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Our Little Mayor Part 3

program: 
Ubu Hour
program date: 
Sun, 05/31/2009

Our Little Mayor Part 3 - Catch up on the latest adventures of Our Little Mayor Slam Assbuns and his problems with the media hounding him for consensual sex with another adult... This peice involves car crashes, 12-lane highway bridges, and a new soccor stadium.  Written and produced by G Violetta

16:54 minutes (15.47 MB)

Trimet To Cut Budget

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 05/27/2009

Trimet has proposed twenty-three million dollars in cuts this year.

The announcement provoked a protest by the newly-formed Trimet Riders Union yesterday, at the newly-built ‘Portland Bus Mall’ on 5th and 6th avenues.

KBOO’s david nochumson spoke with Al bradbury with the transit riders union about the cuts.

 
6:35 minutes (6.03 MB)

Mary Fetsch, TriMet Communications Director

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program: 
Radiozine
program date: 
Tue, 05/26/2009

Kate Welch hosts an interview and call-in with Mary Fetsch, TriMet Communications Director since 1995. 

27:17 minutes (24.98 MB)

Right to Repair

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 05/26/2009

The ‘right to repair’ bill currently being considered by the US Congress has become a point of contention between car manufacturers and civil liberties advocates. The bill would allow local mechanics and garages to perform repairs on cars with computers, which are currently considered the ‘intellectual property’ of the car manufacturer.

Fred Von Lohmann of the Electronic Frontier Foundation argues that the bill should be extended to include not just cars, but all electronics and computer equipment:

That was Fred Von Lohmann of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, speaking on the ‘Right to Repair’ bill, which is currently in Committee in the US House of Representatives.

9:32 minutes (8.73 MB)

Portland Proposes Buffered Bike Lane

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 05/26/2009

The Portland Department Of Transportation has proposed a new and safer lane for downtown cyclists.

          It’s called the buffered bike lane and it will be tested on southwest stark and oak.

          This is in addition to another enhanced cycling lane referred to as the cycle track, which is about to be tested on Broadway by

1:46 minutes (1.62 MB)

Transportation Budget Changes

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 05/26/2009

 With a 6 cent increase in fuel taxes, a new bill passed in Salem today will pay for the improvement of state transportation systems. But some say its projects are misguided. Kboo’s Lila Tetzlaff explains.

4:38 minutes (4.25 MB)

Radiozine on 05/27/09

Program: 
Radiozine
Air date: 
Wed, 05/27/2009 - 11:30am - 12:00pm

Kate Welch hosts an interview and call-in with Mary Fetsch, TriMet Communications Director since 1995. 

Let's Connect the Torture Dots back to ... (wait for it) Dick Cheney!

program date: 
Mon, 05/18/2009

 Abe and Joe connect the torture dots back to ... (wait for it) Dick Cheney!

Abe and Joe examine new revelations in the ongoing U.S. torture scandal that lead directly to former Vice President Cheney. But we already knew that. Also, an LNG update and a look at the health care debate in Washington.

55:49 minutes (25.56 MB)

New Cyclists

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program: 
The Bike Show
program date: 
Tue, 05/05/2009

New to Cycling?  

Getting started: Learn to leave your car or the bus behind and start riding your bike more. Knowing how to ride a bike isn't the same as knowing how to commute on city streets. We talk with newly minted cyclists.

 

 

59:22 minutes (27.26 MB)

Kulongoski - May 15, 2009

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 05/14/2009
4:14 minutes (3.89 MB)
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