I find the Mercurys reporting on police accountability issues fascinating... and dare I say it? Refreshing.
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HEY THERE, BUSY BEE! Look, it's completely understandable that since you've been SO busy, you may have missed some of the great reporting and stories the Mercury churned out this week! So while you're lounging about this weekend, catch up on the knowledge you need by reading some of these A+++ Mercury articles! (PRO TIP: If you despise being "the last to know," then be one of the first to know by signing up for Mercury newsletters! All the latest stories shipped directly to your email's in-box... and then... YOUR HEAD.)

Far-Right, Antifascist Protesters Fight in NE Portland; Police Refuse to Intervene

Gov. Brown Announces Statewide Outdoor Mask Requirements

POP QUIZ PDX: It's the Aug 26 Edition of Portland's Funnest Trivia Quiz!

Portland Officials Deny Zenith Permit; Oil Facility May be Forced to Shut Down

Savage Love: Quickies

City Officials Say They’re Eager to Resolve Police’s Non-Compliance with DOJ Settlement; Community Groups Skeptical

Portland Authors P.C. and Kristin Cast Talk Darkness and Changes in YA Genre

These Southeast Portland Specialty Shops Are Swimming In Sublime Ingredients

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One Person Dead After Shootout with Portland Police, Federal Officers in Kenton Neighborhood

Nia DaCosta and Jordan Peele Turn Candyman into a Bold Reimagining of an Old Mythology. It’s the Most Audacious Horror Film of the Year.

WOW, THAT IS A LOT OF GOOD READIN'. I hope you didn't have any other plans this weekend! Dig in, and remember: Producing all this hard work costs moolah—so please consider contributing to the Mercury to keep it all coming! Thanks!