Portland RNs

Portland RNs
RUNS 2 : 24
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 06, 2007

A group of registered nurses have organized a Portland branch of RNRN - THE REGISTERED NURSES RESPONSE NETWORK.

RNRN was formed in 2005 in response to the need and devastation left by HURRICANE KATRINA.

Volunteer nurses in New Orleans found government and private assistance mechanisms inadequate and corrupt.

Portland's RNRN organizer Catherine Brunscheon talks about the issues and the new organization with Jenka Soderberg.

Jenka Soderberg reports.

15:33 minutes (6.23 MB)

New Orleans housing

Portland housing activists in New Orleans.
RUNS 4 : 20
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 06, 2007

Volunteers from Portland tell about their work and experiences with the housing rights group 'Mayday New Orleans'.

14:19 minutes (6.56 MB)

Watada/Olson

Watada/Olson
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 08, 2007

RUNS 3:51
The court martial hearing of Lt. Ehren Watada ends in mistrial as observers express concern that the subpeona of journalist Sara Olson to testify in the case may set a chilling precedent.

Robert Barncord reports.

9:57 minutes (3.99 MB)

Our Backyard

Our Backyard - A Weekly Environmental Report
RUNS 4 :39
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 07, 2007
By EDISON CARDER.

4:40 minutes (4.27 MB)

Police Violence

Police Violence Lawsuit
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 09, 2007

RUNS 3 : 18

The family of James Chasse who died after being severely beaten by Portland Police has filed a lawsuit.

Laura Young reports.

3:14 minutes (2.97 MB)

EPA Caps Benzine

EPA Benzine Cap
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 09, 2007

RUNS 4 : 45
The EPA's new nationwide limit on benzine in gasoline emissions will improve air quality in the northwest where emission standards have been the worst in the nation, polluting urban areas with benzine levels in excess of health hazard limits. Activists say more needs to be done.

Stephanie Potter reports.

4:48 minutes (2.2 MB)

Olympia Homeless Removed

OLYMPIA HOMELESS CAMP DISMANTLED
RUNS 2 : 21
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 09, 2007

Set up in response to a new city ban on sitting on sidewalks and panhandling an encampment of dozens of homeless has been dismantled by Olympia Police. The Poor Peoples Union spokesperson Ray Kavick talks to Jenka Soderberg about the issue.

Jenka Soderberg reports.

2:22 minutes (1.08 MB)

Unregualted Check Cashing

Unregulated Check Cashing
RUNS 1 : 23
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 08, 2007

Some low income people in Oregon are paying more to cash checks at unreguated check cashing businesses.

Lisa Loving reports.

1:20 minutes (315.45 KB)

City Charter on Ballot

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Portland City Council puts city charter on the ballot.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 08, 2007

RUNS 3 : 44

A new city charter for Portland will appear on the ballot for the vote on May 15.

Andy Seaton reports.

3:45 minutes (3.43 MB)

Washington Emmisions Mandate

Wahington Emissions Mandate
RUNS 1 : 23
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 08, 2007

Washington's govenor issues an executive order calling for the state to mandate reduced future greenhouse gas emissions levels.

Jessica Rink Perry reports.

1:23 minutes (329.43 KB)

Measure 37 update

Measure 37 update

Runs 4 : 32
Monday January 27, 2007

Public discussions continue as a newly created joint committee on land use fairness and govenor Ted Kulongoski raise concerns in the debate.

Stephanie Potter reports.

18:09 minutes (3.12 MB)

Library offers Zines

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Evening News
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Mon, 01/29/2007

The Multnomah County Library celebrated the opening of new offerings in periodicals: independently produced magazines, better known as Zines.

Marc De Giere reports.

3:27 minutes (3.16 MB)

Homelessness symposium

Homelessness symposium
Runs: 24 minutes
Thursday February 1, 2007

A one-day symposium around the issue of homelessness was held in Portland by Project Homeless Connect as activists around the country conducted an annual census of homeless citizens.

Laura Young reports.

24:00 minutes (5.5 MB)

Recruiting center protest arrests

Recruiting center protest arrests
Runs 5 : 00
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 02, 2007

Protesters gathered outside a Portland military recruiting center have caused the center to shut its doors during regular business hours for the third consecutive week.

Laurie Shentalevenn and Frank Cobb report.

21:45 minutes (4.98 MB)

 

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