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Hundreds of thousands of Oregonians can't afford to eat. Jessica Chanay with Partners for a Hunger Free Oregon says the State is the third "hungriest" in America. “The high unemployment is also playing a role, for sure. But we also know that there’s a high cost of living here. Housing can often take 50% or more of a household’s income.” She says the 2009 numbers are the same as 2008's, but that's because more Oregonians have turned to food stamps for help.

Help Puerto Rico

Most organizations are asking for cash, rather than supplies, so they can route help to where it’s needed most more quickly. Here are some of the largest groups with campaigns underway:

 

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  • Click on the link for the latest conditions on the mountain passes.

 

  • Intersection of NW Broadway Street and NW Delaware for waterline replacement project, road closures with detours clearly marked for thru traffic, 7 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily with roads opened nightly. Motorists are encouraged to avoid this area and use Bond Street and Wall Street.

 

  • Nels Anderson Road between Nels Anderson Place and Brandis Court, single northbound shoulder closure will be in effect, two-way traffic to be maintained. Project completion expected December 2017.