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Morocco from afar

program date: 
Wed, 04/08/2009

Morocco a look from afar – Literature of North Africa, Religion and the Moroccan Society

46:06 minutes (21.11 MB)

Civil Liberties Watch: Obama DOJ claims "Sovereign Immunity"

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 04/08/2009

The Obama Department of Justice has put forth a claim of
“Sovereign Immunity” in a motion to dismiss in the domestic
spying case of Jewell v. NSA. The lawsuit brought by the
Electronic Frontier Foundation is suing the National
Security Agency for spying on tens of thousands of citizens
without a warrant, during the Bush Administration. The
spying utilized the telecom company AT&T's fiber optic
network to access the communications of unsuspecting
Americans. The claim of Sovereign Immunity is unprecedented 

4:13 minutes (4.84 MB)

Electricity prices are on the rise

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 04/08/2009

Oregonians may soon see their Electricity Bills rising, and it won’t just be because the cost of producing electricity is going up.
 Oregon’s two biggest electricity producers are safeguarding their profits by trying to raise electric bills.
 Pacific Power’s parent company, Pacificorp, has asked the Oregon Public Utility Commission for a nine percent rate increase effective next year.
That increase would help Pacificorp almost double its profit margin.
Portland General Electric is also going to see its profits rise, even as people use less power.
That’s thanks to poorly timed program to promote energy efficiency.
 

3:45 minutes (3.44 MB)

Civil Liberties Watch: Obama DOJ claims "Sovereign Immunity"

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 04/08/2009

The Obama Department of Justice has put forth a claim of
“Sovereign Immunity” in a motion to dismiss in the domestic
spying case of Jewell v. NSA. The lawsuit brought by the
Electronic Frontier Foundation is suing the National
Security Agency for spying on tens of thousands of citizens
without a warrant, during the Bush Administration. The
spying utilized the telecom company AT&T's fiber optic
network to access the communications of unsuspecting
Americans. The claim of Sovereign Immunity is unprecedented 

4:13 minutes (4.84 MB)

Civil Liberties Watch: Obama DOJ claims "Sovereign Immunity"

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 04/08/2009

The Obama Department of Justice has put forth a claim of
“Sovereign Immunity” in a motion to dismiss in the domestic
spying case of Jewell v. NSA. The lawsuit brought by the
Electronic Frontier Foundation is suing the National
Security Agency for spying on tens of thousands of citizens
without a warrant, during the Bush Administration. The
spying utilized the telecom company AT&T's fiber optic
network to access the communications of unsuspecting
Americans. The claim of Sovereign Immunity is unprecedented 

4:13 minutes (4.84 MB)

Close to 400 rally and lobby at Capitol for Healthcare Action

Categories:
program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 04/08/2009

Close to 400 people descended on the state capitol in Salem on Wednesday to lobby their legislators and demonstrate on the capitol steps for healthcare reform. They want lawmakers to pass a series of bills that would pave the way for universal coverage in Oregon within four years. KBOO reporter David Rosenfeld was there and he filed this report.
 

5:35 minutes (5.12 MB)

Stumptown Comics Festival preview

program: 
Words and Pictures
program date: 
Wed, 04/08/2009

Dark Horse Comics president Mike Richardson returns to Words & Pictures to preview the 2009 Stumptown Comics Festival, running April 18-19 at the Lloyd Doubletree Hotel.  The festival is preceded by a benefit dinner on April 17 for the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund

Mayor Sam Adams has declared April to be Portland Comics Month in honor of the strong base of independent talent making their home in Oregon.  Mike is joined by comics artist and PNCA instructor Neal Skorpen, who is leading a collaborative workshop at Stumptown on The Instant Graphic Novel.

29:36 minutes (11.86 MB)

Snake River habitat is in danger

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 04/07/2009
1:29 minutes (1.37 MB)

 

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