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Evening News on 12/11/14

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Thu, 12/11/2014 - 5:00pm - 5:45pm
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Tonight on the KBOO Evening News:

The Portland Housing Bureau will not reach its goals for affordable housing in the South Waterfront district.

Protesters have gathered at the Franz bread factory in inner northeast Portland to oppose the sweep of houseless campers from nearby sidewalks.

We'll hear a live report from a rally outside of a public hearing in Medford on the proposed Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) terminal at Jordan Cove

Evening News on 12/10/14

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Wed, 12/10/2014 - 5:00pm - 5:45pm
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Evening News on 12/09/14

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Tue, 12/09/2014 - 5:00pm - 5:45pm
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Evening News on 12/08/14

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Mon, 12/08/2014 - 5:00pm - 5:45pm
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Evening News on 12/05/14

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Fri, 12/05/2014 - 5:00pm - 5:30pm
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Evening News on 12/04/14

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Thu, 12/04/2014 - 5:00pm - 5:45pm
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Evening News on 12/03/14

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Wed, 12/03/2014 - 5:00pm - 5:45pm
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Evening News on 12/02/14

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Tue, 12/02/2014 - 5:00pm - 5:45pm
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Evening News on 12/01/14

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Mon, 12/01/2014 - 5:00pm - 5:45pm
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Evening News on 11/28/14

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Fri, 11/28/2014 - 5:00pm - 5:30pm
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Washington County Board Votes to Close Clinics

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Thu, 02/26/2015
On Tuesday, February 24, the Washington County Board of Commissioners votes unanimously to proceed with a plan to close the last two public health clinics in the county and move those services to non-governmental providers. Health and Human Services director Marni Kuyl says the goal of the plan is to expand primary care to uninsured, low-income patients. The plan has proven controversial however, both in content and process, with many members of the medical community as well as advocates for farm laborers and immigrants fighting against the closures. KBOO reported on the opposition to the plan back in September. 

Tuesday's vote was preceded by a three-hour-long public hearing, the first one held on the plan since it was first proposed back in September of last year. KBOO's Sam Bouman was at the hearing and filed this report.

FCC Issues Ruling on Net Neutrality

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Thu, 02/26/2015
A ruling this morning by the Federal Communication Commission to protect net neutrality has been praised as a victory by internet activists.
But although the debate about how best to protect net neutrality may have concluded this morning with the FCC’s new rules to govern the internet, some activists say that the battle may have only just begun.
The House Subcommittee on Commerce and Technology, which is chaired by Oregon Republican Greg Walden, met Wednesday.
At the meeting, Walden conveyed his fears that the designation of the internet as a utility will inspire a wave of litigation challenging that classification .
According to the website Open Secrets, a product of the Center for Responsive Politics, walden has received more than $1.6 million from the communications and electronics sectors over the course of his career.
KBOO reporter Robin Ryan discussed today’s announcement and what internet users can expect going forward with an attorney on staff at the Electronic Frontier Foundation.
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Stop the TPP! protest outside Senator Ron Wyden's house

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Evening News
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Fri, 02/20/2015
Labor, environmental, and community rights groups across the country, including here in Portland, are in the midst of a week of activism to bring attention to efforts by some U.S. senators to fast-track the so-called Trans-Pacific Partnership through Congress.

The Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, is a NAFTA style trade agreement between the U.S. and eleven other nations circling the Pacific Ocean, and would affect roughly forty percent of the world’s economy.
All negotiations shaping the TPP have taken place in highly secret meetings, with virtually no transparency or input from the public or non-corporate advocacy groups.

The limited information that is available to the public has been leaked, but indicates that the trade agreement would loosen labor laws, establish corporate authority in regional lawsuits, water down environmental regulation, and prioritize corporate monopoly over economic diversity.

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch has stated he wants to introduce fast-track legislation for the TPP that would allow the Obama Administration to bypass congressional review and avoid a period of inquiry into the trade agreement.

Oregon Senator Ron Wyden, who previously opposed the fast-tracking legislation, over the last week voiced support for it.

Today he published a statement that no fast track hearing will be necessary in congress, but activists are concerned about his wavering on this important issue.
A group of Activists have set up a protest, including a tent, where they are ready to wait for Wyden, at his home in south east Portland.

KBOO’s Jenka Soderberg spoke with Paige, one of the protesters at Senator Wyden’s house.          
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IPR Report on Police Targeting of Hip Hop Shows Released

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Thu, 12/18/2014
The Independent Police Review Commission of Portland (IPR) has released the findings of its report on the alleged targeting of hip hop shows for code violations and police presence. 
The Commission said that there is an appearance of discrimination, but stopped short of accusing the city of actually discriminating against hip hop performers and venues.
One of the artists interviewed for the investigation was Glenn Waco, a rapper from Saint Johns, who has also been active in the recent protests in Portland against police brutality and the grand jury decision in Ferguson Missouri and New York City.
KBOO's Sam Bouman spoke to Glenn Waco this afternoon about the IPR’s report.
  • Length: 9:38 minutes (8.82 MB)
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Dec 16th Show

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Evening News
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Tue, 12/16/2014
  • Length: 60:00 minutes (82.39 MB)
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News story on Jordan Cove LNG terminal and gas pipeline hearing

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Evening News
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Wed, 12/10/2014
KBOO evening news report on the FERC hearing on the proposed Liquified Natural Gas terminal in Coos Bay and the feeder gas pipeline.
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US Numerous Police Shootings not Recorded by FBI

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Evening News
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Wed, 12/03/2014
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OR GMO Labeling Measure Gets Recount

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Evening News
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Wed, 12/03/2014
  • Length: 5:39 minutes (3.88 MB)
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OR Portland City Council on Police Accountability

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Evening News
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Wed, 12/03/2014
  • Length: 5:37 minutes (5.14 MB)
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US Police reform Commission

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Evening News
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Wed, 12/03/2014
  • Length: 4:56 minutes (4.51 MB)
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