

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Three-time Olympic champion Gabby Douglas has ended her bid to represent Team USA in Paris this summer after withdrawing from this week’s Xfinity US Gymnastics Championships in Texas.