Pistorius Refuses to Look At Dead Lover’s Photo

Posted by Associated Press on April 9, 2014
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PRETORIA, South Africa — Oscar Pistorius refused to look at a photo of his dead girlfriend’s bloody head wounds while testifying at his murder trial Wednesday as the prosecutor urged the star athlete to “take responsibility” for killing her.

“It’s time that you look at it,” chief prosecutor Gerrie Nel said, setting the stage for a rigorous first day of cross-examination …

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Hillary Rodham Clinton Speaks in Portland

Posted by Associated Press on April 9, 2014
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PORTLAND, Ore. – Hillary Rodham Clinton says empowering women isn’t only moral and just but also an economic imperative.

The former first lady, New York senator and secretary of state spoke Tuesday evening in Portland as part of the World Affairs Council of Oregon’s international speaker series featuring women changing the world.

Clinton says nations’ economic prosperity is limited when half their …

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Equal Pay Day

Posted by Mike Turner on April 8, 2014
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April 8th was Equal Pay Day. It’s the day when women catch up with men doing the same job.

Equal Pay supporters gathered at City Hall to point out it takes 98 days for women to catch up with men.

The rally also found support for a state-wide family leave day and a 15 dollar minimum wage.


Scoop-a-thon at Ben and Jerry’s

Posted by Mike Turner on April 8, 2014
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Tuesday was Free Ice Cream Day at Ben and Jerry’s.

Thousands lined up as volunteer scoopers raised money from sponsors for New Avenues for Youth.


Clinton’s Crowds

Posted by Mike Turner on April 8, 2014
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Contributions from Pat Boyle, KXL

Hillary Clinton supporters were lining up early to catch her speech at Keller Auditorium. She weighed in on Vladimir Putin during a sold out speech in Portland last night, but kept quiet about another possible run for the White House. She told a crowd of three thousand at Keller Auditorium Putin is a tough guy with thin …

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