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Evening News on 04/24/15

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Evening News on 04/15/15

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Evening News on 04/14/15

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Evening News on 04/13/15

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Alaskan Native Leader Talks on Global Warming Happening NOW

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Sun, 05/04/2008

 

The effects of global climate change are already being felt in places close to the polar regions like Australia and Alaska.

Larry Merculieff is an Alaska native leader who is currently touring around the US to raise awareness about the necessity of taking action now to combat climate change.  He spoke with KBOO's Jenka Soderberg:

 

Civil Liberties Watch: Omar Khadr Release Denied

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Sun, 05/04/2008

Guantanamo prisoner Omar Khadr only fifteen years old when captured was denied release on the basis of his age.

Military Judge Peter Brownback attemps to close the last door for the Canadian citizen despite International pleas.

ILWU Remembers Lives Lost with May Day Flowers on Willamette

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Wed, 04/30/2008

 

As part of today's Mayday commemoration, a group of workers from the International Longshoreman Workers Union gathered along the Willamette River.

They floated 800 flowers on the river, one for each three US soldiers that have been killed in Iraq.

That was an excerpt from the action today by the Longshoreman's Union today in Portland, in which the union shut down the port and poured flowers in the river to remember the dead in the Iraq war, and to voice their opposition to that war.

 

Mayday: Immigrant and Worker Rights Solidarity in Downtown PDX

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Wed, 04/30/2008

 

In celebration of May Day, people are gathered right now in downtown Portland for a day of solidarity to stand-up for immigrant and worker rights.

KBOO’s Jen Erickson spoke earlier today with Marco Mejia of the Portland Immigrant Rights Coalition to learn more about this event.

 

Correctional Officer Who Beat Prisoner Not Indicted

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Wed, 04/30/2008

 

A Portland correctional officer who allegedly beat a prisoner, then bragged about it online will not be indicted or charged, said the  District Attorney's office today.

KBOO's Jacob Anderson-Minshall has more

 

Sauvie Island Bridge Relocation: Pros and Cons

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Tue, 04/29/2008

 

This afternoon, the Portland City Council debated reusing the old Sauvie Island bridge as a new bicycle bridge over I-405.

KBOO’s Andy Seaton has the report.

 

BLM Rejects Mining on Mt. St. Helens

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Tue, 04/29/2008

 

Today the Oregon Bureau of Land Management, rejected the hardrock lease application for a site near Mount St. Helens.

According to the BLM, an Environmental Assessment conducted in 2007 was unclear in its findings, and that the mining could result in mineral development exceeding what is allowed on federal land.

The BLM had originally filed a finding of "No Significant Impact" of the proposed hardrock mining activity, but after a period of public comment and review, decided not to allow the project to go forward.               

Julia DeGraw is with the Gifford-Pinchot Task Force, a non-profit group focused on protecting the National forest surrounding Mount Saint Helens:

 

Homeless Activists Call Attention to Bridge Sweeps at City Hall

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Mon, 04/28/2008

 

Twenty-seven homeless people sat down out side city hall last night, and they say they plan to stay there until city government finds somewhere for them to live.

The sit-in was started last Friday as a protest against the bridge sweeps being conducted by Portland police.

The areas under the Steel and Burnside bridges have long been among the few safe places for the homeless to sleep, but recent harassment by Portland police and private security has driven many of them out.

           KBOO’s Kyle Burris went to the Sit-in, and brings us this collection of voices recorded this afternoon:

That was Kyle Burress from outside City Hall where a Homeless Sit-In is ongoing.

 

 

 

 

Supreme Court Upholds Indiana Restrictive Voter ID Laws

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Mon, 04/28/2008

 

The US Supreme Court voted yesterday to uphold the state of Indiana's restrictive voter ID laws.

KBOO's Jenka Soderberg spoke with Justin Levitt, with the Brennan Center for Justice, and the author of a report entitled "The Truth About Voter Fraud":

 

Grain Supply Shortage and Possible Biofuel Moratorium

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Mon, 04/28/2008

 

A call from agricultural researchers today could lead to a five year moratorium on Biofuel production.

Citing concerns about nations halting the exportation of rice and grains the researchers are saying that biofuel production may be the cause.

KBOO’s Michael Ianello has more.

 

 

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