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Oregon Cross Burning Investigation continues

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 05/17/2009

 

As we reported on Friday’s news, a burning cross was discovered in the yard of a racially-mixed family in Alsea Oregon last week.

After initially calling the incident a case of ‘reckless burning’, police later classified it as a hate crime.

KBOO’s Jenka Soderberg spoke with Lieutenant Greg Ridler of the Benton County Sheriff’s Department about the ongoing investigation of the cross-burning:

 
2:13 minutes (2.03 MB)

Single Payer Under Arrest

program date: 
Sun, 05/17/2009

 Pediatrician Margaret Flowers was among those arrested for protesting the exclusion of single payer advocates at the recent Senate hearings on health reform.  Here she talks with Bill Resnick about how for-profit health insurance led her to quit her practice and start organizing for a national health care program.

17:58 minutes (10.28 MB)

Oregon Cross Burning Investigation continues

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 05/17/2009

 

As we reported on Friday’s news, a burning cross was discovered in the yard of a racially-mixed family in Alsea Oregon last week.

After initially calling the incident a case of ‘reckless burning’, police later classified it as a hate crime.

KBOO’s Jenka Soderberg spoke with Lieutenant Greg Ridler of the Benton County Sheriff’s Department about the ongoing investigation of the cross-burning:

 
2:13 minutes (2.03 MB)

Home Forclosure Auctions

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 05/17/2009

 

Every Monday morning, foreclosed and pre-foreclosure homes are auctioned off on the steps of the Multnomah County courthouse in downtown Portland.

After demonstrations last week by several dozen protesters disrupted the auction, this week saw enhanced security and just a few observers.

KBOO reporter David Rosenfeld was there and filed this report.
 
5:34 minutes (5.1 MB)

Yogi Amrit Desai on Yoga

program: 
Healthwatch
program date: 
Sun, 05/17/2009

 Host Dr. David Naimon interviews Yogi Amrit Desai, one of the earliest pioneers of Yoga in the Western world.  Yogi Desai has been an internationally recognized authority on yoga and holistic living for over 40 years and is coming to Portland to lead a seminar in Amrit Yoga.

 

26:54 minutes (24.63 MB)

Portland DJ Harrased by FBI

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 05/17/2009

 

Last Monday a man identifying himself as an FBI agent approached Portland DJ Sean Rice as he was leaving his house to catch a bus.

The man informed Rice that he had questions for the radio DJ and Rice refused to cooperate.

Portland Indymedia reports that the same man approached Rice on Wednesday and this time was accompanied by a woman who continued to threaten him by telling the Rice that he is “only making things harder on himself”.

1:47 minutes (1.64 MB)

Justice and Sustainability

program date: 
Sun, 05/17/2009

 What is the role of economic and racial justice when we consider a sustainable world?  Jill Fuglister talks with Laurie Mercier about her work with the Coalition for a Livable Future and the Livability Summit held at Portland State University this week.  

10:25 minutes (5.97 MB)

Yogi Amrit Desai on Yoga

program: 
Healthwatch
program date: 
Sun, 05/17/2009

 Host Dr. David Naimon interviews Yogi Amrit Desai, one of the earliest pioneers of Yoga in the Western world.  Yogi Desai has been an internationally recognized authority on yoga and holistic living for over 40 years and is coming to Portland to lead a seminar in Amrit Yoga.

 

26:54 minutes (24.63 MB)

 

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