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Evening News on 12/15/14

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Mon, 12/15/2014 - 5:00pm - 5:45pm
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Evening News on 12/12/14

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Fri, 12/12/2014 - 5:00pm - 5:30pm
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Evening News on 12/11/14

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Thu, 12/11/2014 - 5:00pm - 5:45pm
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Tonight on the KBOO Evening News:

The Portland Housing Bureau will not reach its goals for affordable housing in the South Waterfront district.

Protesters have gathered at the Franz bread factory in inner northeast Portland to oppose the sweep of houseless campers from nearby sidewalks.

We'll hear a live report from a rally outside of a public hearing in Medford on the proposed Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) terminal at Jordan Cove

Evening News on 12/10/14

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Wed, 12/10/2014 - 5:00pm - 5:45pm
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Evening News on 12/09/14

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Tue, 12/09/2014 - 5:00pm - 5:45pm
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Evening News on 12/08/14

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Mon, 12/08/2014 - 5:00pm - 5:45pm
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Evening News on 12/05/14

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Fri, 12/05/2014 - 5:00pm - 5:30pm
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Evening News on 12/04/14

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Thu, 12/04/2014 - 5:00pm - 5:45pm
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Evening News on 12/03/14

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Wed, 12/03/2014 - 5:00pm - 5:45pm
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Evening News on 12/02/14

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Tue, 12/02/2014 - 5:00pm - 5:45pm
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Haitians Hungry: Paid France 20 Billion Dollars

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Thu, 04/24/2008

 

The International Monetary Fund said on Friday it was working with donors to review Haiti's need for more aid to deal with soaring food prices.  The food crisis recently sparked food riots in the Caribbean country.

But while the economists in the International Monetary Fund are trying to figure out what is causing the crisis in Haiti and around the world, those familiar with Haiti's history say the reasons behind the food crisis are very clear.

Seth Donnelly with the Haiti Action Committee just returned from a week-long delegation to Haiti.

That was Seth Donnelly with the Haiti Action Committee, talking about some of the origins of the current food crisis in Haiti.

From the time of its independence in 1804 until the 1940s, Haiti was forced to pay yearly reparations to its colonizer, France.

These reparations were compensation for the profits France would have made through the continued enslavement of the Haitian people.  The payments made by Haiti to France  totaled 20 billion dollars.       

 

PDX Copwatch: on Use of Deadly Force

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Wed, 04/23/2008

 

Michael Schrunk, the District Attorney for Multnomah County, held several supposedly public hearings last week. 

The focus of the hearings was a proposed policy on the use of deadly force by the Portland police department. 

Although the topic is one that usually raises heated debate among Portlanders, almost no one attended the hearings.

According to Dan Handelman of Portland Copwatch, the reason for the low attendance was that the District Attorney's office gave very little public notice of the hearings:

That was Dan Handelman of Portland Copwatch, talking about the Hearings held last weeks by the Multnomah County District Attorney's office on the use of deadly force by the Portland Police Department. 

KBOO Radio got notice of the hearing just hours before it was supposed to take place.  Some Media Outlets got no notice at all.

The District Attorney's office did not return phone calls from KBOO Radio before this newscast.

 

Ending Funding to Occupations: PDX Testimonials

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Tue, 04/22/2008

 

This past Sunday, a town hall meeting was held at the friends meeting hall here in Portland, Oregon, on the subject of ending the funding of the Afghanistan and Iraq occupations.

Some twenty people testified at the Town Hall.

The Following is a sampling of some of those testimonies:

 

Update on Black Panthers on Trial in San Fran

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Tue, 04/22/2008

 

Demonstrators made themselves heard at a San Francisco Courthouse on Monday.

 They were there to support former Black Panthers on trial for a 37 year old Police Killing.

Kboo reporter Linda Olson-Osterlund brings us the story.  

Link River Dam Shut Down: Sucker Fish Saved???

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Thu, 04/17/2008

 

PacifiCorp has agreed to shut down power production at the Link River Dam near Klamath Falls in the late summer and early fall.

It’s part of an agreement made with the conservation group “Oregon Wild,” to save endangered sucker fish that migrate into Upper Klamath Lake.

The 22-foot dam is old and may be decommissioned – but until then, it will close from about mid-July to mid-November.

Steve Pedery is with the group Oregon Wild:

The group is hoping that their agreement will set a standard for future negotiations with power companies on the closure of other dams.

 

Rogue River Finally Gets Attention from BLM

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Thu, 04/17/2008

 

The Rogue River is number two on the list of “America’s Most Endangered Rivers.”

The new report is from the conservation group American Rivers.

It says if the Bureau of Land Management’s Western Oregon Plan Revision goes into effect, more should be done to protect tributaries of the Rogue from an expected increase in logging and mining.

KBOO's Richard Umaña reports, in collaboration with the Oregon News Service:

 

Coca-Cola Blocks Public Report of Dasani Water

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Wed, 04/16/2008

 

In the leadup to its annual meeting, Coca Cola, Incorporated has blocked a shareholders' resolution to publicly report test data on its bottled water brand, Dasani.

KBOO's Ethan Scarl spoke about the reasons for Coke's action with Sara Joseph, of Corporate Accountability International and their 'Think Outside the Bottle campaign.

 

United Farmworkers Petition Whole Foods Corp. to Organize

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Wed, 04/16/2008

 

The United Farm Workers have filed a petition of 13,000 signatures to Whole Foods Corporation in Texas.

The petition calls on the company to allow farmworkers in Oregon and Washington to unionize.

Andrea Cano (KAH-noh) represents the Oregon branch of the United Farmworkers:

That was Andrea Cano of the United Farmworkers.

 

How Food Prices Change with How Food Travels

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Wed, 04/16/2008

 

A major cause of high food prices is the way food gets to market – from multiple levels of middlemen, to poor planning that makes commodity prices volatile.

That’s the view of a farm and food systems analyst, who is coming to Oregon next week to share his thoughts about “The Future of Food in Oregon".

KBOO's Richard UmaÑa has more, in collaboration with the Oregon News Service:

Hot Air from Coca Cola's Dasani Water

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Wed, 04/16/2008

In the leadup to it's annual meeting, Coca Cola, Incorporated has blocked a shareholders' resolution to publicly report test data on its bottled water brand, Dasani.

KBOO's Ethan Scarl spoke about the reasons for Coke's action with Sara Joseph, of Corporate Accountability International and their 'Think Outside the Bottle' campaign.

 

 

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