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Street Roots creates income opportunities for people experiencing homelessness and poverty by producing a newspaper and other media that are catalysts for individual and social change.

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Oct
16
June Carter and Johnny Cash Photos courtesy of June Carter and Johnny Cash Family/The Winding Stream Mother Maybelle, far left, and the Carter Sisters, with June doing the jig in the middle. Photos courtesy of June Carter and Johnny Cash Family/The Winding Stream

Portland is...

Oct
14

This fall, Oregon voters could make the state the third in the country to legalize marijuana for recreational use. However, what that might mean for Oregonians depends on where they fall on the economic spectrum.

If Oregon voters approve Measure 91, which would legalize and regulate pot, people who live in federally subsidized housing — the...

Oct
14

Richard Harris spent much of his working life with people addicted to various substances, and he knows about drugs and what they can do to people. So when Harris came out in support of Measure 91, which would legalize recreational marijuana use if approved by voters in November, heads turned.

After spending years working for mental health and...

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