KLCC's Overall Excellence Submission For 2021 Murrows

Feb 11, 2021

A compilation of KLCC news reports, newscasts, and features from 2020.

Top row, left to right: Trump supporters and anti-Trump demonstrators crowd a median in Eugene; EPA workers examine the ruins of a Blue River home; The University of Oregon's Pioneer Mother statue after activists toppled it. Bottom row, left to right: Firefighter describes the Holiday Farm Fire's status near a canyon; Medical workers at a PPE sanitation facility; Springfield Police and demonstrators.
Credit KLCC staff; Battelle

STORIES: In Eugene, political ideologies clash loudly – but peacefully – over President Trump; Eugene’s women’s march carries on despite low turnout; South Hills standoff ends with shots fired - IDFIT gets involved; Latinx Community Overrepresented in Local COVID-19 Cases;  Xenophobia – especially against Asians – becomes a pandemic of its own; Weekend riots leave destruction and questions; Black Protesters Voice Frustration with Marchers at Latest BLM Protest; Eugene’s Black Lives Matter Protests demand action on policing; As Minneapolis moves to scrap its police department, CAHOOTS may become new response model; Protesters tear down pioneer statues on UO Campus; Pro-Police Supporters in Springfield Face Off vs. Counter Protesters; New wave of social justice finds Black and Indigenous activists united; September 10, 2020 Morning Edition Newscast Excerpt; Fire & Water: McKenzie Mist Bottling facility burns in Holiday Farm blaze; For fire evacuees, an anxious wait to go back; World meet Rainbow, Female fire chief; Massive effort continues to control & contain Holiday Farm Fire; Lincoln County moves to recovery mode after Echo Mountain Fire; Higher turnout could make election results harder to predict; As Trump-Biden outcome remains uncertain, progressives rally outside federal courthouse; Biden Supporters celebrate in Downtown Eugene; Thankful for love, great nurses, and Remdesivir: A front line RN recuperates from COVID-19; Loss of son to COVID-19 adds to mother’s grief; August 10, 2020 Morning Edition newscast.

Duration of entry:  (44:04)  (Per contest rules, 40 minutes plus added length of required newscast at tail end of submission)

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