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Evening News on 04/22/14

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Evening News on 04/21/14

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Evening News on 04/18/14

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Evening News on 04/17/14

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Evening News on 04/16/14

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Evening News on 04/15/14

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Evening News on 04/14/14

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Evening News on 04/11/14

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Evening News on 04/10/14

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Evening News on 04/09/14

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Hales' Cops Sweep the City Hall Vigil to End Houselessness: Two Arrested

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Tue, 07/23/2013

Mayor Hales had his Portland Police sweep the vigil camp in front of city hall this morning: two were arrested. 

 

The vigil, which has been occupying the space since December of 2011, brings attention to houseless issues and asserts sleep as a human right.

 

KBOO’s Joe Meyer slept out and filed this report.

 

  • Length: 4:20 minutes (3.97 MB)
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Reservoir Occupier faces Court Date: Vows to Assert Constitutional Rights

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Mon, 07/22/2013

Court dates for the Occupy Mount Tabor Reservoir arrests are schedule to start tomorrow. 

 

The occupation at South East 60th and Hawthorne is in protest of Portland City’s Council’s plan to privatize our Bull Run water.

KBOO’s Joe Meyer spoke with Michael Meo,the first activist to be arrested, and filed this report.

  • Length: 4:20 minutes (5.95 MB)
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Portland Public Water District Petition Filed

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Thu, 07/18/2013

The two chief petitioners held a press conference this morning announcing plans to form a Public Water District in Portland.

The proposals removes control of water and sewer rates from city hall and explicitly prohibits the privatization of bull run water.

Just like Fluoride, about thirty thousand signatures are required.  

 

KBOO’s Joe Meyer biked down to the press conference and filed this report.

  • Length: 3:12 minutes (2.92 MB)
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OSPIRG's Christine Meiffren talks about Oregon Law to Ban Offshore Tax Havens

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Fri, 06/28/2013

In June Oregon passed a law banning companies from using offshore tax havens. KBOO's Jennifer Kemp spoke with OSPIRG representative Christine Meiffren about the implications of this decision for Oregonians, and for the United States.

  • Length: 5:31 minutes (27.82 MB)
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KBOO News Interview with Moji Agha prior to the Iranian Elections

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Wed, 06/12/2013

KBOO reporter Jennifer Kemp spoke with Moji Agha of the Mossadegh Legacy Institute about the Iranian Elections.

Oregon's DEQ Issues Draft Permits for Coal Export Terminal

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Fri, 05/31/2013

Ambre Energy’s plan to export coal from Northwest ports came closer to reality when Oregon regulators issued the first draft permits earlier today.

 

The Australian Energy Giant hopes to extract cheap coal from Wyoming and Montana, transport it by rail and barge to Boardman, Oregon where it would be loaded on ocean-going ships headed for energy hungry Asian markets.

 

KBOO's Joe Meyer spoke with Jasmine Zimmer-Stucky of the Columbia RiverKeepers and Joanie Stevens-Schwenger of the Oregon DEQ for details.

 

  • Length: 4:20 minutes (3.97 MB)
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Voters React To Multnomah County Mid-Elections

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Tue, 05/21/2013

Today is election day for Multnomah County voters.  If you haven’t handed in your ballot, you have until eight p-m to drop it off at the county elections office or one of the drop-off sites at libraries around town.

 

You can no longer mail your ballot – if you do, it will not be counted.

 

The Multnomah County Elections division will begin releasing unofficial results at 8 pm tonight at its office at 1040 Southeast Morrison Street and on the website mult co dot us.

 

Voters who have returned their ballots can check their ballot status at www.oregonvotes.org.

 

The main issues on the special election ballot are the question of whether Portland should fluoridate its water, a renewal of the children’s levy, and selection of School board members.

 

KBOO’S Sekoynia Wright spoke with voters at the Multnomah County Elections ballot box area today to ask who voted for or against the fluoridation on the voter ballot:

 

 

 

 

 

A few of the voters who were turning in their ballot did not realize that voters that live in GRESHAM and East County were not allowed to vote on the fluoride issue:

 

 

 

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  • Length: 12:16 minutes (11.23 MB)
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Arts Tax to be Postponed Indefinitely

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Evening News
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Fri, 05/17/2013

Portland citizens voted in the Arts Tax last November, but since then the proposed tax has met with numerous issues, and still has not gone into affect.

 The tax will fund arts in the public schools, and will cost thirty five dollars to each Portlander making more than one thousand dollars a year.

The Arts Tax deadline was already pushed forward from April 15th to May 15th of this year, but because of City of Portland website issues, is now being postponed indefinitely.

In addition to logisitical issues, some are saying that the regressive nature of the tax is unfair to low income people.

For more on the story, KBOO’s Jennifer Kemp spoke with Dana Haynes of Mayor Charlie Hales office

Jennifer Kemp interviews Peace Activist Jim Albertini about RIMPAC Naval Trainings in Hawaii

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Evening News
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Fri, 05/17/2013

KBOO's Jennifer Kemp spoke with Hawaiian peace activist Jim Albertini about RIMPAC naval trainings being conducted in Hawaii. His organizatinon is protesting the naval trainings, because they contaminate Hawaii's oceans with depleted uranium, and because he thinks the money being used for the trainings, would be better used feeding children.

  • Length: 6:13 minutes (62.71 MB)
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Activist Protests Tigard Walmart

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Evening News
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Wed, 05/15/2013

Last week a group of ten people led by Occupy Lake Oswego held a protest at the Walmart store in Tigard. Today KBOO’s Audrey Davis spoke with Jennifer Vasicek, a woman who participated in the protest.

  • Length: 2:14 minutes (11.31 MB)
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