When leaders of the Maplewood Neighborhood Association first suggested the organization counter persistent gang issues by donating money to a ...
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September 22, 2011
Nora Shinya, 18, of Forest Grove, Ore., kills some time and nervous energy while waiting to be interviewed at the Thursday job fair. Event host New Seasons Market supplied snacks, games and entertainment to waiting job seekers. Shinya, a recent high school graduate, is looking for her first job.