UpFront – September 24, 2018

UpFront

UpFront delivers a mix of local, state, and international coverage through challenging interviews, civil debates, breaking updates, and in-depth discussions with authors.

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0:08 – Monday’s with Mitch: News headlines and analysis with Mitch, Antonia and Gina 0:34 – Last week, a homeless encampment of about 80 people caught fire in the early morning of Tuesday September 11, 2018. This encampment, known as “The Village” is located at East 12th & 23rd ave in Oakland. No one was injured or … Continued


Hosted by Jeannine Etter and Brian Edwards-Tiekert 0:08 – Hurricane Florence makes landfall on the North Carolina coast. We’re first by Brian’s Aunt Kathleen (Kathleen Knottage) a retired nurse practitioner who evacuated out of the Wilmington area down the coast to Charleston. Then, John Murawski (@johnmurawski), staff writer for the Raleigh News and Observer covering health care and … Continued


0:08 – Tipping Point: There are 54 days til the 2018 midterms, and in our new election series where we sort out the facts from the fireworks, try to ask big questions, and profile key players – all in 3 minutes of election news. 0:11 – New York Primary update is today, September 13th. We’re joined by Bob Hennelly (@stucknation), … Continued


0:08 – Tipping Point: 55 days til the 2018 midterms, we launch a new series where we sort out the facts from the fireworks, try to ask big questions, and profile key players – all in 3 minutes of election news. 0:11 – The presence of bots, fake algorithm-controlled social media accounts posing as real people to spread … Continued


0:08 – DEBUT: The Tipping Point 56 days til the 2018 midterms, we launch a new series where we sort out the facts from the fireworks, try to ask big questions, and profile key players – all in 3 minutes of election news. 0:11 – Rights Watch: North Carolina is ground zero for Federal Vote Suppression … Continued


0:08 – Monday’s with Mitch: news and analysis with Mitch Jeserich and Brian Edwards-Tiekert. 0:34 – California wildfire update: Michael Mohler is a spokesman for CalFire, and gives an update on the Delta Fire. It started on Sep 5, 2018 and is now burning over 47,000 acres and 5 percent contained.  0:46 – Liza Featherstone is a … Continued


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