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Voices from the Edge on 07/29/2010

Airs at: Thu, 07/29/2010 at 12:00am
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Oregon House District 43 is one of the most diverse in the state.  It also faces some of the biggest challenges:  high unemployment, high rates of police misconduct, high displacement from gentrification. This week Dave and Jo Ann talked with State Rep. Lew Frederick about ... Read more

Danielle Miller and the Washington Talking Book and Braille Library

Airs at: Mon, 07/26/2010 at 12:00am
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 Host Paul Van Dyck speaks with Danielle Miller, the Program Manager for the Washington Talking Book and Braille Library, which serves the entire state of Washington. Read more

Voices from the Edge on 07/22/2010

Airs at: Thu, 07/22/2010 at 12:00am
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This week on Voices from the Edge, Jo Ann and Dave ask the question "Are the good guys ahead?" Local progressive may be feeling a bit down over the direction of local and state politics lately. City Hall seems more disconnected than ever from the world in which most Portlan... Read more

Voices from the Edge on 07/15/2010

Airs at: Thu, 07/15/2010 at 12:00am
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Portland City Council voted 3-2 this morning to let police unit commanders have a vote in certain cases before the new police review board.  Does this make the new board "structurally flawed" or does it increase accountability as commissioners supporting the change claim? V... Read more

Voices from the Edge on 07-01-2010

Airs at: Thu, 07/01/2010 at 12:00am
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Breaking trails in politics and law: A conversation with former Oregon Supreme Court Justice Betty Roberts.   Betty Roberts was a child of the Great Depression. From the Texas plains of her childhood, she went on to become a teacher, lawyer, state legislator and Oregon'... Read more

Voices from the Edge on 06/24/2010

Airs at: Sat, 06/26/2010 at 12:00am
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Creating dialogue amidst the rhetoric: AmericaSpeaks' Portland Town Meeting: Our Budget, Our Economy Many Americans feel political discourse has been hijacked by pundits, bloggers and other members of the 24/7 media machine more interested in ratings and revenue than meani... Read more

Voices from the Edge on 06/17/2010

Airs at: Thu, 06/17/2010 at 12:00am
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About the program… Join co-hosts Jo Ann Bowman and Dave Mazza every Thursday morning as they bring you informative guests and lively discussions about the issues that are important to you and your community. Every week, Voices from the Edge provides KBOO listeners a place ... Read more

Voices from the Edge on 06/10/2010

Airs at: Thu, 06/10/2010 at 12:00am
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"A Conversation with The Fire Frashour Campaign" Should Portland Police officers Ronald Frashour, Chris Humphreys and others involved in the death of Portland residents in recent years be fired immediately? Should mandatory arbitration be removed from the Portland Police A... Read more

Voices from the Edge on 06/03/2010

Airs at: Thu, 06/03/2010 at 12:00am
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Jo Ann & Dave discuss police accountability, and the U.S. Supreme Court's June 1 decision regarding Miranda rights.  Open lines. About the program… Join co-hosts Jo Ann Bowman and Dave Mazza every Thursday morning as they bring you informative guests and lively discussions ... Read more

Voices from the Edge on 05/27/2010

Airs at: Thu, 05/27/2010 at 12:00am
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Coffee, Tea and VOE: A talk with Coffee Party PDX's Kristy Alberty and Common Cause Oregon's Nate Gulley The Tea Party has captured the imagination of America's media industry if not the American people, lending it clout that far surpasses its numbers. Tea Party pressure ... Read more