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OMSI exhibit brings Nelson Mandela’s story to SE Portland

By Alexis Sear / December 13, 2021

Nelson Mandela was a social rights activist and South Africa’s first Black president. He helped campaign peaceful protests against the South African government; just like Martin Luther King Jr. he fought for equality.  Mandela is the subject of an OMSI exhibit now through Feb. 13; reservations are required. Going to OMSI in the early morning,…

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Democrats running for president in 2020

By Clackamas Print / May 7, 2019

By Zach Whitley As of April 25, 22 candidates are running for president in the 2020 election, with 20 being Democrats, and two being Republicans. For the sake of this analysis, President Donald Trump will be excluded because most are already familiar with his policies and problems. The top 10 candidates have been chosen and…

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Oregon Education Association rallies for higher education funding

By Clackamas Print / February 19, 2019

Story by Emily Roberts Even with temperatures close to freezing, the March for Our Students crowd stayed fired up. On Presidents Day, nearly 4,000 people gathered outside of Oregon’s State Capitol in Salem to demand legislators increase funding for education during the March for Our Students, a rally held by the Oregon Education Association. Teachers,…

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Second government shutdown looms

By Ian Van Orden / February 12, 2019

Dec. 22 marked the beginning of the longest government shutdown in United States history. The 35-day shutdown, which was temporarily lifted on Jan. 25, surpassed the previous record from the mid-1990s by 14 days. Since then, nearly three weeks have passed and America draws closer to another possible shutdown once more. Feb.15 will mark the…

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