Good Afternoon, News: 200 Million Vaccines Given in US, More on Ma’Khia Bryant, and Time to Register to Vote
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In local news:
• A new report shows that the federal agents sent to Portland to defend the courthouse last summer lacked proper training or use of force policies. Of course, if you were there last summer, you don't need a report to tell you that.
• In Oregon, the "guilty, guilty, guilty" verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial has been met with "cautious elation" from civil rights activists across the state, per OPB.
• Head's up: There's another election in Oregon next month! If you want the chance to weigh in on school board races, ballot measures and more, you'll need to make sure you're properly registered to vote by Tuesday, April 27.Continue reading »