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Evening News on 07/23/14

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Wed, 07/23/2014 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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Evening News on 07/22/14

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Tue, 07/22/2014 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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Evening News on 07/21/14

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Mon, 07/21/2014 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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Evening News on 07/18/14

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Fri, 07/18/2014 - 5:00pm - 5:30pm
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Evening News on 07/17/14

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Thu, 07/17/2014 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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Evening News on 07/16/14

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Wed, 07/16/2014 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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Evening News on 07/15/14

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Tue, 07/15/2014 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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Evening News on 07/14/14

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Mon, 07/14/2014 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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Evening News on 07/11/14

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Fri, 07/11/2014 - 5:00pm - 5:30pm
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Evening News on 07/10/14

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Thu, 07/10/2014 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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PDX Mercy Corps on Humanitarian Work in Kenya

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Mon, 02/11/2008


Former United Nations Chief Kofi Annan has announced that negotiations in Kenya have moved to a final stage today.  The talks are aimed at ending the violence that has plagued Kenya since a disputed election was held on December 27th.Over 1000 people have been killed in the violence, most of them civilians.Nate Oetting is with the Portland-based group Mercy Corps, which has been working to bring humanitarian support to the region.

Civil Liberties Watch: Fairness in Hearings on Arson

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Mon, 02/11/2008

KBOO's weekly series Civil Liberties Watch, on the latest attacks on the constitution by the current government. KBOO's Linda Olson-Osterlund speaks with Lauran Regan of the Civil Liberties Defense Center on the prosecution of Brianna Waters as an "ecoterrorist" for alleged arson.

Anti-convention protest organizing

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Sun, 02/10/2008

 

While Democrats and Republicans gathered in Washington this weekend to caucus for one of the few remaining candidates for President, anti-authoritarians and activists also held a gathering.  There, they began planning protests at both the Democratic and Republican conventions.

The Democratic convention will take place in Denver from August 24th to 28th.  The Republican convention is planned for Minneapolis, September 1st to 4th.

KBOO Reporter Cris Andrae travelled to Olympia and put together this compilation of voices from the organizing conferece:

The organizers which gathered at Evergreen state college in Olympia over the weekend vowed to re-create the spirit of resistance that was present in the 1968 protests against the Party conventions.

KBOO Radio pulled this clip from our archives, of the Democratic convention in 1968:

That was a recording from the 1968 coverage of the Democratic Convention protests, heard on KBOO radio during the station's first few months on the air.              ###

 

Incentives for Partaking in Domestic Surveillance

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Sun, 02/10/2008

 

Folding companies into its domestic surveillance machinery the F B I was quick to hand out gifts and goodies. With its new program the F B I has created a business class to law enforcement.

KBOO’s Michael Ianello has more.

 

Domestic Partnerships: Karinne Fish with Basic Rights Oregon

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Sun, 02/03/2008

 

In a landmark ruling on Friday U. S. District Judge Michael Mosman overturned his earlier decision and allowed same-sex couples to obtain domestic partnerships.

The ruling went into effect today and KBOO's John Flaig spoke with Karinne Fish from Basic Rights Oregon.

Civil Liberties Watch: Warrentless wiretapping case

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Sun, 02/03/2008

Warrantless wiretapping by the National Security agency under President Bush has been in the national news a lot lately.

An Oregon case in Federal District Court could help put a stop to it.

Kboo’s News feature Civil Liberties Watch brings us the story.

Breaking News: Domestic Partnerships Legalized

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Thu, 01/31/2008

Reporter Katie Arrants spoke with Karin Fish of Basic Rights Oregon today about the judge's decision today.

Home Loan Racism

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Thu, 01/31/2008

A new report confirms that ethnic minorities in Oregon are steered toward riskier, higher interest mortgage loans than non-minorities—even if they qualify for conventional, lower interest loans. 

KBOO’s Katie Arrants has the story in collaboration with the Oregon News Service. 

  • Title: Home Loan Racism
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Tropical Smoothie: Workers and Contractor Speak

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Mon, 01/28/2008

Last week, picketers gathered at the new Tropical Smoothies location on East Burnside to bring attention to the lack of fair wages and benefits used by the general contractor. The contractor has raised questions about the unions practices. KBOO reporter Don Wolfe has the story from both sides.

Seattle's Ineffective Plan for Homeless

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Mon, 01/28/2008

 

Seattle has a plan to get their homeless off the streets but Homeless advocates say that plan is not much of a plan at all.

KBOO’s Michael Ianello has more

 

 

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