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Young Ladies Radio Project on Food Emergencies

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program: 
The Underground
program date: 
Tue, 05/26/2009

This month the Young Ladies Radio Project focused on Food and Food Emergencies. The finished product is an amazing mini radio show with some really interesting interviews. They spoke with a gentleman who works with the city about how to prepare for emergencies and how the city is preparing for emergencies, a woman who works for the Oregon Food Bank that let us in on some secrets about how the food bank works, what kind of foods they store, and how they operate in emergency situations- there is also an interview with a biology teacher who gives the listeners a quick refresher course on how the body uses foods.

13:40 minutes (12.52 MB)

Transportation Budget Changes

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 05/26/2009

 With a 6 cent increase in fuel taxes, a new bill passed in Salem today will pay for the improvement of state transportation systems. But some say its projects are misguided. Kboo’s Lila Tetzlaff explains.

4:38 minutes (4.25 MB)

Pixie Project: Innovative Animal Rescue

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program: 
Recovery Zone
program date: 
Tue, 05/26/2009

This month on the Recovery Zone, Stephanie Potter visits with the Pixie Project, an innovative animal rescue center  and nonprofit pet supply store in NE Portland. Dogs are socialized at the on site Virginia Woof Doggy Day Care, and cats doze and play in a large sunny cattery. The center collaborates with animal shelters throughout the region and also provides job training to at-risk youth in collaboration with Outside In.  Music by Kevin McLeod.

 

 

27:18 minutes (12.5 MB)

Portland Proposes Buffered Bike Lane

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 05/26/2009

The Portland Department Of Transportation has proposed a new and safer lane for downtown cyclists.

          It’s called the buffered bike lane and it will be tested on southwest stark and oak.

          This is in addition to another enhanced cycling lane referred to as the cycle track, which is about to be tested on Broadway by

1:46 minutes (1.62 MB)

Single Payer Advocates 'die'

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 05/26/2009

Protesters today feigned death for twenty-two minutes inside of Earl Blumenauer’s office. The protest was in favor of single payer health care, which could save twenty-two thousand lives a year.

KBOO’s Peter Shoaf went to the scene.

 
4:28 minutes (4.09 MB)

Cindy and Craig Corrie

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 05/26/2009

Thursday May 21: Jenka Soderberg interviews Cindy and Craig Corrie, parents of Rachel Corrie, a 23 year old peace activist who was killed on March 16, 2003 when she was crushed by an Israeli bulldozer while trying to prevent the demolition of a Palestinian doctor's home.  Cindy and Craig Corrie were part of a protest against the recent conference of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee in Washington DC.  They talk about their experience at that protest, and their recent trip to Gaza with the peace group Code Pink.

29:52 minutes (27.35 MB)

Cindy and Craig Corrie

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 05/26/2009

Thursday May 21: Jenka Soderberg interviews Cindy and Craig Corrie, parents of Rachel Corrie, a 23 year old peace activist who was killed on March 16, 2003 when she was crushed by an Israeli bulldozer while trying to prevent the demolition of a Palestinian doctor's home.  Cindy and Craig Corrie were part of a protest against the recent conference of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee in Washington DC.  They talk about their experience at that protest, and their recent trip to Gaza with the peace group Code Pink.

29:52 minutes (27.35 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour for May 25, 2009

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program date: 
Mon, 05/25/2009

 Hosted by Frann Michel, this show explores the state of the US auto industry and how it got there, what the President forgot on Memorial Day, Richard Russo's best, and latest, book (according to our reviewer), and Q Doc -- the Portland Queer Documentary Film Festival coming this weekend.  

Hear the whole show by clicking on the play button above.  For individual segments, plus links to more information, follow the links below:

1.  Mark Brenner of Labor Notes and Bill Resnick of the Old Mole discuss the auto industry.

2.  Frann Michel (today's Well-read Red) on what Obama left out on Memorial Day.

54:07 minutes (30.97 MB)

 

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