Lisa Loving

Lisa Loving raised her family in Northeast Portland while working as a freelance writer, reporter and news editor. She has won awards for her reporting in education, consumer rights, and environmentalism. The Skanner News' news editor 2008-2015, she is currently the Evening News Director at KBOO Community Radio where she has produced radio shows since 1990. Lisa is an Oregon Humane Society volunteer and serves on the Oregon Society for Professional Journalists Board of Directors. She is a fan of tiny dogs and genealogy.

COVID-19 Update 7/10/20

Airs at: Fri, 07/10/2020 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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These are the news headlines for Friday, July 10. I’m Lisa Loving.   Early this morning an African American man was shot to death in Portland, in an apparent bias crime. Social media reports by family members of Dominique Dunn say that Dunn was out with friends when a whit... Read more

COVID-19 Update 7/10/20

Airs at: Fri, 07/10/2020 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Produced for Daily News Headlines
These are the news headlines for Friday, July 10. I’m Lisa Loving.   Early this morning an African American man was shot to death in Portland, in an apparent bias crime. Social media reports by family members of Dominique Dunn say that Dunn was out with friends when a whit... Read more

News Update for 6/26/20

Airs at: Fri, 06/26/2020 at 4:00pm
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Early this month Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler gave city employees the option to take bereavement leave to cope with the deaths of African Americans killed by law enforcement and white supremacists.  The Oregonian reports today that 295 Portland employees have filed for 40 ho... Read more

News update for 5/22/20

Airs at: Fri, 05/22/2020 at 4:00pm
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  The Washington Post this week reports that Oregon Republicans’ new US Senate nominee is a QAnon supporter who believes in a deep state conspiracy against President Donald J Trump. Jo Rae Perkins on Tuesday won the GOP’s nomination to run against Sen. Jeff Merkley in Nov... Read more

News Update for 5/15/20

Airs at: Fri, 05/15/2020 at 4:00pm
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The Oregon Department of Corrections will close Oregon’s death row.  The Oregonian reported yesterday that the 27 men there will be moved to other housing in the prison system.  The move has been under consideration by prison officials since a reform group in 2016 recommend... Read more

News update for 5/8/20

Airs at: Sat, 05/09/2020 at 4:00pm
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Gov. Kate Brown yesterday outlined a phased plan to reopen the state starting with rural areas that have seen few cases of Covid-19. On May 15, Brown will loosen restrictions statewide on day cares and on retail shops that were previously closed. Counties that have very sm... Read more

News Update for 5/1/20

Airs at: Fri, 05/01/2020 at 4:00pm
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A top Oregon parole board official said yesterday the agency is reviewing seven inmates for early release because their underlying medical conditions make them extra vulnerable to fatal complications of the coronavirus. The board has asked corrections staff to evaluate an a... Read more

News update for 4/24/20

Airs at: Fri, 04/24/2020 at 2:00pm
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The Oregon Supreme Court ruled yesterday that limits on campaign contributions are legal in Oregon. Previously there were no limits whatsoever on how much money donors gave to Oregon political races and ballot initiatives. This gave corporate interests and out of state pol... Read more

News update for 4/17/20

Airs at: Fri, 04/17/2020 at 11:30am
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Oregon Gov. Kate Brown will waive the one-week waiting period before newly laid off workers are eligible for jobless benefits. That’s a reversal of the state’s usual policy. The shift is expected to pump more than $100 million dollars in additional benefits to Oregonians wh... Read more

The RadioActivist on 01/22/20

Airs at: Wed, 01/22/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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