KBOO Audio Archives

Misconduct by Natural Gas Companies: Lawsuit Update

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Evening News
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Thu, 05/22/2008

A lawsuit was filed in Washington County, Oregon yesterday alleging misconduct by companies involved in proposing natural gas pipelines in Oregon.

 

The lawsuit charges an Arizona-based surveying company working on the Palomar pipeline proposal with trespassing.

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I-5 Bridge Expansion's Effects: Comment Period Extended

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Evening News
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Wed, 05/21/2008

Thirteen local environmental organizations have requested 60 additional days to comment on a plan to replace and expand the I-5 bridge over the Columbia River. 

In requesting the extension, the groups cite the potential for environmental harm, size of the proposed action, large number of people affected by the project, and high degree of controversy.

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Gas Prices Still Rise: Sierra Club Update

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Evening News
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Wed, 05/21/2008

Gas prices are on the rise in Portland, and a local chapter of the Sierra Club has something to say about it.  <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office">

KBOO’s Katie Arrants has more.

 

2:42 minutes (794.43 KB)

One Land, Many Voices (May 23, 2008)

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Thu, 05/22/2008

 Hosts Hala Gores and William Seaman welcome their guests, George Bisharat, Zaha Hassan and Peter Miller to discuss th Nakba, the Catastrophe of 1948, 60 Years of Dispossession.

56:00 minutes (19.23 MB)

Locus Focus on the Election and Green Streets

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Locus Focus
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Tue, 05/20/2008

Today, Barbara Bernstein hosts a two part show. First up, Bernstein and local political consultant Liz Kaufman discuss the recent election.

In the latter half, Steve Shackman, Mitch Frister, and Kim White from Portland Friends of Green Streets (Frogs Blog) talk about how we can all help manage our environment.

82:38 minutes (37.83 MB)

Peace Corps Terminates HIV Positive Volunteers: ACLU Attorney Speaks

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Evening News
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Mon, 05/19/2008

Last month the Washington Post reported that Peace Corp volunteer,  Jeremiah Johnson, was discharged from the agency after Being diagnosed as HIV-positive.  <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office">

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Paper Money Can Discriminate Against Blind

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Evening News
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Mon, 05/19/2008

US cash currency discriminates against the blind, according to a court ruling made today.

KBOO's Jacob Anderson-Minshall has more:

 

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Steelworkers Protest Senator's Support of Free Trade

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Evening News
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Mon, 05/19/2008

A group of workers held a protest outside of US Senator Gordon Smith's office in Portland today, challenging Smith's support of so-called 'free trade' agreements.

2:22 minutes (2.16 MB)

PDX Elects First Openly Gay Mayor

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 05/20/2008

With Sam Adams becoming Portland's first openly gay mayor, Gay rights advocates are cheering the victory as a landmark in the gay rights struggle.

Chuck Wolfe is the President of the Victory Fund for Gay and Lesbian Candidates:

That was Chuck Wolfe of the Victory Fund, commenting on the victory of openly-gay candidate Sam Adams in Portland's Mayoral election

2:19 minutes (2.12 MB)

Continued Effects of Disaster on Burma and China

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Evening News
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Sun, 05/18/2008

             Asian death tolls continue to rise after the continent is rocked by natural disaster. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office">

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