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Secretaries of State discuss their Voting Processes

Airs at: Fri, 11/04/2016 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
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Don Merrill talked with Secretaries of State of nearly a dozen states to see how they felt about their individual voting processes in advance of the 2016 election.  He discusses their comments with C. Norman Turrill, president of League of Women Voters of Oregon. Read more

Bob Neimeyer Interview

Airs at: Sun, 02/28/2016 at 12:00am
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Robert Neimeyer is a Republican who wants to fill the seat that was vacated by former Governor Kitzhaber. He's critical of what he calls "stupidity" on the part of Democrats both locally and federally, and he had some strong ideas about how to bring balance to government. ... Read more

Stephen Johnson Interview

Airs at: Thu, 02/04/2016 at 12:00am
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Stephen Johnson is a home care specialist and a democrat who is running for Oregon Governor. He talked with Don Merrill about his support for guns in Oregon schools, why the state can't afford to pass up jobs that have been previously called a bad fit for the state's "chara... Read more

Steve Phillips Interview

Airs at: Wed, 02/03/2016 at 12:00am
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Steve Phillips is the author of the new book, "Brown is the New White", a critical discussion on changes that are coming to the American body politic in advance of the population shift from majority white to "other than white" by 2044. He talks with Don Merrill about Berni... Read more

Cliff Thomason Interview

Airs at: Thu, 01/14/2016 at 12:00am
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Cliff Thomason is a gubenatorial candidate from Oregon's Independent Party. He strongly believes in Oregon agriculture and agricultural based solutions for some of Oregon's financial problems. Among them, he thinks the hemp and marijuana industries need access to legitima... Read more

David Taylor Interview

Airs at: Tue, 01/12/2016 at 12:00am
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NOTE:  On January 16, 2016, David Taylor sent out an email announcing the suspension of his campaign. David Taylor is an independent seeking the seat in House District 30. But his story is far from ordinary. He says he and his brother were kidnapped as a children. He is of... Read more

Mike Nearman Interview

Airs at: Sun, 01/10/2016 at 12:00am
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Mike Nearman and I talked two years ago, just before he won his seat in House District 23 from Representative Jim Thompson.  He's running for reelection and since then, Nearman has held fast to conservative principles of reduced taxes, dedication to the repeal of the Afford... Read more

David Gomberg Interview

Airs at: Wed, 01/06/2016 at 12:00am
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David Gomberg is an Oregon democratic legislator running for reelection in House District 10, a slice of Oregon from Tillamook to Yachats and inland 50 miles.  His passions are community, his business and his family.  Don Merrill talked with David Gomberg about earthquake p... Read more

KBOO Noon News 112715

Airs at: Fri, 11/27/2015 at 12:00am
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Tune in every weekday at five for more local, national and international news produced by volunteer reporters in our Portland studios. Read more

Salvation Army Story

Airs at: Fri, 11/27/2015 at 12:00am
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Paul Sowards is a bell ringer for the Salvation Army in Wilsonville, Oregon. He says the organization has saved his life as well as let him reach out to people in his own unique way. But for a secular community like Portland, the Salvation Army is viewed skeptically for ... Read more