Alleged Violations at Primate Research Center

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Evening News
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Mon, 11/12/2007

 

PETA, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, held a press conference today after filing a formal complaint  against the Oregon National Primate Research Center in Beaverton.

 

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Renaming of Interstate to Chavez postponed, background on Chavez

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Evening News
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Tue, 11/13/2007

And the City Council postponed its vote on whether to change the name of Interstate Avenue to Cesar Chavez Avenue.  The item was originally scheduled for this morning’s city council meeting, but will now be voted on tomorrow at 3 pm at City Hall.

With all the controversy surrounding the renaming, KBOO news would like to take a short moment to give a little background as to who Cesar Chavez was. 

3:06 minutes (2.84 MB)

Rule Limits Access to City Council

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Evening News
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Tue, 11/13/2007

At today’s city council meeting in Portland, local activist Jeff Cook spoke to the council challenging a new rule that prevents citizens from speaking to the council without signing up in advance.  Here’s part of his testimony from this morning’s meeting.

1:56 minutes (1.77 MB)

Oregon Coalition Fights to Remove Klamath Dams

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Evening News
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Tue, 11/13/2007

Electricity consumer advocates, joined by commercial salmon fishermen, Native American tribes and conservation groups today called on customers of Pacific Power to join the struggle to remove four Klamath dams – and save themselves some money.

Pacific Power is a subsidiary of Pacificorp.  The company has refused a proposal to remove four dams on the Klamath River, instead putting the cost of an upgrade on reatepayers.

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School of the Americas Protest

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Evening News
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Tue, 11/20/2007

Twenty-five thousand people gathered last weekend at fort Benning, Georgia, for the 18th annual vigil to close the School of the Americas – now known as the Western Hemispheric Institute for Security Studies.            

  The school has been documented to be a training ground for central and south American military officials, many of whom have engaged in torture and attacks on civilians after being trained at the School by U.S. Military officials.

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Portland Youth Commission Implemented to Advise City

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Evening News
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Tue, 11/20/2007

 

The city of Portland has recently implemented a youth commission to advise the city on matters important to youth.  KBOO’s Eoin (Owen) Bastable went to City Hall to find out more:

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City Council Undoes Renaming of 4th Avenue to Ceasar Chavez Avenue

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Evening News
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Tue, 11/20/2007

The Portland City Council voted this morning to undo renaming 4th Avenue to Cesar Chavez Avenue.  They also reset the renaming of any other streets back to square one.

KBOO’s Andy Seaton has the Story.

2:58 minutes (2.71 MB)

Student deported while renewing driver's license

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Evening News
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Tue, 11/20/2007

On Friday a young college student was arrested when she went to the Department of Motor Vehicles in Hillsboro to  renew her drivers license.

KBOO reporter Linda Olson-Osterlund has more.

5:38 minutes (5.17 MB)

1121 Our Backyard

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Tue, 11/20/2007

Another edition of the locally produced environmental series, Our Backyard, with KBOO's Edison Carder. This edition: Buy Nothing Day - idealistic gesture or is it something more?

4:06 minutes (3.75 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour for November 19, 2007

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Sun, 11/18/2007

Hosted by Tom Becker, today's Old Mole features a conversation between Bill Resnick and anthropologist Kamran Asdar Ali about the recent history and current situation in Pakistan. Jan Haaken interviews Portland State Psychology student David Hall about his work on Native American concepts of sustainability. Thabiti Lewis shows us how little we learn about American gangsters from the film "American Gangster." Tom Becker reads what Bob Dylan's retelling of the story of Joe Hill. And Bill Resnick interviews members of the Custodians and Food Service Workers Union who are fighting for a just wage and benefits with the Portland Schools.

56:09 minutes (13.26 MB)

Portland rally: "We are all traffic"

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Evening News
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Sun, 11/18/2007

Responding to the rash of recent bike collisions and injuries Portland’s bike community stood in solidarity underneath the Hawthorne bridge this past Saturday.

KBOO’s Michael Ianello spoke with Jonathan Maus from Bike Portland.org about the rally and what Portlanders can do to increase respect on the cities roads.

2:56 minutes (2.69 MB)

Climate change protest in Portland

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Evening News
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Sun, 11/18/2007

On Saturday the United nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released it’s new report on Global Warming.

The UN panel, which shared the Nobel Peace prize with Al Gore , said there is no doubt, Global warming is happening and  people all over the earth are feeling it’s effects.

2:30 minutes (2.29 MB)

Padam Padam Live

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Movin' On
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Thu, 11/15/2007

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Entrevista con CCIODH

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Buscando America
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Fri, 11/23/2007

Entrevista con Inaki, representante de la Comision Civil Internacional para la Observacion de los Derechos Humanos.

13:18 minutes (12.18 MB)

 

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