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Evening News on 04/25/14

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Evening News on 04/24/14

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Evening News on 04/23/14

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Evening News on 04/22/14

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Evening News on 04/21/14

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Evening News on 04/18/14

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Evening News on 04/17/14

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Evening News on 04/16/14

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Evening News on 04/15/14

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Evening News on 04/14/14

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KBOO News Story on Jazz Timber Sale Protest at Mt. Hood Forest Headquarters

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Wed, 05/07/2014
In July, 2013, the forest watchdog group Bark filed a lawsuit challenging the Forest Service on the Jazz Timber Sale in the Clackamas Ranger District.
Bark’s lawsuit alleges that the forest Service did not comply with the National Environmental Policy Act and the national Forest Management Act in its decision to log this geologically unstable watershed.
Despite active litigation, the Forest Service proceeded with entering into contracts with the Canadian timber giant Interfor to log parts of the sale.
Just last month, Federal District Judge Marco Hernandez dismissed Bark’s factual and legal challenges, deferring to the Forest Service’s claims that the sale is legal and allowing logging to continue.
Early this afternoon around 75 Bark members and supporters rallied at the Mount Hood Forest headquarters in Sandy, where Bark director Alex brown and attorney Brenna Bell addressed the crowd.
They delivered a letter signed by several environmental groups to Forest Supervisor Lisa Northrup requesting the withdrawal of the timber sale, announced an  appeal to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and pledged to take the fight to the woods this summer.The controversial Jazz timber sale in the Mount Hood National Forest continues to draw opposition from local activists.
KBOO’s Paul Roland was there and has this report.
 
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Activists Protest NSA's Drone Use

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Fri, 05/02/2014
A group of protesters plan to gather outside the National Security Agency headquarters tomorrow to challenge the continued use of military drones by U-S agencies.
KBOO’s Jenka Soderberg spoke with one of the protest organizers.

May Day rally and march at 3:00 PM Thursday

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Wed, 04/30/2014
Plans for the annual May Day march and rally in Portland are taking form as a broad range of community organizations and labor advocacy groups, including local unions, prepare to celebrate International Workers' Day.
For more, KBOO’s Susan Cecil spoke with Greg Margolis, who is helping to organize tomorrow’s rally and march for workers in Portland:
At tomorrow’s May Day event in Portland, people will begin to gather at the South Park Blocks at 2:00 PM and the rally begins at 3:00 PM with speakers and musicians.
 At 4:00 PM a march will begin through downtown Portland and will end back at the South Park Blocks at about 5:30 PM.
If you can’t make it downtown, be sure to tune in to the KBOO News tomorrow at 5:00 PM for a special May Day Live report.

Saed Bannoura speaking about Palestinian prisoners in Israel

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Wed, 04/30/2014
KBOO’s Jenka Soderberg spoke with Saed Bannoura, Editor-In-Chief of the International Middle East Media Center (IMEMC), about the current state of Palestinian political prisoners held in Israel. The IMEMC has published a document prepared by Palestinian researcher Abdul-Nasser Ferwana.

KBOO Interviews Hamas' lawyer Stanley Cohen

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Mon, 04/28/2014
Stanley Cohen is a NY based civil rights lawyer, currently facing 18 months in jail for 'obstructing the IRS'.

More info available on Stanley Cohen's website


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Campaign launched against Nike products using "Chief Wahoo" and other Native "mascots"

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Mon, 04/28/2014
Eradicating Offensive Native Mascotry (https://www.facebook.com/mascotry), a group of Native parents and their allies from across the country, are calling on Nike, Inc. to stop selling products that feature the Cleveland Indians' mascot Chief Wahoo. EONM has launched a Facebook event page "#Dechief Nike Twitterstorm" to trend the Twitter hashtag #Dechief and demand Nike remove the caricature, Chief Wahoo Nike, from its products. "Dechiefed" hats, jerseys and jackets of Cleveland fans have been featured on social media where photos of team gear with Chief Wahoo removed are posted accompanied by the hashtag 3dechiefwahoo. The group also plans to protest at Nike's headquarters in Beaverton later this week.
In this KBOO Evening News story, Paul Roland speaks with the EONM's spokesperson, Jacqueline Keeler about the campaign. Keeler wrote a recent article for Salon.com about the issue:
http://www.salon.com/2014/04/13/my_life_as_a_cleveland_indian_the_enduring_disgrace_of_racist_sports_mascots/

A longer interview with Keeler by Jackie Malstrom on KBOO's Rose City Native Radio can be found here:
http://kboo.fm/content/rosecitynativeradio0

FCC proposes a 'pay to play' Internet

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Thu, 04/24/2014
The Federal Communications Commission has proposed changing the rules on how the Internet is regulated.
Internet and free speech activists say the new rules will forever change the free and open Internet to a quote “pay to play” system that is controlled by corporate interests.
KBOO’s Robin Ryan spoke with April Glaser with the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a group which advocates for a free and open Internet.
She also spoke with Timothy Karr, the senior director of Strategy at Free Press.

Railroad companies submit details of oil and coal transport -- to whom?

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Thu, 04/24/2014
A report this week by The Oregonian newspaper uncovered a major loophole in the monitoring and regulation of coal and oil transport throughout the state of Oregon.
According to The Oregonian’s report, railroad companies are not required to submit full records to the department of transportation.
But it’s not clear which agency these records SHOULD be submitted to.
So no one really knows where the oil and coal trains traveling through Oregon are at any given time, or how much fuel is on any given train.
KBOO’s Jenka Soderberg followed up on the Oregonian report by talking to several of the government agencies involved.

Lauren Regan: Earth Day to May Day

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Tue, 04/22/2014
Today is earth day, a celebration of life on earth and a call to action to save the planet.  The day began in 1970, as the first wave of the environmental movement in the U-S was at its height.

This year, cities across the country are planning ten days of action under the theme ‘From Earth Day to May Day’, to try to bring together issues of environmentalism and labor rights.  KBOO spoke with Lauren Regan, one of Oregon’s main organizers in the Global Climate Convergence days of action.
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Matt Zodrow of WHITELANDIA

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Tue, 04/22/2014
In the KBOO studios: Matt Zodrow and Tracy MacDonald the creators of the upcoming documentary project “WHITELANDIA”. The film plans to document Black Oregon and the many turns the state has taken on race relations, and KBOO news in-depth wanted to ask the questions on what the purpose of this docu-film seeks to get across to the residents in Portland and abroad. Whiteland has a Kick-Starter program to raise funds for the film: 
 
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/whitelandia/whitelandia-black-orego...
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