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Old Mole Variety Hour for May 18, 2009

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Sun, 05/17/2009

First, a big Thanks from the Mole to all of you who contributed to KBOO during the just concluded membership drive.  If you forgot to do it, look for the JOIN NOW link at the top of this page.  KBOO and the Mole need your support.

57:47 minutes (33.07 MB)

Fired for Organizing

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program date: 
Sun, 05/17/2009

 Elizabeth Fehr, recently fired as she was trying to organize a union at Laurelhurst Village Nursing Home, and her co-worker Henry Olivera, discuss conditions there and why a union is needed.  

8:56 minutes (5.12 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour for May 18, 2009

program date: 
Sun, 05/17/2009

First, a big Thanks from the Mole to all of you who contributed to KBOO during the just concluded membership drive.  If you forgot to do it, look for the JOIN NOW link at the top of this page.  KBOO and the Mole need your support.

57:47 minutes (33.07 MB)

Portland DJ Harrased by FBI

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Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 05/17/2009

 

Last Monday a man identifying himself as an FBI agent approached Portland DJ Sean Rice as he was leaving his house to catch a bus.

The man informed Rice that he had questions for the radio DJ and Rice refused to cooperate.

Portland Indymedia reports that the same man approached Rice on Wednesday and this time was accompanied by a woman who continued to threaten him by telling the Rice that he is “only making things harder on himself”.

1:47 minutes (1.64 MB)

The Powerlifting team at the Washington State School for the Blind

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Sounds of Awareness
program date: 
Sun, 05/17/2009

 Host Paul Van Dyck interviews the Powerlifting Team at the Washington State School for the Blind as they prepare for a competition this July against blind students from 17 other countries as part of Team USA.

27:59 minutes (25.62 MB)

Direct Action at Multnomah County Foreclosure Auction

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Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 05/17/2009

Every Monday morning, foreclosed and pre-foreclosure homes are auctioned off on the steps of the Multnomah County courthouse in downtown Portland. After demonstrations last week by several dozen protesters disrupted the auction, this week saw enhanced security and just a few observers. KBOO reporter David Rosenfeld was there and filed this report.

5:10 minutes (4.73 MB)

Home Forclosure Auctions

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 05/17/2009

 

Every Monday morning, foreclosed and pre-foreclosure homes are auctioned off on the steps of the Multnomah County courthouse in downtown Portland.

After demonstrations last week by several dozen protesters disrupted the auction, this week saw enhanced security and just a few observers.

KBOO reporter David Rosenfeld was there and filed this report.
 
5:34 minutes (5.1 MB)

Israeli Nuclear arms pose threat to Middle East.

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 05/17/2009

 

A recent study by the Center for Strategic and International Studies examined the possibility of an Israeli nuclear strike on Iran.

The study found that an Israeli show of force towards Iran is not entirely out of the question in the coming two years.

But neither Barack Obama nor Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu mentioned that possibility in their statements after today’s meeting of the two leaders.

3:25 minutes (3.14 MB)

 

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