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Evening News on 12/06/19

Airs at: Fri, 12/06/2019 at 5:00pm - 5:30pm
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Evening News on 12/05/19

Airs at: Thu, 12/05/2019 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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  On this Membership Drive edition of the KBOO Evening News: An air advisory is in effect: how pollution is at the heart of it, and why people with some health conditions are at risk in Oregon and Washington over the next 24 hours; They’re taking to our streets to protest... Read more

Evening News on 12/04/19

Airs at: Wed, 12/04/2019 at 5:00pm - 5:30pm
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  On this Membership Drive Special edition of the KBOO Evening News: A Portland commission’s proposal to provide public spaces in downtown’s private buildings; HIV prevention drugs are now available for free; And Congress has passed a bill condemning human rights abuses i... Read more

Evening News on 12/03/19

Airs at: Tue, 12/03/2019 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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  On this Membership Drive edition of the KBOO Evening News: A man pleads not guilty to arson charges for the August fire in Northeast Portland; Four former Google employees say they were fired for trying to unionize their workforce; And, Multnomah County wants to hear f... Read more

Campaign finance regulation inspires upcoming forum

Airs at: Mon, 12/02/2019 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
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  Oregon is one of the only states where electoral campaigns are not subjected to contribution or expenditure limits. Though money is certainly necessary to run a campaign, many voters and political scientists alike advocate for limits on how much one person or group can g... Read more

Proposed ballot measure would fund out-of-school programs in Washington County

Airs at: Mon, 12/02/2019 at 5:30pm
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  While many schools offer some sort of out-of-school programs, not all of them are high-quality and accessible. One group, called Washington County Kids, is working on getting a property tax measure on the ballot next November to fund quality out-of-school programs for k... Read more

Postal pilot project hurts workers and residents alike

Airs at: Mon, 12/02/2019 at 5:15pm
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  Mail routes have been increasingly inconsistent in the Kenton neighborhood of Portland recently, and a new pilot project is to blame. On Saturday, residents of the 97217 zip code rallied outside the Kenton Post office to protest the haphazard mail delivery. The pilot pr... Read more

Evening News on 12/02/19

Airs at: Mon, 12/02/2019 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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  On this edition of the KBOO Evening News: State lawmakers reveal lobbyists helped craft their opinion pieces against Medicare-for-all;  A new plan in the Portland area could devote tourist dollars towards aiding the homeless; And, trouble in the post: how Kenton’s mail... Read more

Protest crackdowns in Bolivia intensify

Airs at: Wed, 11/27/2019 at 5:30pm
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  In Bolivia:  Indigenous protesters continue to take to the streets to protest the coup government, which has cracked down on protests with violent force, killing at least 32. The legislature passed a bill that bans deposed President Evo Morales from running for election... Read more

Evening News on 11/27/19

Airs at: Wed, 11/27/2019 at 5:00pm - 5:30pm
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  On this edition of the KBOO Evening News: Opening up after a once in a generation storm: after a blizzard shut down highways in Southern Oregon. Trump staffers quit: because of what they thought about the Ukrainian aid holdup. And why some union members are upset about... Read more