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Kulongoski - May 15, 2009

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 05/14/2009
4:14 minutes (3.89 MB)

Protesters appeal AIPAC to stop funding Israel

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 05/14/2009

 

The American Israel Public Affairs Committee recently concluded their annual convention in Washington DC, with hundreds of lobbyists visiting Congressional offices.

This year, they were met by protesters calling for equal rights for the Palestinian people.
KBOO’s Jenka Soderberg has more:
 
3:12 minutes (2.93 MB)

Kulongoski - May 15, 2009

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 05/14/2009
4:14 minutes (3.89 MB)

Movie Talk: Review of Angels and Demons Movie Talk: Movie review, Angels and Demons

program date: 
Thu, 05/14/2009

 A review of Ron Howard's adaptation of Dan Brown's novel Angels and Demons.

7:36 minutes (6.96 MB)

ICE protest mistreatment in Prison

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 05/14/2009

 

The Immigration and Customs Enforcement prison in Tacoma Washington has asked the federal government for funding to increase the prison’s capacity.

KBOO’s Sam Theobald went to a recent protest outside the facility, and brings us some of the sounds of the Mother’s Day Vigil for immigrant rights.

2:36 minutes (2.38 MB)

Mercy Corps Aids Pakistani Refugees

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 05/13/2009

 

A half million people half the world away flee their homes because of armed fighting and an Oregon based aid group has started helping families in need.

The United Nations estimates at least 500,000 have had to suddenly move in Pakistan.

Mercy Corps is handing out emergency kits this week, and Portland-based personnel are arriving in Pakistan to assess the continued emergency response.

KBOO’s Peter Shoaf has more, in collaboration with the Oregon News Service.
 
1:42 minutes (1.56 MB)

Nuclear Provision in Climate Bill

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 05/13/2009

 

President Obama has promoted ‘alternative energy’ as a key part of his agenda.

To achieve that goal, some legislators in the US Congress have proposed a ‘Clean Energy Bank’ that would provide low-interest loans for new alternative energy projects.

But anti-nuclear groups have discovered a little-publicized provision in the bill that would allow unlimited loans for nuclear power plant construction.

2:48 minutes (2.57 MB)

Nuclear Provision in Climate Bill

Categories:
program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 05/13/2009

 

President Obama has promoted ‘alternative energy’ as a key part of his agenda.

To achieve that goal, some legislators in the US Congress have proposed a ‘Clean Energy Bank’ that would provide low-interest loans for new alternative energy projects.

But anti-nuclear groups have discovered a little-publicized provision in the bill that would allow unlimited loans for nuclear power plant construction.

2:48 minutes (2.57 MB)

 

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