The Blazers Dancers perform during a break in the action at the Moda Center in Portland, Ore., Friday, March 25, 2019.

The Blazers Dancers perform during a break in the action at the Moda Center in Portland, Ore., Friday, March 25, 2019.

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  • Animal rights and environmental activists are appealing a case that a federal judge in Portland, Oregon, dismissed earlier this month. In their lawsuit, the Animal Legal Defense Fund and Seeding Sovereignty claim they have a constitutional “right to wilderness” that is being violated by the federal government’s failure to do more to combat climate change. Constitutional lawyer Matt Kalmanson joins us to provide analysis.

 

  

  • We continue our series of conversations about Interstate 5 with Chris Oxley, senior vice president of external affairs and projects for the Portland Trail Blazers.

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