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APA Compass: Vu Pham, director of Sway of the Knife

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APA Compass
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Fri, 12/06/2013
Filmmaker Vu Pham talks about his family circumstances which led him to write and direct the film, "Sway of the Knife."

Interviewed by Dao Strom and Andrew Yeh.  Produced by Andrew Yeh.  Music by Dao Strom. 15:28 minutes (14.15 MB)

APA Compass: Simon Tam on The Slants' trademark case

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APA Compass
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Fri, 12/06/2013
Musician Simon Tam describes his ongoing legal action to trademark his band's name, "The Slants."  The US Patent and Trademark Office denied his applications on the grounds that the word is offensive, though approved hundred of other trademarks containing the same word.

Interviewed by Anna Preble.  Produced by Anna Preble and Andrew Yeh.  Music is "Sour Love" by The Slants.
13:21 minutes (12.22 MB)

In Depth: Alan Wieder on Nelson Mandela and Apartheid

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Evening News
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Thu, 12/05/2013
KBOO's Jenn Chavez interviews Alan Wieder, author of "Ruth First and Joe Slovo in the War against Apartheid" about Nelson Mandela and his role in the struggle against apartheid in South Africa. 13:39 minutes (12.49 MB)

Trans-Pacific Partnership Will Decrease Middle-Class Wages, Report Says

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Evening News
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Thu, 12/05/2013
The Center for Economic and Policy Research released a report saying that the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal between 18 Pacific Rim countries will likely lead to decreases in middle-class wages in the US. Genevieve McDaniel spoke to Mark Weisbrot of the Center today. 5:33 minutes (5.08 MB)

TriMet to Vote on Transfer Time Increase

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Evening News
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Thu, 12/05/2013
TriMet is going to vote next Wednesday on whether to increase transfer times for one-way tickets to 2.5 hours, up from 2 hours, to better accomodate round trips. This would also clarify their official stance on one-way tickets, which is that round trips are not encouraged but rather an unintended benefit of making a shorter trip. Sam Bouman spoke with Vivian Satterfield of OPAL Environmental Justice Oregon for more on the Rider's Union and the proposed transfer increase. 5:00 minutes (4.58 MB)

McDonald's Protest in Portland

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Evening News
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Thu, 12/05/2013
Portland residents participated in a national day of action today to call attention to the low wages paid to McDonald's workers. KBOO reporters were at the rally in downtown Portland. 1:32 minutes (715.51 KB)

Klamath Tribes and Ranchers Reach Agreement Over Water Rights

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Evening News
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Thu, 12/05/2013
In Klamath Falls, Oregon, the fight over water between farmers and native tribes may have come to a conclusion that will satisfy all parties. 
Kristin Yount spoke to Don Gentry, the Commissioner of the Klamath Tribes, for more.

4:47 minutes (4.38 MB)

Cold Weather Shelters in Portland

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Evening News
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Thu, 12/05/2013
Portland is experiencing record low temperatures which will continue for several days at least, intensifying the need for shelters for people living on the streets. Sam Bouman spoke with Jaymee Cuti, Public Information Officer with the Portland Housing Bureau. 2:23 minutes (2.18 MB)

Nelson Mandela Dies

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Evening News
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Thu, 12/05/2013
Nelson Mandela, anti-apartheid leader and first president of modern, democratic South Africa, died today at age 95.  2:46 minutes (1.26 MB)

Tar Sands Megaload Blockade at Port of Umatilla Oregon on December 1

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Evening News
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Mon, 12/02/2013
Tar Sands Megaload Blockade at Port of Umatilla, Oregon on 12-02-2013 from KBOO PM News
Climate activists blocked a controversial shipment last night, forcing contractors to reschedule the Megaload’s departure from the Port of Umatilla in Oregon.
The equipment, a nine-hundred thousand pound water purifier twenty-two feet wide, eighteen feet tall and three-hundred and seventy-six feet in length was met by a diverse group of regional activists.
This week’s protest was larger than a similar protest last week as news of the shipment has spread throughout the region.
Similar loads sparked major protests moving through Idaho and Montana including a blockade by the Nez Pierce tribe in August. 11:21 minutes (10.4 MB)
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