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(Article) Koko, the gorilla who knew sign language, dies at 46


Posted on June 21, 2018
WOODSIDE, Calif. -- Koko, the gorilla who mastered sign language, has died.The Gorilla Foundation says the 46-year-old western lowland gorilla died in her sleep at the foundation's preserve in California's Santa Cruz mountains on Tuesday.Koko was born at the San Francisco Zoo, and Dr. Francine...
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(Article) One of the lesser known effects of chemotherapy: Hearing loss


Posted on June 17, 2018
Focusing on surviving, Myers' treatment included surgery, chemotherapy and radiation. What it didn't include was a baseline hearing test. Two years later, Myers started noticing major changes.Author: Sonia AzadPublished: 8:50 AM CDT June 11, 2018Updated: 4:19 PM CDT June 11, 2018Tina Myers is a...
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Portland Deaf Night Out on July 7th


Posted on June 17, 2018
Sat, July 7th @ 5pm--2am.Century930 SE Sandy BlvdPortland OR 97214 This sports bar (21+ only) has a variety of drinks (beer, cocktails & wine) and a typical bar menu. DNO doesn't have reservations but we can meet at the outdoor patio upstairs or inside where the white tables in the stadium room...
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Happy LGBTQA-Z Pride Day from OAD


Posted on June 17, 2018
Happy LGBTQA-Z Pride Day from OADFor more information about Portland Pride and ASL Interpreting programminghttps://pridenw.org
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(Article) Homeless person punched by deputy says 'the whole thing shouldn't have happened'


Posted on June 10, 2018
By Everton Bailey Jr.ebailey@oregonian.comThe Oregonian/OregonLiveA homeless person repeatedly punched by a Marion County sheriff's deputy while being arrested in the Salem area Monday called for the deputies involved to receive more training on conflict...
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(Summer Job Opening) Business Manager for NAD's Youth Leadership Camp


Posted on June 3, 2018
We are looking for someone to fill the Business Manager position. This position requires someone who is comfortable with handling money and comfortable with driving a car (also required to have a drivers license). Our NAD YLC will be at Stayton, OR from July 9 to August 19 including staff training...
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(Article) Student with autism from Boring found safe in La Pine


Posted on May 28, 2018
Paul Sittser's father said he came home from church Sunday and Paul and the family's silver 2000 Dodge Caravan minivan (license plate 694-BDT) were gone. Paul had never driven by himself before.Author: KGWPublished: 6:59 PM PDT May 27, 2018Updated: 1:05 PM PDT May 28, 2018PORTLAND, Ore. -- The...
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