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This Nokes Communications press event garnered coverage in The Oregonian, Times Publications and a feature on KGW-TV.

TIGARD, Ore. — Twality Middle School art students are using their creations to help the healing in Newton, Conn., following the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

Jeannine Miller’s classes of sixth, seventh, and eighth graders are crafting batik, quilted wall hangings. Students each painted a square of fish or flowers, which will be stitched together for the quilts.When completed, they will be sent to the Healing Newton organization — managed by the Newtown Cultural Arts Commission.

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February 27, 2009
PORTLAND, Ore. — Portland State University’s former vice provost of student affairs, Dr. Douglas Samuels, received a $795,000 settlement from the school, concluding a four-year legal battle alleging racial discrimination. He filed suit against the institution in U.S. District Court in 2005, charging that the university violated his civil rights when it demoted him to a teaching post. Read more