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Our Backyard: WiMAX - Faster internet connection or personal health gamble?

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Tue, 01/13/2009

Our Backyard: KBOO's locally produced environmental series with Edison Carder. This edition: WiMAX, the newest "kid of the block" in world of wireless internet. Clearwire ( http://www.clearwire.com/  a Kirkland, WA company) is betting that Portland will fall in love with this newer, faster, system and that you'll even want it to replace your home internet connection. The only issue may be that there are those who believe it may actually be a health hazard.

4:27 minutes (4.08 MB)

KBOO Evening News - Jan. 14, 2009

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Evening News
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Tue, 01/13/2009

It's KBOO's locally-produced, volunteer-powered evening newscast! 

Now available online!

Top headlines from the 1/14 Evening News:

The US military has been ordered to release a Guantanamo detainee who was captured as a child

An Oakland transit cop has been arrested for killing an un-armed black man last week

An update on the Israeli attack in Gaza, along with allegations of media bias on reporting of the issue in the US.
 

 

27:04 minutes (4.65 MB)

An Anti Discrimination ComitteeTakes on the Issue of Media Bias on Palestine

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Evening News
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Tue, 01/13/2009

Layla El Contonay (Comunications Director of Arab American Anti Discrimination Comittee) talks about the diffrent kinds of media bias she sees and talks about the unheard voices of the Palestinian people and the discrimination against Arabs in the American media and if that has changed.

9:58 minutes (9.13 MB)

KBOO Evening News - Jan. 14, 2009

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Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 01/13/2009

It's KBOO's locally-produced, volunteer-powered evening newscast! 

Now available online!

Top headlines from the 1/14 Evening News:

The US military has been ordered to release a Guantanamo detainee who was captured as a child

An Oakland transit cop has been arrested for killing an un-armed black man last week

An update on the Israeli attack in Gaza, along with allegations of media bias on reporting of the issue in the US.
 

 

27:04 minutes (4.65 MB)

Lipstick & Dipstick MC LWord final season premiere

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Out Loud
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Mon, 01/12/2009

Hear from local authors Lipstick and Dipstick! With measured blend of guidance, wit and sincerity from the femme and the butch perspective, Lipstick & Dipstick is a punchy advice column in CURVE Magazine, the nation's best-selling lesbian magazine.

10:26 minutes (9.56 MB)

LNG Protest in Salem

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Air Cascadia
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Mon, 01/12/2009
12:20 minutes (11.29 MB)

Amazon Dragonboat Team currently recruiting

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Out Loud
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Mon, 01/12/2009

Carla interviews Les, head coach of the Amazon Dragonboat Team. They discuss what is dragonboat racing, how to get involved, and the team's recruiting efforts.

 

9:39 minutes (8.84 MB)

Isreal, The Timeline: from Way Back Then till Right Now

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Mon, 01/12/2009

 Hosts Abe Proctor and Joe Uris cover many of the key points in Isreal's history, in an effort to understand how and why today's slaughter in Gaza came to be.  Of course, several well-spoken listeners offer illumination on some events, and contrasting views on others.  

Listener Laurie recommends the book The Lemon Tree by Sandy Tolan for a riveting story of the relationship between an exiled Palestinian family and the Israeli family that took over their house when they fled.

 

56:04 minutes (25.67 MB)

 

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