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Corps of Engineers saves PDX trees from FEMA demolition

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 12/05/2007

The fight to save 100 mature trees along the Bridgeton levee in north Portland got a needed boost today from the U-S Army Corps of Engineers.The Corps is currently reviewing its levee vegetation policy and plans to issue the revised standards as part of a National Levee Vegetation Roundtable to be held in early 2008.The Bridgeton Neighborhood Association’s and Columbia Riverkeeper have been fighting for months to preserve the hundred trees, which were scheduled to be cut due to a directive from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

KBOO spoke with Brent Foster, the director of the Columbia Riverkeeper, about this issue:

2:25 minutes (2.22 MB)

Censored!

program date: 
Fri, 12/21/2007

KBOO program director Chris Merrick and Ani Haines, host of Positively Revolting Talk Radio join host Julie Sabatier for an honest look at FCC regulations and the restrictions that made this month’s “DIY, Portland” episode too hot for the radio.

28:00 minutes (25.64 MB)

ACLU sues CIA on case of "extra rendition program"

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 12/16/2007

On Friday the American Civil Liberties Union, or ACLU, filed legal papers against the Central Intelligence Agency of the U.S. government.

the ACLU is suing on behalf of five victims of the U-S government's QUOTE “extraordinary rendition” program.

 KBOO reporter Linda Olson-Osterlund spoke with Ben Wisner The ACLU’s Lead Attorney on the case .

4:05 minutes (3.74 MB)

Catholic teacher held for protesting interrogation school

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 12/16/2007

Oregon peace activist Betsy Lamb of Redmond is being held in an Arizona jail, after being deemed  "a flight risk and danger to the community."

1:06 minutes (1.01 MB)

Portland Tea Party at Willamette River

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 12/18/2007

This past Sunday, December 17th, was the two hundred and thirty-fourth anniversary of the Boston Tea Party.

Just as the colonists revolted against King George, Code Pink staged their own revolt against President George W. Bush in Portland.
Hundreds gathered as protestors dumped their own organic tea into the Willamette River.
Crystal Elinski has the story.

 

3:54 minutes (3.58 MB)

Portland Tea Party at Willamette River

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 12/18/2007

This past Sunday, December 17th, was the two hundred and thirty-fourth anniversary of the Boston Tea Party.

Just as the colonists revolted against King George, Code Pink staged their own revolt against President George W. Bush in Portland.
Hundreds gathered as protestors dumped their own organic tea into the Willamette River.
Crystal Elinski has the story.

 

3:54 minutes (3.58 MB)

FCC relaxes rules on print consolidation, tightens on Cable TV

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 12/18/2007

A divided Federal Communications Commission voted yesterday to relax one rule banning corporate ownership of a newspaper and broadcast station in the same city. The ruling also tightened the growth of big cable television companies.

 KBOO’s Kit Brazier spoke with Joe Torres, Government Relations Manager

 

3:26 minutes (3.14 MB)

Labor organizers picket Elder Demolition Company

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 12/18/2007

 

A local demolition company has come under from labor organizers and advocates. Elder Demolition company faced picket lines in North Portland at a demolition site today. 
KBOO's Jenka Soderberg spoke with one of the organizers of the picket.

 

2:28 minutes (2.26 MB)

1219 Our Backyard

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program date: 
Tue, 12/18/2007

Another edition of the locally produced environmental series, Our Backyard, with KBOO's Edison Carder. This edition: A couple of holiday gift book ideas. One for the "eco-geeks" and and one for the "eco-phobes". Happy Solstice! 

3:40 minutes (3.37 MB)

Tasers, intimidation, and new mind control technology...

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program: 
Presswatch
program date: 
Wed, 12/19/2007

Tasers, intimidation, and mind control technology under Bushite fascism

24:59 minutes (10.01 MB)

 

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