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Where Does The Money Go?

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Evening News
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Sun, 12/16/2007

 

A new report from Good Jobs First shows Oregon taxpayers don’t get the opportunity to see where their tax dollars for economic development are going.

1:32 minutes (1.42 MB)

Fur-free Friday protest

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Evening News
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Sun, 11/25/2007

This past Friday was declared ‘Fur Free Friday’ by animal rights activists nationwide.  Here in Portland, a march was held by the group ‘In Defense of Animals’.

Matt Rosell is a representative of that group.  He spoke to KBOO about Friday’s protest:

 

2:02 minutes (1.87 MB)

The Activist Report, Dec. 17, 2007

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Sun, 12/16/2007

Every Monday on the A.M. news, Martha Odom presents the Activist Report: Highlights from actions in the previous week and upcoming events of note. This week features an Oregon peace activist held without bail in Arizona - for opposing torture.

3:43 minutes (3.41 MB)

Melvin Goodman on CIA videotape destruction

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Evening News
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Thu, 12/06/2007

The Central Intelligence Agency revealed yesterday that the Agency videotaped interrogations, then destroyed the videotapes. 

KBOO’s Jenka Soderberg spoke with Professor Melvin Goodman about the implications:

3:56 minutes (3.61 MB)

Human Rights Groups Question Fibre Lasers

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Evening News
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Thu, 12/13/2007

The advanced research wing of the Department of Defense has announced the construction of several new weapons that have human rights groups worried about their potential impacts. KBOO's Ethan Scarl has more:

 

1:19 minutes (1.21 MB)

PDX Citizens speak on Hanford Cleanup Delay

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 12/13/2007
Earlier this week, the Department of Energy, Washington State Department of Ecology and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency held a 'State of the Hanford nuclear site' meeting in Portland.
The U.S. Department of Energy has apparently proposed an additional 20 year delay in cleaning up the Hanford, Washington site, which is the most polluted site in the Western Hemisphere.
A number of local citizens attended to voice their concern over the slow place and incompleteness of the cleanup.
2:32 minutes (2.32 MB)

Climate Conference in BALI at standstill

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program: 
Evening News
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Thu, 12/13/2007
The international climate conference in Bali is in its final hours, and it seems that the U.S. will not budge on its refusal to agree to timelines and guidelines for emission reductions.
Talks are extending into an extra day as delegates struggle to reach agreement. 
We spoke with Daphne Wysham of Earthbeat Radio, who is in Bali covering the conference:
2:06 minutes (1.93 MB)

Medical Marijuana health benefits review

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Mon, 12/10/2007
This Saturday, December 15th, Portland will host the sixth annual Medical Marijuana awards banquet. which will be held at the Ambridge (AM-bridge) Events Center beginning at 10:00 a.m.
Over the last month, twenty-eight registered patients in Oregon have been sampling and recording their findings to determine the best strains of marijuana for a variety of conditions.
Currently, this is the only study of its type in North America.
3:53 minutes (3.57 MB)

ACLU analyzes Oregon for Human Rights Day

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program: 
Evening News
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Sun, 12/09/2007

 

 

 

 

Today is International Human Rights Day, and in its honor, the American Civil Liberties union of Oregon has released a comprehensive analysis of racism in America with a focus on Oregon.

 KBOO’s Linda Olson-Osterlund has the story. 

3:59 minutes (3.65 MB)

Talk w/Or congressman on Peru Free Trade

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Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 09/19/2007
            The U.S. Congress is about to begin Debate on the Peru Free Trade Agreement.
the House Ways and Means Committee is scheduled to vote on the agreement next Tuesday. 
US representative Earl Blumenauer (Bloom-en-our), from the third Congressional District in Oregon, sits on the committee.
2:18 minutes (2.12 MB)

 

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