Jury selection began Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, for the trial of Jeremy Christian, accused of killing two men and slashing another in 2017 on a Portland, Ore., MAX train after they confronted Christian while he was shouting racist slurs at two teenage girls.

Jury selection began Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, for the trial of Jeremy Christian, accused of killing two men and slashing another in 2017 on a Portland, Ore., MAX train after they confronted Christian while he was shouting racist slurs at two teenage girls.

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  • The 2020 census is still a few months away from arriving at households across the country, but efforts to get the word out about the census is underway in many states. Oregon has spent nearly $8 million on outreach efforts to historically undercounted communities. We Count Oregon is working to ensure that those communities are represented on the 2020 census. We speak with We Count Oregon campaign manager Esperanza Tervalon-Garrett, APANO’s census equity manager Mar Hirshfield and Shana Radford, the tribal partnership specialist for the U.S. Census Bureau, focusing on Oregon and Idaho.

 

  

  • Oregon Native American Chamber (ONAC) connects Native Americans with small businesses, entrepreneurs, and educational classes so they can grow their own businesses in Oregon and southwest Washington. We talk with the CEO of NEO Designs Palani Bearghost and James Parker, executive director of ONAC.

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