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Merril Keane is an active City Club member, and she most recently served as chair of last year's Advocacy Board. Portland Business Journal highlighted her in their section People on the Move. She is currently on the Board of Directors for the Audubon Society of Portland. Founded in 1902 (14 years before City Club), the Audubon Society promotes the understanding, enjoyment and protection of native birds, and other wildlife and their habitats. By day she is a business and tax attorney at Miller Nash.

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News to Know

Report: Reform Oregon child sex offender system. By Stephen Mayer, KATU News.

Blue Ribbon Commission proposes new citizen panel to advise City Council on water and sewer spending. By Steve Law, Portland Tribune.

Portland City Club: Is cultural revitalization the key to Native Americans' economic prosperity? By Casey Parks, Oregonian.

Portland Neighborhoods That Pay the Most and Least in Taxes. By Cornelius Swart, GoLocalPDX.

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