News & Cultural Programming at KBOO

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KBOO community radio has been bringing diverse communities together for forty years.  We offer over twenty hours per day of programs that are produced locally by volunteer community members.  This is critical for having local voices on the airwaves at a time when media ownership is consolidating and the remaining local entities turn to syndicated programs.  Furthermore we offer genuine diversity.  In a city that is over three-quarters white, we offer programming by and for Asian, African Americans, Latinos, Native Americans, and those from many other backgrounds.  We put youth (with a part-time youth coordinator assisting), veterans, and the disabled on the air.  And we bring these communities together on and off the air!

 KBOO Programming Charter


Psychic and Free - Fleshtone

program date: 
Wed, 01/23/2008

This is a live performance of Portland's theatrical dance-pop group, Fleshtone.

4:13 minutes (3.87 MB)

Reversing global warming--really

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program date: 
Wed, 01/23/2008

Can aircraft contrails be used to reflect solar heat, and by their absence, allow heat to escape the Earth at night?  See theresaspresswatch.blogspot.com for text

27:54 minutes (4.79 MB)

Oregon Economy Boosted by Roadless Forest Laws

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Evening News
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Wed, 01/23/2008

 

The ten-year old 'roadless rule' of the U.S. Forest Service now protects 58 million acres of forestland from development, almost 2 million of it in Oregon.

It’s turned out to have benefits not only for wildlife and water quality, but for the state’s economy.

KBOO's Nia Lewis brings us this story, in collaboration with the Oregon News Service:

 

1:09 minutes (1.05 MB)

01.23.08 am 'Get This' news

program date: 
Tue, 01/22/2008

 

Get This:  And The Wall Came Down:  Between Egypt and Gaza today there flows a river of celebrant Palestinians, buying food, fuel and catching up with friends and relatives.

Chris Andreae

01/23/08

 

9:56 minutes (9.1 MB)

shelters for cold weather opened in portland

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Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 01/22/2008

 

          When the temperatures drop to their lowest and the nights howl with the sounds of wind whipping through the trees, no one in Portland feels it more than the homeless and low income families.

            Kboo’s Crystal Leighty spoke with Lisa Harwynne from the American Red Cross about their emergency warming centers

 

2:18 minutes (2.11 MB)

Clean energy from Waste

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program date: 
Tue, 01/22/2008

The latest edition of Our Backyard, the locally produced environmental series by Edison Carder. This addition:  A high tech environmental Bend company processes waste to make clean energy. 

3:41 minutes (3.37 MB)

Gas Pipeline Disinterest: Christmas Tree Blockade

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 01/22/2008

 

A group of environmental activists in Portland, Oregon erected a blockade Tuesday in front of the Northwest Natural Gas company -- out of a huge pile of dead christmas trees. 

KBOO reporter Saed Bannoura has more

 

2:09 minutes (1.98 MB)

935 lies: tracking Bush's verbal countdown to war

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Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 01/22/2008

 

       Two American non-profit  journalism organizations have counted nine-hundred and thirty-five  false statements by President Bush and his administration leading up to the Iraq War.

Kit Brazier has the story

 

1:00 minutes (935.96 KB)

Global belly laugh day

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 01/22/2008

 

Global belly laugh day, scheduled for January 24th at 1:24 pm, is in its third year. 

KBOO reporter Marliese Franklin kicked it up with the founder of the day at Buckman Elementary school, in Southeast Portland, this morning.

 

3:45 minutes (3.44 MB)

Persepolis director Marjane Satrapi

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Words and Pictures
program date: 
Mon, 01/21/2008

Marjane Satrapi's celebrated graphic memoir Persepolis has been adapted into a major motion picture which won the Grand Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival.  S.W. Conser talks to Ms. Satrapi about animation for adult audiences, Persian art, Iranian politics, and the role of women in bringing about cultural change.

26:05 minutes (10.45 MB)

 

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