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Airs at: Fri, 11/15/2019 at 5:00pm - 5:30pm
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Oregon DACA Coalition's Home is Here rally looks to shift narrative on undocumented experience

Airs at: Tue, 11/12/2019 at 6:00pm
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  The Supreme Court will begin hearings on the future of DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals on November 12. The future of DACA recipients, or Dreamers, is in question. In response, the Oregon DACA Coalition held a Home is Here rally at Terry Schrunk Plaza on ... Read more

Portland native Christine Kramar leads push for Medicare for All

Airs at: Tue, 11/12/2019 at 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth, Evening News
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  In looking at the 2020 presidential election, it can be difficult to choose a candidate in a crowded field. For Portland native Christine Kramar, the candidate is less important than the policy. Kramar is organizing a Medicare for All Delegate Network to attend the Dem... Read more

Evening News on 11/12/19

Airs at: Tue, 11/12/2019 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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  On this edition of the KBOO Evening News: Cider Riot’s lawsuit against Patriot Prayer leader Joey Gibson is given the go ahead; Montgomery, Alabama swears in its first black mayor; And in international news, Israeli forces killed five Palestinians in a series of target... Read more

Special Programming - Marvin Simmons

Airs at: Mon, 11/11/2019 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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Coming up next is a special Veteran’s Day program from the KBOO Archives, Veteran’s Voice, with host Marvin Simmons.     Image Credit "Veteran's Memorial in Oregon" by Tracy Vierra is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 Read more

Evening News on 11/08/19

Airs at: Fri, 11/08/2019 at 5:00pm - 5:30pm
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PCC President Mark Mitsui on the Paris Climate Accord

Airs at: Thu, 11/07/2019 at 6:00pm
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  President Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Accord has been decried from all angles, with critics warning of its immediate impacts on the environment and on the United States’ place as a world leader on climate action. Mark Mitsui is ... Read more

Watchdog organization Bark offers recourse for preserving Mt. Hood National Forest

Airs at: Thu, 11/07/2019 at 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
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  It may surprise some listeners to know that the US Forest Service is not an organization solely dedicated to the preservation of our nation’s forests and managing public lands. Instead, their charge also includes selling the timber from these forested lands for profit. ... Read more

Evening News on 11/07/19

Airs at: Thu, 11/07/2019 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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  On this edition of the KBOO Evening News: A Portland police car was photographed sporting a Blue Lives Matter sticker; Nike’s abuse of the 'Fastest Girl in America'; And in international news, a Nazi database leak has the potential to identify hundreds of far-right extr... Read more

Outside the Frame gala offers insights and needed platform for homeless youth

Airs at: Wed, 11/06/2019 at 5:30pm
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  Outside the Frame is a Portland non-profit that works to train homeless and marginalized youth the be the directors of their own films – and lives. The hard work of these youth will be on display tomorrow evening at their annual gala screening. KBOO’s Althea Billings sa... Read more

Evening News on 11/06/19

Airs at: Wed, 11/06/2019 at 5:00pm - 5:30pm
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  On this edition of the KBOO Evening News: Election results are in and Democrats benefit; Gordon Sondland makes his return to Portland; And the proposed “conscience rule” restricting healthcare has been struck down. Read more