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Evening News on 10/17/14

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Fri, 10/17/2014 - 5:00pm - 5:30pm
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Evening News on 10/16/14

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Thu, 10/16/2014 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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Evening News on 10/15/14

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Wed, 10/15/2014 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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Evening News on 10/14/14

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Tue, 10/14/2014 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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Evening News on 10/13/14

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Mon, 10/13/2014 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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Evening News on 10/10/14

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Fri, 10/10/2014 - 5:00pm - 5:30pm
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Evening News on 10/09/14

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Thu, 10/09/2014 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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Evening News on 10/08/14

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Wed, 10/08/2014 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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Evening News on 10/07/14

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Tue, 10/07/2014 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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Evening News on 10/06/14

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US House Passes Bill Expanding Domestic Oil Drilling

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Thu, 06/26/2014
Friends of the Earth's Climate and Energy campaigner Lukas Ross talks about a bill passed yesterday in the US House of Representatives that would speed up oil drilling and fracking in the United States.
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In Depth: 5th Annual Tar Sands Healing Walk

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Thu, 06/26/2014
KBOO's Paul Roland speaks with Ariel Deranje about the 5th Annual Tar Sands Healing Walk, which calls attention to the continued exploitation of fossil fuels in Alberta, Canada and its effects on the land.
  • Length: 11:55 minutes (10.91 MB)
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In Depth: Norman Solomon on ExposeFacts.org and Whistleblower Protections

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Thu, 06/05/2014
On the one-year anniversary of first news reports based on the disclosures of former defense contractor Edward Snowden, KBOO spoke with Norman Solomon, the director of the Insitute for Public Accuracy, about the current state of legal protection for whistleblowers in the defense and intelligence communities, as well as the Institute's new website, ExposeFacts.org, where whistleblowers can safely and confidentially convey their information to journalists.
  • Length: 15:08 minutes (13.85 MB)
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Seattle City Council Moves Forward with $15 Minimum Wage Proposal

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Fri, 05/30/2014
On Thursday, the Seattle City Council moved forward with a proposal to increase the city's minimum wage to $15 per hour. However, the proposal is not that simple and hasn't pleased all proponents of a wage increase. KBOO's Sam Bouman spoke with Nicholas Caleb, a Concordia University professor and former candidate for Portland City Council in last week's primary election about the ins and outs of Seattle's proposal and continuing efforts to raise the minimum wage in Oregon.

Seattle City Council to Vote on Minimum Wage Proposal

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Thu, 05/29/2014
This morning the Seattle City Council’s Committee on Minimum Wage and Income Inequality approved an ordinance that would increase Seattle’s minimum wage to fifteen dollars.
The ordinance will go before the full council next week.
The committee declined to speed up the slow phase-in of the ordinance, which gives most businesses three or more years to raise their wages.
The ordinance includes a number of contentious amendments, including a sub-minimum wage for teenagers and health-care credits for businesses that provide insurance.
The energy surrounding the push for a higher minimum wage in Seattle stems largely from grassroots organizing and the election of Socialist candidate Kshama Sawant to the Council on a platform that prominently included a fifteen-dollar minimum wage.
Nicholas Caleb, a Columbia University professor, ran unsuccessfully for Portland City Council on a similar platform in last week’s primary election.
Caleb spoke with KBOO’s Sam Bouman this afternoon about Seattle’s proposed ordinance and the ongoing push for a wage increase in Portland.
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Friends of the Earth Responds to Obama's Energy Strategy

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Thu, 05/29/2014
The Obama administration today released an update on its so-called “all-of-the-above” energy strategy.
The report advocates increased domestic oil and gas production, citing the nation’s economic growth and national security.
It endorses only a token increase in renewable energy production.
This report comes days before the president is expected to announce new greenhouse gas regulations for existing power plants.
Friends of the Earth President Erich Pica spoke with KBOO’s Jenka Soderberg about today’s announcement:

Portland City Council Approves G-4-S Contract

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Wed, 05/28/2014
The Portland City Council today approved a contract for private security officers in City Hall, the Portland Building, Union Station and several other city-owned buildings.
The contract was awarded to the controversial security firm G-4-S, but no objections were raised by any members of the public or city council members.
 
The measure passed the city council without objection, despite the call by human rights groups to boycott G-4-S because of their involvement in the Israeli military occupation of Palestinian land.
G4S supplies security equipment and services for use at Israeli prisons, checkpoints and settlements in the West Bank.
It also helps to maintain Israel's prison system, providing security for major Israeli prisons.
Hundreds of Palestinians held in these prisons recently went on hunger strike to protest conditions, and the fact that many are being held without charges, often for years on end.
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Maya Angelou Speaking at University of Cincinnati in May 1979

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Wed, 05/28/2014
 
The legendary author Maya Angelou died today at the age of eighty six.  Recorded here, Maya Angelou speaks at University of Cincinnati in May 1979.
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Timbers Stadium Providence Field Naming Controversy

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Tue, 05/27/2014
The group ‘health care for all Oregon’ plans to gather outside Portland’s city council meeting tomorrow morning to demand that the city disclose the amount of money paid by Providence healthcare to rename the Timbers stadium to “Providence Field’.
In February, the Portland Timbers announced that naming rights for its stadium had been given to Providence for an undisclosed amount.
This comes soon after Moda Health purchased naming rights to the Rose Garden for $40 million.
Health Care for all Oregon is a nonprofit organization committed to bringing access to health care to Oregonians without having to pay premiums, deductibles, copays, or any other cost.
The group has been concerned about the high price being paid for advertising at the expense of patient care.
A representative of the group spoke with KBOO News about tomorrow’s action.

That was Lisa, with Health Care for All Oregon.  The group will be gathering at 9:15 tomorrow outside Portland City Hall to demand that Mayor Hales disclose the amount of money that Providence healthcare paid for the naming rights to the Timbers’ stadium.
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City Council Settlement for Kayla Wilson

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Tue, 05/27/2014
Also at today’s city council meeting, the council approved the payment of eight hundred thousand dollars to a pregnant woman who was left brain-damaged after a nearly head-on collision in 2010.
During a trial in 2012, Jack Dean Whiteaker, the man responsible for the crash, laughed and joked as he proclaimed his innocence and denied that he was high on meth at the time of the crash.
The city was sued for failing to arrest Whitaker when he was stopped by an officer earlier that same day before he caused the crash.
 
The city will pay the family of the victim eight hundred thousand dollars to settle the multimillion dollar lawsuit.
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