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Check our list of Oregon COVID19 resources. Click here for our daily 5 minute COVID19 news podcast in English Click here for our daily 5 minute COVID19 news podcast in Spanish   KBOO's Daily COVID-19 News Updates from March 2020 - May 8 2020 What to do - flatten the curve... Read more

Multnomah County rescinds COVID eviction moratorium

Airs at: Wed, 01/20/2021 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  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

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

Airs at: Wed, 01/20/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  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

Making Black Lives Matter in Medicine: the Argument for Free Medical School

Airs at: Mon, 01/25/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Desiree Hellegers interviews Angele Theard, MD, Medical Director of Neuroanesthesiology and Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at OHSU about working in the trenches of the battle against Covid and the challenges of making Black Lives Matter in Medicine. For more see Stop... Read more

What Must Be Done

Airs at: Mon, 01/25/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick speaks with Joel Bleifus, the editor of the journal “In These Times” on the challenges Biden faces: marginalizing the right and Trumpism, stopping the pandemic, reviving the economy, creating jobs for all, combating racism, and jumpstarting a reconstruction of ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 25, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 01/25/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: What Must Be Done: Bill Resnick speaks with Joel Bleifus, the editor of the journal “In These Times” on the challenges Biden faces: marginalizing the right and Trumpism, stopping t... Read more

Buscando America on 01/19/21

Airs at: Tue, 01/19/2021 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
  En esta emisión conversamos con Lechedevirgen Trimegisto, artistx, curadorx y productorx mexicanx, acerca de EXPLANTE  un proyecto de bioarte y Esperanza de Vida un performance sobre el proceso del trasplante renal que vivió junto con su madre. https://www.lechedevirgen.... Read more

S. Renee Mitchell

Airs at: Tue, 01/19/2021 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae features S. Renee Mitchell, performer, multimedia artist, former Oregonian columnist  and the winner of the 2019 Spirit of Portland award.  She is the creative force behind the “Spreading the Black Joy Virus," a multimedia intergenerational project intended to incre... Read more

Inaugurate Justice

Airs at: Mon, 01/18/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Jan Haaken talks with Destiny Houston about the Inaugurate Justice Rally, March and Caravan that will be held on Wednesday, January 20th at Irving Park in Portland, 4-7 pm. Houston is an organizer with Kid-Centered March for Black Lives and is a member of the Defend Democra... 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
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  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