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Clackamas county cops cleared after killing mentally-ill man

Airs at: Wed, 06/10/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
A Clackamas County grand jury has cleared two police officers involved in the killing of a mentally-ill man in Milwaukie last week. Read more

Movie Moles: "Soloist"

Airs at: Sun, 05/31/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 Soloist, starring Jamie Foxx and Robert Downey Jr., is a story about mental illness, genius, friendship, and self-determination.  Movie Moles Frann Michel and Jan Haaken analyze the film's strengths and limitations.   Read more

Our Legislature might CLOSE the Oregon State School for the Blind!!!

Airs at: Sun, 05/31/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Sounds of Awareness
 Host Paul Van Dyck interviews Art Stevenson, president of the Oregon chapter of the National Federation of the Blind, about the Oregon State School for the Blind and the bill in the Oregon Legislature that would close the school by September 1st and sell the Salem campus. Read more

School for the Blind Closing

Airs at: Sun, 05/24/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
A measure has been introduced into the Oregon State Legislature which would close the Oregon School for the Blind. Sara fay Goldman spoke with Art Stevenson, President of the National Federation of the Blind of Oregon about the importance of the upcoming vote. Read more

The Powerlifting team at the Washington State School for the Blind

Airs at: Sun, 05/17/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Sounds of Awareness
 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. Read more

Community Calendar May 19 Tuesday

Airs at: Mon, 05/18/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Community Calendar
KBOO COMMUNITY CALENDAR TUESDAY May 19 2009 This is the community calendar for Tuesday May 19 2009 The Hosford Abernethy Neighborhood Development Association Meeting takes place tonight, Tue May 19 from 7pm – to 8pm (Monthly at 7pm on the third Tuesday) at St. Phillip N... Read more

Intersex: Medicalization of Sexual Diversity

"Is it a boy or a girl?" It's the first question asked after the birth of a baby.  But sometimes the answer isn't obvious?  In about one out of every 1,500 births a child is born so noticeably atypical in terms of genitalia that a specialist is called in. Out of every thous... Read more

Clark County Operation Life Saver, plus Medical Humor

Airs at: Sun, 04/05/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Sounds of Awareness
 Host Paul Van Dyck speaks with Clark County Sheriff Phillip Sample about Operation Life Saver which aims to locate and rescue missing persons. Later Paul speaks with Dr. Harold Ellner, a retired urologist from Richland, Washington who writes about medical humor. Read more

Community Calendar Tuesday March 31 2009

Airs at: Mon, 03/30/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Community Calendar
KBOO COMMUNITY CALENDAR TUESDAY March 31 2009 This is the community calendar for Tuesday March 31 2009. Portland Central America Solidarity Committee meets Wednesday April 1 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Liberty Hall, 311 N Ivy St in Portland. PCASC is a grassroots organization ... Read more

Theater and Healing: A Conversation with PassinArt Theater Company

Airs at: Wed, 03/25/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
The play's the thing. Theater offers reflections of reality but can it serve as a specific tool in tackling problems? Jo Ann and Dave talk with members of PassinArt: A Theater Company about their production of "A Sunbeam" by award-winning playwright John Henry. This unique ... Read more