0820 am 'Get This' news

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Sun, 08/19/2007

08/20/07 Get This

Chris Andreae

 

6:11 minutes (5.67 MB)

Noble Resolve Interview: Joint Forces Command

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Evening News
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Wed, 08/15/2007
Next week, from August 20th to 24th, the U.S. military will be conducting what they call an 'experiment' in Portland, called 'Operation Noble Resolve 07-2'.  All military branches, as well as the Northern Command and the Joint Forces Command, will be participating in the simulation, in which they will play out the military's role in responding to a natural disaster - in this case, an earthquake in Portland.  KBOO's Jenka Soderberg speaks with Lieutenant Colonal Steve Smith of the U.S. Joint Forces Command about the planned simulation.
26:16 minutes (24.05 MB)

8/17 Metro Picket

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Evening News
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Thu, 08/16/2007

Workers for Metro picketed outside their administrative center yesterday over stalled contract negotiations. The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) organized the informational picket. KBOO’s Marc de Giere spoke with Don Loving, a representative from the union.

2:19 minutes (2.13 MB)

8/17 Columbia Gorge Casino

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Evening News
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Thu, 08/16/2007

A casino planned for the Columbia Gorge has caused controversy and hostility between local residents and the Warm Springs Indian tribe. KBOO’s Scott Pham reports.

 

6:29 minutes (5.93 MB)

Africa News

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Evening News
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Thu, 08/16/2007

 

And now KBOO’s bi-weekly report on news from the African continent, brought to us by Marianne Frye

2:46 minutes (2.53 MB)

skyscraper farming

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Evening News
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Wed, 08/15/2007

 

Some environmentalists and farmers are considering an innovative new approach to dealing with the problem of dwindling food supplies. KBOO’s Helen Honey has more

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NLRB calls for director to resign

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Evening News
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Sun, 08/19/2007

 

Employees of the National Labor Relations Board are calling for the resignation of the Board’s Director. We bring you this report, from the Workers Independent News Service

2:58 minutes (2.72 MB)

Streetroots

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Evening News
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Thu, 08/16/2007

 

In partnership with Street Roots Newspapers, KBOO evening news brings you a commentary from Alejandro Queral on the ongoing review of Portland’s Police Oversight system

4:31 minutes (4.14 MB)

Measure 49 funding

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Evening News
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Sat, 08/18/2007

 

 

 

Oregon voters are being asked to vote again on land use laws that affect property owners.

But a new report from Democracy Reform Oregon says this time voters will have a better idea of who is backing Measure 49 and why...thanks to financial information from the previous Measure 37

1:00 minutes (934.74 KB)

0817 am 'Get This' news

program date: 
Thu, 08/16/2007

08/17/07 Get This

Chris Andreae

 

6:28 minutes (5.93 MB)

DIY, Portland: Home Birth

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Wed, 08/15/2007

A new episode of DIY, Portland is born! This month, we're talking with midwives, doulas and moms about a do-it-yourself project as old as human history. You'll hear stories of home birth and unassisted birth, along with music from the lovely and talented Ali Ippolito. Fair warning: you will also hear some sounds of mamas grunting and babies crying.

Thanks once again to Brian Kramer for his audio skills and to Nick Jaina for our theme song. Special thanks to Nina Jacobi for her piece called "Birth Night."

Higher quality downloads and links to podcast, etc. available right here.

28:05 minutes (16.07 MB)

Capt. May interview/Noble Resolve pt. 4: Death Map

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Presswatch
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Wed, 08/15/2007

Capt. May of Ghost Troop, military affairs correspondent for the Texas Iconoclast, discusses the ongoing revelations about the Noble Resolve exercise scheduled for Aug. 20 in Portland, including the exposure of a detailed atomic blast map composed in April by a neocon-led study group.  See portland.indymedia.org and texasicon.com

24:05 minutes (22.06 MB)

ANSWER Coalition flier fines

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Evening News
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Tue, 08/14/2007

The ANSWER coalition, made up of dozens of anti-war groups, has called for a campaign to challenge a 10,000 dollar fine the group received yesterday.
The fine was levied on the coalition for putting up fliers for an upcoming peace rally.
KBOO spoke with Sarah Sloane, of the ANSWER coalition:

2:50 minutes (2.6 MB)

Filipina professor released from detention

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Evening News
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Tue, 08/14/2007

A UCLA professor detained in the Philippines has been released, largely due to an international media campaign exposing her detention.
Professor Annalisa Enrile (en-REE-lay) is a U.S. Citizen who was in the Philippines to speak at a conference when she was detained by Filipino authorities and prevented from returning home on August 5th.
For the last ten days, Enrile’s friends and family have organized a campaign of phone calls, letters and media exposure to demand her release.  Last night Professor Enrile was released from the Philippines and allowed to return home to California.
KBOO’s Jenka Soderberg spoke with Donna Denina in Seattle, one of Professor Enrile’s supporters:

2:05 minutes (1.92 MB)

 

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