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Street Sounds from Obama's Victory

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Evening News
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Tue, 11/04/2008

Last evening, Portland's jubilant Obama supporters celebrated their win with dancing in the streets. 

Here's how it sounded

0:42 minutes (653.1 KB)

Sex Workers, Risk Reduction, and 82nd Avenue

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Tue, 11/04/2008

Prostitution-free zones designated by the City Council under Chapter 14B.30. The zones were areas in  which police had probable cause to believe a person committed prostitution  as defined in Section 14B.30.030 of city code. Offenders could be banned from the zone for a  twelve to 18 month period.

In 2007, Mayor Tom Potter allowed Portland's Prostitution Free Zone ordinances to sunset after determining that the law was ineffective.

In recent months, neighbors of the Montavilla neighborhood have begun organizing to mark the one year anniversary since the city dropped the Prostitution Free Zone.  The groups claim that crime has risen since the zone was dropped, and are attempting to push for its reinstatement.

55:00 minutes (22.03 MB)

Questions Surround Ballot Counting

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Presswatch
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Tue, 11/04/2008

Ballot Counting at the Elections OfficeI noticed earlier today that Oregon is one of the few States that has yet to report more than 90% of its precincts. It would appear that 150,000 ballots, which would easily decide the Smith/Merkly Senate race in favor of (D) Merkly, have yet to be counted at the crucial Multnomah (liberal Portland) County elections division.

I called Multnomah County Elections at 2:05 PM to ask what had caused the delay in counting approximately 150,000 ballots. I first talked to someone named Kathy, who could not give me her last name. When I asked more specifically what was delaying the counting of the ballots, she said "we're counting them."

"Counting them by hand?" I asked

6:16 minutes (5.74 MB)

Richelle Mead author of "Succubus Dreams"

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Between the Covers
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Mon, 11/03/2008

Host Ed Goldberg interviews Richelle Mead, author of Succubus Dreams, an urban fantasy of supernatural beings in modern Seattle. Also this AM an Election Day report from Free Speech Radio News.

28:15 minutes (25.87 MB)

Joe and Abe & Election Predictions

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Mon, 11/03/2008

 Host Abe Proctor invites listeners to predict the election results, and give their reasons why.

 

55:15 minutes (25.3 MB)

Report from SE Election Center in Portland, Roudtable discussion continues

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Mon, 11/03/2008

Report from SE Portland Election Center

Rountable discussion continues with Per, Lisa, Theresa and Henry

20:52 minutes (19.1 MB)

Report from NW Florida, Bill Faulkner

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Mon, 11/03/2008

Report from NW Florida on election night

6:12 minutes (5.68 MB)

PACWEST Interview Convention Center

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Mon, 11/03/2008

PACWEST Interview Convention Center

2:13 minutes (2.03 MB)

 

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