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The Skanner News Update January 3, 2014

Includes "The Skanner Foundation's 2014 Martin Luther King Breakfast," "U.S. Mayors' Report: More Americans Homeless and Hungry," "Legal Marijuana Sales Bring Buyers to Colorado" and more...

(PORTLAND, OR) - The Skanner is a website and newspaper published in Portland, Oregon, and Seattle, Washington. Established in 1975, The Skanner News Group has advanced the cause of the Black Press in the North Western United States. Through the newspapers and the Web site The Skanner has provided regional and national corporate advertisers a variety of methods to effectively market their products and services to our readers.

The Skanner has served the public with timely information in the Portland edition since October 1975 and the Seattle edition since 1990. The publisher is a past two-term president of the West Coast Black Publishers Association as well as a member of the National Newspapers Publishers Association.

The Skanner Foundation's 2014 Martin Luther King Breakfast

Keynote speaker for the Breakfast is Dr. Bruce Goldberg, Oregon Health Authority director recently tapped as temporary executive director of CoverOregon. … For all the information click here

U.S. Mayors' Report: More Americans Homeless and Hungry

The downturn in the economy and a lack of local resources have forced more Americans to live under bridges, in their cars and on the couches of other family members … To read the whole story click here 

Legal Marijuana Sales Bring Buyers to Colorado

The world was watching as Colorado unveiled the modern world's first fully legal marijuana industry — no doctor's note required. … To check it out click here 


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Check Out The Skanner's Turn-The-Pages WebpaperTo view our full newspapers on-line, just as they are printed, just click here turn the pages


Northwest Carpenters   PDC   Safeway   University of Oregon  


O.H.S.U.    Oregon Lottery   Family Care   Home Forward   


Hood to Coast   Cover Oregon   Turner Construction   Wells Fargo Bank  


Multnomah County Purchasing  Quartet  



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