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Washington state social worker Alan Naiman, photographed in 2013, left most of his $11 million estate to children's charities. CREDIT: Shashi Karan/AP

Washington Social Worker Alan Naiman Led A Frugal Life. He Left $11 Million To Children’s Charities

Friends remember Washington social worker Alan Naiman as frugal. He wore old shoes held together with duct tape, bought his apparel at the grocery store, drove jalopies and ate at cheap restaurants. But when he died of cancer in January 2018, at age 63, the people around him learned that he had quietly saved millions for a higher cause. Continue Reading Washington Social Worker Alan Naiman Led A Frugal Life. He Left $11 Million To Children’s Charities

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The DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in the Lloyd District of Portland, Oregon, Friday, Dec. 28, 2018. CREDIT: Bradley W. Parks/OPB

Portland DoubleTree Fires Two Employees Accused Of Racial Profiling In Kicking Out Guest

The DoubleTree Portland announced in a series of tweets Friday it plans to hire a third party to investigate a Dec. 22 incident that resulted in an African-American man being kicked out of his hotel room. The hotel employees involved in the incident have been placed on leave, the hotel said. Continue Reading Portland DoubleTree Fires Two Employees Accused Of Racial Profiling In Kicking Out Guest

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