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Soldier Facing Court Martial for Refusing to Return to Iraq

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Evening News
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Tue, 06/17/2008

Private First Class James Burmeister of Eugene Oregon is currently Locked in a military prison in Kentucky for refusing to return to Iraq. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office">

5:06 minutes (4.67 MB)

North Portland Car Free Day Fun

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Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 06/17/2008

The city of Portland will be shutting down a six mile loop of road in north Portland this sunday, as a part of its week long Car-free-portland confrance. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office">

KBOO’s Kyle Burris spoke with one of the event organizers, to get the details.

3:53 minutes (3.56 MB)

Civil Liberties Watch: Guantanamo Prisoner Rights to Federal Court Hearings

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 06/15/2008

          Next up is reporter Linda Olson-Osterlund with Kboo’s recurring feature Civil Liberties Watch. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office">

4:59 minutes (4.57 MB)

PDX Streetcar Discriminates Against Disabled Riders

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 06/15/2008

As KBOO News reported last week, Trimet has released the results of a study showing increased use of bicycles on Max trains in Portland.

But while the Max has made provisions for bicyclists, the Portland streetcar has no place for bikes.

1:39 minutes (1.52 MB)

Car Free Conference June 16-22

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 06/15/2008

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The Car-Free Portland Conference began today with volunteers tearing up asphalt in a section of northeast Portland. 

2:17 minutes (2.09 MB)

Andrew Geller interviews Anuradha Mittal

program date: 
Mon, 06/23/2008
14:47 minutes (13.54 MB)

Day Labor Site Opened June 16th: Benefits and Issues

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 06/15/2008

Portland’s city-supported day labor hiring site opened early today. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office">

Supporters say the day labor site is intended to protect workers from employers who have denied wages, not given breaks or otherwise victimized their employees.    

1:04 minutes (1004.13 KB)

Gas Station Pickets by AFL-CIO: Federal Negligence

program date: 
Thu, 06/12/2008

On Thursday, the
Oregon AFL-CIO picketed at three gas stations in the Springfield area. High gas
prices already are getting plenty of attention, but the labor federation says
the focus of the event was the lack of federal solutions to keep prices low, despite
political candidates' pre-election promises.

KBOO's Allison
Milionis in collaboration with the Oregon News Service reports:

 

3:42 minutes (3.39 MB)

Del Monte Plant Vigil for Immigrant Human Rights

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 06/12/2008

This week marks the one year anniversary of the raid
of the Del Monte plant in North Portland.

The raid, carried out by Immigration and Customs
Enforcement officers, was the largest workplace raid in Portland history.

To raise awareness of the effects of the raid and
raise money for those still facing deportation a number of commemorative events
have been held around Portland.

One of these was a vigil held in front of the Del
Monte plant where the raid occurred

KBOO reporter Meghan Planchon was there, and
filed this report:

 

4:33 minutes (4.16 MB)

 

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