News You Need To Know – Week of June 20th, 2016

  • Why is This Dad Using Father’s Day to Defend Abortion?
    (LifeNews)
  • Oregon Issues Rules In Advance Of New Minimum Wage Law
  • (OPB)
  • Oregon Tech quietly offers free tuition to Umpqua shooting survivors
    (Oregonlive.com)
  • Cost to Fix Portland Public Schools Environmental and Health Problems Tops $400 Million
    (Willamette Week)
  • Gov. Kate Brown decides to skip first possible debate with GOP opponent Bud Pierce
    (Register Guard)
  • New poll shows tight race for Oregon Governor
    (KOBI 5)
  • Portland approves major 20-year growth plan, looking to 2035
    (Oregonlive.com)

Protein found that might link fitness to memory

Researchers have uncovered part of why exercise and brain health are connected.

Henriette van Praag, […]

Teen asks to carry groceries in exchange for food, gets a lot more in return

A Tennessee teen has received an outpouring of support after his humble request for […]

Students recreate graduation for classmate in a coma

Nearly forty-five students at East Juniata High School in Pennsylvania recreated their high school graduation […]

Alcohol-free bar provides safe community for recovering addicts

In 2013, New Directions Addiction Recovery Services (NDARS) of Crystal Lake, Illinois  launched The […]

7-year old gets wheelchair-accessible tree house

7-year old Hayden Trigg of Austin, Texas was born with spina bifida and cerebral […]

Middle school students build wardrobe for homeless shelter

Students taking a wood shop class at Waldo Middle School built a wardrobe for […]

Girl with prosthetic leg receives special gift

Emma, a 10-year old Texas girl, received a special gift that left her crying […]

Polish hospital stops abortions after doctors sign conscience clause

Pro-Familia Hospital of Rzeszów, Poland has stopped performing abortions after all of its doctors […]