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Outbreak at Two Rivers Prison raises concerns about alleged pandemic guideline neglect

Airs at: Wed, 01/20/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
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  The United States has not done a particularly good job of handling the coronavirus, when compared to other countries. The state of Oregon has faired decently, compared to other states. But adherence to CDC guidelines for stopping the spread of the pandemic is challenging... Read more

Multnomah County rescinds COVID eviction moratorium

Airs at: Wed, 01/20/2021 at 5:15pm
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  Eviction moratoriums were some of the first legislative actions taken at the start of the pandemic, but locally, the moratorium will be shifting. Portland and Multnomah County renters will soon be subject to a less tenant-friendly moratorium on evictions for non-payment ... Read more

Evening News on 01/20/21

Airs at: Wed, 01/20/2021 at 5:00pm - 5:45pm
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  On this edition of the KBOO Evening News: Joe Biden and Kamala Harris have been inaugurated as the 46th president and vice president, respectively, of the United States; A Portland scientist has found evidence that federal officers used copious amounts of toxic chemical... Read more

Evening News on 01/19/21

Airs at: Tue, 01/19/2021 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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  On this edition of the KBOO Evening News: Oregon’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout continues as the first known case of the so-called “U.K. variant” is discovered in the state; A Clackamas County commissioner apologizes after racist posts on Facebook; And, tomorrow is Inaugura... Read more

Evening News on 01/18/21

Airs at: Mon, 01/18/2021 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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Evening News on 01/15/21

Airs at: Fri, 01/15/2021 at 5:00pm - 5:30pm
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  On this edition of the KBOO Evening News: A federal judge may require Portland police officers to wear body cameras if they carry so-called "less lethal" weapons during protests; Oregon will not be receiving the additional coronavirus vaccines promised by Health and Hum... Read more

CARES Act tax cuts for wealthy spur Oregon effort to remove cuts in state tax code

Airs at: Thu, 01/14/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
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  In December, the U.S. Congress voted to extend the CARES Act. Besides supporting local governments, providing relief for small businesses, and distributing stimulus checks, the CARES Act carries three federal tax cuts for the nation's highest earners. Some in the state l... Read more

Evening News on 01/14/21

Airs at: Thu, 01/14/2021 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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  On this edition of the KBOO Evening News: Washington Governor Jay Inslee stakes out his third term and how he plans to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, Oregon teachers may return to in-person learning as soon as this month; And, how unemployment during COVID is coming down ... Read more

Storm Beat author Lori Tobias shares stories from the Oregon Coast

Airs at: Wed, 01/13/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
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Our In Depth guest today is Lori Tobias, author of the new memoir Storm Beat: A Journalist Reports from the Oregon Coast, published by Oregon State University Press. Lori has worked in journalism for over 25 years, including time at the Rocky Mountain News as a columnist a... Read more

Evening News on 01/13/21

Airs at: Wed, 01/13/2021 at 5:00pm - 5:45pm
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  On this edition of the KBOO Evening News: In a historic moment, the House of Representatives voted to impeach Donald Trump for the second time today; Multiple states have introduced legislation in an attempt to limit or prohibit non-violent protest; And, the COVID deat... Read more