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LOCAL POLITICIAN IS DEAD AT 84

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Vera Katz (Vera Pistrak) ( August 3, 1933 – December 11, 2017)

Vera Katz was the first woman to serve as Speaker of the Oregon House of Representatives (1985–1990) and was the 49th mayor of Portland, Oregon
(1993 – 2005). Since leaving office, she had continued to battle cancer.

Vera Katz was born in Düsseldorf, Germany. She immigrated to the United
States with her family after World War II and settled in New York City where
she grew up. Katz moved to Portland, Oregon in 1962. 

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On this day in 1936, Britain’s King Edward VIII abdicated in order to marry American Wallis Warfield Simpson. He became the Duke of Windsor.

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On this day in 1941, Germany and Italy declared war on the
United
States
. The U.S in turn declared war on the two countries.

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The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund
(UNICEF) was established on this day in 1946 by the U.N.
General Assembly. The fund provides relief to children in
countries devastated by war.

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Original series began on this day in 1980 and aired till May 8, 1988
on the CBS television network.

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