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News Update for 6/26/20

Airs at: Fri, 06/26/2020 at 4:00pm
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Early this month Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler gave city employees the option to take bereavement leave to cope with the deaths of African Americans killed by law enforcement and white supremacists.  The Oregonian reports today that 295 Portland employees have filed for 40 ho... Read more

COVID-19 Update 6/9/20

Airs at: Tue, 06/09/2020 at 2:15pm - 3:15pm
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This is the Tuesday afternoon KBOO news update for June ninth, 2020. In Minneapolis yesterday, ex-police officers Derek Chauvin, J. Kueng, Thomas Lane and Tou Thao faced a judge for a bail hearing.  Chauvin, who is charged with second-degree murder, was assessed one million... Read more

News update for 6/8/20

Airs at: Mon, 06/08/2020 at 4:00pm
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In national news, protests took place across the country and the world this weekend in hundreds of cities and towns, calling for an end to police violence and racism against black people in the US. Record crowds filled the streets in Philadelphia and Washington DC, where th... Read more

News update for 6/5/20

Airs at: Fri, 06/05/2020 at 4:00pm
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Across the country, protests have continued, despite the pandemic of COVID19, to call for an end to police violence and racism toward black people in this country.   In Portland, tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets for the seventh night in a row. The crow... Read more

Protests Across US Calling for Racial Justice: 5 Killed in Past Week

Airs at: Wed, 06/03/2020 at 11:00am
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Across the country, protests continued last night, including in Portland, where thousands of people participated in a ‘die-in’ on the Burnside Bridge, and over 10,000 people gathered in Pioneer square to rally against police violence and racism toward black people in this c... Read more

News update for 6/1/20

Airs at: Mon, 06/01/2020 at 4:00pm
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This past weekend saw mass protests in cities around the world calling for an end to police violence and racism against black people. The protests followed the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis Minnesota by an officer who kneeled on his neck for eight minutes wh... Read more

COVID-19 Update 5/26/20

Airs at: Tue, 05/26/2020 at 2:45pm - 3:45pm
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This is the KBOO Afternoon News brief for Tuesday, May 26th. There have still been only 113,000 tests for coronavirus in Oregon, where the death toll stands at 138.  Ninety seven thousand people have died in the USA so far, 29,000 in New York State.  France has shut down i... Read more

News update for 5/22/20

Airs at: Fri, 05/22/2020 at 4:00pm
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  The Washington Post this week reports that Oregon Republicans’ new US Senate nominee is a QAnon supporter who believes in a deep state conspiracy against President Donald J Trump. Jo Rae Perkins on Tuesday won the GOP’s nomination to run against Sen. Jeff Merkley in Nov... Read more

COVID-19 Update 5-21-20

Airs at: Thu, 05/21/2020 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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This is KBOO's daily covid 19 report for Thursday May 21st I'm Joe Clements.  Known cases of covid 19 continue to rise as there are now close to 4,859,000 confirmed cases worldwide, with over 329,000 fatalities. The United States continues to lead the world in recorded cases w... Read more

News Update for 5/20/20

Airs at: Wed, 05/20/2020 at 4:00pm
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The World Health Organization today announced that the past twenty four hours have seen the most new infections in a one-day period since the coronavirus pandemic began. The global health body said 106,000 new cases of infections of the novel coronavirus had been recorded ... Read more