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Evening News on 08/20/14

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Evening News on 08/19/14

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Evening News on 08/18/14

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Evening News on 08/15/14

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Evening News on 08/14/14

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Thu, 08/14/2014 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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Evening News on 08/13/14

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Wed, 08/13/2014 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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Evening News on 08/12/14

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Tue, 08/12/2014 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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Evening News on 08/11/14

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Mon, 08/11/2014 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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Evening News on 08/08/14

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Fri, 08/08/2014 - 5:00pm - 5:30pm
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Evening News on 08/07/14

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Illmaculate Protests Police Presence at Portland Hip Hop Show

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Mon, 03/03/2014
When Portland police swept in to close off the street around a hip hop concert Saturday night, one of the artists stepped off the stage and decided not to perform.
Concerns around police intimidation have been a long-standing issue in Portland’s black community, and the incident on Saturday raised a number of questions.
Some local hip hop artists question the motives behind police activities at hip-hop events.
The Portland rapper ILLMACULATE made the decision to NOT perform in protest of the gang task enforcement presence at the event.
He spoke with KBOO’s Sekoynia Wright this afternoon.
  • Length: 4:20 minutes (3.97 MB)
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US Job Growth Subsidies Favor Corporate Tax Breaks Over Small Businesses

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Mon, 03/03/2014
A new report on job growth in the U-S suggests that the bulk of subsidies being granted to business to spur job growth go to large corporate tax breaks, rather than small, local businesses.
Leigh McIlvane is a research analyst with Good Jobs First, who issued the report.
Their organization describes itself as a resource center for promoting accountability in economic development.
She discussed the report and the upgraded Subsidy Tracker tool with KBOO Reporter Robin Ryan.
  • Length: 3:56 minutes (3.6 MB)
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Federal Government Provides Guidelines for Marijuana-Related Businesses

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Fri, 02/14/2014
The legalization of marijuana is back in the news.
In the past two years, businesses in the new legal marijuana industries in Washington State and Colorado have been unable to access banks or other financial institutions.
This prevents them from opening bank accounts, charging credit cards or taking out significant loans.
Today, the federal government made all of that easier.
 
KBOO Reporter Ryan Katz has more.

Comcast and Time-Warner Intend to Merge

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Thu, 02/13/2014
Comcast Corporation and Time Warner Cable announced their intention to merge today and the proposed forty five billion dollar deal is expected to draw scrutiny from both the justice department and the federal communications commission.
Media Reform advocacy group Free Press issued a scathing response to the potential alliance, referring to the acquisition as disastrous in their call on regulators and the justice department to block the merger.
KBOO reporter Robin Ryan spoke with the watchdog group about what to expect in terms of timing as well as how those opposed can take action to put a stop to these two media conglomerates joining forces.
  • Length: 6:28 minutes (5.93 MB)
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Agencies Debate Mercury Contamination in Oregon's McKenzie River

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Wed, 02/05/2014
The state Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is considering adding the McKenzie River, which supplies water to the city of Eugene, to a list of mercury-contaminated waters it will submit to the EPA. The Eugene Water and Electric Board (EWEB) is disputing the DEQ's methodology and standards. KBOO's Sam Bouman spoke to Karla Urbanowicz of the DEQ's water quality assessment program for more on mercury standards and what they could mean for the future of the McKenzie--long considered one of the state's most pristine rivers--and those who rely on its water and wildlife.
  • Length: 5:05 minutes (4.66 MB)
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Portland High School Students Walk Out in Support of Teachers' Strike Vote

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Wed, 02/05/2014
This morning, hundreds of students walked out of six Portland High Schools in solidarity with the Portland Association of Teachers' strike vote. The PAT reached an impasse in contract negotiations with the Portland Public Schools board on November 20, and the two sides have spent hundreds of hours in mediation since then over issues such as class sizes, salary increases and early retirement incentives. The 2900-member PAT will vote on whether to strike tonight at 7:00 pm at Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall. Today's walkouts were organized by the Portland Student Union. KBOO's Jamie Partridge was on the scene at both Jefferson High School in North Portland and Cleveland High School in Southeast. Meanwhile, Mayor Charlie Hales has left the country, despite his campaign promise to stay active in Portland's education system.
  • Length: 5:59 minutes (5.47 MB)
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Spokane Residents Boycott Bar for Its "Date Grape Koolaid"

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Wed, 02/05/2014
The boycott of a Spokane bar has gone national, after the owner, Jamie Pendleton, refused to rename a drink named "Date Grape Koolaid." KBOO's Erin J. Bernard spoke to Taylor Malone, a Spokane resident who organized the boycott.
  • Length: 4:31 minutes (4.13 MB)
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28 Timber Sales Cancelled in Oregon Coast Marbled Murrelet Habitat

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Wed, 02/05/2014
A coalition of Oregon environmental groups claimed victory after they reached a settlement with the state of Oregon, resulting in the cancellation of 28 timber sales in the Elliott, Clatsop and Tillamook State Forests. These lands include crucial habitat for the threatened marbled murrelet. KBOO's Evening News and Public Affairs director Jenka Soderberg spoke to Josh Laughlin of Cascadia Wildlands for more on the settlement.
  • Length: 8:47 minutes (8.04 MB)
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Sharon Maxwell In The Running For City Council

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Tue, 02/04/2014
The position for city commissioner is open, and incumbent NICK FISH will be in the running for re-election.
Portland native SHARON MAXWELL is running against NICK FISH to serve the community and gave a press conference TUESDAY at Portland Community College-Cascade campus to announce her running for district 2. Ballots to vote on the canidates will be mailed out on April 30th and the ballot votes will be counted on May 20, 2014.

Below is the audio from the press conference:
  • Length: 4:54 minutes (4.48 MB)
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ACLU Weights in on Federally Mandated Police Reform

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Mon, 02/03/2014
In 2012 the U.S. Department of Justice found that Portland police uses excessive force against people with perceived mental illness.

Since then, the city, the police, the feds, and the Albina Ministerial Alliance have been working out a settlement agreement covering reforms to police policies, training and oversight.

For more KBOO’s Joe Meyer spoke with Becky Straus of the ACLU.
  • Length: 5:51 minutes (5.35 MB)
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