News http://klcc.org en Federal Judge Hears Arguments To Overturn Oregon's Same-sex Marriage Ban http://klcc.org/post/federal-judge-hears-arguments-overturn-oregons-same-sex-marriage-ban <p></p><p></p><p>KLCC's Angela Kellner speaks with Salem Correspondent Chris Lehman about the oral arguments heard in a federal courtroom in Eugene Wednesday. The plaintiffs are urging Judge Michael McShane to overturn the state's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage ban.</p> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:21:14 +0000 Angela Kellner 12353 at http://klcc.org Federal Judge Hears Arguments To Overturn Oregon's Same-sex Marriage Ban Cinema Pacific Film Festival and the Adrenaline Film Project http://klcc.org/post/cinema-pacific-film-festival-and-adrenaline-film-project <p>The Cinema Pacific Film Festival brings films and new media from countries which border the Pacific Ocean. It includes the annual Adrenaline Film Project, in which films are created and then shown in a 72-hour frenzy. A conversation with Cinema Pacific director Richard Herskowitz, and Leigh&nbsp; Kilton-Smith, a mentor for the Adrenaline Film Project who has served as an acting coach for Jennifer Aniston and many others.</p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Eric Alan 12323 at http://klcc.org Cinema Pacific Film Festival and the Adrenaline Film Project Natural World: Swifts at Agate Hall http://klcc.org/post/natural-world-swifts-agate-hall <p></p><p></p><p>During spring and fall migrations Vaux's Swifts have been using the tall chimney at Agate hall for an evening roost.&nbsp; How these birds know where to congregate remains a mystery.&nbsp; The evening spectacle when they enter the chimney is easily accessible to anyone taking the time to observe.</p> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:37:00 +0000 John Cooney 12243 at http://klcc.org Natural World: Swifts at Agate Hall Steve Landes as John Lennon in Rain http://klcc.org/post/steve-landes-john-lennon-rain <p>Steve Landes has been portraying an eight-year portion of John Lennon’s life for sixteen years, as part of the multi-media Beatles tribute called Rain. Before Rain’s performance at the Hult Center, he speaks with Eric Alan about the oddity and excitement of the role, what it takes to recreate the Beatles, and what he’ll do when he no longer looks like John Lennon.</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:16:02 +0000 Eric Alan 12300 at http://klcc.org Steve Landes as John Lennon in Rain Lane County Will No Longer Hold Inmates For Federal Immigration Officials http://klcc.org/post/lane-county-will-no-longer-hold-inmates-federal-immigration-officials <p>After a court decision earlier this month, Lane County has changed its policy on holding inmates at the request of federal immigration officials.<br />&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 19:57:37 +0000 Jes Burns 12299 at http://klcc.org Lane County Will No Longer Hold Inmates For Federal Immigration Officials Gay Rights Supporters Gather Ahead Of Landmark Court Hearing http://klcc.org/post/gay-rights-supporters-gather-ahead-landmark-court-hearing <p>Late Tuesday afternoon, gay rights supporters in seven cities around Oregon gathered for a vigil ahead of a landmark court case.&nbsp; A federal judge in Eugene will hear oral arguments Wednesday afternoon challenging the state's ban on same-sex marriage.</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 19:40:06 +0000 Jes Burns 12296 at http://klcc.org Gay Rights Supporters Gather Ahead Of Landmark Court Hearing Oregon Department Of Education Awards Science And Technology Grants http://klcc.org/post/oregon-department-education-awards-science-and-technology-grants <p>The Oregon Department of Education wants to promote science, technology, engineering, and math, or "STEM" subjects. It has awarded $2.8 million to six 'learning hubs' around the state.</p><p></p><p>The Oregon Coast STEM Hub received the largest of the grants. Terry Crews is the project manager. She says Newport schools have had a partnership with marine science centers for about six years…</p><p>Crews: "With the intent of making Lincoln County School District students the most ocean-literate in the state, if not the country."</p> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:10:43 +0000 Karen Richards 12239 at http://klcc.org Oregon Department Of Education Awards Science And Technology Grants Lane County Group Re-files Initiative To Limit GMO Crops http://klcc.org/post/lane-county-group-re-files-initiative-limit-gmo-crops <p>A Lane County group chose Earth Day for their latest legal move. Today (Tuesday) “Support Local Food Rights” filed its third attempt at an ordinance to protect area farms and limit certain agricultural practices.&nbsp;</p><p>Last month, a judge ruled that the previous version of the Lane County Local Food System Ordinance did not comply with pre-election requirements. Attorney Ann Kneeland says the county now has five days to decide if this newest incarnation is acceptable.</p><p></p> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:00:06 +0000 Tiffany Eckert 12238 at http://klcc.org Lane County Group Re-files Initiative To Limit GMO Crops Judge Denies Motion To Delay Same-Sex Marriage Hearing http://klcc.org/post/judge-denies-motion-delay-same-sex-marriage-hearing <p>Wednesday's federal hearing on Oregon's same-sex marriage ban will go ahead as scheduled, after a Eugene judge today denied a motion to postpone by opponents. &nbsp;</p><p></p><p><br />The Oregon Attorney General announced back in February that the state would not defend the voter-approved Constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.&nbsp; The state said the ban would not stand up to a federal equal rights challenge.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:55:50 +0000 Jes Burns 12237 at http://klcc.org Judge Denies Motion To Delay Same-Sex Marriage Hearing Free Speech Protest Rights Championed In Two Eugene Lawsuits http://klcc.org/post/free-speech-protest-rights-championed-two-eugene-lawsuits <p></p><p></p> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 20:34:47 +0000 Rachael McDonald 12229 at http://klcc.org Free Speech Protest Rights Championed In Two Eugene Lawsuits